Montpellier, France Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Montpellier, France metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Montpellier in 2020 is 462,000, a 1.32% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Montpellier in 2019 was 456,000, a 1.33% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Montpellier in 2018 was 450,000, a 1.35% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Montpellier in 2017 was 444,000, a 1.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in France
City Name Population
Paris 11,017,000
Lyon 1,719,000
Marseille-Aix-en-Provence 1,608,000
Lille 1,063,000
Toulouse 1,024,000
Bordeaux 969,000
Nice-Cannes 942,000
Nantes 678,000
Toulon 579,000
Grenoble 528,000
Douai-Lens 501,000
Strasbourg 475,000
Avignon 470,000
Rouen 470,000
Montpellier 462,000
Saint-Etienne 375,000
Tours 360,000
Bethune 358,000
Rennes 354,000
Valenciennes 338,000
Montpellier - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 462,000 1.32%
2019 456,000 1.33%
2018 450,000 1.35%
2017 444,000 1.37%
2016 438,000 1.39%
2015 432,000 1.41%
2014 426,000 1.43%
2013 420,000 1.45%
2012 414,000 1.22%
2011 409,000 1.49%
2010 403,000 1.26%
2009 398,000 1.53%
2008 392,000 1.29%
2007 387,000 1.57%
2006 381,000 1.33%
2005 376,000 1.35%
2004 371,000 1.37%
2003 366,000 1.39%
2002 361,000 1.40%
2001 356,000 1.42%
2000 351,000 1.45%
1999 346,000 1.47%
1998 341,000 1.49%
1997 336,000 1.51%
1996 331,000 1.53%
1995 326,000 1.56%
1994 321,000 1.58%
1993 316,000 1.61%
1992 311,000 1.30%
1991 307,000 1.66%
1990 302,000 1.68%
1989 297,000 1.71%
1988 292,000 1.39%
1987 288,000 1.77%
1986 283,000 1.80%
1985 278,000 1.46%
1984 274,000 1.86%
1983 269,000 1.51%
1982 265,000 2.71%
1981 258,000 3.20%
1980 250,000 3.31%
1979 242,000 2.98%
1978 235,000 3.07%
1977 228,000 3.17%
1976 221,000 3.27%
1975 214,000 2.88%
1974 208,000 2.97%
1973 202,000 2.54%
1972 197,000 3.14%
1971 191,000 2.69%
1970 186,000 2.76%
1969 181,000 2.84%
1968 176,000 4.76%
1967 168,000 5.00%
1966 160,000 5.96%
1965 151,000 5.59%
1964 143,000 5.15%
1963 136,000 5.43%
1962 129,000 4.03%
1961 124,000 2.48%
1960 121,000 3.42%
1959 117,000 2.63%
1958 114,000 2.70%
1957 111,000 2.78%
1956 108,000 2.86%
1955 105,000 2.94%
1954 102,000 0.99%
1953 101,000 0.00%
1952 101,000 1.00%
1951 100,000 0.00%
1950 100,000 0.00%