Population of Peru 2021

Population of Peru 2021

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It’s the third-largest country in South America. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Peru in 2020 is 3,29,71,854 (33 million or 3.30 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Peru Population 2021

Peru has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1,42%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  33,359,416 (33.4 million)* equivalent to 0.42% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Peru is 1,279,996 sq. km (494,209 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Peru is 26 per Km2 (67 people per mi2).

Population of  Peru  in 2021 – 33.4 million (Approx)
Poland2020 Population
Total Population3,29,71,854 (33 million)
Global Rank43
Share of World Pop.0.42%
Land Area 311,888 sq.km (120,421 sq. mi)
Area Rank19
Pop. Density26 people/sq. km
Capital CityLima

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

Peru Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Peru2.27
Infant mortality rate ** in Peru10.7
Median Age in Peru 31 Years
Life Expectancy in Peru77.44 years
Urban Population of Peru79.1%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years. 

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Peru

Religion in Peru

  • 94.51% Christianity
    —76.03% Catholicism
    —18.48% Other Christian
  • 5.09% No religion
  • 0.40% Other religions

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Peru by Population

#CityRegionPopulation
1LimaLima97,35,587
2ArequipaArequipa10,08,029
3TrujilloLa Libertad9,35,147
4ChiclayoLambayeque8,01,580
5HuancayoJunín501.384
6IquitosLoreto4,32,476
7PiuraPiura4,30,319
8CuscoCusco4,20,137
9ChimboteAncash3,67,850
10TacnaTacna2,88,698
11JuliacaPuno2,67,174
12IcaIca2,41,903
13CajamarcaCajamarca2,18,775
14PucallpaUcayali2,11,631
15SullanaPiura1,99,606
16AyacuchoAyacucho1,77,420
17Chincha AltaIca1,74,575
18HuánucoHuánuco1,72,924
19TarapotoSan Martín1,41,053
20PunoPuno1,38,723