Sonora · Population

Question: What is the population of Sonora? Answer: Sonora, Mexico (capital: Hermosillo) - last known population is ≈ 2 892 500 (year 2014). This was 2.307% of total Mexico population. In this year, Sonora population density was 16.1 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+2.09%/year), Sonora population in 2017 would be: 3 077 965*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1990-1995] +2.72 %/year
[1995-2000] +1.23 %/year
[2000-2005] +1.56 %/year
[2005-2010] +2.14 %/year
[2010-2014] +2.09 %/year


GPS coordinates: 29.2972247, -110.3308814

Sonora on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1990c, 1995c, 2000c, 2005c, 2010c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía, México
• Rand McNally road atlas y.1960
Mexico population bureau CONAPO Spanish
INEGI Information Databank- Producción
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (2008). Perfil sociodemográfico de Yucatán PDF
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).