Chimbote, Peru Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Chimbote, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Chimbote in 2020 is 389,000, a 1.04% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Chimbote in 2019 was 385,000, a 0.79% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Chimbote in 2018 was 382,000, a 1.33% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Chimbote in 2017 was 377,000, a 1.34% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Peru
City Name Population
Lima 10,719,000
Arequipa 923,000
Trujillo 865,000
Chiclayo 637,000
Piura 474,000
Cusco 471,000
Iquitos 470,000
Chimbote 389,000
Huancayo 386,000
Tacna 320,000
Chimbote - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 389,000 1.04%
2019 385,000 0.79%
2018 382,000 1.33%
2017 377,000 1.34%
2016 372,000 1.09%
2015 368,000 1.38%
2014 363,000 1.11%
2013 359,000 1.13%
2012 355,000 1.43%
2011 350,000 1.16%
2010 346,000 1.17%
2009 342,000 1.48%
2008 337,000 1.20%
2007 333,000 1.52%
2006 328,000 1.55%
2005 323,000 1.57%
2004 318,000 1.60%
2003 313,000 1.29%
2002 309,000 1.64%
2001 304,000 1.67%
2000 299,000 1.36%
1999 295,000 1.72%
1998 290,000 1.40%
1997 286,000 1.78%
1996 281,000 1.44%
1995 277,000 1.47%
1994 273,000 1.49%
1993 269,000 1.89%
1992 264,000 1.93%
1991 259,000 1.57%
1990 255,000 2.00%
1989 250,000 1.63%
1988 246,000 2.07%
1987 241,000 1.69%
1986 237,000 1.72%
1985 233,000 1.75%
1984 229,000 2.23%
1983 224,000 1.82%
1982 220,000 1.85%
1981 216,000 3.35%
1980 209,000 2.96%
1979 203,000 3.57%
1978 196,000 3.16%
1977 190,000 3.83%
1976 183,000 2.81%
1975 178,000 3.49%
1974 172,000 3.61%
1973 166,000 3.11%
1972 161,000 8.78%
1971 148,000 9.63%
1970 135,000 9.76%
1969 123,000 8.85%
1968 113,000 9.71%
1967 103,000 9.57%
1966 94,000 9.30%
1965 86,000 8.86%
1964 79,000 9.72%
1963 72,000 9.09%
1962 66,000 10.00%
1961 60,000 13.21%
1960 53,000 12.77%
1959 47,000 14.63%
1958 41,000 13.89%
1957 36,000 12.50%
1956 32,000 14.29%
1955 28,000 12.00%
1954 25,000 13.64%
1953 22,000 15.79%
1952 19,000 11.76%
1951 17,000 13.33%
1950 15,000 0.00%