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Peru: Administrative Division

Contents: Regions and Provinces

Population of the regions and provinces of Peru according to census results and latest official projections.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization, literacy (a3+), ethnic group (a12+), religion (a12+)).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1993-07-11
Population
Census
2007-10-21
Population
Census
2017-10-22
Population
Projection
2020-06-30
AmazonasRegion336,665375,993417,365426,806
BaguaProvince69,48271,75782,19384,672
BongaráProvince20,45927,46527,08526,830
ChachapoyasProvince45,05849,70060,41963,188
CondorcanquiProvince30,52043,31149,80051,344
LuyaProvince46,83748,32848,14047,827
Rodríguez de MendozaProvince21,38926,38932,13033,651
UtcubambaProvince102,920109,043117,598119,294
ÁncashRegion955,0231,063,4591,139,1151,180,638
AijaProvince8,6577,9956,6396,433
Antonio RaimondiProvince18,91217,05914,36013,950
AsunciónProvince9,8469,0547,8737,710
BolognesiProvince28,02930,72524,94024,012
CarhuazProvince39,72143,90248,07250,007
Carlos Fermín FitzcarraldProvince21,02621,32218,81618,496
CasmaProvince35,38042,36853,11557,256
CorongoProvince8,9178,3297,9748,017
HuarazProvince121,028147,463174,534185,276
HuariProvince63,88362,59862,27863,264
HuarmeyProvince23,85827,82031,48933,066
HuaylasProvince50,57553,72955,24956,557
Mariscal LuzuriagaProvince23,15123,29221,81721,787
OcrosProvince7,0399,1967,4917,224
PallascaProvince28,38929,45425,02724,371
PomabambaProvince26,27627,95426,60526,675
RecuayProvince19,23419,10218,06618,085
SantaProvince338,951396,434451,184474,053
SihuasProvince31,96330,70028,68628,630
YungayProvince50,18854,96354,90055,769
ApurímacRegion381,997404,190424,259430,736
AbancayProvince95,09296,064114,722120,116
AndahuaylasProvince128,390143,846149,267150,758
AntabambaProvince12,46212,26711,86111,781
AymaraesProvince28,88629,56925,51424,570
ChincherosProvince48,48151,58347,52246,544
CotabambasProvince42,00845,77152,97855,208
GrauProvince26,67825,09022,39521,759
ArequipaRegion916,8061,152,3031,460,4331,497,438
ArequipaProvince676,790864,2501,137,0871,175,765
CamanáProvince42,40353,06561,61661,708
CaravelíProvince27,48435,92843,24343,690
CastillaProvince36,86438,42536,56134,743
CayllomaProvince45,23673,71894,77697,458
CondesuyosProvince20,69518,99117,45016,426
IslayProvince50,03952,26455,95354,851
La UniónProvince17,29515,66213,74712,797
AyacuchoRegion492,507612,489650,940668,213
CangalloProvince33,83334,90232,81232,482
HuamangaProvince163,197221,390294,960317,801
Huanca SancosProvince10,21310,6208,7288,341
HuantaProvince64,50393,36095,90497,205
La MarProvince70,01884,17776,45375,277
LucanasProvince55,83065,41454,08751,838
ParinacochasProvince22,76930,00729,11929,139
Páucar del Sara SaraProvince10,14011,01210,0599,909
SucreProvince12,62312,5959,8449,292
Víctor FajardoProvince27,07925,41220,80519,866
VilcashuamánProvince22,30223,60018,16917,063
CajamarcaRegion1,259,8081,387,8091,427,5271,453,711
CajabambaProvince69,23674,28780,63083,167
CajamarcaProvince230,049316,152369,594388,170
CelendínProvince82,43688,50884,22383,916
ChotaProvince164,144160,447152,383151,714
ContumazáProvince32,69831,36929,53229,357
CutervoProvince143,795138,213125,833123,948
HualgayocProvince75,80689,81384,47983,913
JaénProvince170,261183,634197,834203,724
San IgnacioProvince112,526131,239141,474145,770
San MarcosProvince48,63251,03151,15251,678
San MiguelProvince61,16056,14648,49947,114
San PabloProvince24,49423,11422,57222,638
Santa CruzProvince44,57143,85639,32238,602
Callao (Provincia Constitutional del Callao)Province639,729876,8771,046,9531,129,854
CallaoProvince639,729876,8771,046,9531,129,854
Cusco (Cuzco)Region1,028,7631,171,4031,315,2201,357,075
AcomayoProvince28,90627,35724,67824,000
AntaProvince56,42454,82861,35363,131
CalcaProvince56,00765,40770,30271,582
CanasProvince39,47638,29335,48634,754
CanchisProvince94,96296,937104,527106,476
ChumbivilcasProvince69,66975,58571,26570,143
Cusco (Cuzco)Province270,324367,791478,494511,019
EspinarProvince56,59162,69862,19662,059
La ConvenciónProvince157,240166,833167,701167,910
ParuroProvince34,36130,93927,49626,644
PaucartamboProvince40,69645,87747,24047,579
QuispicanchiProvince75,85382,17397,407101,735
UrubambaProvince48,25456,68567,07570,043
HuancavelicaRegion385,162454,797367,252365,317
AcobambaProvince42,09663,79240,32437,503
AngaraesProvince43,06055,70452,22753,901
CastrovirreynaProvince19,73819,50014,89114,588
ChurcampaProvince44,48844,90334,54933,883
HuancavelicaProvince114,822142,723120,699121,265
HuaytaráProvince23,31923,27418,39018,182
TayacajaProvince97,639104,90186,17285,995
HuánucoRegion654,489762,223759,962760,267
AmboProvince55,94255,48353,87153,247
Dos de MayoProvince39,80647,00835,14932,427
HuacaybambaProvince17,71920,40817,18816,372
HuamalíesProvince56,11966,45054,96852,095
HuánucoProvince223,339270,233306,619315,799
LauricochaProvince31,98835,32319,95617,114
Leoncio PradoProvince97,931116,965134,002138,275
MarañónProvince20,10626,62028,69229,160
PachiteaProvince46,16260,32152,64150,086
Puerto IncaProvince32,40531,03235,83336,987
YarowilcaProvince32,97232,38021,04318,705
IcaRegion565,686711,932893,292975,182
ChinchaProvince150,264194,315240,884262,110
IcaProvince244,741321,332407,286445,752
NazcaProvince52,74257,53171,93078,472
PalpaProvince13,42712,87514,08114,832
PiscoProvince104,512125,879159,111174,016
JunínRegion1,035,8411,225,4741,316,8941,361,467
ChanchamayoProvince114,045168,949166,080167,385
ChupacaProvince47,84351,87855,86357,604
ConcepciónProvince64,78560,12158,83359,138
HuancayoProvince389,548466,346561,746595,183
JaujaProvince104,82892,05388,38888,405
JunínProvince39,62730,18723,95922,757
SatipoProvince94,250193,872225,618239,105
TarmaProvince115,686112,23094,95391,849
YauliProvince65,22949,83841,45440,041
La LibertadRegion1,270,2611,617,0501,888,9722,016,771
AscopeProvince108,976116,229119,672123,480
BolívarProvince16,81416,65015,81115,982
ChepénProvince59,16775,98082,57186,411
Gran ChimúProvince29,18730,39928,16228,290
JulcánProvince36,79732,98530,79830,987
OtuzcoProvince83,68788,81784,25285,091
PacasmayoProvince78,92794,377106,819112,970
PatazProvince63,42678,38382,03685,092
Sánchez CarriónProvince108,300136,221158,372168,670
Santiago de ChucoProvince52,99158,32055,30755,868
TrujilloProvince597,315811,9791,028,4811,118,724
VirúProvince34,67476,71096,691105,206
LambayequeRegion920,7951,112,8681,244,8211,310,785
ChiclayoProvince617,881757,452825,246862,709
FerreñafeProvince92,37796,142103,009107,241
LambayequeProvince210,537259,274316,566340,835
Lima (incl. Provincia de Lima)Region6,386,3088,445,21110,135,00910,628,470
BarrancaProvince114,051133,904155,387151,095
CajatamboProvince9,4758,3587,0696,332
CañeteProvince152,378200,662252,253250,420
CantaProvince10,99613,51312,60811,593
HuaralProvince126,025164,660197,963194,375
HuarochiríProvince59,05772,84562,85462,381
HuauraProvince163,174197,384243,597240,717
LimaRegion-level Province5,706,1277,605,7429,162,3229,674,755
OyónProvince17,27920,64218,75617,137
YauyosProvince27,74627,50122,20019,665
LoretoRegion687,282891,732981,8971,027,559
Alto AmazonasProvince82,946104,667137,115149,892
Datem del MarañónProvince30,95849,57156,69859,870
LoretoProvince49,36262,16568,68171,904
Mariscal Ramón CastillaProvince32,90054,82957,36659,232
MaynasProvince385,415483,458527,866550,551
Putumayo (← Maynas)Province6,4639,5349,0939,174
RequenaProvince53,67665,69263,71464,459
UcayaliProvince45,56261,81661,36462,477
Madre de DiosRegion67,008109,555161,204173,811
ManuProvince13,82720,29021,38321,118
TahuamanuProvince6,44310,74212,31012,479
TambopataProvince46,73878,523127,511140,214
MoqueguaRegion128,747161,533182,017192,740
General Sánchez CerroProvince19,32724,90416,01214,503
IloProvince51,48163,78077,15882,686
Mariscal NietoProvince57,93972,84988,84795,551
PascoRegion226,295280,449272,136271,904
Daniel Alcides CarriónProvince36,09847,80346,28746,179
OxapampaProvince60,29881,92996,169100,561
PascoProvince129,899150,717129,680125,164
PiuraRegion1,388,2641,676,3151,929,9702,047,954
AyabacaProvince131,310138,403127,735127,737
HuancabambaProvince117,459124,298117,747118,533
MorropónProvince163,052159,693167,461173,193
PaitaProvince76,070108,535136,708148,289
PiuraProvince502,339665,991828,343894,847
SechuraProvince42,56862,31981,61289,597
SullanaProvince234,562287,680324,116341,490
TalaraProvince120,904129,396146,248154,268
PunoRegion1,079,8491,268,4411,226,9361,237,997
AzángaroProvince138,998136,829115,672112,149
CarabayaProvince46,77773,94677,05578,873
ChucuitoProvince93,001126,25994,02388,112
El CollaoProvince75,45681,05968,40266,287
HuancanéProvince80,31769,52260,37958,957
LampaProvince43,46148,22343,20742,549
MelgarProvince72,00574,73569,98469,693
MohoProvince33,32027,81920,51019,190
PunoProvince201,205229,236227,665230,219
San Antonio de PutinaProvince28,47550,49037,16334,734
SandiaProvince50,04262,14756,72056,088
San RománProvince168,534240,776317,510344,030
YunguyoProvince48,25847,40038,64637,116
San MartínRegion552,387728,808862,459899,648
BellavistaProvince34,41449,29358,37060,893
El DoradoProvince23,40933,63840,91742,983
HuallagaProvince22,23624,44828,87130,097
LamasProvince67,25379,07586,74888,637
Mariscal CáceresProvince49,79850,88467,99373,193
MoyobambaProvince69,943115,389129,909133,631
PicotaProvince26,95537,72142,71244,039
RiojaProvince69,787104,882125,913131,651
San MartínProvince118,069161,132205,362218,074
TocacheProvince70,52372,34675,66476,450
TacnaRegion218,353288,781349,056370,974
CandaraveProvince9,2388,3736,4506,093
Jorge BasadreProvince12,1759,87211,80812,549
TacnaProvince188,759262,731324,419346,192
TarataProvince8,1817,8056,3796,140
TumbesRegion155,521200,306234,698251,521
Contralmirante VillarProvince13,36116,91421,90624,127
TumbesProvince115,406142,338161,369171,356
ZarumillaProvince26,75441,05451,42356,038
UcayaliRegion314,810432,159548,998589,110
AtalayaProvince28,29043,93357,59161,049
Coronel PortilloProvince248,449333,890418,055447,733
Padre AbadProvince35,53950,59070,00677,044
PurúsProvince2,5323,7463,3463,284
PeruRepublic22,639,44327,219,26431,237,38532,625,948

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática, Peru (web).

Explanation: The tabulated results of the 2017 census are adjusted for underenumeration. Area figures of provinces are computed by using geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2017)
Males15,467,946
Females15,769,439
Age Groups (C 2017)
0-14 years8,143,617
15-64 years18,676,409
65+ years1,712,883
Age Distribution (C 2017)
0-9 years5,565,076
10-19 years5,292,200
20-29 years5,008,318
30-39 years4,314,045
40-49 years3,376,264
50-59 years2,420,946
60-69 years1,489,494
70-79 years794,022
80+ years272,543
Urbanization (C 2017)
Rural6,606,909
Urban24,630,476
Literacy (A3+) (C 2017)
yes26,376,247
no3,305,424
Ethnic Group (A12+) (C 2017)
Quechua5,513,099
Aymara577,667
Afro-Peruvian877,429
White1,448,196
Mestizo14,816,392
Other group587,817
Religion (A12+) (C 2017)
Catholic18,687,428
Evangelical3,478,139
Other religion1,184,841
No religion1,270,142