Paris, 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 Paris, France metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Paris in 2020 is 11,017,000, a 0.54% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Paris in 2019 was 10,958,000, a 0.52% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Paris in 2018 was 10,901,000, a 0.52% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Paris in 2017 was 10,845,000, a 0.52% 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
Paris - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 11,017,000 0.54%
2019 10,958,000 0.52%
2018 10,901,000 0.52%
2017 10,845,000 0.52%
2016 10,789,000 0.51%
2015 10,734,000 0.52%
2014 10,678,000 0.52%
2013 10,623,000 0.51%
2012 10,569,000 0.52%
2011 10,514,000 0.52%
2010 10,460,000 0.72%
2009 10,385,000 0.72%
2008 10,311,000 0.71%
2007 10,238,000 0.73%
2006 10,164,000 0.71%
2005 10,092,000 0.72%
2004 10,020,000 0.72%
2003 9,948,000 0.72%
2002 9,877,000 0.72%
2001 9,806,000 0.71%
2000 9,737,000 0.72%
1999 9,667,000 0.49%
1998 9,620,000 0.39%
1997 9,583,000 0.38%
1996 9,547,000 0.39%
1995 9,510,000 0.38%
1994 9,474,000 0.38%
1993 9,438,000 0.38%
1992 9,402,000 0.38%
1991 9,366,000 0.39%
1990 9,330,000 0.70%
1989 9,265,000 0.85%
1988 9,187,000 0.85%
1987 9,110,000 0.85%
1986 9,033,000 0.86%
1985 8,956,000 0.84%
1984 8,881,000 0.86%
1983 8,805,000 0.85%
1982 8,731,000 0.45%
1981 8,692,000 0.27%
1980 8,669,000 0.25%
1979 8,647,000 0.26%
1978 8,625,000 0.27%
1977 8,602,000 0.26%
1976 8,580,000 0.26%
1975 8,558,000 0.66%
1974 8,502,000 0.89%
1973 8,427,000 0.87%
1972 8,354,000 0.88%
1971 8,281,000 0.89%
1970 8,208,000 0.88%
1969 8,136,000 0.88%
1968 8,065,000 0.88%
1967 7,995,000 0.88%
1966 7,925,000 0.89%
1965 7,855,000 0.87%
1964 7,787,000 0.89%
1963 7,718,000 0.88%
1962 7,651,000 1.47%
1961 7,540,000 1.74%
1960 7,411,000 1.76%
1959 7,283,000 1.73%
1958 7,159,000 1.75%
1957 7,036,000 1.75%
1956 6,915,000 1.75%
1955 6,796,000 1.74%
1954 6,680,000 5.23%
1953 6,348,000 0.35%
1952 6,326,000 0.33%
1951 6,305,000 0.35%
1950 6,283,000 0.00%