Samarinda's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,041,183. In 1950, the population of Samarinda was 35,865. Samarinda has grown by 30,770 since 2015, which represents a 3.05% 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 Samarinda, which typically includes Samarinda's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.