France Statistics and information

STATISTICS AND INFORMATION

France

France Information

  • Largest city: Paris
  • Capital city: Paris
  • Major language: French Major
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Currency: € Euro
  • Region: Western Europe (2017)
  • Surface area (sq km): 551500
  • UN membership date: 24 October 1945
  • Lowest Point: Rhone River delta -2 m
  • Highest Point: Mont Blanc 4,807 m

France Borders With

  • Andorra 56.6 km
  • Belgium 620 km
  • Germany 451 km
  • Italy 488 km
  • Luxembourg 73 km
  • Monaco 4.4 km
  • Spain 623 km
  • Switzerland 573 km

France Alternative Names

  • Republique Francaise
  • France
  • French Republic

Population

  • Population: 64.1 million (2015)
  • Gross Domestic Products:41 490 US$ per capita
  • Tax on personal income: 8.6%
  • Unemployment:10.1 % of the labour force
  • Infant Mortality Rate: 3.5 per 1,000 live births (2015)

Production & Consumption

  • Electricity Production: 448 billion kWh (2015)
  • Consumption: 430.999 billion kWh (2014)
  • OilProduction: 115 thousand bbl/day (2015)
  • Consumption: 1,691 thousand bbl/day (2015)
  • Proved Reserves (Crude): 0.1 billion bbl (2015)
  • Natural GasProduction (Gross): 0.6 billion cu ft (2014)
  • Consumption (Dry): 1,297 billion cu ft (2014)
  • Exports (Dry):250 billion cu ft (2014)
  • Imports (Dry): 1,594 billion cu ft (2014)

Technology & Transport

  • Internet access: 82.6% Wireless mobile broadband subscriptions: 76.6%
  • Airports: 464 (2013)
  • Cellular Telephones: 66,681,000 (2015 est.)
  • Highways: 1,028,446 km (2010)Note: not included are 5,100 km of roadways in overseas departments (2010)
  • Internet Users: 56,367,000 (2015 est.)
  • Railways: 29,640 km (2014)
  • Telephones: 38,929,000 (2015 est.)

Imports and Exports

  • Import (US$ Thousand) 563,398,247.56
  • Export (US$ Thousand) 493,941,214.22
  • Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) 30.03
  • Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) 31.40
  • Service exports (BoP, current US$) 241,468,233,430
  • Service imports (BoP, current US$) 231,731,619,800
  • Country Growth (%) -7.25
  • Exports (Dry):250 billion cu ft (2014)
  • Imports (Dry): 1,594 billion cu ft (2014)

In March 2017 the population of France officially reached the 67 million mark. The 66 million mark was reached at the beginning of 2014.

Based on the United Nations Estimates, the population of France is 64,937,413 as of Friday, June 30, 2017.

  • 80.8 % of the population is urban
  • The median age in France is 41.3 years.
  • France population is equivalent to 0.86% of the total world population.
  • France ranks number 22 in the list of countries by population.

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The population of France is predicted to hit the 70 million mark between the year 2025/2030

Figures from ‘Eurostat’ for metropolitan France and the overseas departments:

  • By 2010, Population will increase to 64,677,000
  • By 2020, Population will increase to 67,658,000
  • By 20230, Population will increase to 70,396,000
  • By 2040, Population will increase to 72,767,000
  • By 2050, Population will increase to 74,297,000
  • By 2060, Population will increase to 75,599,000
  • By 2070, Population will increase to 77,109,000
  • By 2080, Population will increase to 78,842,000

France would then replace Germany, where the population would fall from 82 million to under 71 million, as the most populous country of the EU.

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France Statistics and Information

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