Tampico, Mexico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tampico, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Tampico in 2019 is 986,000, a 1.54% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Tampico in 2018 was 971,000, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Tampico in 2017 was 957,000, a 1.59% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Tampico in 2016 was 942,000, a 1.51% 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
Tampico - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 986,000 1.54%
2018 971,000 1.46%
2017 957,000 1.59%
2016 942,000 1.51%
2015 928,000 1.53%
2014 914,000 1.44%
2013 901,000 1.58%
2012 887,000 1.49%
2011 874,000 1.51%
2010 861,000 1.41%
2009 849,000 1.43%
2008 837,000 1.33%
2007 826,000 1.35%
2006 815,000 1.49%
2005 803,000 1.26%
2004 793,000 1.41%
2003 782,000 1.43%
2002 771,000 1.31%
2001 761,000 1.47%
2000 750,000 1.35%
1999 740,000 1.51%
1998 729,000 1.39%
1997 719,000 1.41%
1996 709,000 1.43%
1995 699,000 1.45%
1994 689,000 1.32%
1993 680,000 1.49%
1992 670,000 1.36%
1991 661,000 1.54%
1990 651,000 1.72%
1989 640,000 2.07%
1988 627,000 1.95%
1987 615,000 2.16%
1986 602,000 1.86%
1985 591,000 2.07%
1984 579,000 2.12%
1983 567,000 1.98%
1982 556,000 2.02%
1981 545,000 2.06%
1980 534,000 3.29%
1979 517,000 3.61%
1978 499,000 3.53%
1977 482,000 3.43%
1976 466,000 3.56%
1975 450,000 3.69%
1974 434,000 3.33%
1973 420,000 3.70%
1972 405,000 3.58%
1971 391,000 3.44%
1970 378,000 4.71%
1969 361,000 5.56%
1968 342,000 5.56%
1967 324,000 5.54%
1966 307,000 5.50%
1965 291,000 5.43%
1964 276,000 5.75%
1963 261,000 5.24%
1962 248,000 5.53%
1961 235,000 5.86%
1960 222,000 2.78%
1959 216,000 3.35%
1958 209,000 2.96%
1957 203,000 3.05%
1956 197,000 2.60%
1955 192,000 3.23%
1954 186,000 2.76%
1953 181,000 3.43%
1952 175,000 2.94%
1951 170,000 3.03%
1950 165,000 0.00%