Morelia, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Morelia, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Morelia in 2022 is 975,000, a 1.35% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Morelia in 2021 was 962,000, a 1.37% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Morelia in 2020 was 949,000, a 1.39% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Morelia in 2019 was 936,000, a 1.3% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 22,085,000
Guadalajara 5,340,000
Monterrey 5,037,000
Puebla 3,295,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,576,000
Tijuana 2,221,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,874,000
La Laguna 1,730,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,561,000
Queretaro 1,389,000
San Luis Potosi 1,254,000
Merida 1,201,000
Mexicali 1,160,000
Aguascalientes 1,143,000
Cuernavaca 1,107,000
Chihuahua 1,096,000
Tampico 1,032,000
Saltillo 1,018,000
Acapulco de Juarez 1,005,000
Cancun 998,000
Morelia 975,000
Veracruz 943,000
Reynosa 935,000
Villahermosa 929,000
Hermosillo 900,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 882,000
Culiacan 873,000
Xalapa 799,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 726,000
Celaya 699,000
Pachuca de Soto 658,000
Durango 654,000
Tlaxcala 617,000
Matamoros 579,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 577,000
Tepic 570,000
Puerto Vallarta 544,000
Cuautla Morelos 534,000
Orizaba 487,000
Mazatlan 470,000
Irapuato 468,000
Nuevo Laredo 460,000
Colima 426,000
Minatitlan 411,000
Coatzacoalcos 406,000
Ciudad Obregon 388,000
Zacatecas 381,000
Ciudad Victoria 374,000
Monclova 371,000
Cordoba 361,000
Tehuacan 352,000
Ensenada 347,000
Uruapan 343,000
Los Mochis 325,000
Morelia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 975,000 1.35%
2021 962,000 1.37%
2020 949,000 1.39%
2019 936,000 1.30%
2018 924,000 1.43%
2017 911,000 1.33%
2016 899,000 1.24%
2015 888,000 1.37%
2014 876,000 1.39%
2013 864,000 1.29%
2012 853,000 1.31%
2011 842,000 1.32%
2010 831,000 1.96%
2009 815,000 2.00%
2008 799,000 1.91%
2007 784,000 1.95%
2006 769,000 1.99%
2005 754,000 2.03%
2004 739,000 1.93%
2003 725,000 1.97%
2002 711,000 1.86%
2001 698,000 2.05%
2000 684,000 2.09%
1999 670,000 2.29%
1998 655,000 2.34%
1997 640,000 2.24%
1996 626,000 2.29%
1995 612,000 2.34%
1994 598,000 2.22%
1993 585,000 2.27%
1992 572,000 2.33%
1991 559,000 2.19%
1990 547,000 5.19%
1989 520,000 6.34%
1988 489,000 6.30%
1987 460,000 6.48%
1986 432,000 6.14%
1985 407,000 6.54%
1984 382,000 6.41%
1983 359,000 6.21%
1982 338,000 6.29%
1981 318,000 6.35%
1980 299,000 6.03%
1979 282,000 6.42%
1978 265,000 6.00%
1977 250,000 5.93%
1976 236,000 6.31%
1975 222,000 6.22%
1974 209,000 6.09%
1973 197,000 5.91%
1972 186,000 6.29%
1971 175,000 6.06%
1970 165,000 5.10%
1969 157,000 5.37%
1968 149,000 4.93%
1967 142,000 5.19%
1966 135,000 4.65%
1965 129,000 4.88%
1964 123,000 5.13%
1963 117,000 5.41%
1962 111,000 4.72%
1961 106,000 4.95%
1960 101,000 4.12%
1959 97,000 5.43%
1958 92,000 4.55%
1957 88,000 4.76%
1956 84,000 5.00%
1955 80,000 5.26%
1954 76,000 4.11%
1953 73,000 4.29%
1952 70,000 6.06%
1951 66,000 4.76%
1950 63,000 0.00%