Cusco, 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 Cusco, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cusco in 2020 is 471,000, a 2.17% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Cusco in 2019 was 461,000, a 1.99% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Cusco in 2018 was 452,000, a 2.49% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Cusco in 2017 was 441,000, a 2.32% 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
Cusco - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 471,000 2.17%
2019 461,000 1.99%
2018 452,000 2.49%
2017 441,000 2.32%
2016 431,000 2.62%
2015 420,000 2.44%
2014 410,000 2.50%
2013 400,000 2.30%
2012 391,000 2.36%
2011 382,000 2.69%
2010 372,000 2.20%
2009 364,000 2.54%
2008 355,000 2.31%
2007 347,000 2.36%
2006 339,000 2.11%
2005 332,000 2.15%
2004 325,000 2.20%
2003 318,000 2.25%
2002 311,000 2.30%
2001 304,000 2.01%
2000 298,000 2.41%
1999 291,000 2.11%
1998 285,000 2.15%
1997 279,000 2.20%
1996 273,000 2.25%
1995 267,000 2.30%
1994 261,000 2.35%
1993 255,000 2.41%
1992 249,000 2.89%
1991 242,000 2.98%
1990 235,000 2.62%
1989 229,000 2.69%
1988 223,000 2.76%
1987 217,000 2.84%
1986 211,000 2.43%
1985 206,000 3.00%
1984 200,000 2.56%
1983 195,000 3.17%
1982 189,000 2.72%
1981 184,000 3.95%
1980 177,000 4.73%
1979 169,000 4.32%
1978 162,000 4.52%
1977 155,000 4.03%
1976 149,000 4.20%
1975 143,000 4.38%
1974 137,000 4.58%
1973 131,000 3.97%
1972 126,000 4.13%
1971 121,000 4.31%
1970 116,000 3.57%
1969 112,000 3.70%
1968 108,000 3.85%
1967 104,000 4.00%
1966 100,000 4.17%
1965 96,000 3.23%
1964 93,000 4.49%
1963 89,000 3.49%
1962 86,000 3.61%
1961 83,000 3.75%
1960 80,000 2.56%
1959 78,000 4.00%
1958 75,000 2.74%
1957 73,000 2.82%
1956 71,000 2.90%
1955 69,000 4.55%
1954 66,000 3.13%
1953 64,000 3.23%
1952 62,000 3.33%
1951 60,000 1.69%
1950 59,000 0.00%