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Peru: Tumbes Region

Contents: Provinces and Districts

The population of the provinces and districts (distritos) in the Tumbes 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
Contralmirante VillarProvince13,36116,91421,90624,127
Canoas de Punta Sal (← Zorritos)District...4,4296,6667,620
CasitasDistrict2,6592,2332,5322,700
ZorritosDistrict...10,25212,70813,807
TumbesProvince115,406142,338161,369171,356
CorralesDistrict17,48920,98424,10325,679
La CruzDistrict6,7698,0909,86610,679
Pampas de HospitalDistrict5,4566,3137,1397,578
San JacintoDistrict7,4507,9798,6149,035
San Juan de la VirgenDistrict3,6413,8484,5814,927
TumbesDistrict74,60195,124107,066113,458
ZarumillaProvince26,75441,05451,42356,038
Aguas VerdesDistrict7,97716,05818,16919,195
MatapaloDistrict7441,5683,4354,320
PapayalDistrict4,6034,9656,4827,133
ZarumillaDistrict13,43018,46323,33725,390
TumbesRegion155,521200,306234,698251,521

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)
Males119,120
Females115,578
Age Groups (C 2017)
0-14 years68,877
15-64 years151,004
65+ years14,818
Age Distribution (C 2017)
0-9 years47,254
10-19 years40,086
20-29 years38,047
30-39 years35,654
40-49 years28,786
50-59 years22,248
60-69 years13,021
70-79 years6,188
80+ years3,415
Urbanization (C 2017)
Rural15,456
Urban219,242
Literacy (A3+) (C 2017)
yes198,444
no23,037
Ethnic Group (A12+) (C 2017)
Quechua3,478
Aymara157
Afro-Peruvian20,576
White16,045
Mestizo131,299
Other group1,773
Religion (A12+) (C 2017)
Catholic140,097
Evangelical26,286
Other religion5,533
No religion6,710