Rennes, France 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 Rennes, France metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Rennes in 2020 is 354,000, a 1.14% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Rennes in 2019 was 350,000, a 1.16% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Rennes in 2018 was 346,000, a 1.47% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Rennes in 2017 was 341,000, a 1.19% 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
Rennes - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 354,000 1.14%
2019 350,000 1.16%
2018 346,000 1.47%
2017 341,000 1.19%
2016 337,000 1.20%
2015 333,000 1.22%
2014 329,000 1.23%
2013 325,000 1.25%
2012 321,000 1.26%
2011 317,000 1.28%
2010 313,000 1.29%
2009 309,000 1.31%
2008 305,000 0.99%
2007 302,000 1.34%
2006 298,000 1.36%
2005 294,000 1.03%
2004 291,000 1.39%
2003 287,000 1.06%
2002 284,000 1.43%
2001 280,000 1.08%
2000 277,000 1.47%
1999 273,000 1.11%
1998 270,000 1.12%
1997 267,000 1.14%
1996 264,000 1.15%
1995 261,000 1.16%
1994 258,000 1.18%
1993 255,000 1.19%
1992 252,000 1.20%
1991 249,000 1.22%
1990 246,000 0.82%
1989 244,000 0.41%
1988 243,000 0.83%
1987 241,000 0.42%
1986 240,000 0.42%
1985 239,000 0.84%
1984 237,000 0.42%
1983 236,000 0.43%
1982 235,000 0.43%
1981 234,000 0.43%
1980 233,000 0.43%
1979 232,000 0.00%
1978 232,000 0.43%
1977 231,000 0.43%
1976 230,000 0.00%
1975 230,000 1.32%
1974 227,000 1.79%
1973 223,000 1.83%
1972 219,000 1.39%
1971 216,000 1.89%
1970 212,000 1.44%
1969 209,000 1.95%
1968 205,000 2.50%
1967 200,000 3.09%
1966 194,000 3.19%
1965 188,000 3.30%
1964 182,000 2.82%
1963 177,000 3.51%
1962 171,000 3.01%
1961 166,000 3.75%
1960 160,000 3.23%
1959 155,000 3.33%
1958 150,000 3.45%
1957 145,000 3.57%
1956 140,000 3.70%
1955 135,000 3.05%
1954 131,000 1.55%
1953 129,000 1.57%
1952 127,000 1.60%
1951 125,000 1.63%
1950 123,000 0.00%