Jayapura's 2020 population is now estimated at 314,205. In 1950, the population of Jayapura was 7,838. Jayapura has grown by 29,773 since 2015, which represents a 2.01% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Jayapura, which typically includes Jayapura's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.