Lima, Peru Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lima, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lima in 2021 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Lima in 2018 was 10,391,000, a 1.93% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Peru
City Name Population
Lima 10,883,000
Arequipa 935,000
Trujillo 878,000
Chiclayo 645,000
Piura 481,000
Cusco 480,000
Iquitos 477,000
Chimbote 393,000
Huancayo 391,000
Tacna 326,000
Lima - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%