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 unitsadministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2000-02-14
census
population
2010-05-31
census
population
2015-03-15
estimate
01AguascalientesAguascalientes5,617.80944,2851,184,9961,312,544
02Baja California (Norte)Mexicali71,445.882,487,3673,155,0703,315,766
03Baja California SurLa Paz73,922.47424,041637,026712,029
04CampecheCampeche57,924.35690,689822,441899,931
05Coahuila de ZaragozaSaltillo151,562.562,298,0702,748,3912,954,915
06ColimaColima5,625.00542,627650,555711,235
07ChiapasTuxtla Gutiérrez73,288.833,920,8924,796,5805,217,908
08ChihuahuaChihuahua247,455.293,052,9073,406,4653,556,574
09Distrito FederalCiudad de México1,485.498,605,2398,851,0808,918,653
10DurangoDurango123,451.291,448,6611,632,9341,754,754
11GuanajuatoGuanajuato30,608.444,663,0325,486,3725,853,677
12GuerreroChilpancingo63,620.673,079,6493,388,7683,533,251
13HidalgoPachuca de Soto20,846.452,235,5912,665,0182,858,359
14JaliscoGuadalajara78,599.166,322,0027,350,6827,844,830
15México, Estado deToluca de Lerdo22,356.8013,096,68615,175,86216,187,608
16Michoacán de OcampoMorelia58,643.383,985,6674,351,0374,584,471
17MorelosCuernavaca4,892.731,555,2961,777,2271,903,811
18NayaritTepic27,815.20920,1851,084,9791,181,050
19Nuevo LéonMonterrey64,220.153,834,1414,653,4585,119,504
20OaxacaOaxaca93,793.333,438,7653,801,9623,967,889
21PueblaPuebla34,289.665,076,6865,779,8296,168,883
22Querétaro de ArteagaQuerétaro11,683.801,404,3061,827,9372,038,372
23Quintana RooChetumal42,360.97874,9631,325,5781,501,562
24San Luis PotosíSan Luis Potosí60,982.752,299,3602,585,5182,717,820
25SinaloaCuliacán57,377.162,536,8442,767,7612,966,321
26SonoraHermosillo179,502.892,216,9692,662,4802,850,330
27TabascoVillahermosa24,737.811,891,8292,238,6032,395,272
28TamaulipasCiudad Victoria80,174.682,753,2223,268,5543,441,698
29TlaxcalaTlaxcala3,991.14962,6461,169,9361,272,847
30Veracruz de Ignacio de la LlaveJalapa71,820.406,908,9757,643,1948,112,505
31YucatánMérida39,612.151,658,2101,955,5772,097,175
32ZacatecasZacatecas75,539.301,353,6101,490,6681,579,209
 total 1,967,138.0097,483,412112,336,538119,530,753
source: INEGI, Mexico.
note: 2015 estimate based on the Encuesta Intercensal 2015.

Main cities

namepopulation
2000-02-14
census
population
2010-05-31
census
population
2015-03-15
estimate
Ciudad de México [EN = Mexico City]8,605,2398,851,0808,918,653
Ecatepec de Morelos1,621,8271,655,0151,676,308
Guadalajara1,646,1831,495,1821,460,148
(Heróica) Puebla (de Zaragoza)1,271,6731,434,0621,437,939
Juárez1,187,2751,321,0041,382,753
León (de los Aldama)1,020,8181,238,9621,349,224
Tijuana1,148,6811,300,9831,298,475
Zapopan910,6901,142,4831,179,681
Monterrey1,110,9091,135,5121,109,126
Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl1,225,0831,104,5851,038,817
Naucalpan de Juárez835,053792,211964,376
Chihuahua657,876809,232867,736
Mérida662,530777,615832,651
Hermosillo545,928715,061819,999
Saltillo562,587709,671791,074
Aguascalientes594,092722,250785,942
San Luis Potosí629,208722,772759,854
Culiacán Rosales540,823675,773720,798
Mexicali549,873689,775717,628
Cancún397,191628,306711,682
Acapulco (de Juárez)620,656673,479710,261
Tlalnepantla (de Baz)714,735653,410684,884
Chimalhuacán482,530612,383678,561
Guadalupe669,842673,616676,195
Torreón502,964608,836653,150
(Santiago de) Querétaro536,463626,495648,674
Tlaquepaque458,674575,942632,885
Reynosa403,718589,466631,611
Morelia549,996597,511608,190
(Victoria de) Durango427,135518,709590,893
Tuxtla Gutiérrez424,579537,102580,012
Veracruz (Llave)535,473554,830567,731
Ciudad López Mateos467,544489,160522,596
Ciudad Apodaca270,369467,157507,396
source: INEGI, Mexico.
note: city data refers to "localidad".