List of Mexican states by population

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The following table is a list of the 31 federal states and the Federal District of Mexico, ranked in order of their total population based on data from a 2015 Intercensal Survey, as well as the censuses of 2010 and 2000. All numbers are from the National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Data Processing. [1]

Mexico Country in the southern portion of North America

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.

Map of each state's population as of 2012 Mexican states by population 2013.svg
Map of each state's population as of 2012
RankStatePopulation (2015) [2] Population (2010) [3] Population (2000) [4]
1Flag of Mexico (state).svg  México 16,187,60815,175,86213,096,686
2Flag of Mexican Federal District.svg  Ciudad de México 8,918,6538,851,0808,605,239
3Flag of Veracruz.svg  Veracruz 8,112,5057,643,1946,908,975
4Flag of Jalisco.svg  Jalisco 7,844,8307,350,6826,322,002
5Flag of Puebla.svg  Puebla 6,168,8835,779,8295,076,686
6Guanajuato Flag.svg  Guanajuato 5,853,6775,486,3724,663,032
7Flag of Chiapas.svg  Chiapas 5,217,9084,796,5803,920,892
8Flag of Nuevo Leon.svg  Nuevo León 5,119,5044,653,4583,834,141
9Flag of Michoacan.svg  Michoacán 4,584,4714,351,0374,384,471
10Flag of Oaxaca.svg  Oaxaca 3,967,8893,801,9623,438,765
11Flag of Chihuahua.svg  Chihuahua 3,556,5743,406,4653,052,907
12Flag of Guerrero.svg  Guerrero 3,533,2513,388,7683,079,649
13Flag of Tamaulipas.svg  Tamaulipas 3,441,6983,268,5542,753,222
14Flag of Baja California.svg  Baja California 3,315,7663,155,0702,487,367
15Flag of Sinaloa.svg  Sinaloa 2,966,3212,767,7612,536,844
16Flag of Coahuila.svg  Coahuila de Zaragoza 2,954,9152,748,3912,298,070
17Flag of Hidalgo.svg  Hidalgo 2,858,3592,665,0182,235,591
18Flag of Sonora.svg  Sonora 2,850,3302,662,4802,216,969
19Flag of San Luis Potosi.svg  San Luis Potosí 2,717,8202,585,5182,299,360
20Flag of Tabasco.svg  Tabasco 2,395,2722,238,6031,891,829
21Flag of Yucatan.svg  Yucatán 2,097,1751,955,5771,658,210
22Flag of Queretaro.svg  Querétaro de Arteaga 2,038,3721,827,9371,404,306
23Flag of Morelos.svg  Morelos 1,903,8111,777,2271,555,296
24Flag of Durango.png  Durango 1,754,7541,632,9341,448,661
25Flag of Zacatecas.svg  Zacatecas 1,579,2091,490,6681,353,610
26Flag of Quintana Roo.svg  Quintana Roo 1,501,5621,325,578874,963
27Flag of Aguascalientes.svg  Aguascalientes 1,312,5441,184,996944,285
28Flag of Tlaxcala.svg  Tlaxcala 1,272,8471,169,936962,646
29Flag of Nayarit.svg  Nayarit 1,181,0501,084,979920,185
30Flag of Campeche.svg  Campeche 899,931822,441690,689
31Flag of Baja California Sur.svg  Baja California Sur 712,029637,026424,041
32Flag of Colima.svg  Colima 711,235650,555542,627

See also

Geography of Mexico

The geography of Mexico describes the geographic features of Mexico, a country in the Americas. Mexico is located at about 23° N and 102° W in the southern portion of North America. From its farthest land points, Mexico is a little over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) in length. Mexico is bounded to the north by the United States, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the east by the Gulf of Mexico, and to the southeast by Belize, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea. The northernmost constituent of Latin America, it is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. Mexico is the world's 13th largest country, three times the size of Texas.

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The 31 federal states of Mexico ranked according to population, size, population density, and GDP.

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