France Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • France urban population for 2019 was 54,123,364, a 0.47% increase from 2018.
  • France urban population for 2018 was 53,870,058, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • France urban population for 2017 was 53,611,859, a 0.54% increase from 2016.
  • France urban population for 2016 was 53,323,902, a 0.59% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
France Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 54,123,364 80.71 0.47%
2018 53,870,058 80.44 0.48%
2017 53,611,859 80.18 0.54%
2016 53,323,902 79.92 0.59%
2015 53,009,026 79.66 0.68%
2014 52,647,802 79.39 0.80%
2013 52,228,061 79.14 0.84%
2012 51,791,144 78.88 0.81%
2011 51,373,800 78.62 0.81%
2010 50,961,407 78.37 0.82%
2009 50,547,198 78.12 0.83%
2008 50,127,513 77.87 0.88%
2007 49,690,034 77.62 0.93%
2006 49,228,316 77.38 1.02%
2005 48,730,233 77.13 1.07%
2004 48,209,404 76.88 1.06%
2003 47,699,501 76.63 1.04%
2002 47,206,863 76.38 1.06%
2001 46,709,571 76.13 1.06%
2000 46,214,923 75.87 1.02%
1999 45,743,988 75.61 0.78%
1998 45,390,693 75.42 0.59%
1997 45,123,550 75.25 0.58%
1996 44,863,823 75.08 0.58%
1995 44,604,027 74.91 0.59%
1994 44,342,923 74.74 0.60%
1993 44,077,099 74.57 0.66%
1992 43,785,894 74.40 0.73%
1991 43,467,991 74.23 0.79%
1990 43,127,028 74.06 0.65%
1989 42,846,787 73.95 0.64%
1988 42,572,024 73.88 0.67%
1987 42,289,365 73.80 0.67%
1986 42,005,647 73.73 0.67%
1985 41,726,184 73.65 0.66%
1984 41,450,438 73.58 0.66%
1983 41,177,471 73.50 0.65%
1982 40,911,627 73.43 0.62%
1981 40,659,231 73.35 0.58%
1980 40,423,470 73.28 0.54%
1979 40,205,371 73.21 0.51%
1978 40,001,620 73.14 0.51%
1977 39,798,460 73.07 0.55%
1976 39,578,989 73.00 0.63%
1975 39,330,005 72.93 1.01%
1974 38,934,757 72.65 1.26%
1973 38,445,780 72.26 1.33%
1972 37,937,149 71.86 1.36%
1971 37,424,037 71.46 1.36%
1970 36,918,571 71.06 1.34%
1969 36,427,406 70.65 1.33%
1968 35,944,653 70.24 2.05%
1967 35,216,567 69.36 2.53%
1966 34,337,821 68.23 2.73%
1965 33,413,450 67.07 2.95%
1964 32,441,977 65.90 3.16%
1963 31,433,921 64.70 3.30%
1962 30,414,327 63.49 2.80%
1961 29,575,887 62.61 2.49%
1960 28,849,489 61.88 %