Merida, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Merida, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Merida in 2021 is 1,181,000, a 1.72% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Merida in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Merida - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,181,000 1.72%
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%