Nizhniy Novgorod's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,255,073. In 1950, the population of Nizhniy Novgorod was 796,005. Nizhniy Novgorod has grown by -2,681 since 2015, which represents a -0.21% 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 Nizhniy Novgorod, which typically includes Nizhniy Novgorod's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.