Bahawalpur's 2021 population is now estimated at 869,548. In 1950, the population of Bahawalpur was 41,531. Bahawalpur has grown by 24,875 since 2015, which represents a 2.94% 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 Bahawalpur, which typically includes Bahawalpur's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.