The population of Mexico has now passed the 126 million mark. This was revealed by the 2020 Census of Population and Housing Units, published by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI). The 2020 Census puts the population at 126,014,024.
Among the most populous parts of the country are the State of Mexico, with 16.99 million people; the capital, Mexico City, with 9.2 million people; Jalisco state, with 8.34 million people; Veracruz state, with 8.62 million people; and Puebla, with 6.58 million.
While the growth of Mexico’s population decreased by 1.2% in the last 10 years, the average age, which was 22 in 2000, was recorded as 29 in 2020.
Mexico is now the 11th most populous country in the world .