Peru Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Peru rural population for 2020 was 7,155,880, a 0.5% increase from 2019.
  • Peru rural population for 2019 was 7,120,116, a 0.75% increase from 2018.
  • Peru rural population for 2018 was 7,067,388, a 0.88% increase from 2017.
  • Peru rural population for 2017 was 7,005,790, a 0.86% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Turkey 20,152,820
South Africa 19,361,915
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Peru 7,155,880
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Peru Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 7,155,880 21.70 0.50%
2019 7,120,116 21.90 0.74%
2018 7,067,388 22.09 0.88%
2017 7,005,790 22.28 0.85%
2016 6,946,297 22.46 0.68%
2015 6,899,489 22.64 0.45%
2014 6,868,729 22.83 0.25%
2013 6,851,292 23.01 0.10%
2012 6,844,395 23.20 0.02%
2011 6,842,875 23.38 0.02%
2010 6,841,824 23.57 0.01%
2009 6,840,849 23.76 0.01%
2008 6,840,105 23.95 -0.23%
2007 6,855,748 24.20 -0.75%
2006 6,907,204 24.58 -0.72%
2005 6,957,061 24.97 -0.68%
2004 7,004,399 25.36 -0.63%
2003 7,048,620 25.75 -0.54%
2002 7,086,902 26.15 -0.41%
2001 7,115,747 26.55 -0.24%
2000 7,133,072 26.96 -0.06%
1999 7,137,369 27.37 0.12%
1998 7,128,838 27.78 0.26%
1997 7,109,994 28.20 0.35%
1996 7,085,287 28.62 0.38%
1995 7,058,665 29.05 0.39%
1994 7,031,156 29.48 0.42%
1993 7,001,607 29.91 0.60%
1992 6,959,636 30.30 0.65%
1991 6,914,372 30.70 0.73%
1990 6,863,995 31.10 0.81%
1989 6,808,687 31.50 0.88%
1988 6,749,012 31.91 0.94%
1987 6,685,975 32.31 0.99%
1986 6,619,989 32.72 1.03%
1985 6,551,939 33.14 1.07%
1984 6,481,968 33.55 1.11%
1983 6,410,286 33.97 1.15%
1982 6,336,846 34.39 1.19%
1981 6,262,156 34.82 0.73%
1980 6,216,417 35.43 0.79%
1979 6,167,667 36.04 0.84%
1978 6,115,986 36.66 0.90%
1977 6,061,265 37.28 0.95%
1976 6,003,926 37.91 0.99%
1975 5,944,542 38.54 1.05%
1974 5,882,633 39.17 1.09%
1973 5,818,861 39.81 1.13%
1972 5,753,207 40.45 0.18%
1971 5,742,645 41.50 0.17%
1970 5,733,063 42.59 0.22%
1969 5,720,395 43.69 0.28%
1968 5,704,608 44.79 0.33%
1967 5,686,068 45.90 0.40%
1966 5,663,566 47.02 0.47%
1965 5,636,932 48.13 0.55%
1964 5,606,079 49.25 0.61%
1963 5,571,857 50.37 0.67%
1962 5,534,469 51.49 0.71%
1961 5,495,130 52.60 1.72%
1960 5,401,349 53.19 %