Daegu's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,190,571. In 1950, the population of Daegu was 355,057. Daegu has grown by -8,391 since 2015, which represents a -0.38% 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 Daegu, which typically includes Daegu's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.