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France - Urban population as a share of total population

79.8
(%)
in 2016

Urban population of France increased from 69.4 % in 1967 to 79.8 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.29 %.

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Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

Date Value Change, %
2016 79.8 0.29 %
2015 79.5 0.29 %
2014 79.3 0.30 %
2013 79.1 0.30 %
2012 78.8 0.30 %
2011 78.6 0.31 %
2010 78.3 0.31 %
2009 78.1 0.31 %
2008 77.9 0.31 %
2007 77.6 0.32 %
2006 77.4 0.32 %
2005 77.1