Tshikapa's 2021 population is now estimated at 970,831. In 1950, the population of Tshikapa was 8,167. Tshikapa has grown by 51,639 since 2015, which represents a 5.62% 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 Tshikapa, which typically includes Tshikapa's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.