Demographics of Italy

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date04 Nov 2021

As of 2021, the population of Italy is projected at 60.37 million, down by 1.55% compared with 60.46 million in 2020. Italy is ranked 24th in terms of population and 211th in terms of population growth rate.

There are 0.43 million births in Italy in 2021. That is 1,180 per day, which is ranked 59th. The crude birth rate is 7.14 per 1000 people. There are 0.65 million deaths in Italy in 2021. That is 1,784 per day, which is ranked 17th. The crude death rate is 10.79 per 1000 people.

42.12 million people are living in urban areas, which is 71.35% of Italy population. Italy is ranked 96th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Italy in 2021 is 95.01 males per 100 females. There are 29.41 million males and 30.96 million females in Italy. The percentage of female population is 51.28% compare to 48.72% male population. Italy has 1.54 million more females than males. Italy is at 42nd position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Italy population

Year Population Growth (%)
195046,598,599-
195548,335,5775.01
196049,699,9473.92
196551,677,2473.26
197053,518,9662.69
197555,265,2803.01
198056,349,3522.00
198556,936,7761.66
199057,048,2372.65
199557,174,4123.25
200056,692,1782.08
200558,281,2092.08
201059,325,2322.18
201560,578,4891.58
201660,663,0681.64
201760,673,6941.66
201860,627,291-1.67
201960,550,092-1.64
202060,461,828-1.6
202160,367,471-1.55
  • Total
  • Crude

Italy death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
1950471,521891,40610.0518.98
1955470,829848,3739.7717.60
1960487,585901,4769.7918.08
1965512,831950,7959.9318.41
1970530,379920,8959.9117.20
1975544,265812,5899.8614.73
1980554,275669,4049.8411.88
1985549,752587,1539.6710.32
1990550,214558,5999.649.78
1995561,154536,1399.859.41
2000563,342534,2439.879.36
2005565,099564,2259.739.71
2010588,354557,5449.909.38
2015621,037495,64910.298.21
2020646,444437,90510.707.24
2021651,102430,85410.797.14
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Italy

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
195025,211,63221,386,969-54.104
195527,502,30320,870,5391.5056.855
196029,527,60620,214,5901.4859.361
196531,990,34119,738,3231.6061.843
197034,436,28819,142,3951.4564.272
197536,320,91819,009,7760.8765.643
198037,597,84118,821,4370.6166.640
198538,099,26018,913,0920.1066.826
199038,118,72919,008,391-0.0166.726
199538,316,51318,938,6800.1066.922
200038,513,99018,779,7310.2967.222
200539,835,81318,972,6700.7167.738
201040,811,31018,918,4970.3268.327
201541,393,81818,110,3940.2869.565
202042,006,70117,125,3720.2871.039
202142,121,15916,916,7340.2771.346
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Italy population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 1,162,772 1,095,538 2,258,310 3.74 106.137
05-09 1,347,327 1,269,337 2,616,664 4.33 106.144
10-14 1,462,547 1,380,961 2,843,508 4.71 105.908
15-19 1,490,092 1,401,441 2,891,533 4.79 106.326
20-24 1,524,077 1,415,690 2,939,767 4.87 107.656
25-29 1,616,444 1,520,036 3,136,480 5.20 106.342
30-34 1,694,242 1,645,356 3,339,598 5.53 102.971
35-39 1,793,845 1,774,487 3,568,332 5.91 101.091
40-44 2,031,098 2,031,763 4,062,861 6.73 99.967
45-49 2,356,373 2,382,600 4,738,973 7.85 98.899
50-54 2,427,429 2,489,487 4,916,916 8.14 97.507
55-59 2,315,992 2,421,398 4,737,390 7.85 95.647
60-64 1,958,980 2,106,665 4,065,645 6.73 92.990
65-69 1,687,406 1,861,788 3,549,194 5.88 90.634
70-74 1,595,472 1,815,451 3,410,923 5.65 87.883
75-79 1,210,254 1,477,382 2,687,636 4.45 81.919
80-84 950,315 1,321,331 2,271,646 3.76 71.921
85-89 533,907 913,174 1,447,081 2.40 58.467
90-94 204,638 472,760 677,398 1.12 43.286
95-99 44,739 144,896 189,635 0.31 30.877
100+ 3,290 14,691 17,981 0.03 22.395
Total 29,411,239 30,956,232 60,367,471 95.009