Nantes, France Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Nantes, France metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Nantes in 2019 is 670,000, a 1.21% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Nantes in 2018 was 662,000, a 1.22% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Nantes in 2017 was 654,000, a 1.24% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Nantes in 2016 was 646,000, a 1.25% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in France
City Name Population
Paris 10,958,000
Lyon 1,705,000
Marseille-Aix-en-Provence 1,603,000
Lille 1,058,000
Toulouse 1,011,000
Bordeaux 957,000
Nice-Cannes 942,000
Nantes 670,000
Toulon 577,000
Grenoble 525,000
Douai-Lens 501,000
Strasbourg 473,000
Rouen 469,000
Avignon 467,000
Montpellier 456,000
Saint-Etienne 374,000
Tours 359,000
Bethune 357,000
Rennes 350,000
Valenciennes 338,000
Nantes - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 670,000 1.21%
2018 662,000 1.22%
2017 654,000 1.24%
2016 646,000 1.25%
2015 638,000 1.27%
2014 630,000 1.29%
2013 622,000 1.30%
2012 614,000 1.15%
2011 607,000 1.34%
2010 599,000 1.18%
2009 592,000 1.20%
2008 585,000 0.86%
2007 580,000 0.69%
2006 576,000 0.70%
2005 572,000 0.88%
2004 567,000 0.71%
2003 563,000 0.72%
2002 559,000 0.72%
2001 555,000 0.91%
2000 550,000 0.73%
1999 546,000 0.92%
1998 541,000 1.12%
1997 535,000 0.94%
1996 530,000 1.15%
1995 524,000 0.96%
1994 519,000 0.97%
1993 514,000 1.18%
1992 508,000 0.99%
1991 503,000 1.00%
1990 498,000 1.01%
1989 493,000 0.82%
1988 489,000 0.82%
1987 485,000 0.83%
1986 481,000 0.63%
1985 478,000 0.84%
1984 474,000 0.85%
1983 470,000 0.86%
1982 466,000 0.43%
1981 464,000 0.43%
1980 462,000 0.22%
1979 461,000 0.44%
1978 459,000 0.44%
1977 457,000 0.22%
1976 456,000 0.44%
1975 454,000 1.11%
1974 449,000 1.58%
1973 442,000 1.61%
1972 435,000 1.64%
1971 428,000 1.66%
1970 421,000 1.69%
1969 414,000 1.47%
1968 408,000 2.00%
1967 400,000 2.04%
1966 392,000 1.82%
1965 385,000 2.12%
1964 377,000 2.17%
1963 369,000 1.93%
1962 362,000 2.55%
1961 353,000 2.92%
1960 343,000 3.00%
1959 333,000 3.10%
1958 323,000 2.87%
1957 314,000 2.95%
1956 305,000 2.69%
1955 297,000 3.13%
1954 288,000 1.05%
1953 285,000 1.06%
1952 282,000 1.08%
1951 279,000 1.09%
1950 276,000 0.00%