Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Puerto Vallarta in 2020 is 516,000, a 2.99% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Puerto Vallarta in 2019 was 501,000, a 3.09% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Puerto Vallarta in 2018 was 486,000, a 2.97% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Puerto Vallarta in 2017 was 472,000, a 3.06% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,782,000
Guadalajara 5,179,000
Monterrey 4,874,000
Puebla 3,195,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,467,000
Tijuana 2,140,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,825,000
La Laguna 1,615,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,519,000
Queretaro 1,339,000
San Luis Potosi 1,217,000
Merida 1,161,000
Mexicali 1,121,000
Aguascalientes 1,106,000
Cuernavaca 1,075,000
Chihuahua 1,055,000
Tampico 1,001,000
Saltillo 984,000
Acapulco de Juarez 979,000
Morelia 949,000
Cancun 944,000
Veracruz 919,000
Reynosa 899,000
Villahermosa 898,000
Hermosillo 868,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 848,000
Culiacan 839,000
Xalapa 776,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 705,000
Celaya 681,000
Pachuca de Soto 633,000
Durango 631,000
Tlaxcala 596,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 565,000
Matamoros 563,000
Tepic 546,000
Cuautla Morelos 517,000
Puerto Vallarta 516,000
Orizaba 475,000
Mazatlan 455,000
Irapuato 453,000
Nuevo Laredo 447,000
Colima 410,000
Minatitlan 401,000
Coatzacoalcos 395,000
Ciudad Obregon 372,000
Zacatecas 369,000
Ciudad Victoria 362,000
Monclova 361,000
Cordoba 352,000
Tehuacan 342,000
Ensenada 335,000
Uruapan 330,000
Los Mochis 313,000
Puerto Vallarta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 516,000 2.99%
2019 501,000 3.09%
2018 486,000 2.97%
2017 472,000 3.06%
2016 458,000 3.15%
2015 444,000 3.26%
2014 430,000 3.12%
2013 417,000 2.96%
2012 405,000 3.05%
2011 393,000 3.15%
2010 381,000 4.38%
2009 365,000 4.29%
2008 350,000 4.48%
2007 335,000 4.36%
2006 321,000 4.22%
2005 308,000 4.41%
2004 295,000 4.24%
2003 283,000 4.43%
2002 271,000 4.63%
2001 259,000 4.02%
2000 249,000 5.06%
1999 237,000 4.87%
1998 226,000 5.12%
1997 215,000 4.88%
1996 205,000 4.59%
1995 196,000 5.38%
1994 186,000 5.08%
1993 177,000 4.73%
1992 169,000 4.97%
1991 161,000 5.23%
1990 153,000 11.68%
1989 137,000 15.13%
1988 119,000 14.42%
1987 104,000 15.56%
1986 90,000 15.38%
1985 78,000 14.71%
1984 68,000 15.25%
1983 59,000 13.46%
1982 52,000 15.56%
1981 45,000 15.38%
1980 39,000 5.41%
1979 37,000 5.71%
1978 35,000 2.94%
1977 34,000 6.25%
1976 32,000 3.23%
1975 31,000 3.33%
1974 30,000 7.14%
1973 28,000 3.70%
1972 27,000 3.85%
1971 26,000 4.00%
1970 25,000 8.70%
1969 23,000 15.00%
1968 20,000 11.11%
1967 18,000 12.50%
1966 16,000 14.29%
1965 14,000 16.67%
1964 12,000 9.09%
1963 11,000 10.00%
1962 10,000 11.11%
1961 9,000 12.50%
1960 8,000 14.29%
1959 7,000 0.00%
1958 7,000 0.00%
1957 7,000 16.67%
1956 6,000 0.00%
1955 6,000 0.00%
1954 6,000 20.00%
1953 5,000 0.00%
1952 5,000 0.00%
1951 5,000 0.00%
1950 5,000 0.00%