Peru Urban Population 1960-2022

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 2021 was 26,187,142, a 1.44% increase from 2020.
  • Peru urban population for 2020 was 25,815,966, a 1.68% increase from 2019.
  • Peru urban population for 2019 was 25,390,346, a 1.88% increase from 2018.
  • Peru urban population for 2018 was 24,921,877, a 1.98% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 882,894,483
Brazil 186,852,653
Russia 107,489,871
Mexico 105,533,240
Turkey 65,116,373
Iran 64,915,207
Colombia 41,904,698
South Africa 40,736,693
Thailand 36,488,459
Algeria 33,132,753
Iraq 29,286,343
Peru 26,187,142
Malaysia 25,465,792
Venezuela 25,353,644
Ecuador 11,513,201
Kazakhstan 10,987,485
Romania 10,385,068
Jordan 9,409,094
Dominican Republic 9,114,914
Guatemala 8,938,987
Cuba 8,747,521
Belarus 7,463,845
Lebanon 6,030,840
Azerbaijan 5,760,046
Libya 5,635,998
Bulgaria 5,245,060
Paraguay 4,511,987
Costa Rica 4,184,474
Serbia 3,877,239
Turkmenistan 3,242,382
Gabon 2,060,586
Armenia 1,882,713
Albania 1,770,478
Botswana 1,715,465
Jamaica 1,684,526
Bosnia 1,612,965
Namibia 1,371,422
North Macedonia 1,213,985
Equatorial Guinea 1,066,554
Fiji 521,334
Mauritius 516,236
Montenegro 420,639
Suriname 391,883
Maldives 223,439
Guyana 212,575
Belize 187,075
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 59,476
Dominica 51,527
American Samoa 48,033
Marshall Islands 46,599
Grenada 41,470
Samoa 35,510
St. Lucia 34,926
Tonga 24,666
Nauru 10,873
Tuvalu 7,726
Peru Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 26,187,142 78.50 1.43%
2020 25,815,966 78.30 1.66%
2019 25,390,346 78.10 1.86%
2018 24,921,877 77.91 1.96%
2017 24,438,509 77.72 1.90%
2016 23,979,739 77.54 1.72%
2015 23,571,250 77.36 1.49%
2014 23,221,643 77.17 1.30%
2013 22,922,694 76.99 1.14%
2012 22,662,395 76.80 1.07%
2011 22,421,439 76.62 1.06%
2010 22,185,856 76.43 1.06%
2009 21,951,814 76.24 1.05%
2008 21,722,216 76.05 1.13%
2007 21,477,302 75.80 1.32%
2006 21,194,851 75.42 1.36%
2005 20,909,079 75.03 1.39%
2004 20,619,827 74.64 1.45%
2003 20,323,597 74.25 1.53%
2002 20,014,062 73.85 1.67%
2001 19,683,542 73.45 1.83%
2000 19,326,872 73.04 2.02%
1999 18,940,926 72.63 2.20%
1998 18,529,232 72.22 2.34%
1997 18,100,963 71.80 2.42%
1996 17,668,538 71.38 2.45%
1995 17,240,503 70.95 2.47%
1994 16,820,249 70.52 2.49%
1993 16,406,528 70.09 2.46%
1992 16,007,186 69.70 2.53%
1991 15,608,011 69.30 2.60%
1990 15,207,438 68.90 2.68%
1989 14,805,506 68.50 2.75%
1988 14,404,450 68.10 2.81%
1987 14,005,310 67.69 2.86%
1986 13,610,396 67.28 2.90%
1985 13,220,932 66.86 2.94%
1984 12,837,778 66.45 2.98%
1983 12,460,702 66.03 3.02%
1982 12,089,574 65.61 3.08%
1981 11,723,242 65.18 3.40%
1980 11,331,195 64.57 3.46%
1979 10,945,726 63.96 3.52%
1978 10,567,465 63.34 3.57%
1977 10,197,058 62.72 3.62%
1976 9,834,642 62.09 3.67%
1975 9,480,203 61.46 3.72%
1974 9,134,427 60.83 3.76%
1973 8,796,986 60.19 3.80%
1972 8,468,747 59.55 4.53%
1971 8,093,720 58.50 4.64%
1970 7,726,726 57.41 4.69%
1969 7,372,451 56.31 4.74%
1968 7,030,883 55.21 4.81%
1967 6,700,800 54.10 4.87%
1966 6,382,217 52.98 4.94%
1965 6,074,470 51.87 5.02%
1964 5,777,285 50.75 5.09%
1963 5,490,438 49.63 5.15%
1962 5,214,994 48.51 5.19%
1961 4,951,488 47.40 4.08%
1960 4,753,662 46.81 %