Bloemfontein's 2021 population is now estimated at 577,560. In 1950, the population of Bloemfontein was 106,571. Bloemfontein has grown by 10,531 since 2015, which represents a 1.86% 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 Bloemfontein, which typically includes Bloemfontein's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.