Zhanjiang's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,315,369. In 1950, the population of Zhanjiang was 152,108. Zhanjiang has grown by 28,515 since 2015, which represents a 2.22% 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 Zhanjiang, which typically includes Zhanjiang's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.