Madurai's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,765,534. In 1950, the population of Madurai was 360,687. Madurai has grown by 31,361 since 2015, which represents a 1.81% 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 Madurai, which typically includes Madurai's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.