Veracruz, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Veracruz, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Veracruz in 2022 is 943,000, a 1.4% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Veracruz in 2021 was 930,000, a 1.2% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Veracruz in 2020 was 919,000, a 1.32% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Veracruz in 2019 was 907,000, a 1.23% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Veracruz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 943,000 1.40%
2021 930,000 1.20%
2020 919,000 1.32%
2019 907,000 1.23%
2018 896,000 1.24%
2017 885,000 1.26%
2016 874,000 1.16%
2015 864,000 1.29%
2014 853,000 1.19%
2013 843,000 1.20%
2012 833,000 1.22%
2011 823,000 1.23%
2010 813,000 1.63%
2009 800,000 1.65%
2008 787,000 1.68%
2007 774,000 1.57%
2006 762,000 1.60%
2005 750,000 1.63%
2004 738,000 1.65%
2003 726,000 1.54%
2002 715,000 1.71%
2001 703,000 1.59%
2000 692,000 1.91%
1999 679,000 2.11%
1998 665,000 1.99%
1997 652,000 2.19%
1996 638,000 2.08%
1995 625,000 1.96%
1994 613,000 2.17%
1993 600,000 2.04%
1992 588,000 2.08%
1991 576,000 2.13%
1990 564,000 3.68%
1989 544,000 4.41%
1988 521,000 4.41%
1987 499,000 4.39%
1986 478,000 4.60%
1985 457,000 4.34%
1984 438,000 4.29%
1983 420,000 4.48%
1982 402,000 4.42%
1981 385,000 4.34%
1980 369,000 3.94%
1979 355,000 3.50%
1978 343,000 3.63%
1977 331,000 3.76%
1976 319,000 3.57%
1975 308,000 3.70%
1974 297,000 3.85%
1973 286,000 3.62%
1972 276,000 3.76%
1971 266,000 3.50%
1970 257,000 4.47%
1969 246,000 4.68%
1968 235,000 4.91%
1967 224,000 5.16%
1966 213,000 4.41%
1965 204,000 5.15%
1964 194,000 4.86%
1963 185,000 5.11%
1962 176,000 4.76%
1961 168,000 5.00%
1960 160,000 3.90%
1959 154,000 3.36%
1958 149,000 4.20%
1957 143,000 3.62%
1956 138,000 3.76%
1955 133,000 3.91%
1954 128,000 3.23%
1953 124,000 4.20%
1952 119,000 3.48%
1951 115,000 3.60%
1950 111,000 0.00%