Dezhou's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,019,111. In 1950, the population of Dezhou was 42,422. Dezhou has grown by 32,919 since 2015, which represents a 3.34% 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 Dezhou, which typically includes Dezhou's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.