Chiang Mai's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,182,498. In 1950, the population of Chiang Mai was 63,140. Chiang Mai has grown by 15,520 since 2015, which represents a 1.33% 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 Chiang Mai, which typically includes Chiang Mai's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.