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Peru: Arequipa Region

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts (distritos) in the Arequipa Region 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
ArequipaProvince676,790864,2501,137,0871,175,765
Alto Selva AlegreDistrict53,40572,69688,05688,537
ArequipaDistrict77,20961,51957,84754,400
CaymaDistrict47,25774,77699,968103,140
Cerro ColoradoDistrict61,865113,171207,114229,142
CharacatoDistrict3,4296,72614,04716,263
ChiguataDistrict2,1132,6863,1283,112
Jacobo HunterDistrict39,18046,09252,42651,848
José Luis Bustamante y Rivero (← Paucarpata)District...76,41084,25182,642
La JoyaDistrict14,84424,19235,94338,103
Mariano MelgarDistrict47,42852,14463,89964,442
MirafloresDistrict50,59050,70462,89563,632
MollebayaDistrict7781,4105,2086,998
PaucarpataDistrict...120,446135,923134,099
PocsiDistrict670602493447
PolobayaDistrict1,3291,445931797
QuequeñaDistrict9041,2195,0436,977
SabandíaDistrict2,7923,6994,5114,544
SachacaDistrict13,26117,53725,61227,038
San Juan de SiguasDistrict8791,295691561
San Juan de TarucaniDistrict2,1102,1291,4901,299
Santa Isabel de SiguasDistrict1,1791,246771650
Santa Rita de SiguasDistrict2,7164,4566,9627,478
SocabayaDistrict38,28859,67178,76280,977
TiabayaDistrict13,46214,67717,10217,023
UchumayoDistrict7,45810,67215,39116,195
VítorDistrict3,2382,6934,1984,506
YanahuaraDistrict17,37922,89026,51226,354
YarabambaDistrict9511,0271,4581,528
YuraDistrict6,30316,02036,45543,033
CamanáProvince42,40353,06561,61661,708
CamanáDistrict14,09314,75813,56912,677
José María QuimperDistrict3,2963,9164,6904,710
Mariano Nicolás ValcárcelDistrict1,7304,3757,6108,448
Mariscal CáceresDistrict3,8155,4636,4516,450
Nicolás de PiérolaDistrict5,3016,0657,6037,723
OcoñaDistrict4,2954,5404,2854,040
QuilcaDistrict1,0878061,0441,072
Samuel PastorDistrict8,78613,14216,36416,588
CaravelíProvince27,48435,92843,24343,690
AcaríDistrict5,1274,0195,1005,172
AticoDistrict3,6184,1645,7535,962
AtiquipaDistrict559774542475
Bella UniónDistrict1,6224,2963,3212,978
CahuachoDistrict830881682609
CaravelíDistrict3,3833,7844,2894,227
ChalaDistrict2,6035,1949,38510,368
ChaparraDistrict1,7423,8463,8063,613
HuanuhuanuDistrict1,3262,5093,1643,199
JaquiDistrict2,4981,6851,6541,576
LomasDistrict8211,1831,5461,580
QuicachaDistrict1,6641,8851,9691,902
YaucaDistrict1,6911,7082,0322,029
CastillaProvince36,86438,42536,56134,743
AndaguaDistrict1,5591,3111,1021,010
AplaoDistrict8,2628,8519,2508,964
AyoDistrict355360261230
ChachasDistrict2,3061,9471,7581,643
ChilcaymarcaDistrict3798421,0251,034
ChocoDistrict1,2731,120767666
HuancarquiDistrict1,6021,4451,6091,586
MachaguayDistrict1,304911546457
OrcopampaDistrict5,7758,3188,8008,557
PampacolcaDistrict3,9403,1712,1521,862
TipánDistrict696591474429
UñónDistrict243366221202
UracaDistrict6,6517,1826,9366,590
ViracoDistrict2,5192,0101,6601,513
CayllomaProvince45,23673,71894,77697,458
AchomaDistrict1,4421,139907817
CabanacondeDistrict3,1962,8422,3142,094
CallalliDistrict3,1522,5111,5991,357
CayllomaDistrict5,1914,0413,8983,688
ChivayDistrict4,0326,5326,2425,889
CoporaqueDistrict1,2321,3931,2201,126
HuamboDistrict1,488895729660
HuancaDistrict2,3741,8411,106967
IchupampaDistrict807757598572
LariDistrict1,2551,373970847
LlutaDistrict...1,417788703
MacaDistrict1,182916756687
MadrigalDistrict1,122705693660
Majes (← Lluta)District...39,44565,90970,780
San Antonio de ChucaDistrict1,0291,415975878
SibayoDistrict919801726677
TapayDistrict820671801817
TiscoDistrict2,2871,8171,6021,483
TutiDistrict993888672598
YanqueDistrict2,2542,3192,2712,158
CondesuyosProvince20,69518,99117,45016,426
AndarayDistrict762719711685
CayaraniDistrict4,6923,6893,4743,275
ChichasDistrict1,148832726673
ChuquibambaDistrict3,7973,6183,5263,361
IrayDistrict774707641599
Río GrandeDistrict4,7863,4303,5673,451
SalamancaDistrict1,3921,060517419
YanaquihuaDistrict3,3444,9364,2883,963
IslayProvince50,03952,26455,95354,851
CocachacraDistrict9,3919,3428,8238,363
Deán ValdiviaDistrict5,4166,3187,1677,129
IslayDistrict2,1004,8235,2795,202
MejíaDistrict1,2481,1321,2551,240
MollendoDistrict25,43424,02826,73326,453
Punta de BombónDistrict6,4506,6216,6966,464
La UniónProvince17,29515,66213,74712,797
AlcaDistrict2,3792,1691,9751,851
CharcanaDistrict822647618586
CotahuasiDistrict3,0793,0303,0892,981
HuaynacotasDistrict2,8012,4642,0411,867
PampamarcaDistrict1,7251,4301,2041,106
PuycaDistrict2,9152,8862,5282,346
QuechuallaDistrict361278287278
SaylaDistrict412518347300
TauríaDistrict372343329313
TomepampaDistrict986892724658
ToroDistrict1,4431,005605511
ArequipaRegion916,8061,152,3031,460,4331,497,438

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

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2017)
Males721,219
Females739,214
Age Groups (C 2017)
0-14 years345,906
15-64 years988,638
65+ years125,889
Age Distribution (C 2017)
0-9 years235,045
10-19 years226,460
20-29 years257,568
30-39 years228,453
40-49 years191,031
50-59 years142,759
60-69 years94,129
70-79 years53,760
80+ years31,227
Urbanization (C 2017)
Rural124,615
Urban1,335,818
Literacy (A3+) (C 2017)
yes1,274,358
no118,691
Ethnic Group (A12+) (C 2017)
Quechua372,378
Aymara38,318
Afro-Peruvian25,744
White57,972
Mestizo639,082
Other group18,495
Religion (A12+) (C 2017)
Catholic983,652
Evangelical74,582
Other religion72,330
No religion50,278