Akure's 2021 population is now estimated at 690,533. In 1950, the population of Akure was 33,754. Akure has grown by 25,009 since 2015, which represents a 3.76% 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 Akure, which typically includes Akure's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.