Peru Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Peru urban population for 2022 was 26,799,750, a 1.26% increase from 2021.
  • Peru urban population for 2021 was 26,466,645, a 1.5% increase from 2020.
  • Peru urban population for 2020 was 26,076,625, a 1.72% increase from 2019.
  • Peru urban population for 2019 was 25,635,888, a 2.18% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Russia 107,847,682
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Iran 68,013,036
Turkey 65,731,531
Colombia 42,562,637
South Africa 40,928,486
Thailand 37,919,842
Algeria 33,575,039
Iraq 31,749,763
Peru 26,799,750
Malaysia 26,544,440
Venezuela 25,012,473
Ecuador 11,623,246
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Jordan 10,363,475
Romania 10,329,298
Dominican Republic 9,415,142
Guatemala 9,141,704
Cuba 8,678,348
Belarus 7,396,981
Azerbaijan 5,817,057
Libya 5,538,569
Bulgaria 4,936,942
Lebanon 4,900,251
Paraguay 4,259,528
Costa Rica 4,250,456
Serbia 3,844,664
Turkmenistan 3,440,076
Gabon 2,167,652
Botswana 1,899,705
Albania 1,770,827
Armenia 1,767,628
Jamaica 1,611,831
Bosnia 1,611,622
Namibia 1,385,057
Equatorial Guinea 1,239,599
North Macedonia 1,216,459
Fiji 541,393
Mauritius 515,236
Montenegro 419,999
Suriname 409,804
Guyana 218,534
Maldives 217,560
Belize 188,030
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 56,002
Dominica 52,152
Grenada 46,246
Samoa 39,175
American Samoa 38,604
St. Lucia 34,263
Marshall Islands 32,640
Tonga 24,711
Nauru 12,668
Tuvalu 7,412
Peru Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 26,799,750 78.71 1.25%
2021 26,466,645 78.50 1.48%
2020 26,076,625 78.30 1.70%
2019 25,635,888 78.10 2.16%
2018 25,089,127 77.91 2.12%
2017 24,563,784 77.72 1.74%
2016 24,140,046 77.54 1.60%
2015 23,757,776 77.36 1.41%
2014 23,425,055 77.17 1.28%
2013 23,126,579 76.99 1.21%
2012 22,848,874 76.80 1.16%
2011 22,584,945 76.62 1.09%
2010 22,340,162 76.43 1.00%
2009 22,117,000 76.24 0.95%
2008 21,907,680 76.05 1.04%
2007 21,679,951 75.80 1.28%
2006 21,405,293 75.42 1.34%
2005 21,120,020 75.03 1.43%
2004 20,821,131 74.64 1.51%
2003 20,510,054 74.25 1.59%
2002 20,186,530 73.85 1.72%
2001 19,841,910 73.45 1.90%
2000 19,468,935 73.04 2.08%
1999 19,067,264 72.63 2.24%
1998 18,644,890 72.22 2.35%
1997 18,211,840 71.80 2.41%
1996 17,778,086 71.38 2.46%
1995 17,346,849 70.95 2.53%
1994 16,913,233 70.52 2.59%
1993 16,480,645 70.09 2.57%
1992 16,063,240 69.70 2.61%
1991 15,650,023 69.30 2.70%
1990 15,233,390 68.90 2.80%
1989 14,812,437 68.50 2.84%
1988 14,397,870 68.10 2.86%
1987 13,991,823 67.69 2.87%
1986 13,595,630 67.28 2.93%
1985 13,203,373 66.86 2.98%
1984 12,815,119 66.45 3.04%
1983 12,431,594 66.03 3.07%
1982 12,055,425 65.61 3.09%
1981 11,688,660 65.18 3.42%
1980 11,295,546 64.57 3.46%
1979 10,911,055 63.96 3.47%
1978 10,538,980 63.34 3.51%
1977 10,175,915 62.72 3.49%
1976 9,827,343 62.09 3.49%
1975 9,490,498 61.46 3.56%
1974 9,158,828 60.83 3.63%
1973 8,832,460 60.19 3.71%
1972 8,510,717 59.55 4.48%
1971 8,137,945 58.50 4.43%
1970 7,785,615 57.41 4.53%
1969 7,440,524 56.31 4.82%
1968 7,090,372 55.21 4.89%
1967 6,752,060 54.10 4.95%
1966 6,425,773 52.98 5.02%
1965 6,110,870 51.87 5.10%
1964 5,807,197 50.75 5.15%
1963 5,515,438 49.63 5.21%
1962 5,235,676 48.51 5.28%
1961 4,966,408 47.40 4.21%
1960 4,761,712 46.81 %