Merida, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Merida, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Merida in 2020 is 1,161,000, a 1.66% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Merida in 2019 was 1,142,000, a 1.78% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Merida in 2018 was 1,122,000, a 1.81% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Merida in 2017 was 1,102,000, a 1.75% 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
Merida - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,161,000 1.66%
2019 1,142,000 1.78%
2018 1,122,000 1.81%
2017 1,102,000 1.75%
2016 1,083,000 1.79%
2015 1,064,000 1.72%
2014 1,046,000 1.85%
2013 1,027,000 1.78%
2012 1,009,000 1.71%
2011 992,000 1.74%
2010 975,000 1.88%
2009 957,000 1.92%
2008 939,000 1.84%
2007 922,000 1.88%
2006 905,000 1.91%
2005 888,000 1.83%
2004 872,000 1.87%
2003 856,000 1.90%
2002 840,000 1.82%
2001 825,000 1.85%
2000 810,000 2.27%
1999 792,000 2.59%
1998 772,000 2.39%
1997 754,000 2.59%
1996 735,000 2.51%
1995 717,000 2.43%
1994 700,000 2.49%
1993 683,000 2.55%
1992 666,000 2.46%
1991 650,000 2.52%
1990 634,000 3.09%
1989 615,000 3.36%
1988 595,000 3.48%
1987 575,000 3.23%
1986 557,000 3.53%
1985 538,000 3.26%
1984 521,000 3.37%
1983 504,000 3.49%
1982 487,000 3.40%
1981 471,000 3.29%
1980 456,000 5.31%
1979 433,000 5.35%
1978 411,000 5.38%
1977 390,000 5.41%
1976 370,000 5.41%
1975 351,000 5.41%
1974 333,000 5.71%
1973 315,000 5.35%
1972 299,000 5.28%
1971 284,000 5.58%
1970 269,000 3.46%
1969 260,000 2.77%
1968 253,000 2.43%
1967 247,000 2.49%
1966 241,000 2.55%
1965 235,000 2.17%
1964 230,000 2.68%
1963 224,000 2.28%
1962 219,000 2.82%
1961 213,000 2.40%
1960 208,000 3.48%
1959 201,000 4.15%
1958 193,000 3.76%
1957 186,000 3.91%
1956 179,000 3.47%
1955 173,000 4.22%
1954 166,000 3.75%
1953 160,000 3.90%
1952 154,000 3.36%
1951 149,000 4.20%
1950 143,000 0.00%