Kozhikode's 2021 population is now estimated at 3,742,198. In 1950, the population of Kozhikode was 223,123. Kozhikode has grown by 186,787 since 2015, which represents a 5.25% 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 Kozhikode, which typically includes Kozhikode's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.