Kottayam's 2023 population is now estimated at 818,628. In 1950, the population of Kottayam was 52,331. Kottayam has grown by 38,279 in the last year, which represents a 4.91% 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 Kottayam, which typically includes Kottayam's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.