Mexicali, Mexico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Mexicali, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Mexicali in 2019 is 1,101,000, a 1.76% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Mexicali in 2018 was 1,082,000, a 1.79% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Mexicali in 2017 was 1,063,000, a 1.82% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Mexicali in 2016 was 1,044,000, a 1.75% 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
Mexicali - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,101,000 1.76%
2018 1,082,000 1.79%
2017 1,063,000 1.82%
2016 1,044,000 1.75%
2015 1,026,000 1.79%
2014 1,008,000 1.82%
2013 990,000 1.85%
2012 972,000 1.78%
2011 955,000 1.81%
2010 938,000 1.96%
2009 920,000 2.00%
2008 902,000 2.04%
2007 884,000 1.96%
2006 867,000 2.00%
2005 850,000 1.92%
2004 834,000 2.08%
2003 817,000 2.00%
2002 801,000 1.91%
2001 786,000 2.08%
2000 770,000 2.26%
1999 753,000 2.45%
1998 735,000 2.37%
1997 718,000 2.43%
1996 701,000 2.49%
1995 684,000 2.40%
1994 668,000 2.45%
1993 652,000 2.52%
1992 636,000 2.42%
1991 621,000 2.48%
1990 606,000 4.84%
1989 578,000 6.06%
1988 545,000 5.83%
1987 515,000 5.97%
1986 486,000 6.11%
1985 458,000 5.77%
1984 433,000 6.13%
1983 408,000 5.97%
1982 385,000 6.06%
1981 363,000 5.83%
1980 343,000 2.69%
1979 334,000 2.77%
1978 325,000 2.52%
1977 317,000 2.26%
1976 310,000 2.65%
1975 302,000 2.72%
1974 294,000 2.44%
1973 287,000 2.50%
1972 280,000 2.56%
1971 273,000 2.63%
1970 266,000 3.50%
1969 257,000 4.47%
1968 246,000 4.24%
1967 236,000 4.42%
1966 226,000 4.15%
1965 217,000 4.33%
1964 208,000 4.52%
1963 199,000 4.19%
1962 191,000 4.37%
1961 183,000 4.57%
1960 175,000 10.06%
1959 159,000 10.42%
1958 144,000 9.92%
1957 131,000 10.08%
1956 119,000 10.19%
1955 108,000 10.20%
1954 98,000 10.11%
1953 89,000 11.25%
1952 80,000 9.59%
1951 73,000 10.61%
1950 66,000 0.00%