Erbil's 2021 population is now estimated at 861,158. In 1950, the population of Erbil was 30,039. Erbil has grown by 14,784 since 2015, which represents a 1.75% 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 Erbil, which typically includes Erbil's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.