Mexico

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 28,012,558
1960 38,174,114
1970 52,029,859
1980 69,330,974
1990 85,609,404
2000 102,808,590
2010 118,617,542
2020 134,837,046
2025 141,923,538
2050 163,753,801
2075 163,336,034
2100 148,404,092
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the United Mexican States
Capital Mexico
Region Central America
ISO code MX
Statistical agency INEGI


Administrative units

codeadministrative unitscapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2000-02-14
census
population
2005-10-17
census
population
2010-05-31
census
01AguascalientesAguascalientes5,617.80944,2851,065,4161,184,996
02Baja California (Norte)Mexicali71,445.882,487,3672,844,4693,155,070
03Baja California SurLa Paz73,922.47424,041512,170637,026
04CampecheCampeche57,924.35690,689754,730822,441
05Coahuila de ZaragozaSaltillo151,562.562,298,0702,495,2002,748,391
06ColimaColima5,625.00542,627567,996650,555
07ChiapasTuxtla Gutiérrez73,288.833,920,8924,293,4594,796,580
08ChihuahuaChihuahua247,455.293,052,9073,241,4443,406,465
09Distrito FederalCiudad de México1,485.498,605,2398,720,9168,851,080
10DurangoDurango123,451.291,448,6611,509,1171,632,934
11GuanajuatoGuanajuato30,608.444,663,0324,893,8125,486,372
12GuerreroChilpancingo63,620.673,079,6493,115,2023,388,768
13HidalgoPachuca de Soto20,846.452,235,5912,345,5142,665,018
14JaliscoGuadalajara78,599.166,322,0026,752,1137,350,682
15México, Estado deToluca de Lerdo22,356.8013,096,68614,007,49515,175,862
16Michoacán de OcampoMorelia58,643.383,985,6673,966,0734,351,037
17MorelosCuernavaca4,892.731,555,2961,612,8991,777,227
18NayaritTepic27,815.20920,185949,6841,084,979
19Nuevo LéonMonterrey64,220.153,834,1414,199,2924,653,458
20OaxacaOaxaca93,793.333,438,7653,506,8213,801,962
21PueblaPuebla34,289.665,076,6865,383,1335,779,829
22Querétaro de ArteagaQuerétaro11,683.801,404,3061,598,1391,827,937
23Quintana RooChetumal42,360.97874,9631,135,3091,325,578
24San Luis PotosíSan Luis Potosí60,982.752,299,3602,410,4142,585,518
25SinaloaCuliacán57,377.162,536,8442,608,4422,767,761
26SonoraHermosillo179,502.892,216,9692,394,8612,662,480
27TabascoVillahermosa24,737.811,891,8291,989,9692,238,603
28TamaulipasCiudad Victoria80,174.682,753,2223,024,2383,268,554
29TlaxcalaTlaxcala3,991.14962,6461,068,2071,169,936
30Veracruz de Ignacio de la LlaveJalapa71,820.406,908,9757,110,2147,643,194
31YucatánMérida39,612.151,658,2101,818,9481,955,577
32ZacatecasZacatecas75,539.301,353,6101,367,6921,490,668
 total 1,967,138.0097,483,412103,263,388112,336,538
source: INEGI, Mexico.

Main cities

namepopulation
2000-02-14
census
population
2005-10-17
census
population
2010-05-31
census
Ciudad de México [EN = Mexico City]8,605,2398,720,9168,851,080
Ecatepec de Morelos1,622,6971,688,2581,656,107
Tijuana1,210,8201,410,6871,559,683
Puebla (de Zaragoza)1,346,9161,485,9411,539,819
Guadalajara1,646,3191,600,9401,495,189
León1,134,8421,278,0871,436,480
Juárez1,218,8171,313,3381,332,131
Zapopan1,001,0211,155,7901,243,756
Monterrey1,110,9971,133,8141,135,550
Nezahualcóyotl1,225,9721,140,5281,110,565
Mexicali764,602855,962936,826
Culiacán745,537793,730858,638
Naucalpan de Juárez858,711821,442833,779
Mérida705,055781,146830,732
Toluca666,596747,512819,561
Chihuahua671,790758,791819,543
Querétaro641,386734,139801,940
Aguascalientes643,419723,043797,010
Acapulco de Juárez722,499717,766789,971
Hermosillo609,829701,838784,342
San Luis Potosí670,532730,950772,604
Morelia620,532684,145729,279
Saltillo578,046648,929725,123
Guadalupe670,162691,931678,006
Tlalnepantla de Baz721,415683,808664,225
Benito Juárez (Cancún)419,815572,973661,176
Centro (Villahermosa)520,308558,524640,359
Torreón529,512577,477639,629
Chimalhuacán490,772525,389614,453
Reynosa420,463526,888608,891
Tlaquepaque474,178563,006608,114
Durango, Victoria de491,436526,659582,267
Tuxtla Gutiérrez434,143503,320553,374
Veracruz (Llave)457,377512,310552,156
Irapuato440,134463,103529,440
Tultitlán432,141472,867524,074
Apodaca283,497418,784523,370
Cuautitlán Izcalli453,298498,021511,675
source: INEGI, Mexico.
note: data refers to municipalities.