Zaria's 2021 population is now estimated at 736,098. In 1950, the population of Zaria was 50,006. Zaria has grown by 9,926 since 2015, which represents a 1.37% 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 Zaria, which typically includes Zaria's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.