Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees merged into a single region on 1st January 2016.
The data of this site mainly concerns the former Midi-Pyrenees region and is currently being updated.
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Demography

The demographic vitality of Midi-Pyrenees makes it one of the most dynamic regions of France.

  • 2,944,157 inhabitants
  • An average annual growth rate of over 1.2 % over the last ten years, one of the highest in France
  • 3.6 million inhabitants in Midi-Pyrenees by 2040.
  • The second most attractive region of France, with 32,000 new residents each year on average for 10 years.
  • Life expectancy higher than the national average: 84.8 years for women (France: 84 years) and 79 years for men (France: 77 years).
  • Toulouse: 4th largest French city with over 440,000 inhabitants.

Population by age bracket

Population par tranche d'âge

Source: INSEE, Data 2010

Population by Department and growth since 1999

Population par département et évolution depuis 1999

Sources INSEE, 2009 data.

Population of towns (urban areas)

Urban area Number of inhabitants
Toulouse 871 961
Tarbes 77 305
Montauban 72 719
Albi 72 604
Castres 56 740
Rodez 49 181
Mazamet 25 420
Auch 24 997
Millau 23 493
Cahors 23 357

Source: INSEE, Data 2009