Loreto · Population

Question: What is the population of Loreto? Answer: Loreto, Peru (capital: Iquitos) - last known population is ≈ 1 039 400 (year 2015). This was 3.313% of total Peru population. In this year, Loreto population density was 2.8 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2012-2015 (+1.06%/year), Loreto population in 2017 would be: 1 061 562*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1972-1981] -0.51 %/year
[1981-1993] +3 %/year
[1993-2007] +1.38 %/year
[2007-2012] +2.46 %/year
[2012-2015] +1.06 %/year


GPS coordinates: -3.743673, -73.251633

Loreto on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1972c, 1981c, 1993c, 2007c, 2012e, 2015e. 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
Perú: Población estimada al 30 de junio y tasa de crecimiento de las ciudades capitales, por departamento, 2011 y 2015. Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. March 2012. Retrieved 2016-04-26.
Estimaciones y Proyecciones de Población por Sexo, según Departamento, Provincia y Distrito, 2000-2015
Peru: The Census 1981 Population by department 1972, 81
Peru: Censos 1993
Peru: Poblacion nacional censada segun principales ciudades: 1940, 1961, 1972, 1981 y 1993
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net 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 shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).