Tongling's 2021 population is now estimated at 715,946. In 1950, the population of Tongling was 73,776. Tongling has grown by 19,307 since 2015, which represents a 2.77% 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 Tongling, which typically includes Tongling's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.