Peru Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Peru urban population for 2020 was 25,815,966, a 1.68% increase from 2019.
  • Peru urban population for 2019 was 25,390,346, a 1.88% increase from 2018.
  • Peru urban population for 2018 was 24,921,877, a 1.98% increase from 2017.
  • Peru urban population for 2017 was 24,438,509, a 1.91% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 861,289,359
Brazil 185,081,854
Russia 107,723,564
Mexico 104,088,701
Turkey 64,186,247
Iran 63,728,813
Colombia 41,431,388
South Africa 39,946,775
Thailand 35,898,129
Algeria 32,332,690
Iraq 28,514,939
Peru 25,815,966
Venezuela 25,102,966
Malaysia 24,973,604
Ecuador 11,320,846
Kazakhstan 10,815,873
Romania 10,451,921
Jordan 9,327,507
Dominican Republic 8,953,860
Cuba 8,743,468
Guatemala 8,738,685
Belarus 7,470,497
Lebanon 6,069,524
Azerbaijan 5,701,802
Libya 5,544,510
Bulgaria 5,242,987
Paraguay 4,435,221
Costa Rica 4,114,567
Serbia 3,899,416
Turkmenistan 3,167,338
Gabon 2,005,203
Armenia 1,876,112
Albania 1,762,579
Jamaica 1,667,459
Botswana 1,666,761
Bosnia 1,608,256
Namibia 1,322,115
North Macedonia 1,218,402
Equatorial Guinea 1,025,582
Mauritius 515,916
Fiji 513,187
Montenegro 419,585
Suriname 388,053
Maldives 219,833
Guyana 210,688
Belize 183,005
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 58,837
Dominica 51,178
American Samoa 48,106
Marshall Islands 46,049
Grenada 41,111
Samoa 35,494
St. Lucia 34,598
Tonga 24,415
Nauru 10,834
Tuvalu 7,549
Peru Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 25,815,966 78.30 1.66%
2019 25,390,346 78.10 1.86%
2018 24,921,877 77.91 1.96%
2017 24,438,509 77.72 1.90%
2016 23,979,739 77.54 1.72%
2015 23,571,250 77.36 1.49%
2014 23,221,643 77.17 1.30%
2013 22,922,694 76.99 1.14%
2012 22,662,395 76.80 1.07%
2011 22,421,439 76.62 1.06%
2010 22,185,856 76.43 1.06%
2009 21,951,814 76.24 1.05%
2008 21,722,216 76.05 1.13%
2007 21,477,302 75.80 1.32%
2006 21,194,851 75.42 1.36%
2005 20,909,079 75.03 1.39%
2004 20,619,827 74.64 1.45%
2003 20,323,597 74.25 1.53%
2002 20,014,062 73.85 1.67%
2001 19,683,542 73.45 1.83%
2000 19,326,872 73.04 2.02%
1999 18,940,926 72.63 2.20%
1998 18,529,232 72.22 2.34%
1997 18,100,963 71.80 2.42%
1996 17,668,538 71.38 2.45%
1995 17,240,503 70.95 2.47%
1994 16,820,249 70.52 2.49%
1993 16,406,528 70.09 2.46%
1992 16,007,186 69.70 2.53%
1991 15,608,011 69.30 2.60%
1990 15,207,438 68.90 2.68%
1989 14,805,506 68.50 2.75%
1988 14,404,450 68.10 2.81%
1987 14,005,310 67.69 2.86%
1986 13,610,396 67.28 2.90%
1985 13,220,932 66.86 2.94%
1984 12,837,778 66.45 2.98%
1983 12,460,702 66.03 3.02%
1982 12,089,574 65.61 3.08%
1981 11,723,242 65.18 3.40%
1980 11,331,195 64.57 3.46%
1979 10,945,726 63.96 3.52%
1978 10,567,465 63.34 3.57%
1977 10,197,058 62.72 3.62%
1976 9,834,642 62.09 3.67%
1975 9,480,203 61.46 3.72%
1974 9,134,427 60.83 3.76%
1973 8,796,986 60.19 3.80%
1972 8,468,747 59.55 4.53%
1971 8,093,720 58.50 4.64%
1970 7,726,726 57.41 4.69%
1969 7,372,451 56.31 4.74%
1968 7,030,883 55.21 4.81%
1967 6,700,800 54.10 4.87%
1966 6,382,217 52.98 4.94%
1965 6,074,470 51.87 5.02%
1964 5,777,285 50.75 5.09%
1963 5,490,438 49.63 5.15%
1962 5,214,994 48.51 5.19%
1961 4,951,488 47.40 4.08%
1960 4,753,662 46.81 %