Yuxi's 2021 population is now estimated at 693,811. In 1950, the population of Yuxi was 3,331. Yuxi has grown by 30,948 since 2015, which represents a 4.67% 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 Yuxi, which typically includes Yuxi's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.