1993 Peru Census

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The 1993 Peru Census was a detailed enumeration of the Peruvian population made on July 11, 1993, by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Its full name in Spanish is IX Censo de Población y IV de Vivienda ("Ninth Population and Fourth Household Census").

The latest census done by the Peruvian Government is the Peru 2007 Census.

Population[edit]

According to this census, the total population in Peru is 22,048,356 inhabitants, 50.3% of which (11,091,981) are female and 49.7% (10,956,375) are male.

Departments[edit]

Department Persons born in the dept. or abroad  % of country's population
Amazonas 337,421 1.5
Ancash 1,192,942 5.4
Apurímac 550,846 2.5
Arequipa 846,180 3.8
Ayacucho 766,962 3.5
Cajamarca 1,652,073 7.5
Callao 418,261 1.9
Cusco 1,147,713 5.2
Huancavelica 580,892 2.6
Huánuco 729,553 3.3
Ica 595,235 2.7
Junín 1,185,301 5.4
La Libertad 1,320,230 6.0
Lambayeque 915,968 4.2
Lima 4,430,910 20.1
Loreto 742,717 3.4
Madre de Dios 45,655 0.2
Moquegua 114,228 0.5
Pasco 299,749 1.4
Piura 1,568,391 7.1
Puno 1,329,474 6.0
San Martín 474,024 2.1
Tacna 149,838 0.7
Tumbes 136,738 0.6
Ucayali 240,945 1.1
Abroad 52,725 0.2
Unspecified 223,385 1.0
Total 22,048,356 100%

Lima Metropolitan Area[edit]

The Lima Metropolitan Area consists of the cities of Lima and Callao.

Area Population  % of country's population
Lima Metropolitan Area[1] 6,434,323 28.4

Languages[edit]

Spanish is the most spoken language in the country, with 89.5% using it as their first language, while Quechua is spoken at home by 16.5% of the population, 2.3% speak Aymara, 0.7% speak other indigenous languages, and 0.2% speak foreign languages.

Education[edit]

The illiteracy rate is 15%.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática, Lima Metropolitana perfil socio-demográfico. Retrieved on August 12, 2007