Lapu-Lapu City's 2021 population is now estimated at 482,946. In 1950, the population of Lapu-Lapu City was 46,769. Lapu-Lapu City has grown by 12,896 since 2015, which represents a 2.74% 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 Lapu-Lapu City, which typically includes Lapu-Lapu City's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.