Barisal's 2021 population is now estimated at 499,854. In 1950, the population of Barisal was 71,139. Barisal has grown by 16,348 since 2015, which represents a 3.38% 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 Barisal, which typically includes Barisal's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.