Lubumbashi's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,584,133. In 1950, the population of Lubumbashi was 96,112. Lubumbashi has grown by 105,871 since 2015, which represents a 4.27% 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 Lubumbashi, which typically includes Lubumbashi's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.