Marseille · Population

Question: What is the population of Marseille? Answer: Marseille, France (Administrative unit: Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur) - last known population is ≈ 852 500 (year 2012). This was 1.341% of total France population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2007-2012 (+0%/year), Marseille population in 2017 would be: 852 637*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1946-1954] +0.49 %/year
[1954-1962] +2.14 %/year
[1962-1968] +2.22 %/year
[1968-1975] +0.23 %/year
[1975-1982] -0.55 %/year
[1982-1990] -1.1 %/year
[1990-1999] -0.03 %/year
[1999-2007] +0.82 %/year
[2007-2012] +0 %/year


GPS coordinates: 43.297, 5.381

Local time in Marseille: 06:13 Saturday GMT+1.

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Marseille on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1946c, 1954c, 1962c, 1968c, 1975c, 1982c, 1990c, 1999c, 2007e, 2012e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques, Paris, France
INSEE. Données harmonisées des recensements de la population de 1968 à 2012 in French. Ret. 2015-11-19
• Oizon. Dictionnaire géographique de la France (1979)
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).