Chihuahua, Mexico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Chihuahua, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Chihuahua in 2019 is 1,033,000, a 2.08% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Chihuahua in 2018 was 1,012,000, a 2.12% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Chihuahua in 2017 was 991,000, a 2.16% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Chihuahua in 2016 was 970,000, a 2.11% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,672,000
Guadalajara 5,101,000
Monterrey 4,793,000
Puebla 3,145,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,411,000
Tijuana 2,099,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,802,000
La Laguna 1,553,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,499,000
Queretaro 1,314,000
San Luis Potosi 1,198,000
Merida 1,142,000
Mexicali 1,101,000
Aguascalientes 1,088,000
Cuernavaca 1,059,000
Chihuahua 1,033,000
Tampico 986,000
Acapulco de Juarez 967,000
Saltillo 967,000
Morelia 936,000
Cancun 915,000
Veracruz 907,000
Villahermosa 883,000
Reynosa 881,000
Hermosillo 852,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 831,000
Culiacan 822,000
Xalapa 764,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 694,000
Celaya 673,000
Pachuca de Soto 621,000
Durango 619,000
Tlaxcala 586,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 559,000
Matamoros 555,000
Tepic 534,000
Cuautla Morelos 508,000
Puerto Vallarta 501,000
Orizaba 470,000
Mazatlan 447,000
Irapuato 445,000
Nuevo Laredo 440,000
Colima 402,000
Minatitlan 396,000
Coatzacoalcos 390,000
Ciudad Obregon 365,000
Zacatecas 362,000
Ciudad Victoria 356,000
Monclova 356,000
Cordoba 348,000
Tehuacan 337,000
Ensenada 329,000
Uruapan 323,000
Los Mochis 307,000
Chihuahua - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,033,000 2.08%
2018 1,012,000 2.12%
2017 991,000 2.16%
2016 970,000 2.11%
2015 950,000 2.15%
2014 930,000 2.20%
2013 910,000 2.13%
2012 891,000 2.18%
2011 872,000 2.11%
2010 854,000 2.03%
2009 837,000 1.95%
2008 821,000 1.99%
2007 805,000 2.03%
2006 789,000 1.94%
2005 774,000 1.98%
2004 759,000 2.02%
2003 744,000 1.92%
2002 730,000 1.96%
2001 716,000 1.99%
2000 702,000 2.33%
1999 686,000 2.39%
1998 670,000 2.29%
1997 655,000 2.34%
1996 640,000 2.40%
1995 625,000 2.46%
1994 610,000 2.35%
1993 596,000 2.41%
1992 582,000 2.28%
1991 569,000 2.34%
1990 556,000 2.96%
1989 540,000 3.05%
1988 524,000 2.95%
1987 509,000 3.04%
1986 494,000 3.13%
1985 479,000 3.01%
1984 465,000 2.88%
1983 452,000 3.20%
1982 438,000 3.06%
1981 425,000 2.91%
1980 413,000 3.77%
1979 398,000 3.65%
1978 384,000 3.78%
1977 370,000 3.64%
1976 357,000 3.78%
1975 344,000 3.61%
1974 332,000 3.75%
1973 320,000 3.90%
1972 308,000 3.70%
1971 297,000 3.48%
1970 287,000 3.99%
1969 276,000 4.15%
1968 265,000 3.92%
1967 255,000 4.08%
1966 245,000 4.26%
1965 235,000 3.98%
1964 226,000 4.15%
1963 217,000 3.83%
1962 209,000 3.98%
1961 201,000 4.15%
1960 193,000 7.82%
1959 179,000 8.48%
1958 165,000 7.84%
1957 153,000 8.51%
1956 141,000 8.46%
1955 130,000 8.33%
1954 120,000 8.11%
1953 111,000 7.77%
1952 103,000 8.42%
1951 95,000 9.20%
1950 87,000 0.00%