Additional Information > Population

Population growth is related to the level of buildings and their additional phases.
By constructing/upgrading buildings your city's population will increase.

You can increase the speed of construction/upgrade by increasing the level of the city council.
Alternatively, by spending 3 gold coins you can use the special feature to complete the construction/upgrade of a building instantly.

As your population increases the level of crop consumption will also rise. 
Players can see how much their total crop consumption will rise when constructing/upgrading a building or training troops next to the icon:1430143955cfcd2084.jpeg
The total consumption of wheat throughout the city is show on the sidebar:1430144018cfcd2084.png