Lima, Peru Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lima, Peru metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lima in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Lima in 2017 was 10,194,000, a 1.92% 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
Lima - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%