Pontianak's 2021 population is now estimated at 680,655. In 1950, the population of Pontianak was 97,288. Pontianak has grown by 12,745 since 2015, which represents a 1.91% 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 Pontianak, which typically includes Pontianak's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.