Tijuana, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tijuana, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tijuana in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Tijuana in 2018 was 2,058,000, a 1.98% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tijuana in 2017 was 2,018,000, a 2.02% 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
Tijuana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%