Tijuana, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tijuana, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tijuana in 2021 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Tijuana in 2018 was 2,058,000, a 1.98% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,919,000
Guadalajara 5,259,000
Monterrey 4,956,000
Puebla 3,245,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,522,000
Tijuana 2,181,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,849,000
La Laguna 1,674,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,540,000
Queretaro 1,364,000
San Luis Potosi 1,235,000
Merida 1,181,000
Mexicali 1,140,000
Aguascalientes 1,125,000
Cuernavaca 1,091,000
Chihuahua 1,076,000
Tampico 1,017,000
Saltillo 1,001,000
Acapulco de Juarez 992,000
Cancun 972,000
Morelia 962,000
Veracruz 930,000
Reynosa 917,000
Villahermosa 914,000
Hermosillo 884,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 865,000
Culiacan 856,000
Xalapa 787,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 715,000
Celaya 690,000
Pachuca de Soto 646,000
Durango 643,000
Tlaxcala 607,000
Matamoros 571,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 571,000
Tepic 558,000
Puerto Vallarta 530,000
Cuautla Morelos 525,000
Orizaba 481,000
Mazatlan 462,000
Irapuato 460,000
Nuevo Laredo 453,000
Colima 418,000
Minatitlan 406,000
Coatzacoalcos 400,000
Ciudad Obregon 380,000
Zacatecas 375,000
Ciudad Victoria 368,000
Monclova 366,000
Cordoba 356,000
Tehuacan 347,000
Ensenada 341,000
Uruapan 337,000
Los Mochis 319,000
Tijuana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%