Mexico City, Mexico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Mexico City, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Mexico City in 2019 is 21,672,000, a 0.42% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Mexico City in 2018 was 21,581,000, a 0.38% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Mexico City in 2017 was 21,500,000, a 0.37% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Mexico City in 2016 was 21,420,000, a 0.37% 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
Mexico City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 21,672,000 0.42%
2018 21,581,000 0.38%
2017 21,500,000 0.37%
2016 21,420,000 0.37%
2015 21,340,000 1.17%
2014 21,094,000 1.17%
2013 20,850,000 1.16%
2012 20,610,000 1.17%
2011 20,372,000 1.17%
2010 20,137,000 0.90%
2009 19,958,000 0.87%
2008 19,785,000 0.87%
2007 19,614,000 0.87%
2006 19,444,000 0.87%
2005 19,276,000 0.87%
2004 19,110,000 0.88%
2003 18,944,000 0.87%
2002 18,780,000 0.87%
2001 18,618,000 0.87%
2000 18,457,000 1.39%
1999 18,204,000 1.70%
1998 17,900,000 1.70%
1997 17,601,000 1.70%
1996 17,307,000 1.70%
1995 17,017,000 1.70%
1994 16,733,000 1.70%
1993 16,453,000 1.69%
1992 16,179,000 1.70%
1991 15,908,000 1.70%
1990 15,642,000 1.80%
1989 15,365,000 1.85%
1988 15,086,000 1.85%
1987 14,812,000 1.86%
1986 14,542,000 1.85%
1985 14,278,000 1.85%
1984 14,019,000 1.85%
1983 13,764,000 1.85%
1982 13,514,000 1.85%
1981 13,268,000 1.84%
1980 13,028,000 3.83%
1979 12,547,000 3.98%
1978 12,067,000 3.98%
1977 11,605,000 3.97%
1976 11,162,000 3.99%
1975 10,734,000 3.98%
1974 10,323,000 3.98%
1973 9,928,000 3.98%
1972 9,548,000 3.99%
1971 9,182,000 3.97%
1970 8,831,000 4.53%
1969 8,448,000 4.92%
1968 8,052,000 4.94%
1967 7,673,000 4.92%
1966 7,313,000 4.94%
1965 6,969,000 4.92%
1964 6,642,000 4.93%
1963 6,330,000 4.94%
1962 6,032,000 4.92%
1961 5,749,000 4.93%
1960 5,479,000 5.00%
1959 5,218,000 4.99%
1958 4,970,000 4.99%
1957 4,734,000 4.99%
1956 4,509,000 5.01%
1955 4,294,000 4.99%
1954 4,090,000 5.01%
1953 3,895,000 4.99%
1952 3,710,000 5.01%
1951 3,533,000 4.99%
1950 3,365,000 0.00%