Chile

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 6,081,931
1960 7,649,026
1970 9,578,923
1980 11,192,384
1990 13,213,930
2000 15,454,402
2010 17,150,760
2020 18,645,099
2030 19,814,578
2040 20,532,057
2050 20,839,438
2060 20,758,398
2070 20,444,254
2080 19,973,620
2090 19,385,671
2100 18,842,735
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Chile
Official name [native] la República de Chile «Spanish»
Capital Santiago
Capital [native] Santiago «Spanish»
Region South America
ISO code CL
Statistical agency INE-CELADE

Name in Chinese 智利共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية شيلي
Name in Spanish la República de Chile
Name in Russian Республика Чили
Name in French la République du Chili

Administrative units

coderegion
provincia
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1992-04-22
census
population
2002-04-24
census
population
2012-04-09
census
01Región de Tarapacá (I)Iqueque42,225.8165,460238,950295,095
011Provincia de IquiqueIquique2,835.3151,677216,419275,042
014Provincia del TamarugalPozo Almonte39,390.513,78322,53120,053
02Región de Antofagasta (II)Antofagasta126,049.1410,724493,984530,879
021Provincia AntofagastaAntofagasta67,813.5247,000318,779359,353
022Provincia El LoaCalama41,999.6125,079143,689142,686
023Provincia TocopillaTocopilla16,236.038,64531,51628,840
03Región de Atacama (III)Copiapó75,176.2230,873254,336284,992
031Provincia CopiapóCopiapó32,538.5124,692155,713183,973
032Provincia ChañaralChañaral24,436.241,45132,13228,874
033Provincia HuascoVallenar18,201.564,73066,49172,145
04Región de Coquimbo (IV)La Serena40,579.9504,387603,210687,806
041Provincia ElquiCoquimbo16,895.1284,758365,371442,999
042Provincia ChoapaIllapel10,131.678,07881,68182,857
043Provincia LimaríOvalle13,553.2141,551156,158161,950
05Región de Valparaíso (V)Valparaíso16,396.11,384,3361,539,8521,697,581
051Provincia ValparaísoValparaíso2,146.6632,701651,821713,065
052Provincia Isla De PascuaHanga-Roa163.62,7643,7915,761
053Provincia Los AndesLos Andes3,054.177,52591,683102,819
054Provincia PetorcaLa Ligua4,588.962,56570,61072,286
055Provincia QuillotaQuillota1,113.1156,161175,917190,525
056Provincia San AntonioSan Antonio1,511.6112,860136,594144,220
057Provincia San Felipe De AconcaguaSan Felipe2,659.2116,443131,911143,698
058Provincia Marga MargaQuilpué1,159.0223,317277,525325,207
06Región del Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins (VI)Rancagua16,387.0696,369780,627851,406
061Provincia CachapoalRancagua7,384.2477,030542,901601,810
062Provincia Cardenal CaroPichilemu3,324.837,00941,16039,068
063Provincia ColchaguaSan Fernando5,678.0182,330196,566210,528
07Región del Maule (VII)Talca30,296.1836,141908,097955,048
071Provincia TalcaTalca9,937.8313,951352,966370,154
072Provincia CauquenesCauquenes3,027.255,24257,08854,145
073Provincia CuricóCuricó7,280.9220,657244,053266,457
074Provincia LinaresLinares10,050.2246,291253,990264,292
08Región del Bío-Bío (VIII)Concepción37,068.71,734,3051,861,5621,950,482
081Provincia ConcepciónConcepción3,439.0841,445912,889959,336
082Provincia AraucoLebu5,463.3149,701157,255157,052
083Provincia Bío-BíoLos Ángeles14,987.9323,910353,315373,981
084Provincia ÑubleChillán13,178.5419,249438,103460,113
09Región de La Araucanía (IX)Temuco31,842.3781,242869,535889,492
091Provincia CautinTemuco18,409.0578,205667,920692,582
092Provincia MallecoAngol13,433.3203,037201,615196,910
10Región de Los Lagos (X)Puerto Montt48,583.6618,884716,739767,714
101Provincia LlanquihuePuerto Montt14,876.4262,562321,493368,427
102Provincia ChiloéCastro9,181.6130,389154,766161,654
103Provincia OsornoOsorno9,223.7207,185221,509221,496
104Provincia PalenaChaitén15,301.918,74818,97116,137
11Región de Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (XI)Coihaique108,494.480,50191,49294,271
111Provincia CoyhaiqueCoyhaique12,942.544,46551,10354,575
112Provincia AysénPuerto Aysen46,588.825,72629,63128,858
113Provincia Capitán PratCochrane37,043.63,7813,8374,003
114Provincia General CarreraChile Chico11,919.56,5296,9216,835
12Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena (XII)Punta Arenas1,382,291.1143,198150,826155,332
121Provincia MagallanesPunta Arenas38,400.8116,511121,675128,199
122Provincia Antártica ChilenaPuerto Williams1,265,853.71,9452,3921,792
123Provincia Tierra del FuegoPorvenir22,592.76,9856,9046,656
124Provincia Última EsperanzaPuerto Natales55,443.917,75719,85518,685
13Región Metropolitana de SantiagoSantiago15,403.25,257,9376,061,1856,604,835
131Provincia SantiagoSantiago2,030.34,311,1334,668,4734,927,624
132Provincia CordilleraPuente Alto5,528.3277,687522,856608,235
133Provincia ChacabucoColina2,076.190,640132,798203,993
134Provincia MaipoSan Bernardo1,120.5293,021378,444440,591
135Provincia MelipillaMelipilla4,065.7118,802141,165161,727
136Provincia TalaganteTalagante582.3166,654217,449262,665
14Región de Los RíosValdivia18,429.5329,925356,396364,183
141Provincia de ValdiviaValdivia10,197.2233,696259,243272,527
142Provincia del RancoLa Unión8,232.396,22997,15391,656
15Región de Arica y ParinacotaArica16,873.3174,119189,644212,813
151Provincia AricaArica8,726.4170,304186,488210,822
152Provincia ParinacotaPutre8,146.93,8153,1561,991
 total 756,096.313,348,40115,116,43516,341,929
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.