Demographics of France

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date30 Oct 2021

As of 2021, the population of France is projected at 65.43 million, up by 0.23% compared with 65.27 million in 2020. France is ranked 22nd in terms of population and 183rd in terms of population growth rate.

There are 0.72 million births in France in 2021. That is 1,964 per day, which is ranked 42nd. The crude birth rate is 10.95 per 1000 people. There are 0.62 million deaths in France in 2021. That is 1,696 per day, which is ranked 20th. The crude death rate is 9.46 per 1000 people.

53.58 million people are living in urban areas, which is 81.24% of France population. France is ranked 64th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in France in 2021 is 93.78 males per 100 females. There are 31.66 million males and 33.76 million females in France. The percentage of female population is 51.61% compare to 48.39% male population. France has 2.10 million more females than males. France is at 29th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

France population

Year Population Growth (%)
195041,833,873-
195543,411,3770.90
196045,673,1471.18
196548,746,6531.17
197050,763,9210.75
197552,688,5750.63
198053,868,0060.43
198555,254,8380.53
199056,666,8610.47
199557,801,8870.37
200059,015,0920.53
200561,120,1280.70
201062,879,5350.54
201564,453,1940.40
201664,667,5900.33
201764,842,5130.27
201864,990,5120.23
201965,129,7310.21
202065,273,5120.22
202165,426,1770.23
  • Total
  • Crude

France death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
1950553,755831,77413.1619.75
1955530,289804,07412.2018.51
1960526,287838,01711.4818.27
1965541,107864,99511.1517.83
1970554,222849,83810.9016.72
1975553,423778,89110.5314.83
1980552,865747,11310.2513.84
1985546,587773,7399.8914.00
1990532,242747,5959.4013.21
1995532,766731,8079.2212.66
2000537,652755,6099.0812.77
2005532,399786,6608.7212.89
2010540,580796,6198.6012.67
2015578,644757,7708.9911.78
2020614,758719,1649.4111.01
2021619,190716,7259.4610.95
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of France

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
195023,130,86618,748,739-55.232
195525,317,33818,210,4242.2858.164
196028,381,28817,484,1082.4261.880
196532,832,93416,119,3212.9467.071
197036,126,95414,716,8751.3371.055
197538,658,42414,352,3061.0872.926
198039,623,97214,446,8450.4773.282
198540,800,48714,596,9950.6473.650
199042,182,92714,777,9080.6774.056
199543,630,31814,611,4730.6674.912
200045,225,59714,382,6040.8475.871
200547,229,92514,003,9750.8977.130
201049,393,29813,633,4420.8678.369
201551,343,24113,113,9600.7479.655
202053,217,96612,503,1990.7080.975
202153,582,96112,371,7800.6981.242
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

France population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 1,823,505 1,742,250 3,565,755 5.45 104.664
05-09 1,980,578 1,898,341 3,878,919 5.93 104.332
10-14 2,045,337 1,954,448 3,999,785 6.11 104.650
15-19 1,995,493 1,914,108 3,909,601 5.98 104.252
20-24 1,881,326 1,839,115 3,720,441 5.69 102.295
25-29 1,819,520 1,843,203 3,662,723 5.60 98.715
30-34 1,915,487 1,990,482 3,905,969 5.97 96.232
35-39 2,000,778 2,083,933 4,084,711 6.24 96.010
40-44 1,934,827 1,997,689 3,932,516 6.01 96.853
45-49 2,131,742 2,178,751 4,310,493 6.59 97.842
50-54 2,150,181 2,219,374 4,369,555 6.68 96.882
55-59 2,087,715 2,200,132 4,287,847 6.55 94.890
60-64 1,916,803 2,084,324 4,001,127 6.12 91.963
65-69 1,779,687 2,000,775 3,780,462 5.78 88.950
70-74 1,663,921 1,944,915 3,608,836 5.52 85.552
75-79 1,055,012 1,304,258 2,359,270 3.61 80.890
80-84 733,599 1,047,708 1,781,307 2.72 70.019
85-89 482,262 845,906 1,328,168 2.03 57.011
90-94 211,624 488,137 699,761 1.07 43.353
95-99 49,824 167,556 217,380 0.33 29.736
100+ 3,365 18,186 21,551 0.03 18.503
Total 31,662,586 33,763,591 65,426,177 93.777