Paris, France: Population, by year
YearEstimated population,
in million inhabitants
20232.10
20222.12
20212.13
20202.15
20192.17
20182.18
20172.19
20162.19
20152.21
20142.22
20132.23
20122.24
20112.24
20102.24
20092.23
20082.21
20072.19
20062.18
20052.17
20042.16
20032.15
20022.14
20012.14
20002.13
19992.12
19982.11
19972.11
19962.12
19952.12
19942.13
19932.13
19922.14
19912.14
19902.15
19892.15
  • Region: France
  • Time period: 1989 to 2023
  • Published: Jan 2023

Data Analysis and Insights

Updated: Mar 27, 2024 | Published by: Statistico

Population Decline from 2023 to 2018

Paris experienced a steady population decline over the past 5 years, dropping from 2.18 million inhabitants in 2018 to 2.10 million in 2023.

Stabilization in the Early 2010s

The population of Paris was relatively stable between 2010 and 2016, maintaining a consistent level around 2.19 to 2.24 million inhabitants.

Lowest Population Growth in Recent Years

The lowest population growth occurred from 2022 to 2023, with a mere increase of -0.02 million inhabitants, indicating a significant slowdown.

Highest Population in the Last Three Decades

The highest recorded population within the data span was in 2012 and 2011, each year having 2.24 million inhabitants, marking a peak in Paris's population trend.

Population Growth Reversal in the Late 1990s

After a period of decline, Paris’s population began to recover, growing from 2.11 million in 1997 to 2.15 million by 1990, showcasing an early trend of growth reversal.

Frequently Asked Questions

How has the population of Paris changed from 2018 to 2023?

From 2018 to 2023, the population of Paris fell from 2.18 million to 2.10 million.

What was the population trend in Paris between 2010 and 2016?

Between 2010 and 2016, the population of Paris remained relatively stable, fluctuating between 2.19 and 2.24 million.

When did Paris reach its highest population in the last three decades?

The highest population in Paris over the last three decades was in 2011 and 2012 at 2.24 million.

Terms and Definitions

Population refers to the number of individuals inhabiting a particular area or space. In the context of this article, it refers to the number of people living in Paris.

Population density is a measurement that quantifies the number of people per unit of area. This can be used to understand how crowded or dispersed the population is within Paris.

Demographics refers to statistical data relating to the population. This might include information such as age, gender, income, and education level. Demographics gives a more detailed understanding of the composition of the population of Paris.

Population growth rate is the change in population over time. It's often deemed as a measure of a city's vitality and economic prospects. Negative growth rates suggest shrinking population, while positive figures indicate population increases.

Urbanization refers to the process in which an increasing percentage of a population lives in cities and suburbs, as opposed to rural areas. This concept is critical to understanding the growth and change of the Parisian population.

Migration refers to the movement of people from one place to another. In context, this could refer to people moving to Paris from other parts of the country or world, or people moving out of Paris.

Birth rate is the number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in a given year. Considering the birth rate alongside the death rate can give insight into the natural population growth or decline.

The death rate corresponds to the number of deaths per 1,000 people in a population over a given period. This measure can provide understanding about health and longevity of the Parisian population.
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