Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Puerto Vallarta in 2021 is 530,000, a 2.71% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Puerto Vallarta in 2020 was 516,000, a 2.99% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Puerto Vallarta in 2019 was 501,000, a 3.09% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Puerto Vallarta in 2018 was 486,000, a 2.97% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,919,000
Guadalajara 5,259,000
Monterrey 4,956,000
Puebla 3,245,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,522,000
Tijuana 2,181,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,849,000
La Laguna 1,674,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,540,000
Queretaro 1,364,000
San Luis Potosi 1,235,000
Merida 1,181,000
Mexicali 1,140,000
Aguascalientes 1,125,000
Cuernavaca 1,091,000
Chihuahua 1,076,000
Tampico 1,017,000
Saltillo 1,001,000
Acapulco de Juarez 992,000
Cancun 972,000
Morelia 962,000
Veracruz 930,000
Reynosa 917,000
Villahermosa 914,000
Hermosillo 884,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 865,000
Culiacan 856,000
Xalapa 787,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 715,000
Celaya 690,000
Pachuca de Soto 646,000
Durango 643,000
Tlaxcala 607,000
Matamoros 571,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 571,000
Tepic 558,000
Puerto Vallarta 530,000
Cuautla Morelos 525,000
Orizaba 481,000
Mazatlan 462,000
Irapuato 460,000
Nuevo Laredo 453,000
Colima 418,000
Minatitlan 406,000
Coatzacoalcos 400,000
Ciudad Obregon 380,000
Zacatecas 375,000
Ciudad Victoria 368,000
Monclova 366,000
Cordoba 356,000
Tehuacan 347,000
Ensenada 341,000
Uruapan 337,000
Los Mochis 319,000
Puerto Vallarta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 530,000 2.71%
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%