Iquitos, Peru Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Iquitos, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Iquitos in 2020 is 470,000, a 1.73% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Iquitos in 2019 was 462,000, a 1.54% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Iquitos in 2018 was 455,000, a 1.79% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Iquitos in 2017 was 447,000, a 2.05% 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
Iquitos - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 470,000 1.73%
2019 462,000 1.54%
2018 455,000 1.79%
2017 447,000 2.05%
2016 438,000 1.86%
2015 430,000 1.90%
2014 422,000 1.93%
2013 414,000 1.97%
2012 406,000 2.01%
2011 398,000 1.79%
2010 391,000 2.09%
2009 383,000 1.86%
2008 376,000 1.90%
2007 369,000 2.22%
2006 361,000 2.27%
2005 353,000 2.02%
2004 346,000 2.06%
2003 339,000 2.11%
2002 332,000 2.15%
2001 325,000 2.20%
2000 318,000 1.92%
1999 312,000 2.30%
1998 305,000 2.01%
1997 299,000 2.40%
1996 292,000 2.10%
1995 286,000 2.14%
1994 280,000 2.19%
1993 274,000 3.40%
1992 265,000 3.52%
1991 256,000 3.64%
1990 247,000 3.78%
1989 238,000 3.93%
1988 229,000 3.62%
1987 221,000 3.27%
1986 214,000 3.88%
1985 206,000 3.52%
1984 199,000 3.65%
1983 192,000 3.78%
1982 185,000 3.93%
1981 178,000 5.33%
1980 169,000 5.62%
1979 160,000 5.26%
1978 152,000 5.56%
1977 144,000 5.11%
1976 137,000 5.38%
1975 130,000 5.69%
1974 123,000 5.13%
1973 117,000 5.41%
1972 111,000 6.73%
1971 104,000 6.12%
1970 98,000 5.38%
1969 93,000 6.90%
1968 87,000 6.10%
1967 82,000 5.13%
1966 78,000 6.85%
1965 73,000 5.80%
1964 69,000 6.15%
1963 65,000 6.56%
1962 61,000 5.17%
1961 58,000 3.57%
1960 56,000 1.82%
1959 55,000 3.77%
1958 53,000 1.92%
1957 52,000 4.00%
1956 50,000 2.04%
1955 49,000 4.26%
1954 47,000 2.17%
1953 46,000 2.22%
1952 45,000 2.27%
1951 44,000 4.76%
1950 42,000 0.00%