Malatya's 2021 population is now estimated at 503,988. In 1950, the population of Malatya was 52,982. Malatya has grown by 7,986 since 2015, which represents a 1.61% 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 Malatya, which typically includes Malatya's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.