Total population reached 32.0 mil in 2019 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.857 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Peru reached an all time high of 32.2 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 7.63 mil in 1950. When compared to Peru's main peers, total population in Bolivia amounted to 11.5 mil, 205 mil in Brazil, 18.1 mil in Chile and 50.7 mil in Colombia in 2019.
Peru has been ranked 44th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all 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.