Peru Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Peru population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Peru in 2020 is 25.65 people per square kilometer, a 1.42% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Peru in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Maldives 1,801.81
Lebanon 653.15
Mauritius 623.42
Nauru 541.20
Tuvalu 393.07
Grenada 330.95
Marshall Islands 328.83
American Samoa 275.96
Jamaica 269.44
Dominican Republic 222.89
Guatemala 164.53
China 150.51
Tonga 140.93
Thailand 136.03
Azerbaijan 117.08
Jordan 114.23
Turkey 107.39
Cuba 103.08
Albania 100.10
Costa Rica 99.69
Armenia 99.64
Serbia 98.88
Malaysia 97.98
Dominica 95.98
Iraq 92.45
North Macedonia 81.03
Romania 80.70
Samoa 69.86
Ecuador 68.82
Mexico 65.64
Bulgaria 62.60
Equatorial Guinea 50.02
Fiji 49.07
South Africa 48.65
Iran 48.13
Belarus 45.52
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.57
Venezuela 31.18
Peru 25.65
Brazil 24.96
Algeria 18.41
Paraguay 17.54
Belize 17.31
Turkmenistan 12.36
Russia 8.54
Gabon 8.32
Kazakhstan 6.89
Botswana 4.04
Libya 3.91
Guyana 3.66
Suriname 3.58
Namibia 3.08
Peru - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 25.65 1.42%
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%