Resident population of the Italian city of Rome 2012-2019

In 2019, the capital of Italy, Rome, maintained its position as the most populous city of the Italian peninsula. Over the last six years the number of the Eternal City’s inhabitants has been growing, from about 2.6 million residents in 2012 to over 2.8 million individuals registered in 2019.

Lazio, the region on the Tyrrhenian sea

Rome is located in the region of Lazio. This central region, which in the west borders on the Tyrrhenian Sea, was in 2018 the second-largest Italian region with regard to the population size, placing it behind Lombardy.

Expensive life in the Italian capital

Despite being one of the most affordable European capitals in terms of average monthly rent, Rome occupies the second place on the Italian podium of cities with the highest dwelling rental prices. In 2018, an average monthly rent for a single room amounted to 428 euros, whereas the average monthly price of a double room estimated at 305 euro per person, without utilities.

Total resident population of the city of Rome in Italy from 2012 to 2019

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

2012 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Population as of January 1 of each year.

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