Morelia, Mexico Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Morelia, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Morelia in 2020 is 949,000, a 1.39% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Morelia in 2019 was 936,000, a 1.3% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Morelia in 2018 was 924,000, a 1.43% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Morelia in 2017 was 911,000, a 1.33% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,782,000
Guadalajara 5,179,000
Monterrey 4,874,000
Puebla 3,195,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,467,000
Tijuana 2,140,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,825,000
La Laguna 1,615,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,519,000
Queretaro 1,339,000
San Luis Potosi 1,217,000
Merida 1,161,000
Mexicali 1,121,000
Aguascalientes 1,106,000
Cuernavaca 1,075,000
Chihuahua 1,055,000
Tampico 1,001,000
Saltillo 984,000
Acapulco de Juarez 979,000
Morelia 949,000
Cancun 944,000
Veracruz 919,000
Reynosa 899,000
Villahermosa 898,000
Hermosillo 868,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 848,000
Culiacan 839,000
Xalapa 776,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 705,000
Celaya 681,000
Pachuca de Soto 633,000
Durango 631,000
Tlaxcala 596,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 565,000
Matamoros 563,000
Tepic 546,000
Cuautla Morelos 517,000
Puerto Vallarta 516,000
Orizaba 475,000
Mazatlan 455,000
Irapuato 453,000
Nuevo Laredo 447,000
Colima 410,000
Minatitlan 401,000
Coatzacoalcos 395,000
Ciudad Obregon 372,000
Zacatecas 369,000
Ciudad Victoria 362,000
Monclova 361,000
Cordoba 352,000
Tehuacan 342,000
Ensenada 335,000
Uruapan 330,000
Los Mochis 313,000
Morelia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%