Matamoros, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Matamoros, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Matamoros in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Matamoros in 2017 was 540,000, a 1.5% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,782,000
Guadalajara 5,179,000
Monterrey 4,874,000
Puebla 3,195,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,467,000
Tijuana 2,140,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,825,000
La Laguna 1,615,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,519,000
Queretaro 1,339,000
San Luis Potosi 1,217,000
Merida 1,161,000
Mexicali 1,121,000
Aguascalientes 1,106,000
Cuernavaca 1,075,000
Chihuahua 1,055,000
Tampico 1,001,000
Saltillo 984,000
Acapulco de Juarez 979,000
Morelia 949,000
Cancun 944,000
Veracruz 919,000
Reynosa 899,000
Villahermosa 898,000
Hermosillo 868,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 848,000
Culiacan 839,000
Xalapa 776,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 705,000
Celaya 681,000
Pachuca de Soto 633,000
Durango 631,000
Tlaxcala 596,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 565,000
Matamoros 563,000
Tepic 546,000
Cuautla Morelos 517,000
Puerto Vallarta 516,000
Orizaba 475,000
Mazatlan 455,000
Irapuato 453,000
Nuevo Laredo 447,000
Colima 410,000
Minatitlan 401,000
Coatzacoalcos 395,000
Ciudad Obregon 372,000
Zacatecas 369,000
Ciudad Victoria 362,000
Monclova 361,000
Cordoba 352,000
Tehuacan 342,000
Ensenada 335,000
Uruapan 330,000
Los Mochis 313,000
Matamoros - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%