France Population Density 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 France population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of France in 2020 is 118.88 people per square kilometer, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of France in 2019 was 118.61 people per square kilometer, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of France in 2018 was 118.36 people per square kilometer, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of France in 2017 was 118.09 people per square kilometer, a 0.27% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Macao 21,359.70
Monaco 19,621.00
Singapore 8,136.78
Hong Kong 6,754.04
Gibraltar 3,369.10
Bahrain 2,187.11
Malta 1,379.82
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,261.06
Channel Islands 878.10
Barbados 668.31
Aruba 593.14
San Marino 565.52
South Korea 510.96
Netherlands 412.49
Israel 392.19
Belgium 379.61
Curacao 369.58
Japan 334.62
Puerto Rico 322.53
Guam 312.55
United Kingdom 278.67
Trinidad and Tobago 272.80
Cayman Islands 252.78
Qatar 248.15
Luxembourg 241.69
Kuwait 239.65
Liechtenstein 238.30
Germany 234.31
Antigua and Barbuda 222.57
Seychelles 213.80
Switzerland 209.60
British Virgin Islands 201.54
Italy 200.64
Andorra 164.39
Isle of Man 149.18
Denmark 134.95
Cyprus 130.53
Northern Mariana Islands 125.13
Poland 121.04
France 118.88
UAE 118.31
Portugal 110.56
Austria 107.37
Hungary 103.84
Slovenia 100.55
Spain 92.41
Greece 78.99
Croatia 72.54
Ireland 70.26
French Polynesia 70.23
Panama 57.21
Lithuania 41.70
Turks and Caicos Islands 40.75
Palau 39.33
Faroe Islands 35.00
United States 33.67
Estonia 29.26
Latvia 29.25
Bahamas 28.33
Chile 25.26
Sweden 22.57
Uruguay 19.71
New Zealand 18.01
Oman 16.50
Finland 16.37
Argentina 16.26
Saudi Arabia 16.19
New Caledonia 15.37
Bermuda 14.52
Norway 8.67
Canada 3.78
Iceland 3.31
Australia 3.29
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
France - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 118.88 0.22%
2019 118.61 0.21%
2018 118.36 0.23%
2017 118.09 0.27%
2016 117.77 0.33%
2015 117.38 0.40%
2014 116.91 0.47%
2013 116.36 0.52%
2012 115.76 0.54%
2011 115.14 0.55%
2010 114.52 0.54%
2009 113.90 0.54%
2008 113.30 0.55%
2007 112.68 0.59%
2006 112.02 0.64%
2005 111.31 0.70%
2004 110.54 0.74%
2003 109.73 0.75%
2002 108.91 0.71%
2001 108.15 0.63%
2000 107.48 0.53%
1999 106.91 0.45%
1998 106.44 0.38%
1997 106.03 0.36%
1996 105.65 0.36%
1995 105.27 0.37%
1994 104.88 0.38%
1993 104.48 0.39%
1992 104.08 0.41%
1991 103.65 0.44%
1990 103.20 0.47%
1989 102.72 0.50%
1988 102.22 0.52%
1987 101.69 0.53%
1986 101.16 0.53%
1985 100.63 0.53%
1984 100.10 0.53%
1983 99.58 0.52%
1982 99.06 0.50%
1981 98.57 0.47%
1980 98.10 0.43%
1979 97.68 0.40%
1978 97.29 0.40%
1977 96.90 0.45%
1976 96.47 0.53%
1975 95.96 0.63%
1974 95.35 0.73%
1973 94.67 0.79%
1972 93.93 0.80%
1971 93.18 0.79%
1970 92.45 0.75%
1969 91.77 0.73%
1968 91.11 0.75%
1967 90.42 0.85%
1966 89.66 1.00%
1965 88.78 1.17%
1964 87.75 1.31%
1963 86.62 1.39%
1962 85.43 1.38%
1961 84.26 1.30%
1960 83.18 1.18%
1959 82.21 1.07%
1958 81.33 0.99%
1957 80.54 0.94%
1956 79.79 0.92%
1955 79.06 0.90%
1954 78.36 0.87%
1953 77.68 0.80%
1952 77.07 0.68%
1951 76.55 0.47%
1950 76.19 0.00%