In a period of 120 yearsthe population in Saltillo It multiplied almost 20 times. This is revealed by a comparison between the censuses carried out in 1900 and 2020, according to historical and current files published by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).
On October 28, 1900, the then Ministry of Development, Colonization and Industry published the results of the census carried out that year. Said document states that in Saltillo there was a total of 42 thousand 727 inhabitantsof which 20 thousand 411 were men and 22 thousand 316 were women.
The total figure almost represents the number of people that can receive in its stands the University Stadium of the Tigres UANL (42 thousand).
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To give us an idea, in Saltillo the baseball stadium Francisco I Madero It has a capacity for 16 thousand attendees.
Regarding population growth, the census carried out by Inegi in 2020 revealed that until that year Saltillo had 879 thousand 958 inhabitants.
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That amount represents 10 times the full of the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, whose capacity is for 87 thousand 500 people.
Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Area of the Coahuila capital, also made up of Ramos Arizpe and Arteaga, reached one million thirty-one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine people.