Padang's 2021 population is now estimated at 997,358. In 1950, the population of Padang was 99,557. Padang has grown by 16,903 since 2015, which represents a 1.72% 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 Padang, which typically includes Padang's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.