Huainan's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,461,918. In 1950, the population of Huainan was 252,858. Huainan has grown by 24,080 since 2015, which represents a 1.67% 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 Huainan, which typically includes Huainan's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.