Novokuznetsk's 2021 population is now estimated at 549,364. In 1950, the population of Novokuznetsk was 302,853. Novokuznetsk has grown by -1,211 since 2015, which represents a -0.22% 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 Novokuznetsk, which typically includes Novokuznetsk's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.