France Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of France population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of France in 2023 is 117.94 people per square kilometer, a 0.2% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of France in 2022 was 117.70 people per square kilometer, a 0.15% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of France in 2021 was 117.52 people per square kilometer, a 0.08% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of France in 2020 was 117.43 people per square kilometer, a 0.12% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Macao 22,861.98
Singapore 8,365.40
Hong Kong 6,749.20
Gibraltar 3,268.80
Bahrain 1,904.50
Malta 1,672.08
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,300.65
Barbados 655.80
Aruba 590.43
San Marino 560.70
South Korea 515.98
Monaco 484.48
Curacao 432.61
Netherlands 424.13
Israel 415.70
Belgium 382.78
Puerto Rico 367.57
Japan 326.20
Guam 320.28
Trinidad and Tobago 299.21
United Kingdom 278.05
Cayman Islands 262.54
Luxembourg 252.81
Liechtenstein 247.40
Kuwait 241.87
Qatar 236.41
Seychelles 234.04
Germany 232.94
Antigua and Barbuda 214.31
Switzerland 213.04
British Virgin Islands 210.25
Italy 195.36
Andorra 170.40
Isle of Man 148.61
Denmark 137.72
Cyprus 136.22
Poland 131.21
France 117.94
Portugal 111.11
Hungary 109.17
Northern Mariana Islands 108.25
Austria 106.81
Slovenia 103.50
UAE 96.47
Spain 93.92
Greece 78.37
French Polynesia 77.22
Ireland 71.95
Panama 59.32
Turks and Caicos Islands 48.49
Croatia 45.51
Lithuania 41.64
Palau 39.26
Faroe Islands 38.16
United States 34.58
Bahamas 29.73
Estonia 29.17
Latvia 28.34
Chile 25.94
Sweden 23.72
New Zealand 19.53
Uruguay 19.43
Saudi Arabia 17.19
Argentina 16.46
Finland 16.38
New Caledonia 15.77
Oman 15.01
Bermuda 14.93
Norway 8.76
Canada 3.93
Iceland 3.64
Australia 3.42
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
France - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 117.94 0.20%
2022 117.70 0.15%
2021 117.52 0.08%
2020 117.43 0.12%
2019 117.29 0.19%
2018 117.06 0.21%
2017 116.82 0.24%
2016 116.54 0.28%
2015 116.21 0.35%
2014 115.81 0.40%
2013 115.35 0.42%
2012 114.87 0.47%
2011 114.33 0.53%
2010 113.72 0.57%
2009 113.08 0.60%
2008 112.41 0.64%
2007 111.69 0.67%
2006 110.95 0.68%
2005 110.20 0.67%
2004 109.47 0.64%
2003 108.78 0.60%
2002 108.13 0.61%
2001 107.48 0.60%
2000 106.84 0.54%
1999 106.27 0.47%
1998 105.78 0.42%
1997 105.34 0.38%
1996 104.94 0.35%
1995 104.57 0.33%
1994 104.23 0.31%
1993 103.91 0.33%
1992 103.56 0.39%
1991 103.16 0.41%
1990 102.74 0.43%
1989 102.30 0.46%
1988 101.83 0.49%
1987 101.33 0.49%
1986 100.84 0.48%
1985 100.36 0.48%
1984 99.89 0.46%
1983 99.42 0.50%
1982 98.93 0.56%
1981 98.38 0.56%
1980 97.82 0.53%
1979 97.30 0.48%
1978 96.84 0.47%
1977 96.39 0.46%
1976 95.95 0.45%
1975 95.52 0.55%
1974 95.00 0.67%
1973 94.36 0.79%
1972 93.63 0.86%
1971 92.83 0.88%
1970 92.01 0.87%
1969 91.22 0.89%
1968 90.42 0.95%
1967 89.57 1.02%
1966 88.66 1.07%
1965 87.73 1.11%
1964 86.77 1.11%
1963 85.82 1.04%
1962 84.93 1.07%
1961 84.04 1.06%
1960 83.16 1.01%
1959 82.32 1.00%
1958 81.51 0.94%
1957 80.75 0.86%
1956 80.06 0.84%
1955 79.39 0.85%
1954 78.72 0.80%
1953 78.10 0.80%
1952 77.48 0.82%
1951 76.85 0.85%
1950 76.20 0.00%