Number of people living in Lyon, France 2016, by gender

This graph shows the number of inhabitants in the city of Lyon in France in 2016, by gender. That year, more than 515,000 people were living in Lyon.

Located in the South-Eastern part of France, the city of Lyon is the third-largest city in France and the second-largest urban area before the city of Marseille. in France, Lyon is well-known for its food, as well, as its famous 'Fête des Lumières" which takes place every year on December 8. With Paris becoming more and more expensive, Lyon appears to be a more comfortable option for whose who enjoy all the cultural activities of a big city, which a more relaxing lifestyle. In 2015, Lyon was ranked sixth in a ranking about the most attractive French cities.

Number of inhabitants of the city of Lyon, France in 2016, by gender

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Release date

September 2019



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Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Geographical division as of 01/01/2019".

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