Population by region and department

Change in the population by region
  Census 1990Census 1999January 1st 2015 (p)
Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine 5 274 064 5 387 509 5 560 405
Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes 5 114 287 5 257 954 5 904 843
Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes 6 668 168 6 949 608 7 874 586
Bourgogne- Franche-Comté 2 705 826 2 728 086 2 821 042
Bretagne 2 794 317 2 904 075 3 294 302
Centre - Val de Loire 2 369 808 2 440 295 2 582 374
Corse 249 645 260 152 326 898
Île-de-France 10 644 665 10 946 012 12 073 914
Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées 4 546 249 4 842 680 5 791 865
Nord-Pas-de-Calais - Picardie 5 770 671 5 855 448 6 006 853
Normandie 3 126 859 3 202 449 3 334 657
Pays de la Loire 3 055 197 3 219 960 3 716 068
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur 4 257 244 4 502 385 4 989 435
Metropolitan France 56 577 000 58 496 613 64 277 242

Metropolitan France
(p): Population estimates (provisional results established at end 2015)
Source : INSEE, Population census

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