Total population reached 65.1 mil in 2019 in France, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.213 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in France reached an all time high of 67.1 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 38.6 mil in 1919. When compared to France's main peers, total population in Belgium amounted to 11.1 mil, 80.7 mil in Germany, 60.3 mil in Italy and 46.8 mil in Spain in 2019.
France has been ranked 23rd within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.