Bordeaux Population 2022

990,650
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Paris may be the first place in France that comes to mind and it is undoubtedly one of the most populated cities in the country, but it is not the only city in France that has made an impact on the country. Bordeaux is the sixth largest city in France and boasts the most famous wine industry in the world. This port city directly on the Garonne River has much to offer both residents and tourists alike.

City Size and Population Density

The city of Bordeaux has 49 square kilometers of area in the city proper, expanding to 1,172 square kilometers in the urban area, and further expanding to 5,613 square kilometers in the entire metropolitan area. The population density is upwards of 5,000 individuals per square kilometer.

Demographics

The population of Bordeaux is 241,287 and, of that overall population, demographics show that there are 112,890 males and 128,397 females. 72.5% of the overall population falls between the ages of 15 and 64. There is an estimated 14% of the population below the age of 15 and 10.5% of the population over the age of 65.

91.7% of Bordeaux residents identify as citizens of France, with only 8.3% of the population classified as immigrants.

Wine

You cannot speak of Bordeaux without talking about wine. It is what the area of France is known for, and it is one of the largest industries in the country. The wine production in Bordeaux comes commercially from 66 different appellations. On these lands, the number of acres for wine production is 296,596. There are also 7,375 wineries producing and housing over 10,000 vintages of Bordeaux wines. The overall value of wines produced in the Bordeaux region alone has grown to a staggering $2 billion annually – that is approximately 900 million bottles of wine produced each year. Quite a feat for any city and the world of wine would be much worse off without the fantastic flavor of Bordeaux wines.

Architecture

One of the least talked about aspects of Bordeaux is the architecture. When so many old buildings have been torn down due to development, Bordeaux has worked to ensure that the unique architecture of every part of its history remains for all to see. Although some of the structures have been lost to time, the efforts put forth by private citizens as well as the government have maintained over 5,000 unique architectural buildings throughout the city. It is one of the most complete collections of architectural history anywhere in the world.

Transportation

Getting around a large city like Bordeaux can be difficult, especially if you do not understand the culture. Bordeaux is quite a crowded city, and therefore it is unwise to drive to your destination. The best way to get to and from where you want to go is by public transportation, which is quite reliable. The buses are the most obvious means of transport, but it is advised to keep off the buses during the peak hours of 8 am to 10 am, and 4 pm to 7 pm, as the city center will be in gridlock at that time of the day. To get to the main parts of Bordeaux, the best way to travel is by walking, biking, or using the electric tram. This is how the locals often travel and tends to be the fastest way to get around.

Population Growth History

In 1793 the population of Bordeaux was near 104,500 residents. This dropped to nearly 91,000 in 1800. The population grew slowly until 1921 when the population reached 267,000 - the peak of the population over its history. Since this time, the population has had little growths and losses but has remained relatively steady with a population over 208,000.

Year Population
1950430,358
1951432,072
1952433,796
1953435,522
1954438,263
1955447,170
1956456,270
1957465,529
1958474,990
1959484,643
1960494,505
1961504,541
1962514,455
1963523,822
1964533,374
1965543,072
1966552,961
1967563,030
1968571,825
1969577,759
1970583,763
1971589,830
1972595,968
1973602,153
1974608,410
1975613,833
1976617,692
1977621,564
1978625,466
1979629,392
1980633,348
1981637,318
1982642,216
1983649,024
1984655,913
1985662,856
1986669,883
1987676,984
1988684,170
1989691,413
1990698,354
1991704,544
1992710,798
1993717,090
1994723,447
1995729,860
1996736,339
1997742,857
1998749,442
1999756,528
2000764,631
2001772,798
2002781,063
2003789,417
2004797,871
2005806,393
2006815,017
2007823,734
2008832,557
2009843,193
2010853,990
2011864,925
2012876,015
2013887,217
2014898,577
2015910,083
2016921,736
2017933,539
2018945,493
2019957,383
2020968,993
2021980,130
2022990,650
20231,000,475
20241,009,594
20251,018,069
20261,025,990
20271,033,470
20281,040,615
20291,047,529
20301,054,274
20311,060,898
20321,067,423
20331,073,861
20341,080,182
20351,086,362

Bordeaux Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
1950430,3580.00%
1951432,0720.40%1,714
1952433,7960.40%1,724
1953435,5220.40%1,726
1954438,2630.63%2,741
1955447,1702.03%8,907
1956456,2702.04%9,100
1957465,5292.03%9,259
1958474,9902.03%9,461
1959484,6432.03%9,653
1960494,5052.03%9,862
1961504,5412.03%10,036
1962514,4551.96%9,914
1963523,8221.82%9,367
1964533,3741.82%9,552
1965543,0721.82%9,698
1966552,9611.82%9,889
1967563,0301.82%10,069
1968571,8251.56%8,795
1969577,7591.04%5,934
1970583,7631.04%6,004
1971589,8301.04%6,067
1972595,9681.04%6,138
1973602,1531.04%6,185
1974608,4101.04%6,257
1975613,8330.89%5,423
1976617,6920.63%3,859
1977621,5640.63%3,872
1978625,4660.63%3,902
1979629,3920.63%3,926
1980633,3480.63%3,956
1981637,3180.63%3,970
1982642,2160.77%4,898
1983649,0241.06%6,808
1984655,9131.06%6,889
1985662,8561.06%6,943
1986669,8831.06%7,027
1987676,9841.06%7,101
1988684,1701.06%7,186
1989691,4131.06%7,243
1990698,3541.00%6,941
1991704,5440.89%6,190
1992710,7980.89%6,254
1993717,0900.89%6,292
1994723,4470.89%6,357
1995729,8600.89%6,413
1996736,3390.89%6,479
1997742,8570.89%6,518
1998749,4420.89%6,585
1999756,5280.95%7,086
2000764,6311.07%8,103
2001772,7981.07%8,167
2002781,0631.07%8,265
2003789,4171.07%8,354
2004797,8711.07%8,454
2005806,3931.07%8,522
2006815,0171.07%8,624
2007823,7341.07%8,717
2008832,5571.07%8,823
2009843,1931.28%10,636
2010853,9901.28%10,797
2011864,9251.28%10,935
2012876,0151.28%11,090
2013887,2171.28%11,202
2014898,5771.28%11,360
2015910,0831.28%11,506
2016921,7361.28%11,653
2017933,5391.28%11,803
2018945,4931.28%11,954
2019957,3831.26%11,890
2020968,9931.21%11,610
2021980,1301.15%11,137
2022990,6501.07%10,520
20231,000,4750.99%9,825
20241,009,5940.91%9,119
20251,018,0690.84%8,475
20261,025,9900.78%7,921
20271,033,4700.73%7,480
20281,040,6150.69%7,145
20291,047,5290.66%6,914
20301,054,2740.64%6,745
20311,060,8980.63%6,624
20321,067,4230.62%6,525
20331,073,8610.60%6,438
20341,080,1820.59%6,321
20351,086,3620.57%6,180

Bordeaux Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2022 Population 2022 Growth
Paris11,142,3030.58%
Lyon1,747,5750.81%
Marseille1,620,2270.40%
Lille1,073,3950.50%
Toulouse1,049,2461.17%
Bordeaux990,6501.07%
Nice945,3120.21%
Nantes692,5821.05%
Toulon583,7190.42%
Grenoble533,7730.58%
Douai Lens501,5830.13%
Strasbourg480,8180.59%
Avignon474,8900.58%
Montpellier473,2061.14%
Rouen472,4810.30%
Saint Etienne376,7080.28%
Tours363,6580.48%
Rennes361,6371.05%
Bethune360,0670.31%
Valenciennes339,8630.30%

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