Yantai's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,609,465. In 1950, the population of Yantai was 91,814. Yantai has grown by 82,763 since 2015, which represents a 3.28% 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 Yantai, which typically includes Yantai's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.