Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Puerto Vallarta in 2022 is 544,000, a 2.64% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Puerto Vallarta in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 22,085,000
Guadalajara 5,340,000
Monterrey 5,037,000
Puebla 3,295,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,576,000
Tijuana 2,221,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,874,000
La Laguna 1,730,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,561,000
Queretaro 1,389,000
San Luis Potosi 1,254,000
Merida 1,201,000
Mexicali 1,160,000
Aguascalientes 1,143,000
Cuernavaca 1,107,000
Chihuahua 1,096,000
Tampico 1,032,000
Saltillo 1,018,000
Acapulco de Juarez 1,005,000
Cancun 998,000
Morelia 975,000
Veracruz 943,000
Reynosa 935,000
Villahermosa 929,000
Hermosillo 900,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 882,000
Culiacan 873,000
Xalapa 799,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 726,000
Celaya 699,000
Pachuca de Soto 658,000
Durango 654,000
Tlaxcala 617,000
Matamoros 579,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 577,000
Tepic 570,000
Puerto Vallarta 544,000
Cuautla Morelos 534,000
Orizaba 487,000
Mazatlan 470,000
Irapuato 468,000
Nuevo Laredo 460,000
Colima 426,000
Minatitlan 411,000
Coatzacoalcos 406,000
Ciudad Obregon 388,000
Zacatecas 381,000
Ciudad Victoria 374,000
Monclova 371,000
Cordoba 361,000
Tehuacan 352,000
Ensenada 347,000
Uruapan 343,000
Los Mochis 325,000
Puerto Vallarta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 544,000 2.64%
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%