Shantou Population 2021

4,407,928
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Shantou's 2021 population is now estimated at 4,407,928. In 1950, the population of Shantou was 270,358. Shantou has grown by 80,612 since 2015, which represents a 1.86% 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 Shantou, which typically includes Shantou's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Shantou Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20355,309,9910.69%36,509
20345,273,4820.78%40,726
20335,232,7560.87%45,144
20325,187,6120.97%49,699
20315,137,9131.07%54,549
20305,083,3641.18%59,526
20295,023,8381.30%64,577
20284,959,2611.42%69,479
20274,889,7821.54%74,121
20264,815,6611.65%78,074
20254,737,5871.74%81,062
20244,656,5251.81%82,812
20234,573,7131.86%83,302
20224,490,4111.87%82,483
20214,407,9281.86%80,612
20204,327,3161.84%78,083
20194,249,2331.81%75,468
20184,173,7651.79%73,277
20174,100,4881.78%71,893
20164,028,5951.79%70,825
20153,957,7701.79%69,485
20143,888,2851.79%68,266
20133,820,0191.78%66,975
20123,753,0441.79%65,981
20113,687,0631.77%64,021
20103,623,0421.73%61,533
20093,561,5091.73%60,406
20083,501,1031.73%59,544
20073,441,5591.73%58,451
20063,383,1081.73%57,459
20053,325,6491.73%56,405
20043,269,2441.73%55,601
20033,213,6431.73%54,580
20023,159,0631.73%53,653
20013,105,4106.00%175,875
20002,929,53515.02%382,478
19992,547,05714.99%332,115
19982,214,94214.99%288,810
19971,926,13214.97%250,830
19961,675,30215.02%218,726
19951,456,57614.99%189,925
19941,266,65114.99%165,161
19931,101,49014.97%143,441
1992958,04915.02%125,082
1991832,96714.99%108,612
1990724,3556.52%44,368
1989679,9876.52%41,595
1988638,3926.53%39,155
1987599,2376.52%36,705
1986562,5326.52%34,456
1985528,0766.52%32,303
1984495,7736.53%30,407
1983465,3666.52%28,505
1982436,8612.02%8,662
1981428,1992.02%8,479
1980419,7202.03%8,334
1979411,3862.02%8,157
1978403,2292.02%7,995
1977395,2342.02%7,827
1976387,4072.03%7,692
1975379,7152.02%7,529
1974372,1862.02%7,380
1973364,8062.02%7,223
1972357,5832.03%7,100
1971350,4831.62%5,594
1970344,8891.23%4,174
1969340,7151.22%4,117
1968336,5981.23%4,078
1967332,5201.22%4,024
1966328,4961.22%3,974
1965324,5221.22%3,922
1964320,6001.23%3,884
1963316,7161.22%3,832
1962312,8841.22%3,786
1961309,0981.22%3,735
1960305,3631.23%3,700
1959301,6631.22%3,650
1958298,0131.22%3,606
1957294,4071.22%3,558
1956290,8491.23%3,524
1955287,3251.22%3,476
1954283,8491.22%3,435
1953280,4141.22%3,388
1952277,0261.23%3,357
1951273,6691.22%3,311
1950270,3580.00%

Shantou Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Shanghai27,795,7022.72%
Beijing20,896,8202.12%
Chongqing16,382,3763.21%
Tianjin13,794,4501.51%
Guangzhou13,635,3972.51%
Shenzhen12,591,6961.90%
Chengdu9,305,1161.85%
Nanjing9,143,9803.35%
Wuhan8,473,4051.30%
Xi An Shaanxi8,274,6513.42%
Hangzhou7,845,5012.66%
Dongguan7,451,8890.59%
Suzhou7,427,0965.05%
Foshan7,406,7511.09%
Shenyang7,373,6552.13%
Haerbin6,526,4392.18%
Dalian5,775,9382.81%
Qingdao5,742,4862.18%
Ji Nan Shandong5,513,5972.86%
Zhengzhou5,510,3413.53%

Other Cities in China

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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