Nakuru's 2021 population is now estimated at 395,141. In 1950, the population of Nakuru was 19,582. Nakuru has grown by 11,680 since 2015, which represents a 3.05% 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 Nakuru, which typically includes Nakuru's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.