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Chile: Administrative Division

Contents: Regions and Provinces

The population of the regions and provinces of Chile according to official estimates and projections.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization, country of birth).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2002-07-01
Population
Estimate
2007-07-01
Population
Estimate
2012-07-01
Population
Estimate
2017-07-01
Population
Projection
2020-07-01
AntofagastaRegion502,741539,071578,137623,851691,854
AntofagastaProvince320,716347,593376,070408,981455,904
El LoaProvince146,870157,834168,947181,333201,057
TocopillaProvince35,15533,64433,12033,53734,893
Arica y ParinacotaRegion195,426206,494222,202237,082252,110
AricaProvince192,343203,428219,067233,846248,785
ParinacotaProvince3,0833,0663,1353,2363,325
AtacamaRegion263,924276,858291,941304,580314,709
ChañaralProvince35,74530,69928,69027,61727,522
CopiapóProvince159,544173,543186,773197,589205,504
HuascoProvince68,63572,61676,47879,37481,683
Aysén (Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo)Region93,03997,265102,053105,382107,297
AysénProvince29,73030,00531,14031,94332,429
Capitán PratProvince3,9774,2934,5944,8044,918
Coyhaique (Coihaique)Province52,17055,69658,78960,92462,130
General CarreraProvince7,1627,2717,5307,7117,820
BiobíoRegion1,483,0361,532,1441,587,4571,636,2091,663,696
AraucoProvince163,756167,492171,308174,586176,547
Biobío (Bío Bío)Province367,620385,904402,302415,868423,359
ConcepciónProvince951,660978,7481,013,8471,045,7551,063,790
CoquimboRegion628,489674,245730,943793,049836,096
ChoapaProvince83,26785,15188,34692,03994,831
ElquiProvince382,843422,946470,387521,954557,048
LimaríProvince162,379166,148172,210179,056184,217
La AraucaníaRegion904,700930,314963,294994,8881,014,343
CautínProvince695,522721,813752,618781,572799,083
MallecoProvince209,178208,501210,676213,316215,260
Los LagosRegion742,689788,306834,466870,227891,440
ChiloéProvince160,342167,655174,034178,342181,347
LlanquihueProvince332,820367,329400,812428,074442,979
OsornoProvince230,086234,939241,017244,903247,936
PalenaProvince19,44118,38318,60318,90819,178
Los RíosRegion369,407375,988387,211398,493405,835
RancoProvince100,39097,81697,37297,55098,016
ValdiviaProvince269,017278,172289,839300,943307,819
Magallanes y de la Antártica ChilenaRegion152,394157,141163,877171,293178,362
Antártica ChilenaProvince2,2932,1462,0922,0862,120
MagallanesProvince123,565127,049132,078137,663143,140
Tierra del FuegoProvince6,6666,9657,4317,9108,299
Última EsperanzaProvince19,87020,98122,27623,63424,803
MauleRegion943,174984,6071,035,1111,092,5751,131,939
CauquenesProvince59,12359,12659,68060,67361,566
CuricóProvince253,026267,408283,342300,829312,755
LinaresProvince263,521273,621285,423298,858308,226
TalcaProvince367,504384,452406,666432,215449,392
ÑubleRegion455,240468,014484,129500,517511,551
DiguillínProvince295,943307,327320,384333,394341,908
ItataProvince57,05856,03456,02556,27056,623
PunillaProvince102,239104,653107,720110,853113,020
O'Higgins (Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins)Region808,184852,115902,274954,279991,063
CachapoalProvince562,376597,027636,396676,775704,786
Cardenal CaroProvince41,27243,06545,06447,12348,646
ColchaguaProvince204,536212,023220,814230,381237,631
Región Metropolitana de SantiagoRegion6,305,6476,672,2857,065,0467,508,6908,125,072
ChacabucoProvince136,678181,376230,451280,670328,728
CordilleraProvince539,951580,035617,698650,294694,986
MaipoProvince391,355438,758482,077523,184555,768
MelipillaProvince145,920165,854183,625199,887212,326
SantiagoProvince4,866,8055,049,0005,263,6465,538,1715,995,995
TalaganteProvince224,938257,262287,549316,484337,269
TarapacáRegion246,265275,014308,251342,129382,773
IquiqueProvince227,236254,814285,020315,989353,462
TamarugalProvince19,02920,20023,23126,14029,311
ValparaísoRegion1,597,3461,688,0721,787,0991,885,9481,960,170
Isla de Pascua [Easter Island]Province3,9525,2916,5637,6488,277
Los AndesProvince93,94799,733105,925111,997116,481
Marga MargaProvince287,611310,101333,985358,067375,592
PetorcaProvince73,23075,69178,40081,00483,155
QuillotaProvince182,408191,112201,040211,219219,073
San AntonioProvince141,247151,653162,806173,601181,306
San Felipe de AconcaguaProvince135,948143,553151,953160,456166,885
ValparaísoProvince679,003710,938746,427781,956809,401
ChileRepublic15,691,70116,517,93317,443,49118,419,19219,458,310

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (web).

Explanation: All tabulated population figures consider the results of the 2017 census.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (P 2020)
Males9,599,101
Females9,859,209
Age Groups (P 2020)
0-17 years4,475,967
18-64 years12,623,727
65+ years2,358,616
Age Distribution (P 2020)
0-9 years2,472,769
10-19 years2,525,331
20-29 years3,092,328
30-39 years3,031,451
40-49 years2,618,520
50-59 years2,369,901
60-69 years1,804,002
70-79 years997,174
80+ years546,834
Urbanization (C 2017)
Rural2,149,740
Urban15,424,263
Country of Birth (C 2017)
Chile16,828,287
South America567,819
Central America & Caribbean92,081
North America14,283
Europe45,258
Other country & undeclared26,275