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Salvadoran Colon (SVC)

The Salvadoran Colon is the primary currency of El Salvador. This currency is used by an estimated 6,420,744 people. Based on our estimate, Salvadoran Colon is the #93 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Salvadoran Colon is "SVC". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 222. The currency symbol for the Colon is "$".

Salvadoran Colon conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

SVC Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Salvadoran Colon is El Salvador.

There are approximately 6,420,744 people around the world who use the Salvadoran Colon. The Salvadoran Colon is the #93 most used widely currency is the world.

6,420,744 user population
Ranked #93 in the world

SVC Exchange Rates

1 Salvadoran Colon equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: $5.44


Inverse: $9.51
British Pound


Inverse: $10.83
Indian Rupee


Inverse: $0.11
Japanese Yen


Inverse: $0.080
US Dollar


Inverse: $8.75

† Rates last updated at 33 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

SVC Currency Facts

SVC Details

ISO 4217 CodeSVC
ISO 4217 Number222
Unit NameColon
Currency NicknamesN.a.

SVC Denominations

Minor Unit NameCentavo
Minor Unit Symbol ¢
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes$1, $2, $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, $200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins$1, $5, ¢5, ¢10, ¢25, ¢50
Rarely Used Coins¢1, ¢2, ¢3

SVC Issuance

Central BankN.a.
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population6,420,744 people
Population Rank#93
SVC Inflation Rate1.090%
Inflation Rank#92

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 SVC Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Salvadoran Colon Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Salvadoran Colon may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Holy Wednesday April 8, 2020 Closed
Holy Thursday April 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Mother's Day May 10, 2020 Closed
Father's Day June 17, 2020 Closed
Feast of San Salvador Observance August 3, 2020 Closed
Feast of San Salvador Observance August 4, 2020 Closed
Religious Holiday August 5, 2020 Closed
Religious Holiday August 6, 2020 Closed
Independence Day September 15, 2020 Closed
All Souls' Day November 2, 2020 Closed
Christmas Eve December 24, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Closed