Demographic profile of France
France is located in the western Europe, with many overseas regions and territories including Clipperton Island, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, and others.
In 2020, the french population is estimated at 65.27 million, which is 22nd in the world. Talking about the population density, Around 18.53% of the total population belongs to the age group of 0-14, 12% of the population belongs to the age group of 15-24, 38% of the population belongs to the age group of 25-54, 12.42% of the population belongs to the age group of 55-64 and around 19.50% of the France population belongs to the age group of 65 years and above.
Paris is the largest city and capital of France. Paris has just 40 square miles of land with a population of 2.24 million urban population, and the most populous urban area in all of the European Union. The estimated numbers of ethnic minorities in 2009 were 5.23% Maghrebis, 2.94% black (a majority from Sub-Saharan Africa) and 0.71% Turkish.
In addition, surveys in 2015 have been used to determine an estimated 63-66% affiliation in Christian based faiths, a 7-9% with Muslim faiths, a .5-.75% with Buddhist faiths, 5-.75% with Jewish faiths, .5-1% with other faiths, and 23-28% no preference to any faith
The figures reported in 2011 confirmed that the population growth rate in France was more than most of the other countries across the globe. The birth rate exceeded the death rate by a considerable amount The country also has the second highest number of children per family in European countries.
Metropolitan France is expected to see a population that grows by another 9 million people over the next 40 years, placing the country's population around 71 million by 2050. To reach this projection, the total fertility rate/ birth rate will need to stay about the same growth rate, the mortality rate/death rate will need to decrease, and migration will need to remain about 100,000 annually.
With its growing population despite decreases in many of its neighboring countries, France is finally back in the race to be the most populous country in Europe.