Mexico Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Mexico urban population for 2019 was 102,626,859, a 1.46% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico urban population for 2018 was 101,149,488, a 1.5% increase from 2017.
  • Mexico urban population for 2017 was 99,655,905, a 1.54% increase from 2016.
  • Mexico urban population for 2016 was 98,145,001, a 1.58% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
China 842,933,962
Brazil 183,241,641
Russia 107,683,889
Mexico 102,626,859
Turkey 63,097,818
Iran 62,509,623
Colombia 40,827,302
South Africa 39,149,717
Thailand 35,294,600
Algeria 31,510,100
Iraq 27,783,368
Peru 25,390,339
Venezuela 25,162,368
Malaysia 24,475,766
Ecuador 11,116,711
Kazakhstan 10,652,915
Romania 10,468,793
Jordan 9,213,048
Dominican Republic 8,787,475
Cuba 8,739,135
Guatemala 8,540,945
Belarus 7,482,982
Lebanon 6,084,994
Azerbaijan 5,616,165
Libya 5,448,597
Bulgaria 5,256,027
Paraguay 4,359,150
Costa Rica 4,041,885
Serbia 3,907,243
Turkmenistan 3,092,738
Gabon 1,949,694
Armenia 1,869,848
Albania 1,747,593
Jamaica 1,650,594
Botswana 1,616,550
Bosnia 1,605,144
Namibia 1,273,258
North Macedonia 1,212,740
Equatorial Guinea 984,812
Mauritius 515,980
Fiji 505,048
Montenegro 417,765
Suriname 384,252
Maldives 213,645
Guyana 208,912
Belize 179,039
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 58,185
Dominica 50,830
American Samoa 48,203
Marshall Islands 45,514
Grenada 40,765
Samoa 35,588
St. Lucia 34,280
Tonga 24,145
Nauru 12,581
Tuvalu 7,362
Mexico Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 102,626,859 80.44 1.45%
2018 101,149,488 80.16 1.49%
2017 99,655,905 79.87 1.53%
2016 98,145,001 79.58 1.57%
2015 96,615,320 79.29 1.61%
2014 95,072,126 78.99 1.65%
2013 93,515,787 78.70 1.69%
2012 91,948,801 78.41 1.73%
2011 90,370,891 78.11 1.77%
2010 88,781,439 77.82 1.82%
2009 87,182,005 77.52 1.86%
2008 85,573,769 77.22 1.89%
2007 83,973,950 76.92 1.88%
2006 82,408,287 76.62 1.86%
2005 80,890,450 76.31 1.82%
2004 79,428,213 76.00 1.80%
2003 78,013,778 75.68 1.78%
2002 76,634,718 75.37 1.80%
2001 75,268,749 75.05 1.84%
2000 73,899,942 74.72 1.82%
1999 72,568,684 74.44 1.82%
1998 71,260,342 74.19 1.86%
1997 69,944,968 73.93 1.91%
1996 68,621,427 73.67 2.02%
1995 67,251,519 73.37 2.18%
1994 65,800,649 72.99 2.24%
1993 64,340,297 72.60 2.30%
1992 62,876,086 72.21 2.36%
1991 61,411,745 71.82 2.41%
1990 59,951,345 71.42 2.54%
1989 58,445,699 70.96 2.64%
1988 56,925,349 70.46 2.70%
1987 55,410,753 69.96 2.77%
1986 53,899,557 69.46 2.84%
1985 52,390,613 68.95 2.92%
1984 50,884,710 68.44 2.99%
1983 49,383,429 67.92 3.07%
1982 47,890,690 67.40 3.13%
1981 46,412,878 66.87 3.20%
1980 44,952,217 66.34 3.50%
1979 43,407,693 65.65 3.59%
1978 41,879,098 64.93 3.67%
1977 40,371,908 64.22 3.76%
1976 38,883,279 63.49 3.86%
1975 37,409,355 62.76 3.97%
1974 35,952,171 62.02 4.08%
1973 34,514,970 61.28 4.17%
1972 33,104,916 60.53 4.25%
1971 31,728,525 59.78 4.30%
1970 30,392,017 59.02 4.40%
1969 29,082,637 58.23 4.49%
1968 27,805,279 57.41 4.54%
1967 26,571,109 56.59 4.58%
1966 25,382,261 55.76 4.61%
1965 24,237,674 54.93 4.64%
1964 23,139,154 54.10 4.66%
1963 22,084,931 53.27 4.69%
1962 21,073,602 52.43 4.72%
1961 20,102,588 51.59 4.75%
1960 19,170,352 50.75 %