France is the 20th most populous country in the world. In 2003, France’s natural population growth (excluding immigration) was responsible for almost all natural population growth in the European Union. The natural growth (excess of births over deaths) rose to 302,432 in 2006, its highest since the end of the baby boom in 1973. The total fertility rate rose to 2.01 in 2010, from a nadir of 1.68 in 1994. In the five years between Jan. 2006 and Jan. 2011, population growth was on average +0.58% per year.

 

France Population: 65,821,885 (65 million)

 

Population Projections

Year Population
2015 64,514,000
2020 65,962,000
2025 67,285,000
2030 68,532,000
2035 69,705,000
2040 70,734,000
2050 72,275,000
2060 73,557,000

 

Population Growth Of France