Chuxiong's 2021 population is now estimated at 520,282. In 1950, the population of Chuxiong was 6,885. Chuxiong has grown by 19,415 since 2015, which represents a 3.88% 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 Chuxiong, which typically includes Chuxiong's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.