Monterrey, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Monterrey, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Monterrey in 2022 is 5,037,000, a 1.63% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Monterrey in 2021 was 4,956,000, a 1.68% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Monterrey in 2020 was 4,874,000, a 1.69% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Monterrey in 2019 was 4,793,000, a 1.72% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 22,085,000
Guadalajara 5,340,000
Monterrey 5,037,000
Puebla 3,295,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,576,000
Tijuana 2,221,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,874,000
La Laguna 1,730,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,561,000
Queretaro 1,389,000
San Luis Potosi 1,254,000
Merida 1,201,000
Mexicali 1,160,000
Aguascalientes 1,143,000
Cuernavaca 1,107,000
Chihuahua 1,096,000
Tampico 1,032,000
Saltillo 1,018,000
Acapulco de Juarez 1,005,000
Cancun 998,000
Morelia 975,000
Veracruz 943,000
Reynosa 935,000
Villahermosa 929,000
Hermosillo 900,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 882,000
Culiacan 873,000
Xalapa 799,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 726,000
Celaya 699,000
Pachuca de Soto 658,000
Durango 654,000
Tlaxcala 617,000
Matamoros 579,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 577,000
Tepic 570,000
Puerto Vallarta 544,000
Cuautla Morelos 534,000
Orizaba 487,000
Mazatlan 470,000
Irapuato 468,000
Nuevo Laredo 460,000
Colima 426,000
Minatitlan 411,000
Coatzacoalcos 406,000
Ciudad Obregon 388,000
Zacatecas 381,000
Ciudad Victoria 374,000
Monclova 371,000
Cordoba 361,000
Tehuacan 352,000
Ensenada 347,000
Uruapan 343,000
Los Mochis 325,000
Monterrey - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 5,037,000 1.63%
2021 4,956,000 1.68%
2020 4,874,000 1.69%
2019 4,793,000 1.72%
2018 4,712,000 1.71%
2017 4,633,000 1.71%
2016 4,555,000 1.72%
2015 4,478,000 1.73%
2014 4,402,000 1.71%
2013 4,328,000 1.72%
2012 4,255,000 1.72%
2011 4,183,000 1.73%
2010 4,112,000 1.88%
2009 4,036,000 1.92%
2008 3,960,000 1.90%
2007 3,886,000 1.91%
2006 3,813,000 1.90%
2005 3,742,000 1.91%
2004 3,672,000 1.89%
2003 3,604,000 1.92%
2002 3,536,000 1.90%
2001 3,470,000 1.91%
2000 3,405,000 2.22%
1999 3,331,000 2.40%
1998 3,253,000 2.39%
1997 3,177,000 2.42%
1996 3,102,000 2.38%
1995 3,030,000 2.40%
1994 2,959,000 2.42%
1993 2,889,000 2.37%
1992 2,822,000 2.43%
1991 2,755,000 2.38%
1990 2,691,000 2.67%
1989 2,621,000 2.78%
1988 2,550,000 2.78%
1987 2,481,000 2.73%
1986 2,415,000 2.81%
1985 2,349,000 2.76%
1984 2,286,000 2.79%
1983 2,224,000 2.77%
1982 2,164,000 2.75%
1981 2,106,000 2.78%
1980 2,049,000 4.54%
1979 1,960,000 4.64%
1978 1,873,000 4.70%
1977 1,789,000 4.68%
1976 1,709,000 4.65%
1975 1,633,000 4.68%
1974 1,560,000 4.70%
1973 1,490,000 4.63%
1972 1,424,000 4.71%
1971 1,360,000 4.70%
1970 1,299,000 5.35%
1969 1,233,000 5.93%
1968 1,164,000 5.91%
1967 1,099,000 5.98%
1966 1,037,000 5.92%
1965 979,000 5.84%
1964 925,000 5.96%
1963 873,000 5.95%
1962 824,000 5.91%
1961 778,000 5.85%
1960 735,000 6.37%
1959 691,000 6.47%
1958 649,000 6.39%
1957 610,000 6.27%
1956 574,000 6.49%
1955 539,000 6.31%
1954 507,000 6.29%
1953 477,000 6.47%
1952 448,000 6.41%
1951 421,000 6.31%
1950 396,000 0.00%