Zhaoqing's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,050,908. In 1950, the population of Zhaoqing was 25,763. Zhaoqing has grown by 27,131 since 2015, which represents a 2.65% 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 Zhaoqing, which typically includes Zhaoqing's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.