La Serena · Population

Question: What is the population of La Serena? Answer: La Serena, Chile (Administrative unit: Coquimbo) - last known population is ≈ 383 000 (year 2012). This was 2.203% of total Chile population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2002-2012 (+2.6%/year), La Serena population in 2020 would be: 470 357*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1952-1970] +3.67 %/year
[1970-1982] +1.79 %/year
[1982-1992] +9.48 %/year
[1992-2002] +3.01 %/year
[2002-2012] +2.6 %/year


GPS coordinates: -29.905, -71.249

Local time in La Serena: 16:22 Sunday GMT-4.

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La Serena on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1952c, 1970c, 1982c, 1992c, 2002c, 2012e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas, Santiago de Chile
Censos de Población y Vivienda Census since 1813
• 2012 census not available any more on INE. Instead: 2012 estimates
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).