Demographics of Mexico

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date04 Nov 2021

As of 2021, the population of Mexico is projected at 130.26 million, up by 1.03% compared with 128.93 million in 2020. Mexico is ranked 10th in terms of population and 106th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 2.18 million births in Mexico in 2021. That is 5,968 per day, which is ranked 14th. The crude birth rate is 16.72 per 1000 people. There are 0.81 million deaths in Mexico in 2021. That is 2,216 per day, which is ranked 13th. The crude death rate is 6.21 per 1000 people.

109.68 million people are living in urban areas, which is 81.02% of Mexico population. Mexico is ranked 66th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Mexico in 2021 is 95.77 males per 100 females. There are 63.72 million males and 66.54 million females in Mexico. The percentage of female population is 51.08% compare to 48.92% male population. Mexico has 2.81 million more females than males. Mexico is at 48th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Mexico population

Year Population Growth (%)
195027,944,671-
195532,350,5933.06
196037,771,8613.17
196544,123,8633.16
197051,493,5653.1
197559,607,9472.83
198067,761,3672.48
198575,983,4862.19
199083,943,1351.91
199591,663,2901.67
200098,899,8451.45
2005106,005,1991.43
2010114,092,9611.45
2015121,858,2511.25
2016123,333,3791.21
2017124,777,3261.17
2018126,190,7821.13
2019127,575,5291.1
2020128,932,7531.06
2021130,262,2201.03
  • Total
  • Crude

Mexico death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
1950519,0251,358,26918.1747.85
1955480,9541,516,68614.8146.70
1960465,2541,709,94112.2745.18
1965483,8011,958,99110.9044.23
1970506,1932,221,4039.8043.03
1975493,7402,352,6678.2939.49
1980468,2512,360,2926.9034.81
1985458,9932,390,5456.0431.43
1990457,4292,418,4495.4528.80
1995461,2792,391,5015.0326.10
2000467,9312,359,3424.7423.85
2005509,0412,309,1404.7921.74
2010600,4982,286,8675.2720.04
2015701,6552,262,1625.7618.57
2020792,3382,192,1606.1517.00
2021808,7862,178,1896.2116.72
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Mexico

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
195011,948,64616,063,915-42.655
195515,220,25617,384,9225.0046.680
196019,374,40218,799,7104.8950.753
196524,512,09720,110,9464.7354.931
197030,708,51421,321,3474.5959.021
197538,203,00822,669,3914.2462.759
198046,013,54023,347,3313.5266.339
198553,340,06124,020,6462.8568.950
199060,961,78324,396,0912.6571.419
199568,998,98025,046,5992.3773.368
200076,007,41125,712,2621.8074.722
200582,773,32325,698,9051.8076.308
201091,292,11526,026,8261.9677.815
201599,812,70126,078,2481.7279.285
2020108,074,41025,795,6171.5380.731
2021109,682,93725,701,2731.4981.016
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Mexico population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 5,555,380 5,303,241 10,858,621 8.34 104.754
05-09 5,725,551 5,473,829 11,199,380 8.60 104.599
10-14 5,695,563 5,446,812 11,142,375 8.55 104.567
15-19 5,698,290 5,505,171 11,203,461 8.60 103.508
20-24 5,521,840 5,439,836 10,961,676 8.42 101.507
25-29 5,431,126 5,435,588 10,866,714 8.34 99.918
30-34 4,857,146 5,113,721 9,970,867 7.65 94.983
35-39 4,398,251 4,793,322 9,191,573 7.06 91.758
40-44 4,065,139 4,540,099 8,605,238 6.61 89.539
45-49 3,830,937 4,294,194 8,125,131 6.24 89.212
50-54 3,319,801 3,790,131 7,109,932 5.46 87.591
55-59 2,811,677 3,186,856 5,998,533 4.60 88.227
60-64 2,240,914 2,584,586 4,825,500 3.70 86.703
65-69 1,716,495 2,017,118 3,733,613 2.87 85.096
70-74 1,175,432 1,405,878 2,581,310 1.98 83.608
75-79 796,039 975,450 1,771,489 1.36 81.607
80-84 475,655 622,107 1,097,762 0.84 76.459
85-89 256,910 368,752 625,662 0.48 69.670
90-94 114,406 178,187 292,593 0.22 64.206
95-99 33,245 54,114 87,359 0.07 61.435
100+ 4,911 8,520 13,431 0.01 57.641
Total 63,724,708 66,537,512 130,262,220 95.773