Mexico Urban Population 1960-2022

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 2021 was 105,533,240, a 1.39% increase from 2020.
  • Mexico urban population for 2020 was 104,088,701, a 1.42% increase from 2019.
  • Mexico urban population for 2019 was 102,626,859, a 1.46% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico urban population for 2018 was 101,149,483, a 1.5% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 882,894,483
Brazil 186,852,653
Russia 107,489,871
Mexico 105,533,240
Turkey 65,116,373
Iran 64,915,207
Colombia 41,904,698
South Africa 40,736,693
Thailand 36,488,459
Algeria 33,132,753
Iraq 29,286,343
Peru 26,187,142
Malaysia 25,465,792
Venezuela 25,353,644
Ecuador 11,513,201
Kazakhstan 10,987,485
Romania 10,385,068
Jordan 9,409,094
Dominican Republic 9,114,914
Guatemala 8,938,987
Cuba 8,747,521
Belarus 7,463,845
Lebanon 6,030,840
Azerbaijan 5,760,046
Libya 5,635,998
Bulgaria 5,245,060
Paraguay 4,511,987
Costa Rica 4,184,474
Serbia 3,877,239
Turkmenistan 3,242,382
Gabon 2,060,586
Armenia 1,882,713
Albania 1,770,478
Botswana 1,715,465
Jamaica 1,684,526
Bosnia 1,612,965
Namibia 1,371,422
North Macedonia 1,213,985
Equatorial Guinea 1,066,554
Fiji 521,334
Mauritius 516,236
Montenegro 420,639
Suriname 391,883
Maldives 223,439
Guyana 212,575
Belize 187,075
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 59,476
Dominica 51,527
American Samoa 48,033
Marshall Islands 46,599
Grenada 41,470
Samoa 35,510
St. Lucia 34,926
Tonga 24,666
Nauru 10,873
Tuvalu 7,726
Mexico Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 105,533,240 81.02 1.38%
2020 104,088,701 80.73 1.41%
2019 102,626,859 80.44 1.45%
2018 101,149,483 80.16 1.49%
2017 99,655,907 79.87 1.53%
2016 98,145,003 79.58 1.57%
2015 96,615,314 79.29 1.61%
2014 95,072,133 78.99 1.65%
2013 93,515,785 78.70 1.69%
2012 91,948,802 78.41 1.73%
2011 90,370,887 78.11 1.77%
2010 88,781,438 77.82 1.82%
2009 87,182,004 77.52 1.86%
2008 85,573,769 77.22 1.89%
2007 83,973,951 76.92 1.88%
2006 82,408,288 76.62 1.86%
2005 80,890,447 76.31 1.82%
2004 79,428,214 76.00 1.80%
2003 78,013,778 75.68 1.78%
2002 76,634,722 75.37 1.80%
2001 75,268,748 75.05 1.84%
2000 73,899,942 74.72 1.82%
1999 72,568,677 74.44 1.82%
1998 71,260,336 74.19 1.86%
1997 69,944,972 73.93 1.91%
1996 68,621,428 73.67 2.02%
1995 67,251,523 73.37 2.18%
1994 65,800,646 72.99 2.24%
1993 64,340,297 72.60 2.30%
1992 62,876,085 72.21 2.36%
1991 61,411,744 71.82 2.41%
1990 59,951,348 71.42 2.54%
1989 58,445,698 70.96 2.64%
1988 56,925,351 70.46 2.70%
1987 55,410,753 69.96 2.77%
1986 53,899,562 69.46 2.84%
1985 52,390,614 68.95 2.92%
1984 50,884,710 68.44 2.99%
1983 49,383,434 67.92 3.07%
1982 47,890,688 67.40 3.13%
1981 46,412,878 66.87 3.20%
1980 44,952,213 66.34 3.50%
1979 43,407,701 65.65 3.59%
1978 41,879,100 64.93 3.67%
1977 40,371,911 64.22 3.76%
1976 38,883,278 63.49 3.86%
1975 37,409,351 62.76 3.97%
1974 35,952,176 62.02 4.08%
1973 34,514,974 61.28 4.17%
1972 33,104,917 60.53 4.25%
1971 31,728,521 59.78 4.30%
1970 30,392,017 59.02 4.40%
1969 29,082,636 58.23 4.49%
1968 27,805,279 57.41 4.54%
1967 26,571,109 56.59 4.58%
1966 25,382,266 55.76 4.61%
1965 24,237,679 54.93 4.64%
1964 23,139,153 54.10 4.66%
1963 22,084,933 53.27 4.69%
1962 21,073,601 52.43 4.72%
1961 20,102,585 51.59 4.75%
1960 19,170,353 50.75 %