Johor Bahru's 2023 population is now estimated at 1,086,214. In 1950, the population of Johor Bahru was 46,824. Johor Bahru has grown by 20,873 in the last year, which represents a 1.96% 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 Johor Bahru, which typically includes Johor Bahru's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.