Tamale's 2019 population is now estimated at 611,806. In 1950, the population of Tamale was 20,374. Tamale has grown by 122,584 since 2015, which represents a 5.75% 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 Tamale, which typically includes Tamale's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.