France Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of France population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of France in 2021 is 119.15 people per square kilometer, a 0.23% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of France in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population Density
Macao 21,376.43
Singapore 8,201.23
Hong Kong 6,804.33
Gibraltar 3,369.80
Bahrain 2,241.41
Malta 1,383.70
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,276.82
Channel Islands 885.08
Barbados 669.10
Aruba 595.58
San Marino 566.95
Monaco 527.38
South Korea 511.21
Netherlands 413.41
Israel 398.27
Belgium 381.01
Curacao 371.17
Japan 333.49
Puerto Rico 318.86
Guam 315.15
United Kingdom 279.98
Trinidad and Tobago 273.56
Qatar 255.05
Cayman Islands 251.88
Luxembourg 245.10
Kuwait 242.90
Liechtenstein 239.06
Germany 234.63
Antigua and Barbuda 224.39
Seychelles 215.02
Switzerland 211.08
British Virgin Islands 202.81
Italy 200.33
Andorra 164.59
Isle of Man 149.84
Denmark 135.44
Cyprus 131.40
Northern Mariana Islands 125.91
Poland 120.88
France 119.15
Portugal 110.25
Austria 107.81
Hungary 103.56
Slovenia 101.50
UAE 101.28
Spain 92.39
Greece 78.59
Ireland 70.90
French Polynesia 70.63
Panama 58.17
Croatia 46.34
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.30
Lithuania 41.20
Palau 39.50
Faroe Islands 35.14
United States 33.86
Estonia 29.23
Latvia 28.91
Bahamas 28.60
Chile 25.39
Sweden 22.71
Uruguay 19.78
New Zealand 18.16
Oman 16.88
Saudi Arabia 16.44
Argentina 16.40
Finland 16.39
New Caledonia 15.51
Bermuda 14.47
Norway 8.74
Canada 3.85
Iceland 3.33
Australia 3.33
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
France - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 119.15 0.23%
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%