Matamoros, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Matamoros, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Matamoros in 2021 is 571,000, a 1.42% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Matamoros in 2020 was 563,000, a 1.44% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Matamoros in 2019 was 555,000, a 1.46% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Matamoros in 2018 was 547,000, a 1.3% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
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
Matamoros - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 571,000 1.42%
2020 563,000 1.44%
2019 555,000 1.46%
2018 547,000 1.30%
2017 540,000 1.50%
2016 532,000 1.33%
2015 525,000 1.35%
2014 518,000 1.37%
2013 511,000 1.39%
2012 504,000 1.41%
2011 497,000 1.43%
2010 490,000 1.66%
2009 482,000 1.47%
2008 475,000 1.50%
2007 468,000 1.52%
2006 461,000 1.54%
2005 454,000 1.57%
2004 447,000 1.59%
2003 440,000 1.38%
2002 434,000 1.64%
2001 427,000 1.43%
2000 421,000 2.68%
1999 410,000 3.27%
1998 397,000 3.39%
1997 384,000 3.23%
1996 372,000 3.33%
1995 360,000 3.15%
1994 349,000 3.56%
1993 337,000 3.06%
1992 327,000 3.48%
1991 316,000 3.27%
1990 306,000 4.44%
1989 293,000 5.02%
1988 279,000 4.89%
1987 266,000 5.14%
1986 253,000 4.98%
1985 241,000 4.78%
1984 230,000 5.02%
1983 219,000 4.78%
1982 209,000 5.03%
1981 199,000 5.29%
1980 189,000 3.28%
1979 183,000 2.81%
1978 178,000 2.89%
1977 173,000 3.59%
1976 167,000 3.09%
1975 162,000 2.53%
1974 158,000 3.27%
1973 153,000 3.38%
1972 148,000 2.78%
1971 144,000 2.86%
1970 140,000 4.48%
1969 134,000 3.88%
1968 129,000 4.03%
1967 124,000 4.20%
1966 119,000 4.39%
1965 114,000 4.59%
1964 109,000 3.81%
1963 105,000 3.96%
1962 101,000 5.21%
1961 96,000 3.23%
1960 93,000 8.14%
1959 86,000 6.17%
1958 81,000 8.00%
1957 75,000 7.14%
1956 70,000 7.69%
1955 65,000 6.56%
1954 61,000 7.02%
1953 57,000 7.55%
1952 53,000 8.16%
1951 49,000 6.52%
1950 46,000 0.00%