Peru Population 2022


Peru map
  • The current population of Peru is estimated at 34,054,924 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Peru represent 0.43% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Peru is 23 inhabitants per km2.
  • Peru is located in South America.
  • Peru ranks number 43 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Peru is -12.1033° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -77.0519° W.
  • The median age in Peru is 31.0 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Peru is 1,025 PEN per month, around USD $267.91 per month in 2022.
  • The countries that Peru shares its land boundary with are Colombia to the northeast, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the southeast, Chile to the south, and Ecuador to the northwest.

Peru

Official name Republic of Peru
Location South America
Capital Lima
Population 34,001,319 (as of July 2022)
Population density 23/km2
Population growth rate 1.39% (in 2022)
Area 1,285,216 km2 (496,224.47 sq mi)
Official language Spanish
Currency Sol (PEN)
Life expectancy 77.23 years
Internet TLD .pe
Call code +51

Peru Population Graph

Peru Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 32,981,738 16,382,029 16,599,709 49.67% 50.33% 25,824,701 78.3%
2019 32,520,215 16,152,791 16,367,424 49.67% 50.33% 25,398,288 78.1%
2018 31,998,862 15,890,635 16,108,227 49.66% 50.34% 24,930,313 77.91%
2017 31,453,732 15,616,778 15,836,954 49.65% 50.35% 24,445,841 77.72%
2016 30,935,314 15,359,383 15,575,931 49.65% 50.35% 23,987,242 77.54%
2015 30,479,880 15,139,356 15,340,524 49.67% 50.33% 23,579,235 77.36%
2014 30,099,399 14,956,391 15,143,008 49.69% 50.31% 23,227,706 77.17%
2013 29,782,918 14,814,023 14,968,895 49.74% 50.26% 22,929,869 76.99%
2012 29,515,642 14,695,838 14,819,804 49.79% 50.21% 22,668,013 76.8%
2011 29,273,093 14,586,782 14,686,311 49.83% 50.17% 22,429,044 76.62%
2010 29,036,388 14,477,543 14,558,845 49.86% 50.14% 22,192,511 76.43%
2009 28,801,301 14,366,089 14,435,212 49.88% 50.12% 21,958,112 76.24%
2008 28,570,890 14,251,160 14,319,730 49.88% 50.12% 21,728,162 76.05%
2007 28,341,550 14,133,931 14,207,619 49.87% 50.13% 21,482,895 75.8%
2006 28,110,486 14,015,888 14,094,598 49.86% 50.14% 21,200,929 75.42%
2005 27,874,500 13,898,226 13,976,274 49.86% 50.14% 20,914,237 75.03%
2004 27,632,513 13,774,808 13,857,705 49.85% 50.15% 20,624,908 74.64%
2003 27,380,429 13,649,144 13,731,285 49.85% 50.15% 20,329,969 74.25%
2002 27,109,094 13,513,883 13,595,211 49.85% 50.15% 20,020,066 73.85%
2001 26,807,329 13,363,454 13,443,875 49.85% 50.15% 19,689,983 73.45%
2000 26,467,882 13,194,239 13,273,643 49.85% 50.15% 19,332,141 73.04%
1999 26,086,118 13,003,930 13,082,188 49.85% 50.15% 18,946,348 72.63%
1998 25,665,767 12,791,818 12,873,949 49.84% 50.16% 18,535,817 72.22%
1997 25,218,520 12,566,389 12,652,131 49.83% 50.17% 18,106,897 71.8%
1996 24,763,727 12,337,289 12,426,438 49.82% 50.18% 17,676,348 71.38%
1995 24,308,888 12,105,826 12,203,062 49.8% 50.2% 17,247,156 70.95%
1994 23,860,946 11,880,365 11,980,581 49.79% 50.21% 16,826,739 70.52%
1993 23,417,498 11,654,889 11,762,609 49.77% 50.23% 16,413,324 70.09%
1992 22,976,009 11,430,564 11,545,445 49.75% 50.25% 16,014,278 69.7%
1991 22,531,392 11,207,114 11,324,278 49.74% 50.26% 15,614,255 69.3%
1990 22,080,262 10,982,722 11,097,540 49.74% 50.26% 15,213,301 68.9%
1989 21,622,839 10,759,525 10,863,314 49.76% 50.24% 14,811,645 68.5%
1988 21,161,923 10,536,521 10,625,402 49.79% 50.21% 14,411,270 68.1%
1987 20,699,562 10,312,522 10,387,040 49.82% 50.18% 14,011,534 67.69%
1986 20,238,477 10,090,905 10,147,572 49.86% 50.14% 13,616,447 67.28%
1985 19,780,780 9,870,609 9,910,171 49.9% 50.1% 13,225,430 66.86%
1984 19,327,474 9,650,208 9,677,266 49.93% 50.07% 12,843,106 66.45%
1983 18,878,536 9,429,829 9,448,707 49.95% 50.05% 12,465,497 66.03%
1982 18,433,791 9,211,365 9,222,426 49.97% 50.03% 12,094,410 65.61%
1981 17,992,592 8,994,497 8,998,095 49.99% 50.01% 11,727,571 65.18%
1980 17,554,631 8,777,315 8,777,316 50% 50% 11,335,025 64.57%
1979 17,120,238 8,561,831 8,558,407 50.01% 49.99% 10,950,104 63.96%
1978 16,690,124 8,348,400 8,341,724 50.02% 49.98% 10,571,525 63.34%
1977 16,264,826 8,137,292 8,127,534 50.03% 49.97% 10,201,299 62.72%
1976 15,844,903 7,928,789 7,916,114 50.04% 49.96% 9,838,100 62.09%
1975 15,430,915 7,723,173 7,707,742 50.05% 49.95% 9,483,840 61.46%
1974 15,023,067 7,520,547 7,502,520 50.06% 49.94% 9,138,532 60.83%
1973 14,621,693 7,321,082 7,300,611 50.07% 49.93% 8,800,797 60.19%
1972 14,227,643 7,125,204 7,102,439 50.08% 49.92% 8,472,561 59.55%
1971 13,841,900 6,933,408 6,908,492 50.09% 49.91% 8,097,512 58.5%
1970 13,465,173 6,746,052 6,719,121 50.1% 49.9% 7,730,356 57.41%
1969 13,098,083 6,563,449 6,534,634 50.11% 49.89% 7,375,531 56.31%
1968 12,740,585 6,385,581 6,355,004 50.12% 49.88% 7,034,077 55.21%
1967 12,393,061 6,212,641 6,180,420 50.13% 49.87% 6,704,646 54.1%
1966 12,051,806 6,041,570 6,010,236 50.13% 49.87% 6,385,047 52.98%
1965 11,717,258 5,875,033 5,842,225 50.14% 49.86% 6,077,742 51.87%
1964 11,389,056 5,711,612 5,677,444 50.15% 49.85% 5,779,946 50.75%
1963 11,067,826 5,550,515 5,517,311 50.15% 49.85% 5,492,962 49.63%
1962 10,754,838 5,394,627 5,360,211 50.16% 49.84% 5,217,172 48.51%
1961 10,451,841 5,243,689 5,208,152 50.17% 49.83% 4,954,173 47.4%
1960 10,160,089 5,097,317 5,062,772 50.17% 49.83% 4,755,938 46.81%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Peru ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Peru. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Peru

# City Population 2022
1 Lima 7,744,739
2 Arequipa 842,139
3 Callao 814,321
4 Trujillo 748,496
5 Chiclayo 577,952
6 Iquitos 440,727
7 Huancayo 378,540
8 Piura 327,028
9 Chimbote 318,646
10 Cusco 314,075
11 Pucallpa 312,490
12 Tacna 282,507
13 Santiago de Surco 252,881
14 Ica 248,202
15 Juliaca 247,321
16 Santa Anita - Los Ficus 185,500
17 Sullana 161,609
18 Chincha Alta 154,148
19 Huanuco 148,995
20 Ayacucho 140,691
21 Cajamarca 135,608
22 San Martin 130,754
23 Puno 117,310
24 Tumbes 109,835
25 San Francisco De Borja 105,696
26 Talara 99,946
27 Chosica 89,253
28 Huaraz 87,629
29 Brena 82,515
30 Cerro de Pasco 79,494
31 San Juan 78,825
32 Ciudad Satelite 77,212
33 Chilca 74,171
34 Selva Alegre 73,278
35 Chulucanas 69,324
36 San Isidro 68,944
37 San Fernando 68,495
38 Jesus Maria 66,760
39 Santiago 64,575
40 Huaral 62,609
41 Pisco 62,321
42 Wanchaq 59,708
43 Belen 58,235
44 Catacaos 57,877
45 Paita 56,757
46 Abancay 55,508
47 Huacho 54,970
48 Moquegua 54,937
49 Ilo 53,888
50 Tingo Maria 53,725
51 Jaen 52,881
52 Tarma 51,848
53 Centenario 48,052
54 Cono Norte 47,768
55 Barranca 46,697
56 Jacobo Hunter 46,447
57 Moyobamba 44,714
58 Lambayeque 44,099
59 Picsi 44,085
60 Chepen 42,399
61 Carmen De La Legua Reynoso 42,290
62 Yurimaguas 42,187
63 Huancavelica 42,017
64 Sana 39,565
65 Tambopata 39,239
66 Juanjui 38,111
67 Puerto Maldonado 37,922
68 La Union 35,095
69 Ferrenafe 34,694
70 Sicuani 33,847
71 La Oroya 33,602
72 Nuevo Imperial 32,655
73 Chocope 32,652
74 Imperial 32,629
75 Tambo Grande 30,282
76 La Rinconada 29,981
77 Pacasmayo 29,425
78 Tocache 29,340
79 Mollendo 29,216
80 Chaupimarca 28,973
81 Paramonga 27,880
82 La Peca 27,299
83 Chancay 27,222
84 Hualmay 26,930
85 Monsefu 25,972
86 Marcavelica 25,896
87 San Vicente de Canete 25,790
88 Querecotillo 25,670
89 Guadalupe 25,612
90 Santa Ana 25,401
91 Rioja 25,290
92 La Banda 25,116
93 Laredo 24,923
94 Yanacancha 24,334
95 Yauri 24,094
96 Nazca 23,749
97 Sechura 23,253
98 Moche 22,786
99 Santiago de Cao 22,173
100 Huamachuco 21,975

Other Countries from South America Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Brazil 215,519,404 25/km2
Colombia 51,656,639 42.30/km2
Argentina 47,328,106 14/km2
Peru 34,001,319 23/km2
Chile 19,439,508 25/km2
Ecuador 17,980,451 67/km2
Bolivia 11,949,504 10.6/km2
Paraguay 7,320,161 18/km2
Guyana 778,027 3,502/km2
Suriname 595,215 3/km2