Female population reached 16.0 mil in 2019 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.864 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, female population in Peru reached an all time high of 16.1 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 3.79 mil in 1950. When compared to Peru's main peers, female population in Bolivia amounted to 5.75 mil, 105 mil in Brazil, 9.17 mil in Chile and 25.8 mil in Colombia in 2019.
Peru has been ranked 45th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of female population, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents, regardless of legal status or citizenship, except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.