Peru Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Peru population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Peru in 2019 is 25.30 people per square kilometer, a 1.63% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Peru in 2018 was 24.89 people per square kilometer, a 1.73% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Peru in 2017 was 24.47 people per square kilometer, a 1.68% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Peru in 2016 was 24.06 people per square kilometer, a 1.49% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Maldives 1,769.84
Lebanon 656.05
Mauritius 622.39
Nauru 537.80
Tuvalu 388.20
Grenada 329.42
Marshall Islands 326.62
American Samoa 276.56
Jamaica 268.27
Dominican Republic 220.65
Guatemala 161.46
China 149.93
Tonga 139.33
Thailand 135.69
Azerbaijan 116.02
Jordan 113.10
Turkey 106.23
Cuba 103.14
Albania 100.21
Armenia 99.45
Serbia 99.28
Costa Rica 98.78
Malaysia 96.72
Dominica 95.74
Iraq 90.36
Romania 81.23
North Macedonia 81.04
Samoa 69.40
Ecuador 67.77
Mexico 64.94
Bulgaria 63.06
Fiji 48.71
Equatorial Guinea 48.34
South Africa 48.03
Iran 47.51
Belarus 45.53
Montenegro 45.47
Colombia 44.09
Venezuela 31.27
Peru 25.30
Brazil 24.78
Algeria 18.08
Paraguay 17.32
Belize 16.99
Turkmenistan 12.17
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.12
Kazakhstan 6.81
Botswana 3.96
Libya 3.85
Guyana 3.64
Suriname 3.55
Namibia 3.03
Peru - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 25.30 1.63%
2018 24.89 1.73%
2017 24.47 1.68%
2016 24.06 1.49%
2015 23.71 1.26%
2014 23.41 1.06%
2013 23.17 0.91%
2012 22.96 0.83%
2011 22.77 0.82%
2010 22.59 0.82%
2009 22.40 0.81%
2008 22.22 0.81%
2007 22.05 0.82%
2006 21.87 0.85%
2005 21.68 0.88%
2004 21.49 0.92%
2003 21.30 1.00%
2002 21.09 1.13%
2001 20.85 1.28%
2000 20.59 1.46%
1999 20.29 1.64%
1998 19.96 1.77%
1997 19.62 1.85%
1996 19.26 1.87%
1995 18.91 1.88%
1994 18.56 1.89%
1993 18.21 1.92%
1992 17.87 1.97%
1991 17.52 2.04%
1990 17.17 2.12%
1989 16.82 2.18%
1988 16.46 2.23%
1987 16.10 2.28%
1986 15.74 2.31%
1985 15.38 2.35%
1984 15.03 2.38%
1983 14.68 2.41%
1982 14.34 2.45%
1981 13.99 2.49%
1980 13.65 2.54%
1979 13.32 2.58%
1978 12.98 2.61%
1977 12.65 2.65%
1976 12.32 2.68%
1975 12.00 2.71%
1974 11.68 2.75%
1973 11.37 2.77%
1972 11.07 2.79%
1971 10.77 2.80%
1970 10.47 2.80%
1969 10.19 2.81%
1968 9.91 2.81%
1967 9.64 2.83%
1966 9.37 2.86%
1965 9.11 2.88%
1964 8.86 2.90%
1963 8.61 2.91%
1962 8.36 2.90%
1961 8.13 2.87%
1960 7.90 2.84%
1959 7.68 2.80%
1958 7.47 2.76%
1957 7.27 2.74%
1956 7.08 2.71%
1955 6.89 2.69%
1954 6.71 2.67%
1953 6.54 2.65%
1952 6.37 2.61%
1951 6.21 2.56%
1950 6.05 0.00%