Ahvaz's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,261,042. In 1950, the population of Ahvaz was 85,144. Ahvaz has grown by 16,792 since 2015, which represents a 1.35% 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 Ahvaz, which typically includes Ahvaz's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.