Benguela's 2023 population is now estimated at 809,468. In 1950, the population of Benguela was 14,364. Benguela has grown by 32,636 in the last year, which represents a 4.2% 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 Benguela, which typically includes Benguela's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.