San Luis Potosi, Mexico Metro Area 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 San Luis Potosi, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of San Luis Potosi in 2020 is 1,217,000, a 1.59% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of San Luis Potosi in 2019 was 1,198,000, a 1.61% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of San Luis Potosi in 2018 was 1,179,000, a 1.55% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of San Luis Potosi in 2017 was 1,161,000, a 1.57% 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
San Luis Potosi - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,217,000 1.59%
2019 1,198,000 1.61%
2018 1,179,000 1.55%
2017 1,161,000 1.57%
2016 1,143,000 1.51%
2015 1,126,000 1.53%
2014 1,109,000 1.65%
2013 1,091,000 1.49%
2012 1,075,000 1.61%
2011 1,058,000 1.54%
2010 1,042,000 1.96%
2009 1,022,000 2.00%
2008 1,002,000 1.93%
2007 983,000 1.97%
2006 964,000 2.01%
2005 945,000 1.94%
2004 927,000 1.98%
2003 909,000 2.02%
2002 891,000 1.95%
2001 874,000 1.98%
2000 857,000 2.39%
1999 837,000 2.57%
1998 816,000 2.64%
1997 795,000 2.58%
1996 775,000 2.65%
1995 755,000 2.58%
1994 736,000 2.65%
1993 717,000 2.58%
1992 699,000 2.64%
1991 681,000 2.56%
1990 664,000 3.27%
1989 643,000 3.54%
1988 621,000 3.50%
1987 600,000 3.45%
1986 580,000 3.39%
1985 561,000 3.51%
1984 542,000 3.63%
1983 523,000 3.36%
1982 506,000 3.48%
1981 489,000 3.60%
1980 472,000 4.42%
1979 452,000 4.63%
1978 432,000 4.60%
1977 413,000 4.56%
1976 395,000 4.50%
1975 378,000 4.42%
1974 362,000 4.62%
1973 346,000 4.53%
1972 331,000 4.75%
1971 316,000 4.29%
1970 303,000 4.12%
1969 291,000 3.93%
1968 280,000 4.09%
1967 269,000 3.86%
1966 259,000 3.60%
1965 250,000 3.73%
1964 241,000 3.88%
1963 232,000 4.04%
1962 223,000 3.72%
1961 215,000 3.86%
1960 207,000 2.48%
1959 202,000 2.02%
1958 198,000 2.59%
1957 193,000 2.12%
1956 189,000 2.16%
1955 185,000 2.21%
1954 181,000 2.26%
1953 177,000 2.31%
1952 173,000 2.37%
1951 169,000 1.81%
1950 166,000 0.00%