Peru Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Peru rural population for 2021 was 7,172,274, a 0.23% increase from 2020.
  • Peru rural population for 2020 was 7,155,880, a 0.5% increase from 2019.
  • Peru rural population for 2019 was 7,120,116, a 0.75% increase from 2018.
  • Peru rural population for 2018 was 7,067,388, a 0.88% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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China 529,465,517
Russia 35,956,189
Thailand 33,462,385
Brazil 27,140,788
Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
Guatemala 8,170,759
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Malaysia 7,310,403
Peru 7,172,274
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Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
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Armenia 1,085,415
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Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
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Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Peru Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 7,172,274 21.50 0.23%
2020 7,155,880 21.70 0.50%
2019 7,120,116 21.90 0.74%
2018 7,067,388 22.09 0.88%
2017 7,005,790 22.28 0.85%
2016 6,946,297 22.46 0.68%
2015 6,899,489 22.64 0.45%
2014 6,868,729 22.83 0.25%
2013 6,851,292 23.01 0.10%
2012 6,844,395 23.20 0.02%
2011 6,842,875 23.38 0.02%
2010 6,841,824 23.57 0.01%
2009 6,840,849 23.76 0.01%
2008 6,840,105 23.95 -0.23%
2007 6,855,748 24.20 -0.75%
2006 6,907,204 24.58 -0.72%
2005 6,957,061 24.97 -0.68%
2004 7,004,399 25.36 -0.63%
2003 7,048,620 25.75 -0.54%
2002 7,086,902 26.15 -0.41%
2001 7,115,747 26.55 -0.24%
2000 7,133,072 26.96 -0.06%
1999 7,137,369 27.37 0.12%
1998 7,128,838 27.78 0.26%
1997 7,109,994 28.20 0.35%
1996 7,085,287 28.62 0.38%
1995 7,058,665 29.05 0.39%
1994 7,031,156 29.48 0.42%
1993 7,001,607 29.91 0.60%
1992 6,959,636 30.30 0.65%
1991 6,914,372 30.70 0.73%
1990 6,863,995 31.10 0.81%
1989 6,808,687 31.50 0.88%
1988 6,749,012 31.91 0.94%
1987 6,685,975 32.31 0.99%
1986 6,619,989 32.72 1.03%
1985 6,551,939 33.14 1.07%
1984 6,481,968 33.55 1.11%
1983 6,410,286 33.97 1.15%
1982 6,336,846 34.39 1.19%
1981 6,262,156 34.82 0.73%
1980 6,216,417 35.43 0.79%
1979 6,167,667 36.04 0.84%
1978 6,115,986 36.66 0.90%
1977 6,061,265 37.28 0.95%
1976 6,003,926 37.91 0.99%
1975 5,944,542 38.54 1.05%
1974 5,882,633 39.17 1.09%
1973 5,818,861 39.81 1.13%
1972 5,753,207 40.45 0.18%
1971 5,742,645 41.50 0.17%
1970 5,733,063 42.59 0.22%
1969 5,720,395 43.69 0.28%
1968 5,704,608 44.79 0.33%
1967 5,686,068 45.90 0.40%
1966 5,663,566 47.02 0.47%
1965 5,636,932 48.13 0.55%
1964 5,606,079 49.25 0.61%
1963 5,571,857 50.37 0.67%
1962 5,534,469 51.49 0.71%
1961 5,495,130 52.60 1.72%
1960 5,401,349 53.19 %