Yan'an's 2021 population is now estimated at 710,029. In 1950, the population of Yan'an was 10,208. Yan'an has grown by 31,410 since 2015, which represents a 4.63% 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 Yan'an, which typically includes Yan'an's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.