Xinyang's 2021 population is now estimated at 816,967. In 1950, the population of Xinyang was 79,648. Xinyang has grown by 19,598 since 2015, which represents a 2.46% 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 Xinyang, which typically includes Xinyang's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.