Last updated on October 17, 2015
Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – State and municipal authorities say that Playa del Carmen has grown within the sustained growth trend at a rate of about 6 percent per year over the past three years.
The Municipal Council of Population in Solidarity (Consejo Municipal de Población en Solidaridad – Comupo) reported an increase of almost 11,000 people in Playa del Carmen over the past eight months.
At the end of 2014, Comupo figured the registered population of Playa del Carmen to be at 206,000.
Pedro Salazar Francisco Leal, technical secretary of the Municipal Council of Population in Solidarity, said that “According to data collected by us, the State Population Council reports that in the municipality, we now have 216,730 inhabitants to date, so we are talking about a growth rate similar to what we recorded last year.”
Of these figures, Comupo shows a growth of nearly 11,000 so far this year. Of the total population, approximately 113,000 are men and about 103,000 women.
The new generation of Playa del Carmen consists of about 25,000 children between the ages of zero and four, while just over 5,000 people registered by Comupo are of senior status. They also say that in Playa del Carmen, three of our local residents are over the age of 100.