Mexico Population 2024


Mexico is a country in the southern portion of North America, borders United States to the north, Pacific Ocean to the south and west, to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico to the east. Mexico population in 2023 is estimated to be 134.2 million, covers country area of1,972,550 sq km (761,610 sq mi), ranks third largest country in Latin America, after Brazil, Argentina, thirteenth largest by area and tenth most populous country in the world, capital of Mexico is Mexico city, is one of the most populous cities and metropolitan areas in the world, and other major urban areas include Monterrey, Guadalajara, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana, Leon and Querétaro. Mexico country code is MEX.

Mexico has experienced a series of economic booms followed by busts, with significant declines in living standards for the middle and lower classes. Mexico continues to struggle with social inequality, poverty, gun violence and extensive crime under drug cartels. Mexico ranks eighth most most dangerous countries in the world. Zamora, Fresnillo and Obregón are the top three dangerous cities in the world. .

Below table is the population of Mexico from 1960 to 2020:

Mexico Population Growth

Mexico population in 1960 is 37,771,861, by 1970 the population is increased by 13,721,704 totaling to 51,493,565, by 1980 the population is increased to 67,761,367, and by 1990 the total increase of 83,943,135 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 83,943,135. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 98,899,845, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Mexico increase by 15,193,116 with a change of 15.36 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 14,839,792 with a change of 13.01 percent and make up to 128,932,753. Mexico population in 2023 is estimated to be 132.9 million, population in 2022 is estimated to be 131.6 million, and in 2021 is estimated 130.2 million.

Mexico States

Mexico is divided into 31 states and Mexico City, officially is named United Mexican States. States are further divided into municipalities. Mexico city is divided into boroughs.

StateOfficial nameCapitalLargest cityAreaPopulation (2020)
Baja CaliforniaBaja CaliforniaMexicaliTijuana71,450.0 sq km (27,587.0 sq mi)3,769,020
Baja California SurBaja California SurLa PazLa Paz73,909.4 sq km (28,536.6 sq mi)798,447
CampecheCampecheSan Francisco de CampecheSan Francisco de Campeche57,484.9 sq km (22,195.0 sq mi)928,363
ChiapasChiapasTuxtla GutiérrezTuxtla Gutiérrez73,311.0 sq km (28,305.5 sq mi)5,543,828
ChihuahuaChihuahuaChihuahuaCiudad Juárez247,412.6 sq km (95,526.5 sq mi)3,741,869
CoahuilaCoahuila de ZaragozaSaltilloSaltillo151,594.8 sq km (58,531.1 sq mi)3,146,771
ColimaColimaColimaManzanillo5,626.9 sq km (2,172.6 sq mi)731,391
DurangoDurangoVictoria de DurangoVictoria de Durango123,364.0 sq km (47,631.1 sq mi)1,832,650
GuanajuatoGuanajuatoGuanajuatoLeón30,606.7 sq km (11,817.3 sq mi)6,166,934
GuerreroGuerreroChilpancingoAcapulco63,595.9 sq km (24,554.5 sq mi)3,540,685
HidalgoHidalgoPachucaPachuca20,821.4 sq km (8,039.2 sq mi)3,082,841
JaliscoJaliscoGuadalajaraGuadalajara78,595.9 sq km (30,346.0 sq mi)8,348,151
State of MexicoMéxicoToluca de LerdoEcatepec de Morelos22,351.8 sq km (8,630.1 sq mi)16,992,418
Mexico CityCiudad de MéxicoMexico CityMexico City1,494.3 sq km (577.0 sq mi)9,209,944
MichoacánMichoacán de OcampoMoreliaMorelia58,598.7 sq km (22,625.1 sq mi)4,748,846
MorelosMorelosCuernavacaCuernavaca4,878.9 sq km (1,883.8 sq mi)1,971,520
NayaritNayaritTepicTepic27,856.5 sq km (10,755.5 sq mi)1,235,456
Nuevo LeónNuevo LeónMonterreyMonterrey64,156.2 sq km (24,770.8 sq mi)5,784,442
OaxacaOaxacaOaxacaOaxaca93,757.6 sq km (36,200.0 sq mi)4,132,148
PueblaPueblaPueblaPuebla34,309.6 sq km (13,247.0 sq mi)6,583,278
QuerétaroQuerétaro de ArteagaQuerétaroQuerétaro11,690.6 sq km (4,513.8 sq mi)2,368,467
Quintana RooQuintana RooChetumalCancún44,705.2 sq km (17,260.8 sq mi)1,857,985
San Luis PotosíSan Luis PotosíSan Luis PotosíSan Luis Potosí61,138.0 sq km (23,605.5 sq mi)2,822,255
SinaloaSinaloaCuliacánCuliacán57,365.4 sq km (22,148.9 sq mi)3,026,943
SonoraSonoraHermosilloHermosillo179,354.7 sq km (69,249.2 sq mi)2,944,840
TabascoTabascoVillahermosaVillahermosa24,730.9 sq km (9,548.7 sq mi)2,402,598
TamaulipasTamaulipasCiudad VictoriaReynosa80,249.3 sq km (30,984.4 sq mi)3,527,735
TlaxcalaTlaxcalaTlaxcalaSan Pablo del Monte3,996.6 sq km (1,543.1 sq mi)1,342,977
VeracruzVeracruz deXalapaVeracruz71,823.5 sq km (27,731.2 sq mi)8,062,579
YucatánYucatánMéridaMérida39,524.4 sq km (15,260.5 sq mi)2,320,898
ZacatecasZacatecasZacatecasGuadalupe75,275.3 sq km (29,064.0 sq mi)1,622,138

Source : worldbank

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