Chile

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 6,142,899
1960 7,695,692
1970 9,561,868
1980 11,234,340
1990 13,141,202
2000 15,170,387
2010 17,015,048
2020 18,842,420
2025 19,638,801
2050 21,600,685
2075 21,207,650
2100 19,744,336
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Chile
Capital Santiago
Region South America
ISO code CL
Statistical agency INE-CELADE


Administrative units

coderegion
> provincia
administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1992-04-22
census
population
2002-04-24
census
population
2012-04-09
census
population
2016-06-30
estimate
01Región de Tarapacá (I)Iqueque42,225.8165,460238,950295,095344,760
011Provincia de IquiqueIquique2,835.3151,677216,419275,042318,042
014Provincia del TamarugalPozo Almonte39,390.513,78322,53120,05326,718
02Región de Antofagasta (II)Antofagasta126,049.1410,724493,984530,879631,875
021Provincia AntofagastaAntofagasta67,813.5247,000318,779359,353411,931
022Provincia El LoaCalama41,999.6125,079143,689142,686187,137
023Provincia TocopillaTocopilla16,236.038,64531,51628,84032,807
03Región de Atacama (III)Copiapó75,176.2230,873254,336284,992316,692
031Provincia CopiapóCopiapó32,538.5124,692155,713183,973210,884
032Provincia ChañaralChañaral24,436.241,45132,13228,87428,637
033Provincia HuascoVallenar18,201.564,73066,49172,14577,171
04Región de Coquimbo (IV)La Serena40,579.9504,387603,210687,806782,801
041Provincia ElquiCoquimbo16,895.1284,758365,371442,999505,267
042Provincia ChoapaIllapel10,131.678,07881,68182,85790,470
043Provincia LimaríOvalle13,553.2141,551156,158161,950187,064
05Región de Valparaíso (V)Valparaíso16,396.11,384,3361,539,8521,697,5811,842,880
051Provincia ValparaísoValparaíso2,146.6632,701651,821713,065747,515
052Provincia Isla De PascuaHanga-Roa163.62,7643,7915,7616,600
053Provincia Los AndesLos Andes3,054.177,52591,683102,819112,581
054Provincia PetorcaLa Ligua4,588.962,56570,61072,28675,904
055Provincia QuillotaQuillota1,113.1156,161175,917190,525211,761
056Provincia San AntonioSan Antonio1,511.6112,860136,594144,220161,262
057Provincia San Felipe De AconcaguaSan Felipe2,659.2116,443131,911143,698152,891
058Provincia Marga MargaQuilpué1,159.0223,317277,525325,207374,366
06Región del Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins (VI)Rancagua16,387.0696,369780,627851,406926,828
061Provincia CachapoalRancagua7,384.2477,030542,901601,810655,035
062Provincia Cardenal CaroPichilemu3,324.837,00941,16039,06844,163
063Provincia ColchaguaSan Fernando5,678.0182,330196,566210,528227,630
07Región del Maule (VII)Talca30,296.1836,141908,097955,0481,050,322
071Provincia TalcaTalca9,937.8313,951352,966370,154436,105
072Provincia CauquenesCauquenes3,027.255,24257,08854,14557,116
073Provincia CuricóCuricó7,280.9220,657244,053266,457283,899
074Provincia LinaresLinares10,050.2246,291253,990264,292273,202
08Región del Bío-Bío (VIII)Concepción37,068.71,734,3051,861,5621,950,4822,127,902
081Provincia ConcepciónConcepción3,439.0841,445912,889959,3361,072,053
082Provincia AraucoLebu5,463.3149,701157,255157,052174,169
083Provincia Bío-BíoLos Ángeles14,987.9323,910353,315373,981396,051
084Provincia ÑubleChillán13,178.5419,249438,103460,113485,629
09Región de La Araucanía (IX)Temuco31,842.3781,242869,535889,492995,974
091Provincia CautinTemuco18,409.0578,205667,920692,582781,092
092Provincia MallecoAngol13,433.3203,037201,615196,910214,882
10Región de Los Lagos (X)Puerto Montt48,583.6618,884716,739767,714847,495
101Provincia LlanquihuePuerto Montt14,876.4262,562321,493368,427408,837
102Provincia ChiloéCastro9,181.6130,389154,766161,654186,933
103Provincia OsornoOsorno9,223.7207,185221,509221,496231,051
104Provincia PalenaChaitén15,301.918,74818,97116,13720,674
11Región de Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (XI)Coihaique108,494.480,50191,49294,271109,317
111Provincia CoyhaiqueCoyhaique12,942.544,46551,10354,57562,063
112Provincia AysénPuerto Aysen46,588.825,72629,63128,85835,066
113Provincia Capitán PratCochrane37,043.63,7813,8374,0034,730
114Provincia General CarreraChile Chico11,919.56,5296,9216,8357,458
12Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena (XII)Punta Arenas1,382,291.1143,198150,826155,332165,547
121Provincia MagallanesPunta Arenas38,400.8116,511121,675128,199130,758
122Provincia Antártica ChilenaPuerto Williams1,265,853.71,9452,3921,7923,058
123Provincia Tierra del FuegoPorvenir22,592.76,9856,9046,6569,282
124Provincia Última EsperanzaPuerto Natales55,443.917,75719,85518,68522,449
13Región Metropolitana de SantiagoSantiago15,403.25,257,9376,061,1856,604,8357,399,042
131Provincia SantiagoSantiago2,030.34,311,1334,668,4734,927,6245,561,258
132Provincia CordilleraPuente Alto5,528.3277,687522,856608,235655,400
133Provincia ChacabucoColina2,076.190,640132,798203,993234,667
134Provincia MaipoSan Bernardo1,120.5293,021378,444440,591478,247
135Provincia MelipillaMelipilla4,065.7118,802141,165161,727176,769
136Provincia TalaganteTalagante582.3166,654217,449262,665292,701
14Región de Los RíosValdivia18,429.5329,925356,396364,183407,300
141Provincia de ValdiviaValdivia10,197.2233,696259,243272,527303,329
142Provincia del RancoLa Unión8,232.396,22997,15391,656103,971
15Región de Arica y ParinacotaArica16,873.3174,119189,644212,813243,149
151Provincia AricaArica8,726.4170,304186,488210,822240,488
152Provincia ParinacotaPutre8,146.93,8153,1561,9912,661
 total 756,096.313,348,40115,116,43516,341,92918,191,884
source: INE, Chile. Census totals reflect resident population.
source: Area - Instituto Geográfico Militar (IGM).
note: Total area is without the area of Antartica claimed by Chile.

Main cities

namepopulation
2002-04-24
census
Santiago4,659,048
Puente Alto491,222
Viña del Mar286,931
Antofagasta285,255
Valparaíso263,499
Temuco227,086
Concepción212,003
Rancagua206,971
Talca189,505
Arica175,441
Iquique164,396
Talcahuano161,692
Puerto Montt153,118
Coquimbo148,438
La Serena147,815
Chillán146,701
Osorno132,245
Valdivia127,750
Quilpué126,893
Calama126,135
Copiapó125,983
Los Ángeles117,972
Punta Arenas116,005
source: INE, Chile.