Putian's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,002,884. In 1950, the population of Putian was 78,894. Putian has grown by 95,534 since 2015, which represents a 5.01% 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 Putian, which typically includes Putian's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.