Population (Total) in Italy

Source: World Bank, United Nations (World Population Prospects, The 2012 Revision, Low-fertility Assumption)
Last Updated: January 1, 2021

Total population reached 60.2 mil in 2020 in Italy, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.134 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total population in Italy reached an all time high of 60.8 mil in 2014 and an all time low of 32.4 mil in 1900. When compared to Italy's main peers, total population in Austria amounted to 8.54 mil, 65.3 mil in France, 2.05 mil in Slovenia and 8.46 mil in Switzerland in 2020.

Italy has been ranked 25th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population.

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.


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