Kanazawa's 2021 population is now estimated at 465,390. In 1950, the population of Kanazawa was 180,000. Kanazawa has grown by -829 since 2015, which represents a -0.18% 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 Kanazawa, which typically includes Kanazawa's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.