Arequipa, Peru Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Arequipa, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Arequipa in 2019 is 911,000, a 1.22% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Arequipa in 2018 was 900,000, a 1.58% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Arequipa in 2017 was 886,000, a 1.72% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Arequipa in 2016 was 871,000, a 1.52% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Peru
City Name Population
Lima 10,555,000
Arequipa 911,000
Trujillo 851,000
Chiclayo 629,000
Piura 467,000
Iquitos 462,000
Cusco 461,000
Chimbote 385,000
Huancayo 382,000
Tacna 315,000
Arequipa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 911,000 1.22%
2018 900,000 1.58%
2017 886,000 1.72%
2016 871,000 1.52%
2015 858,000 1.66%
2014 844,000 1.56%
2013 831,000 1.71%
2012 817,000 1.62%
2011 804,000 1.52%
2010 792,000 1.67%
2009 779,000 1.56%
2008 767,000 1.59%
2007 755,000 1.62%
2006 743,000 1.50%
2005 732,000 1.53%
2004 721,000 1.55%
2003 710,000 1.57%
2002 699,000 1.60%
2001 688,000 1.47%
2000 678,000 1.50%
1999 668,000 1.52%
1998 658,000 1.54%
1997 648,000 1.57%
1996 638,000 1.59%
1995 628,000 1.45%
1994 619,000 1.64%
1993 609,000 2.53%
1992 594,000 2.59%
1991 579,000 2.66%
1990 564,000 2.73%
1989 549,000 2.62%
1988 535,000 2.49%
1987 522,000 2.76%
1986 508,000 2.63%
1985 495,000 2.48%
1984 483,000 2.77%
1983 470,000 2.62%
1982 458,000 2.69%
1981 446,000 4.21%
1980 428,000 4.14%
1979 411,000 4.31%
1978 394,000 4.23%
1977 378,000 4.13%
1976 363,000 4.31%
1975 348,000 4.19%
1974 334,000 4.38%
1973 320,000 4.23%
1972 307,000 5.86%
1971 290,000 5.84%
1970 274,000 5.79%
1969 259,000 6.15%
1968 244,000 5.63%
1967 231,000 5.96%
1966 218,000 5.83%
1965 206,000 6.19%
1964 194,000 5.43%
1963 184,000 6.36%
1962 173,000 5.49%
1961 164,000 2.50%
1960 160,000 1.91%
1959 157,000 2.61%
1958 153,000 2.00%
1957 150,000 2.04%
1956 147,000 2.80%
1955 143,000 2.14%
1954 140,000 2.19%
1953 137,000 2.24%
1952 134,000 2.29%
1951 131,000 2.34%
1950 128,000 0.00%