Kannur's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,226,693. In 1950, the population of Kannur was 81,650. Kannur has grown by 59,787 since 2015, which represents a 2.76% 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 Kannur, which typically includes Kannur's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.