Shangqiu's 2021 population is now estimated at 850,165. In 1950, the population of Shangqiu was 92,290. Shangqiu has grown by 23,567 since 2015, which represents a 2.85% 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 Shangqiu, which typically includes Shangqiu's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.