Bulawayo's 2021 population is now estimated at 639,722. In 1950, the population of Bulawayo was 91,635. Bulawayo has grown by 1,534 since 2015, which represents a 0.24% 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 Bulawayo, which typically includes Bulawayo's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.