France Population 2022


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  • The current population of France is estimated at 68,153,625 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of France represent 0.86% of the total world population.
  • The population density of France is 116 inhabitants per km2.
  • France is located in Europe.
  • France ranks number 22 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of France is 2.2137° E. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 46.2276° N.
  • The median age in France is 42.3 years.
  • Minimum Wages in France increased to €10.85 EUR/Hour in May, 2022.
  • The countries that France shares its land boundary with are Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the east, Belgium and Luxembourg in the northeast, the Mediterranean Sea, Monaco, Spain, and Andorra in the south. France also shares maritime borders with the UK.

France

Official name French Republic
Location Europe
Capital Paris
Population 68,113,511 (as of 2022)
Population density 116/km2
Population growth rate 0.19% (in 2022)
Area 543,940 km2 (210,016.32 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency Euro (EUR)
Life expectancy 83.10 years
Internet TLD .fr
Call code +33

France Population Graph

France Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 67,383,951 32,613,832 34,770,119 48.4% 51.6% 54,567,524 80.98%
2019 67,252,961 32,550,433 34,702,528 48.4% 51.6% 54,279,865 80.71%
2018 67,105,956 32,492,704 34,613,252 48.42% 51.58% 53,980,031 80.44%
2017 66,922,035 32,410,342 34,511,693 48.43% 51.57% 53,658,088 80.18%
2016 66,728,107 32,329,768 34,398,339 48.45% 51.55% 53,329,103 79.92%
2015 66,552,265 32,244,572 34,307,693 48.45% 51.55% 53,015,534 79.66%
2014 66,316,046 32,136,756 34,179,290 48.46% 51.54% 52,648,309 79.39%
2013 66,002,645 31,984,882 34,017,763 48.46% 51.54% 52,234,493 79.14%
2012 65,663,754 31,814,089 33,849,665 48.45% 51.55% 51,795,569 78.88%
2011 65,346,710 31,660,481 33,686,229 48.45% 51.55% 51,375,583 78.62%
2010 65,031,407 31,501,214 33,530,193 48.44% 51.56% 50,965,114 78.37%
2009 64,710,917 31,339,497 33,371,420 48.43% 51.57% 50,552,168 78.12%
2008 64,378,841 31,172,235 33,206,606 48.42% 51.58% 50,131,803 77.87%
2007 64,020,068 30,992,115 33,027,953 48.41% 51.59% 49,692,377 77.62%
2006 63,625,193 30,800,956 32,824,237 48.41% 51.59% 49,233,174 77.38%
2005 63,183,147 30,586,961 32,596,186 48.41% 51.59% 48,733,161 77.13%
2004 62,708,663 30,363,535 32,345,128 48.42% 51.58% 48,210,420 76.88%
2003 62,248,615 30,153,229 32,095,386 48.44% 51.56% 47,701,114 76.63%
2002 61,808,974 29,952,629 31,856,345 48.46% 51.54% 47,209,694 76.38%
2001 61,361,113 29,747,868 31,613,245 48.48% 51.52% 46,714,215 76.13%
2000 60,916,155 29,550,427 31,365,728 48.51% 51.49% 46,217,087 75.87%
1999 60,500,338 29,354,764 31,145,574 48.52% 51.48% 45,744,306 75.61%
1998 60,189,895 29,216,175 30,973,720 48.54% 51.46% 45,395,219 75.42%
1997 59,968,439 29,120,674 30,847,765 48.56% 51.44% 45,126,250 75.25%
1996 59,756,680 29,029,795 30,726,885 48.58% 51.42% 44,865,315 75.08%
1995 59,545,477 28,933,147 30,612,330 48.59% 51.41% 44,605,517 74.91%
1994 59,330,760 28,840,682 30,490,078 48.61% 51.39% 44,343,810 74.74%
1993 59,110,304 28,739,430 30,370,874 48.62% 51.38% 44,078,554 74.57%
1992 58,854,747 28,626,949 30,227,798 48.64% 51.36% 43,787,932 74.4%
1991 58,562,823 28,490,813 30,072,010 48.65% 51.35% 43,471,184 74.23%
1990 58,239,210 28,345,024 29,894,186 48.67% 51.33% 43,131,959 74.06%
1989 57,943,675 28,206,981 29,736,694 48.68% 51.32% 42,849,348 73.95%
1988 57,630,564 28,060,322 29,570,242 48.69% 51.31% 42,577,461 73.88%
1987 57,306,080 27,908,061 29,398,019 48.7% 51.3% 42,291,887 73.8%
1986 56,979,545 27,754,736 29,224,809 48.71% 51.29% 42,011,019 73.73%
1985 56,658,102 27,609,493 29,048,609 48.73% 51.27% 41,728,692 73.65%
1984 56,341,055 27,460,630 28,880,425 48.74% 51.26% 41,455,748 73.58%
1983 56,027,136 27,318,832 28,708,304 48.76% 51.24% 41,179,945 73.5%
1982 55,722,283 27,181,330 28,540,953 48.78% 51.22% 40,916,872 73.43%
1981 55,433,604 27,051,599 28,382,005 48.8% 51.2% 40,660,549 73.35%
1980 55,164,820 26,936,982 28,227,838 48.83% 51.17% 40,424,780 73.28%
1979 54,920,405 26,834,110 28,086,295 48.86% 51.14% 40,207,229 73.21%
1978 54,695,148 26,740,458 27,954,690 48.89% 51.11% 40,004,031 73.14%
1977 54,470,977 26,652,649 27,818,328 48.93% 51.07% 39,801,943 73.07%
1976 54,223,286 26,547,721 27,675,565 48.96% 51.04% 39,582,999 73%
1975 53,934,626 26,411,786 27,522,840 48.97% 51.03% 39,334,523 72.93%
1974 53,595,451 26,240,333 27,355,118 48.96% 51.04% 38,937,095 72.65%
1973 53,210,936 26,041,432 27,169,504 48.94% 51.06% 38,450,222 72.26%
1972 52,796,319 25,822,680 26,973,639 48.91% 51.09% 37,939,435 71.86%
1971 52,374,462 25,595,400 26,779,062 48.87% 51.13% 37,426,791 71.46%
1970 51,960,864 25,377,686 26,583,178 48.84% 51.16% 36,923,390 71.06%
1969 51,564,927 25,168,841 26,396,086 48.81% 51.19% 36,430,621 70.65%
1968 51,178,578 24,959,792 26,218,786 48.77% 51.23% 35,947,833 70.24%
1967 50,778,835 24,754,682 26,024,153 48.75% 51.25% 35,220,200 69.36%
1966 50,333,288 24,522,378 25,810,910 48.72% 51.28% 34,342,402 68.23%
1965 49,826,986 24,255,777 25,571,209 48.68% 51.32% 33,418,960 67.07%
1964 49,239,447 23,954,991 25,284,456 48.65% 51.35% 32,448,796 65.9%
1963 48,591,369 23,625,124 24,966,245 48.62% 51.38% 31,438,616 64.7%
1962 47,913,502 23,276,379 24,637,123 48.58% 51.42% 30,420,282 63.49%
1961 47,249,029 22,939,404 24,309,625 48.55% 51.45% 29,582,617 62.61%
1960 46,630,080 22,620,252 24,009,828 48.51% 51.49% 28,854,694 61.88%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in France ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of France. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

France

# City Population 2022
1 Paris 2,190,109
2 Marseille 879,711
3 Lyon 531,841
4 Toulouse 500,916
5 Nice 346,748
6 Nantes 323,813
7 Montpellier 298,172
8 Strasbourg 290,677
9 Bordeaux 264,664
10 Lille 236,619
11 Rennes 223,839
12 Reims 183,839
13 Toulon 180,282
14 Saint-Étienne 175,716
15 Le Havre 170,242
16 Grenoble 159,479
17 Dijon 159,266
18 Angers 158,281
19 Saint-Denis 155,410
20 Villeurbanne 154,252
21 Nîmes 150,210
22 Clermont-Ferrand 149,492
23 Aix-en-Provence 147,600
24 Le Mans 146,192
25 Brest 141,661
26 Tours 139,335
27 Amiens 136,592
28 Limoges 132,787
29 Annecy 131,924
30 Boulogne-Billancourt 123,443
31 Perpignan 121,373
32 Metz 119,828
33 Besançon 119,409
34 Orléans 117,978
35 Saint-Denis 114,297
36 Rouen 113,590
37 Argenteuil 112,848
38 Montreuil 112,742
39 Mulhouse 110,077
40 Caen 107,600
41 Nancy 106,319
42 Saint-Paul 104,746
43 Tourcoing 99,998
44 Roubaix 99,994
45 Nanterre 97,731
46 Vitry-sur-Seine 96,293
47 Créteil 94,011
48 Avignon 92,009
49 Poitiers 90,158
50 Aubervilliers 89,980
51 Asnières-sur-Seine 87,884
52 Aulnay-sous-Bois 87,760
53 Dunkirk 87,728
54 Colombes 87,347
55 Saint-Pierre 85,840
56 Versailles 85,732
57 Courbevoie 82,455
58 Le Tampon 80,566
59 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin 79,719
60 Rueil-Malmaison 79,437
61 Béziers 79,365
62 La Rochelle 78,301
63 Champigny-sur-Marne 77,775
64 Fort-de-France 77,384
65 Pau 76,565
66 Saint-Maur-des-Fossés 75,846
67 Cannes 75,768
68 Antibes 74,650
69 Drancy 73,563
70 Mérignac 73,229
71 Calais 73,169
72 Ajaccio 72,446
73 Mamoudzou 72,316
74 Saint-Nazaire 72,087
75 Colmar 69,698
76 Noisy-le-Grand 68,896
77 Issy-les-Moulineaux 68,824
78 Évry-Courcouronnes 67,934
79 Vénissieux 67,911
80 Levallois-Perret 66,954
81 Cergy 66,926
82 Cayenne 66,456
83 Pessac 65,839
84 Valence 65,681
85 Bourges 65,212
86 Ivry-sur-Seine 64,723
87 Quimper 64,137
88 Clichy 63,941
89 Antony 63,796
90 La Seyne-sur-Mer 63,585
91 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 62,831
92 Troyes 62,670
93 Montauban 62,047
94 Neuilly-sur-Seine 60,553
95 Pantin 60,337
96 Sarcelles 60,043
97 Niort 59,897
98 Chambéry 59,577
99 Lorient 58,076
100 Le Blanc-Mesnil 58,010

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2