Yueyang's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,021,350. In 1950, the population of Yueyang was 14,987. Yueyang has grown by 11,816 since 2015, which represents a 1.17% 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 Yueyang, which typically includes Yueyang's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.