Peru population reflects multicultural pattern and activities. At present, this South American country stands in the thirty eight position in the whole world, among 193 countries, regarding its population. Peru population, as its demographical study shows, is 27,167,000 in 2003. Among this population there are almost 30.9% people who are below fourteen years of age. People who have age within fifteen to sixty years, comprises almost 63.7% among the whole population and people more than sixty five years of age comprises of 5.3% of the total population. Population growth in this country as is estimated in 2006 is 1.32%.
Peru is a land of multicultural activities due to presence of a number of races including the native Peruvians. The races that are here in this country are, Amerindians, Mestizo, Caucasian, African, Chinese, Japanese and some other minor races. As a result of the presence of these various ethnic groups, in the field of religion also there are diversity. Roman Catholicism is the major religion of this country. There are some other religious groups also in Peru.