El Salvador

Mid-year update 2017 (January - June)

New displacements (Disasters) IDMC (1 January - 30 June 2017)

Country Information

Population UN Population Division (as of 2016)
New displacements (Conflict and violence) IDMC (1 January - 31 December 2016)
New displacements (Disasters) IDMC (1 January - 31 December 2016)
Refugees UNHCR (as of 2016)

Conflict and violence displacement figures

Latest GRID confidence assessment

Displacement type New Displacement (Flow)
Reporting units Percentage of population
Methodology Other
Geographical disaggregation Country/territory - admin 0
Geographical coverage No
Frequency of reporting Once a year
Disaggregation on sex No
Disaggregation on age No
Data triangulation Some local triangulation
Data on settlement elsewhere No
Data on returns No
Data on local integration No
Data on deaths No
Data on births No

Latest GRID figures analysis

IDMC bases its estimate of new displacement on a representative survey conducted by the Instituto Universitario de Opinión Pública, which collects data on households and individuals forced to change their place of residence due to threats or acts of violence during the previous year.

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Disaster displacement figures

New displacements

Events timeline