Veracruz, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Veracruz, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Veracruz in 2021 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Veracruz in 2018 was 896,000, a 1.24% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Veracruz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%