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Peru: Moquegua Region

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts (distritos) in the Moquegua Region according to census results and latest official projections.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization, literacy (a3+), ethnic group (a12+), religion (a12+)).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1993-07-11
Population
Census
2007-10-21
Population
Census
2017-10-22
Population
Projection
2020-06-30
General Sánchez CerroProvince19,32724,90416,01214,503
ChojataDistrict1,5372,213754576
CoalaqueDistrict1,5671,3071,028965
IchuñaDistrict2,6834,0573,2073,014
La CapillaDistrict1,1281,731681547
LloqueDistrict6381,376604493
MatalaqueDistrict7291,033487402
OmateDistrict2,7413,9003,2663,117
PuquinaDistrict3,6222,9792,6082,512
QuinistaquillasDistrict4971,013559480
UbinasDistrict3,5273,7251,8771,574
YungaDistrict6581,570941823
IloProvince51,48163,78077,15882,686
El AlgarrobalDistrict1652473,7247,257
IloDistrict44,90359,13268,78670,753
PacochaDistrict6,4134,4014,6484,676
Mariscal NietoProvince57,93972,84988,84795,551
CarumasDistrict3,5544,8162,4962,197
CuchumbayaDistrict1,7451,990807723
MoqueguaDistrict35,67749,41968,27374,486
SameguaDistrict6,3216,5158,9249,804
San CristóbalDistrict2,7453,5181,7831,588
TorataDistrict7,8976,5916,5646,753
MoqueguaRegion128,747161,533182,017192,740

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática, Peru (web).

Explanation: The tabulated results of the 2017 census are adjusted for underenumeration. Area figures are computed by using geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2017)
Males92,375
Females89,642
Age Groups (C 2017)
0-14 years42,416
15-64 years122,955
65+ years16,647
Age Distribution (C 2017)
0-9 years28,262
10-19 years27,673
20-29 years28,549
30-39 years29,414
40-49 years25,660
50-59 years18,632
60-69 years12,858
70-79 years7,143
80+ years3,825
Urbanization (C 2017)
Rural24,746
Urban157,271
Literacy (A3+) (C 2017)
yes158,916
no15,317
Ethnic Group (A12+) (C 2017)
Quechua21,776
Aymara30,922
Afro-Peruvian3,874
White5,904
Mestizo76,364
Other group4,314
Religion (A12+) (C 2017)
Catholic119,364
Evangelical10,807
Other religion10,208
No religion7,644