Chelyabinsk's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,232,887. In 1950, the population of Chelyabinsk was 572,873. Chelyabinsk has grown by 5,092 since 2015, which represents a 0.41% 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 Chelyabinsk, which typically includes Chelyabinsk's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.