Dongguan's 2021 population is now estimated at 7,451,889. In 1950, the population of Dongguan was 91,556. Dongguan has grown by 44,037 since 2015, which represents a 0.59% 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 Dongguan, which typically includes Dongguan's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.