2005 Peru Census

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Logo of the Peru 2005 census performed by INEI.

The 2005 Peru Census was a detailed enumeration of the Peruvian population. It was conducted by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática from July 18 through August 20, 2005. Its full name in Spanish is X Censo de Población y V de Vivienda ("Tenth Population and Fifth Household Census"). The previous census performed in Peru was the 1993 Census. The following census was the 2007 Census.

The results of the census were released to the public on November 30, 2005 after all the census materials from the country's 25 regions were transported to Arequipa and processed at the INEI information processing center in that city.

Results[edit]

The total population of Peru is 26,152,265 inhabitants. The following table shows a breakdown of the total population per region and the Lima Province.

Region Population  % of country's
population
Change in population
since 1993
Change in % of country's
population since 1993
Amazonas 389,700 1.5 52,279 0.0
Ancash 1,039,415 4.0 -153,527 -1.4
Apurimac 418,882 1.6 -131,964 -0.9
Arequipa 1,140,810 4.4 294,630 0.6
Ayacucho 619,338 2.4 -147,624 -1.1
Cajamarca 1,359,023 5.2 -293,050 -2.3
Callao 810,568 3.1 392,307 1.2
Cusco 1,171,503 4.5 23,790 -0.7
Huancavelica 447,054 1.7 -133,838 -0.9
Huanuco 730,871 2.8 1,318 -0.5
Ica 665,592 2.5 70,357 -0.2
Junin 1,091,619 4.2 -93,682 -1.8
La Libertad 1,539,774 5.9 219,544 -0.1
Lambayeque 1,091,535 4.2 175,567 0.0
Lima Region[1] 864,853 3.3 3,388,526 9.8
Lima Province[1] 6,954,583 26.6 3,388,526 9.8
Loreto 884,144 3.4 141,427 0.0
Madre de Dios 92,024 0.4 46,369 0.2
Moquegua 159,306 0.6 45,078 0.1
Pasco 266,764 1.0 -32,985 -0.4
Piura 1,630,772 6.2 62,381 -0.9
Puno 1,245,508 4.8 -83,966 -1.2
San Martin 669,973 2.6 195,949 0.5
Tacna 274,496 1.0 124,658 0.3
Tumbes 191,713 0.7 54,975 0.1
Ucayali 402,445 1.5 161,500 0.4
Total 26,152,265 100% 4,103,909 n.a.
  1. ^ a b Before 2002 Lima Province and Lima Region were combined in one department. The figures shown for the changes since 1993 are based on the sum of both Lima Region and Lima Province.

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