Donetsk's 2021 population is now estimated at 899,325. In 1950, the population of Donetsk was 585,297. Donetsk has grown by -6,205 since 2015, which represents a -0.69% 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 Donetsk, which typically includes Donetsk's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.