Meerut's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,728,435. In 1950, the population of Meerut was 228,265. Meerut has grown by 31,995 since 2015, which represents a 1.89% 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 Meerut, which typically includes Meerut's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.