Culiacan, Mexico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Culiacan, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Culiacan in 2019 is 822,000, a 2.24% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Culiacan in 2018 was 804,000, a 2.16% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Culiacan in 2017 was 787,000, a 2.08% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Culiacan in 2016 was 771,000, a 2.25% 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
Culiacan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 822,000 2.24%
2018 804,000 2.16%
2017 787,000 2.08%
2016 771,000 2.25%
2015 754,000 2.17%
2014 738,000 2.22%
2013 722,000 2.12%
2012 707,000 2.17%
2011 692,000 2.22%
2010 677,000 2.42%
2009 661,000 2.32%
2008 646,000 2.54%
2007 630,000 2.27%
2006 616,000 2.33%
2005 602,000 2.03%
2004 590,000 2.08%
2003 578,000 1.94%
2002 567,000 1.98%
2001 556,000 2.02%
2000 545,000 1.68%
1999 536,000 1.71%
1998 527,000 1.54%
1997 519,000 1.57%
1996 511,000 2.40%
1995 499,000 3.53%
1994 482,000 3.43%
1993 466,000 3.56%
1992 450,000 3.69%
1991 434,000 3.58%
1990 419,000 3.20%
1989 406,000 3.31%
1988 393,000 3.15%
1987 381,000 3.25%
1986 369,000 3.07%
1985 358,000 3.17%
1984 347,000 3.27%
1983 336,000 3.38%
1982 325,000 3.17%
1981 315,000 2.94%
1980 306,000 5.88%
1979 289,000 5.86%
1978 273,000 5.81%
1977 258,000 6.17%
1976 243,000 5.65%
1975 230,000 5.99%
1974 217,000 5.85%
1973 205,000 6.22%
1972 193,000 6.04%
1971 182,000 5.81%
1970 172,000 6.83%
1969 161,000 7.33%
1968 150,000 7.14%
1967 140,000 7.69%
1966 130,000 6.56%
1965 122,000 7.96%
1964 113,000 6.60%
1963 106,000 8.16%
1962 98,000 6.52%
1961 92,000 8.24%
1960 85,000 4.94%
1959 81,000 6.58%
1958 76,000 5.56%
1957 72,000 5.88%
1956 68,000 4.62%
1955 65,000 6.56%
1954 61,000 5.17%
1953 58,000 5.45%
1952 55,000 5.77%
1951 52,000 6.12%
1950 49,000 0.00%