Yichang's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,605,526. In 1950, the population of Yichang was 58,690. Yichang has grown by 57,103 since 2015, which represents a 3.69% 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 Yichang, which typically includes Yichang's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.