1895 Mexico Census

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First Census
of United Mexican States
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General information
Country Mexico
Date taken October 20, 1895 (1895-10-20)
Total population 12,700,294
Most populous state Jalisco
1,114,765
Least populous state Baja California Territory
42,875

The 1895 Mexico Census was the first census that took place in Mexico. It took place on October 20, 1895, and the total population was 12,700,294. The results also showed that most Mexicans were Catholic.

State rankings[edit]

Mexican states by population
State Population
Jalisco Jalisco
1,114,765
Guanajuato Guanajuato
1,069,418
Puebla Puebla
992,426
Michoacán Michoacán
898,809
Oaxaca Oaxaca
897,182
Veracruz Veracruz
863,220
State of Mexico Mexico
842,873
San Luis Potosí San Luis Potosí
571,420
Hidalgo (state) Hidalgo
563,824
Mexico City Federal District
474,860
Zacatecas Zacatecas
456,241
Guerrero Guerrero
420,926
Chiapas Chiapas
320,694
Nuevo León Nuevo León
311,665
Yucatán Yucatán
298,569
Durango Durango
296,979
Chihuahua (state) Chihuahua
265,546
Sinaloa Sinaloa
261,050
Coahuila Coahuila
242,021
Querétaro Querétaro
232,305
Tamaulipas Tamaulipas
209,106
Sonora Sonora
192,721
Mexico stateflags Tlaxcala.png Tlaxcala
168,358
Morelos Morelos
159,123
Nayarit Tepic Territory
168,358
Tabasco Tabasco
134,956
Aguascalientes Aguascalientes
104,693
Campeche Campeche
88,144
Colima Colima
55,718
Baja California Sur Baja California Territory
42,875

Languages in Mexico[edit]

Most Mexicans spoke Spanish. The most widely spoken indigenous languages were Nahuatl and Mayan respectively. There were a number of foreign languages coming from immigrants such as French, German and Italian.

Languages of Mexico - 1895[1]
Language Speaking Population
Castilian 10,573,874
Nahuatl 649,853
Mayan 249,524
Zapotec 231,124
Otomi 189,745
Mixtecan 146,179
Totonac 77,022
Mazahua 59,597
English 13,132
French 3,440
German 2,171
Italian 1,305

Immigration[edit]

Immigrants Population in Mexico - 1895[2]
Country Total Population Male Female
 Guatemala 13,992 7,337 6,655
 Spain 13,740 11,079 2,661
 United States 12,268 7,499 4,769
 France 3,756 2,751 1,005
 England 3,172 2,391 781
 Germany 2,421 1,947 474
 Italy 2,070 1,440 630
 China 1,023 996 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ INEGI, [1]
  2. ^ INEGI, [2]