Lima, Peru Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lima, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Lima in 2019 is 10,555,000, a 1.58% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Lima in 2018 was 10,391,000, a 1.93% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Lima in 2017 was 10,194,000, a 1.92% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Lima in 2016 was 10,002,000, a 1.93% 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
Lima - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 10,555,000 1.58%
2018 10,391,000 1.93%
2017 10,194,000 1.92%
2016 10,002,000 1.93%
2015 9,813,000 1.93%
2014 9,627,000 1.93%
2013 9,445,000 1.92%
2012 9,267,000 1.92%
2011 9,092,000 1.93%
2010 8,920,000 1.93%
2009 8,751,000 1.92%
2008 8,586,000 1.97%
2007 8,420,000 2.07%
2006 8,249,000 2.08%
2005 8,081,000 2.07%
2004 7,917,000 2.08%
2003 7,756,000 2.07%
2002 7,599,000 2.07%
2001 7,445,000 2.07%
2000 7,294,000 2.09%
1999 7,145,000 2.07%
1998 7,000,000 2.07%
1997 6,858,000 2.07%
1996 6,719,000 2.08%
1995 6,582,000 2.06%
1994 6,449,000 2.09%
1993 6,317,000 2.67%
1992 6,153,000 2.69%
1991 5,992,000 2.66%
1990 5,837,000 2.67%
1989 5,685,000 2.67%
1988 5,537,000 2.67%
1987 5,393,000 2.67%
1986 5,253,000 2.68%
1985 5,116,000 2.67%
1984 4,983,000 2.68%
1983 4,853,000 2.67%
1982 4,727,000 2.69%
1981 4,603,000 3.72%
1980 4,438,000 3.74%
1979 4,278,000 3.73%
1978 4,124,000 3.72%
1977 3,976,000 3.73%
1976 3,833,000 3.71%
1975 3,696,000 3.73%
1974 3,563,000 3.73%
1973 3,435,000 3.75%
1972 3,311,000 5.35%
1971 3,143,000 5.47%
1970 2,980,000 5.45%
1969 2,826,000 5.49%
1968 2,679,000 5.47%
1967 2,540,000 5.44%
1966 2,409,000 5.47%
1965 2,284,000 5.50%
1964 2,165,000 5.46%
1963 2,053,000 5.44%
1962 1,947,000 5.47%
1961 1,846,000 5.13%
1960 1,756,000 5.15%
1959 1,670,000 5.10%
1958 1,589,000 5.09%
1957 1,512,000 5.15%
1956 1,438,000 5.12%
1955 1,368,000 5.15%
1954 1,301,000 5.09%
1953 1,238,000 5.09%
1952 1,178,000 5.18%
1951 1,120,000 5.07%
1950 1,066,000 0.00%