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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
CancúnMetropolitan AreaQuintana Roo187,431431,128586,288677,379763,121
CelayaMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato405,841496,541535,711602,045635,706
ChihuahuaMetropolitan AreaChihuahua551,868696,495784,882852,533918,339
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
GuadalajaraMetropolitan AreaJalisco3,003,8683,699,1364,095,8534,434,8784,796,603
GuaymasMetropolitan AreaSonora175,109180,316184,816203,430214,223
JuárezMetropolitan AreaChihuahua798,4991,218,8171,313,3381,332,1311,391,180
La Laguna (Comarca Lagunera, Torreón - Gómez Palacio)Metropolitan AreaCoahuila de Zaragoza / Durango878,2891,007,2911,110,8901,215,8171,283,835
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
MéridaMetropolitan AreaYucatán629,506803,920897,740973,0461,058,764
MexicaliMetropolitan AreaBaja California601,938764,602855,962936,826988,417
MinatitlánMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave311,407323,389330,781356,137372,381
Monclova - FronteraMetropolitan AreaCoahuila de Zaragoza261,412282,853294,191317,313340,166
MonterreyMetropolitan AreaNuevo León2,671,7153,381,0053,745,0734,106,0544,475,949
MoreliaMetropolitan AreaMichoacán de Ocampo542,985679,109755,041829,625911,960
Moroleón - UriangatoMetropolitan AreaGuanajuato94,901100,06399,828108,669113,138
Nuevo LaredoMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas219,468310,915355,827384,033399,431
OaxacaMetropolitan AreaOaxaca359,551501,283555,545607,963659,234
OcotlánMetropolitan AreaJalisco101,905125,027133,157141,375151,405
OrizabaMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave328,851381,730395,899427,406454,238
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 AreaQuerétaro579,597816,481950,8281,097,0251,255,185
Reynosa - Río BravoMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas376,676524,692633,730727,150773,089
Ríoverde - Ciudad FernándezMetropolitan 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 Potosí - Soledad de Graciano SánchezMetropolitan AreaSan Luis Potosí658,712850,828957,7531,040,4431,133,571
TampicoMetropolitan AreaTamaulipas / Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave648,598746,417803,196859,419916,854
TecománMetropolitan AreaColima110,481127,863123,089141,421152,790
TehuacánMetropolitan AreaPuebla164,636240,507279,409296,899344,603
Tehuantepec (- Salina Cruz)Metropolitan AreaOaxaca123,789145,567150,281161,337172,256
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 AreaMéxico1,110,4921,540,4521,710,7661,936,1262,116,506
TulaMetropolitan AreaHidalgo140,438169,901184,691205,812225,219
TulancingoMetropolitan AreaHidalgo147,137193,638204,708239,579256,662
Tuxtla GutiérrezMetropolitan AreaChiapas362,921523,482610,714684,156751,183
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 Llave560,671687,820751,006811,671891,805
VillahermosaMetropolitan AreaTabasco437,567600,580644,629755,425823,213
XalapaMetropolitan AreaVeracruz de Ignacio de la Llave431,539554,990595,043666,535719,591
Zacatecas - GuadalupeMetropolitan AreaZacatecas199,469242,720271,965309,660346,419
Zamora - JaconaMetropolitan AreaMichoacán de Ocampo185,445216,048230,777250,113265,952

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática, Mexico (web), Consejo Nacional de Población, México.
Metropolitan areas according to the definition of 2010.
The 2015 figures are result of an intercensal survey.