Merida, Mexico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Merida, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Merida in 2019 is 1,142,000, a 1.78% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Merida in 2018 was 1,122,000, a 1.81% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Merida in 2017 was 1,102,000, a 1.75% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Merida in 2016 was 1,083,000, a 1.79% 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
Merida - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%