Peshawar's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,272,812. In 1950, the population of Peshawar was 152,825. Peshawar has grown by 69,866 since 2015, which represents a 3.17% 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 Peshawar, which typically includes Peshawar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.