Tijuana, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tijuana, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tijuana in 2022 is 2,221,000, a 1.83% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Tijuana in 2021 was 2,181,000, a 1.92% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Tijuana in 2020 was 2,140,000, a 1.95% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tijuana in 2019 was 2,099,000, a 1.99% 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
Tijuana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 2,221,000 1.83%
2021 2,181,000 1.92%
2020 2,140,000 1.95%
2019 2,099,000 1.99%
2018 2,058,000 1.98%
2017 2,018,000 2.02%
2016 1,978,000 2.01%
2015 1,939,000 2.05%
2014 1,900,000 1.99%
2013 1,863,000 2.03%
2012 1,826,000 2.01%
2011 1,790,000 2.05%
2010 1,754,000 2.45%
2009 1,712,000 2.58%
2008 1,669,000 2.52%
2007 1,628,000 2.58%
2006 1,587,000 2.52%
2005 1,548,000 2.58%
2004 1,509,000 2.51%
2003 1,472,000 2.58%
2002 1,435,000 2.50%
2001 1,400,000 2.56%
2000 1,365,000 4.36%
1999 1,308,000 5.48%
1998 1,240,000 5.44%
1997 1,176,000 5.38%
1996 1,116,000 5.48%
1995 1,058,000 5.48%
1994 1,003,000 5.36%
1993 952,000 5.43%
1992 903,000 5.49%
1991 856,000 5.42%
1990 812,000 6.14%
1989 765,000 6.40%
1988 719,000 6.36%
1987 676,000 6.46%
1986 635,000 6.37%
1985 597,000 6.42%
1984 561,000 6.45%
1983 527,000 6.46%
1982 495,000 6.45%
1981 465,000 6.41%
1980 437,000 4.30%
1979 419,000 4.23%
1978 402,000 4.15%
1977 386,000 4.32%
1976 370,000 4.23%
1975 355,000 4.11%
1974 341,000 4.28%
1973 327,000 4.14%
1972 314,000 4.32%
1971 301,000 4.15%
1970 289,000 5.47%
1969 274,000 6.61%
1968 257,000 6.64%
1967 241,000 6.64%
1966 226,000 6.60%
1965 212,000 6.53%
1964 199,000 6.99%
1963 186,000 6.29%
1962 175,000 6.71%
1961 164,000 6.49%
1960 154,000 10.00%
1959 140,000 9.38%
1958 128,000 10.34%
1957 116,000 9.43%
1956 106,000 10.42%
1955 96,000 9.09%
1954 88,000 10.00%
1953 80,000 9.59%
1952 73,000 10.61%
1951 66,000 10.00%
1950 60,000 0.00%