Mexico Population: 128,414,540

Mexico is a North American country, and it is located in the southern portion of the continent. This is the fifth largest country across the Americas and the 13th largest country around the world. This interesting country manages to receive a large number of tourists every year, and it has become the sixth most-visited country around the globe. Mexico is a country that is full of historical essence and vivid cultures. The country has ranked fifth in the case of biodiversity, and it is considered to be a megadiverse country as well. The country offers an amazing combo of history and cultural masterpieces. Mexico can be defined as an emerging global power.

Largest Cities in Mexico by Population

Mexico City has the highest population in the country. Some of the popular cities of Mexico are Ecatepec, Juarez, Leon, Puebla, and many more based on a high population.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Mexico City 12,294,193 Tlalnepantla 653,410 Xochimilco 407,885
Iztapalapa 1,815,786 Cancun 628,306 Benito Juarez 385,439
Ecatepec de Morelos 1,655,015 Santiago de Queretaro 626,495 Iztacalco 384,326
Guadalajara 1,495,182 Coyoacan 620,416 Mazatlan 381,583
Puebla 1,434,062 Santa Maria Chimalhuacan 612,383 Irapuato 380,941
Juarez 1,321,004 Torreon 608,836 Nuevo Laredo 373,725
Tijuana 1,300,983 Morelia 597,511 Miguel Hidalgo 372,889
Leon de los Aldama 1,238,962 Reynosa 589,466 Xico 356,352
Gustavo Adolfo Madero 1,185,772 Tlaquepaque 575,942 Benito Juarez 355,017
Zapopan 1,142,483 Tlalpan 574,577 Villahermosa 353,577
Monterrey 1,135,512 Tuxtla 537,102 Ciudad General Escobedo 352,444
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl 1,104,585 Cuauhtemoc 531,831 Celaya 340,387
Chihuahua 809,232 Victoria de Durango 518,709 Cuernavaca 338,650
Naucalpan de Juarez 792,211 Toluca 489,333 Tepic 332,863
Merida 777,615 Ciudad Lopez Mateos 489,160 Ixtapaluca 322,271
Alvaro Obregon 726,664 Cuautitlan Izcalli 484,573 Tampico 309,003
San Luis Potosi 722,772 Ciudad Apodaca 467,157 Ciudad Victoria 305,155
Aguascalientes 722,250 Heroica Matamoros 449,815 Tlahuac 305,076
Hermosillo 715,061 San Nicolas de los Garza 443,273 Ciudad Obregon 298,625
Saltillo 709,671 Venustiano Carranza 430,978 Nicolas Romero 281,799
Mexicali 689,775 Veracruz 428,323 Ensenada 279,765
Culiacan 675,773 Xalapa de Enriquez 424,755 Coacalco 277,959
Guadalupe 673,616 Azcapotzalco 414,711
Acapulco de Juarez 673,479 Tonala 408,759

Mexico Population History

Mexico gives tough competition to the other countries in the case of population. The population of Mexico is around 129 million, and the country holds the tenth position in the list of the most popular countries in the world. Mexico is the county with the highest number of Spanish speaking people.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 128,932,753 1.06% 1,357,224 -60,000 29.2 2.14 66 83.80% 108,074,410 1.65% 7,794,798,739 10
2019 127,575,529 1.10% 1,384,741 -60,000 28 2.26 66 83.40% 106,450,227 1.65% 7,713,468,100 10
2018 126,190,788 1.13% 1,413,464 -60,000 28 2.26 65 83.10% 104,811,498 1.65% 7,631,091,040 11
2017 124,777,324 1.17% 1,443,948 -60,000 28 2.26 64 82.70% 103,158,751 1.65% 7,547,858,925 11
2016 123,333,376 1.21% 1,475,118 -60,000 28 2.26 63 82.30% 101,492,232 1.65% 7,464,022,049 11
2015 121,858,258 1.33% 1,553,059 -84,495 27.7 2.29 63 81.90% 99,812,701 1.65% 7,379,797,139 11
2010 114,092,963 1.48% 1,617,552 -112,481 26.2 2.4 59 80.00% 91,292,115 1.64% 6,956,823,603 11
2005 106,005,203 1.40% 1,421,072 -441,223 24.7 2.61 55 78.10% 82,773,323 1.62% 6,541,907,027 11
2000 98,899,845 1.53% 1,447,312 -459,294 22.9 2.85 51 76.90% 76,007,411 1.61% 6,143,493,823 11
1995 91,663,285 1.78% 1,544,031 -403,707 21.3 3.23 47 75.30% 68,998,980 1.60% 5,744,212,979 11
1990 83,943,132 2.01% 1,591,929 -367,107 19.7 3.75 43 72.60% 60,961,783 1.58% 5,327,231,061 11
1985 75,983,485 2.32% 1,644,423 -254,640 18.5 4.37 39 70.20% 53,340,061 1.56% 4,870,921,740 12
1980 67,761,372 2.60% 1,630,684 -250,763 17.4 5.33 35 67.90% 46,013,540 1.52% 4,458,003,514 12
1975 59,607,953 2.97% 1,622,878 -184,076 16.9 6.32 31 64.10% 38,203,008 1.46% 4,079,480,606 12
1970 51,493,565 3.14% 1,473,942 -123,217 16.7 6.75 26 59.60% 30,708,514 1.39% 3,700,437,046 14
1965 44,123,853 3.16% 1,270,399 -81,817 16.8 6.75 23 55.60% 24,512,097 1.32% 3,339,583,597 16
1960 37,771,859 3.15% 1,084,253 -57,497 17.2 6.78 19 51.30% 19,374,402 1.24% 3,034,949,748 16
1955 32,350,596 2.97% 881,185 -46,382 17.8 6.75 17 47.00% 15,220,256 1.17% 2,773,019,936 16

Mexico Population Forecast

The yearly increase rate of the population of Mexico has been 1.06% from the last few years. The population in Mexico is supposed to reach 132 million in the next 60 years. The forecast is possible for Mexico if the growth rate remains the same and unchanged.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 128,932,753 1.14% 1,414,899 -60,000 29.2 2.14 66 83.80% 108,074,410 1.65% 7,794,798,739 10
2025 135,284,067 0.97% 1,270,263 -55,000 30.9 2.14 70 85.70% 115,925,945 1.65% 8,184,437,460 10
2030 140,875,762 0.81% 1,118,339 -50,000 32.6 2.14 72 87.50% 123,197,865 1.65% 8,548,487,400 11
2035 145,755,093 0.68% 975,866 -50,000 34.3 2.14 75 89.00% 129,794,502 1.64% 8,887,524,213 10
2040 149,759,039 0.54% 800,789 -50,000 36.1 2.14 77 90.60% 135,640,826 1.63% 9,198,847,240 11
2045 152,887,034 0.41% 625,599 -50,000 37.7 2.14 79 92.00% 140,697,068 1.61% 9,481,803,274 11
2050 155,150,818 0.29% 452,757 39.3 2.14 80 93.40% 144,909,934 1.59% 9,735,033,990 12

Mexico Demographics

The population of Mexico has doubled throughout the entire 19th century. Mexico is a diverse country when it comes to ethnicity. Previously, the population of Mexico was divided into two parts, which were indigenous and non-indigenous. In recent times the government has decided to survey the Afro-Mexican and Euro-Mexican population of the country. There are 56 Amerindians and diverse ethnic groups who live in Mexico.

Mexico Religion and Politics

Mexico is famous as a religious country, and most of the people in Mexico follow a particular religion. 83% of the population of Mexico is a follower of Catholicism. 7% believe in Protestantism, 2% follow other Christianity, and the rest don’t support any religious views. Mostly various forms of the Christian religion are followed in the entire country.

Mexico follows a democratic and republican ideology in the case of politics. The politics of Mexico is based on the president’s system.

Mexico Economy

Mexico now has the 15th largest GDP, and it is one of the most powerful countries around the world in the case of the economy. Mexico has upgraded its economy and has become an upper-middle-income country.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%