Asmara's 2021 population is now estimated at 998,321. In 1950, the population of Asmara was 67,260. Asmara has grown by 35,336 since 2015, which represents a 3.67% 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 Asmara, which typically includes Asmara's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.