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The population of the metropolitan areas of Mexico according to census results and latest official estimates.

NameStatusState(s)Population
Census
1990-03-12
Population
Census
2000-02-14
Population
Census
2005-10-17
Population
Census
2010-05-31
Population
Estimate
2015-03-15
AcapulcoMetropolitan AreaGuerrero653,973791,558786,830863,431886,975
AcayucanMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave91,323102,992105,552112,996120,340
AguascalientesMetropolitan AreaAguascalientes547,366727,582834,498932,3691,044,049
CampecheMetropolitan AreaCampeche173,645216,897238,850259,005283,025
CancúnMetropolitan AreaQuintana Roo187,431431,128586,288677,379763,121
CelayaMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato480,224577,900618,886690,442731,667
ChetumalMetropolitan AreaQuintana Roo140,275175,980...207,810224,080
ChihuahuaMetropolitan AreaChihuahua551,868696,495784,882852,533918,339
ChilpancingoMetropolitan AreaGuerrero169,161233,011254,547287,875324,422
Ciudad VictoriaMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas207,903263,063293,044321,953346,029
CoatzacoalcosMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave271,825307,724321,182347,257365,026
Colima - Villa de ÁlvarezMetropolitan AreaColima211,733275,677294,828334,240359,392
CórdobaMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave237,706276,553293,768316,032347,647
CuautlaMetropolitan AreaMorelos279,697372,256383,010434,147475,441
CuernavacaMetropolitan AreaMorelos587,495798,782847,144924,964983,365
CuliacánMetropolitan AreaSinaloa601,123745,537793,730858,638905,265
DeliciasMetropolitan AreaChihuahua139,009156,444168,600181,768192,797
DurangoMetropolitan AreaDurango413,835491,436526,659582,267654,876
EnsenadaMetropolitan AreaBaja California259,979370,730413,481466,814486,639
GuadalajaraMetropolitan AreaJalisco3,058,2203,772,8334,174,2204,521,7554,887,383
GuanajuatoMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato119,170141,196153,364171,709184,239
GuaymasMetropolitan AreaSonora175,109180,316184,816203,430214,223
HermosilloMetropolitan AreaSonora448,966609,829701,838784,342884,273
Hidalgo del ParralMetropolitan AreaChihuahua100,133106,875108,357111,814114,596
JuárezMetropolitan AreaChihuahua798,4991,218,8171,313,3381,332,1311,391,180
La Laguna (Comarca Lagunera, Torreón - Gómez Palacio)Metropolitan AreaCoahuila de Zaragoza / Durango929,2701,053,7431,162,4181,271,4931,342,195
La PazMetropolitan AreaBaja California Sur160,970196,907219,596251,871272,711
La Piedad - PénjamoMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato / Michoacán de Ocampo219,004229,372229,289249,512254,272
LeónMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato983,0501,269,1791,425,2101,609,5041,768,193
MatamorosMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas303,293418,141462,157489,193520,367
MazatlánMetropolitan AreaSinaloa314,345380,509403,888438,434502,547
MéridaMetropolitan AreaYucatán688,995873,423972,4191,053,5191,143,041
MexicaliMetropolitan AreaBaja California601,938764,602855,962936,826988,417
MinatitlánMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave311,407323,389330,781356,137372,381
Monclova - FronteraMetropolitan AreaCoahuila de Zaragoza261,412302,899313,811339,462363,753
MonterreyMetropolitan AreaNuevo León2,704,2993,426,3523,796,8104,226,0314,689,601
MoreliaMetropolitan AreaMichoacán de Ocampo542,985679,109755,041829,625911,960
Moroleón - UriangatoMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato94,901100,06399,828108,669113,138
NogalesMetropolitan AreaSonora107,936159,787193,517220,292233,952
Nuevo LaredoMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas219,468310,915355,827384,033399,431
OaxacaMetropolitan AreaOaxaca366,327508,593565,413619,367671,447
OcotlánMetropolitan AreaJalisco121,050146,184154,380164,256176,158
OrizabaMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave330,649383,944398,387430,121457,159
PachucaMetropolitan AreaHidalgo276,512375,022438,692512,196557,093
Piedras NegrasMetropolitan AreaCoahuila de Zaragoza115,100151,149169,771180,734194,293
Poza RicaMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave445,934467,258481,389513,518538,206
Puebla - TlaxcalaMetropolitan AreaPuebla / Tlaxcala1,776,8842,269,9952,523,3212,728,7902,941,988
Puerto VallartaMetropolitan AreaJalisco / Nayarit151,288244,536304,107379,886425,890
QuerétaroMetropolitan AreaQuerétaro / Guanajuato628,052873,2981,008,7701,161,4581,323,640
ReynosaMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas376,676524,692633,730727,150773,089
RíoverdeMetropolitan AreaSan Luis Potosí121,212128,935126,997135,452139,576
SaltilloMetropolitan AreaCoahuila de Zaragoza486,580637,273725,259823,128923,636
San Francisco del RincónMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato114,034145,017159,127182,365199,308
San Luis PotosíMetropolitan AreaSan Luis Potosí677,855872,790980,1781,065,0391,159,807
TampicoMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas / Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave648,598746,417803,196859,419916,854
TapachulaMetropolitan AreaChiapas222,405271,674282,420320,451348,156
TecománMetropolitan AreaColima110,481127,863123,089141,421152,790
TehuacánMetropolitan AreaPuebla164,636240,507279,409296,899344,603
Tehuantepec (- Salina Cruz)Metropolitan AreaOaxaca129,654152,196157,191168,618179,957
TepicMetropolitan AreaNayarit268,185342,840379,296429,351471,026
TeziutlánMetropolitan AreaPuebla76,282102,727115,057122,500131,786
TianguistencoMetropolitan AreaMéxico92,830127,413137,567157,944170,461
TijuanaMetropolitan AreaBaja California798,9381,352,0351,575,0261,751,4301,840,710
Tlaxcala - ApizacoMetropolitan AreaTlaxcala303,779408,401457,655499,567540,273
TolucaMetropolitan AreaMéxico1,156,4441,605,5711,779,4352,014,0912,202,886
TulaMetropolitan AreaHidalgo140,438169,901184,691205,812225,219
TulancingoMetropolitan AreaHidalgo147,137193,638204,708239,579256,662
Tuxtla GutiérrezMetropolitan AreaChiapas397,602565,808658,663738,261814,436
Valle de México [Greater Mexico City]Metropolitan AreaCiudad de México / Hidalgo / México15,563,79518,396,67719,239,91020,116,84220,892,724
VeracruzMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave580,016708,400771,380834,256915,213
VillahermosaMetropolitan AreaTabasco437,567600,580644,629755,425823,213
XalapaMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave461,108591,053635,537711,139768,271
Zacatecas - GuadalupeMetropolitan AreaZacatecas206,028263,028295,685335,947375,628
ZamoraMetropolitan AreaMichoacán de Ocampo185,445216,048230,777250,113265,952

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática, Mexico (web), Consejo Nacional de Población, México.

Explanation: Metropolitan areas according to the definition of 2015 (published in 2018). The 2015 population figures are result of an intercensal survey.