Lima, Peru Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lima, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lima in 2022 is 11,045,000, a 1.49% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Lima in 2021 was 10,883,000, a 1.53% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Lima in 2020 was 10,719,000, a 1.55% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Lima in 2019 was 10,555,000, a 1.58% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Peru
City Name Population
Lima 11,045,000
Arequipa 947,000
Trujillo 891,000
Chiclayo 654,000
Cusco 489,000
Piura 488,000
Iquitos 484,000
Chimbote 397,000
Huancayo 396,000
Tacna 332,000
Lima - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 11,045,000 1.49%
2021 10,883,000 1.53%
2020 10,719,000 1.55%
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%