Dakar's 2021 population is now estimated at 3,229,800. In 1950, the population of Dakar was 213,550. Dakar has grown by 89,358 since 2015, which represents a 2.85% 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 Dakar, which typically includes Dakar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.