Changde's 2021 population is now estimated at 853,497. In 1950, the population of Changde was 88,800. Changde has grown by 23,487 since 2015, which represents a 2.83% 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 Changde, which typically includes Changde's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.