Population by age in France 2006-2021

Since 2006, France has seen an increase in the population aged 60 and over, while over the same period, the French population aged 59 and under has stagnated or even decreased for the 20-59 age group. While approximately 10 million French people were over 65 in 2006, there were 13.66 million in 2021, i.e. slightly more than one million fewer French people than those aged 0-19.

Number of people living in France from 2006 to 2021, by age group

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Release date

March 2021



Survey time period

2006 to 2021

Special properties

metropolitan France

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.
* These data are provisional.

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