Kandahar's 2021 population is now estimated at 511,949. In 1950, the population of Kandahar was 82,199. Kandahar has grown by 13,947 since 2015, which represents a 2.80% 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 Kandahar, which typically includes Kandahar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.