Chandigarh's 2020 population is now estimated at 1,148,472. In 1950, the population of Chandigarh was 40,270. Chandigarh has grown by 97,879 since 2015, which represents a 1.80% 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 Chandigarh, which typically includes Chandigarh's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.