Kananga's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,524,234. In 1950, the population of Kananga was 26,934. Kananga has grown by 65,834 since 2015, which represents a 4.51% 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 Kananga, which typically includes Kananga's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.