Peru Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Peru population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Peru in 2022 is 26.49 people per square kilometer, a 0.99% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Peru in 2021 was 26.23 people per square kilometer, a 1.23% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Peru in 2020 was 25.91 people per square kilometer, a 1.46% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Peru in 2019 was 25.54 people per square kilometer, a 1.93% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Maldives 1,745.96
Mauritius 636.99
Nauru 633.40
Lebanon 525.33
Tuvalu 377.07
Grenada 368.94
Jamaica 257.27
Marshall Islands 230.94
Dominican Republic 230.71
American Samoa 221.37
Guatemala 163.87
China 148.53
Tonga 142.48
Thailand 139.73
Jordan 126.35
Azerbaijan 119.61
Malaysia 102.74
Iraq 102.28
Cuba 102.04
Costa Rica 101.39
Albania 98.86
Dominica 96.98
Armenia 93.49
Romania 82.46
Serbia 81.73
North Macedonia 81.43
Samoa 78.30
Ecuador 70.21
Mexico 64.91
Bulgaria 61.10
Equatorial Guinea 59.71
Fiji 50.89
Iran 50.74
South Africa 49.13
Belarus 45.93
Colombia 45.43
Montenegro 45.41
Venezuela 31.03
Peru 26.49
Brazil 25.28
Algeria 18.85
Belize 17.64
Paraguay 16.67
Turkmenistan 13.18
Gabon 8.93
Russia 8.46
Kazakhstan 7.12
Botswana 4.52
Libya 3.87
Suriname 3.77
Guyana 3.76
Namibia 3.11
Peru - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 26.49 0.99%
2021 26.23 1.23%
2020 25.91 1.46%
2019 25.54 1.93%
2018 25.06 1.89%
2017 24.59 1.52%
2016 24.22 1.37%
2015 23.90 1.18%
2014 23.62 1.05%
2013 23.37 0.97%
2012 23.15 0.92%
2011 22.94 0.85%
2010 22.74 0.76%
2009 22.57 0.71%
2008 22.41 0.72%
2007 22.25 0.77%
2006 22.08 0.83%
2005 21.90 0.91%
2004 21.70 0.98%
2003 21.49 1.06%
2002 21.27 1.18%
2001 21.02 1.35%
2000 20.74 1.53%
1999 20.43 1.68%
1998 20.09 1.79%
1997 19.74 1.84%
1996 19.38 1.87%
1995 19.02 1.94%
1994 18.66 2.00%
1993 18.30 2.02%
1992 17.93 2.06%
1991 17.57 2.14%
1990 17.20 2.24%
1989 16.83 2.27%
1988 16.45 2.29%
1987 16.08 2.29%
1986 15.72 2.34%
1985 15.36 2.39%
1984 15.01 2.44%
1983 14.65 2.46%
1982 14.30 2.46%
1981 13.95 2.52%
1980 13.61 2.54%
1979 13.27 2.53%
1978 12.95 2.55%
1977 12.62 2.51%
1976 12.31 2.50%
1975 12.01 2.55%
1974 11.72 2.61%
1973 11.42 2.68%
1972 11.12 2.73%
1971 10.82 2.58%
1970 10.55 2.64%
1969 10.28 2.88%
1968 9.99 2.90%
1967 9.71 2.92%
1966 9.44 2.94%
1965 9.17 2.97%
1964 8.90 2.97%
1963 8.65 2.97%
1962 8.40 3.00%
1961 8.15 3.01%
1960 7.91 2.97%
1959 7.69 2.88%
1958 7.47 2.84%
1957 7.26 2.86%
1956 7.06 2.85%
1955 6.87 2.83%
1954 6.68 2.80%
1953 6.50 2.81%
1952 6.32 2.84%
1951 6.14 2.85%
1950 5.97 0.00%