Panzhihua's 2021 population is now estimated at 716,878. In 1950, the population of Panzhihua was 162,960. Panzhihua has grown by 9,744 since 2015, which represents a 1.38% 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 Panzhihua, which typically includes Panzhihua's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.