Strasbourg Population 2022

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Strasbourg is a city located in France, and it is the capital of the Grand Est region. The city has a total population of 276,170, while its metro area has a much larger population of over 770,000. The city is also a de facto capital of the European Union, and it is the official seat of the European Parliament.

City Size and Population Density

The city of Strasbourg covers a total surface area of 78.26 km2 (30.22 sq mi). The population density has reached approximately 3,500 people living per square kilometer (9,100 residents per square mile).

Strasbourg Demographics

The population of the City of Strasbourg exceeds 276,000 per the most recent estimates. Breaking this down further, the largest group of people fall into the 15 to 29 demographic, making up over 28% of the population. The 0 to 14 demographic makes up 17.3% of the population, the 30 to 44 demographic comprises 19.9% of the population, the 45 to 59 demographic makes up 16.6% of the population, the 60 to 74 demographic is 11.1% of the population, while 6.9% of the population is 75 and older.

Strasbourg History

Strasbourg celebrated its 2,000th anniversary in 1988, although it grew from a Roman camp that was first mentioned in 12 B.C.

Until the 1200s, the bishops of Strasbourg governed the city, but the citizens rebelled in 1262. The city was a Free imperial city, until coming under French rule in the 1600s. During the 1800s, the city went under German control. In the 1940s, the French again ruled Strasbourg.

The city played a significant role in Protestant Reformation and other parts of Christianity. The city also saw its darker times, including the Strasbourg massacre, the Siege of Strasbourg, the occupation of the Nazis, and bombing raids.

The city has served as the seat of European Institutions since 1949. The city today has signs of its history throughout, with multiple medieval churches still standing. The city has many parts that showcase the history and culture of Strasbourg and a variety of museums.

Strasbourg Population Growth

Strasbourg has seen significant population growth throughout the years. In the late 1600s, the population stood at 22,000. During the late 1700s, the population had more than doubled. By the late 1800s, the population exceeded 100,000. The population rose to almost 200,000 during the 1930s before declining to 175,000 in the 1940s - due to the chaos brought by the war in this time period. The population had rebounded by the next decade, climbing to over 200,000. Since then, the city has mostly experienced positive growth and is quickly approaching 300,000.

Year Population
1950261,726
1951262,348
1952262,972
1953263,596
1954264,873
1955270,126
1956275,492
1957280,948
1958286,520
1959292,203
1960298,006
1961303,909
1962309,734
1963315,227
1964320,826
1965326,509
1966332,300
1967338,194
1968343,261
1969346,492
1970349,758
1971353,054
1972356,387
1973359,742
1974363,132
1975365,734
1976366,885
1977368,036
1978369,192
1979370,351
1980371,516
1981372,681
1982374,070
1983375,917
1984377,775
1985379,638
1986381,512
1987383,396
1988385,291
1989387,190
1990389,812
1991393,954
1992398,145
1993402,369
1994406,643
1995410,963
1996415,335
1997419,741
1998424,201
1999427,877
2000429,839
2001431,804
2002433,782
2003435,768
2004437,767
2005439,769
2006441,783
2007443,806
2008445,841
2009447,880
2010449,931
2011452,387
2012454,861
2013457,340
2014459,837
2015462,348
2016464,873
2017467,411
2018469,964
2019472,561
2020475,227
2021477,978
2022480,818
2023483,744
2024486,746
2025489,811
2026492,925
2027496,069
2028499,228
2029502,392
2030505,547
2031508,684
2032511,796
2033514,876
2034517,904
2035520,866

Strasbourg Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
1950261,7260.00%
1951262,3480.24%622
1952262,9720.24%624
1953263,5960.24%624
1954264,8730.48%1,277
1955270,1261.98%5,253
1956275,4921.99%5,366
1957280,9481.98%5,456
1958286,5201.98%5,572
1959292,2031.98%5,683
1960298,0061.99%5,803
1961303,9091.98%5,903
1962309,7341.92%5,825
1963315,2271.77%5,493
1964320,8261.78%5,599
1965326,5091.77%5,683
1966332,3001.77%5,791
1967338,1941.77%5,894
1968343,2611.50%5,067
1969346,4920.94%3,231
1970349,7580.94%3,266
1971353,0540.94%3,296
1972356,3870.94%3,333
1973359,7420.94%3,355
1974363,1320.94%3,390
1975365,7340.72%2,602
1976366,8850.31%1,151
1977368,0360.31%1,151
1978369,1920.31%1,156
1979370,3510.31%1,159
1980371,5160.31%1,165
1981372,6810.31%1,165
1982374,0700.37%1,389
1983375,9170.49%1,847
1984377,7750.49%1,858
1985379,6380.49%1,863
1986381,5120.49%1,874
1987383,3960.49%1,884
1988385,2910.49%1,895
1989387,1900.49%1,899
1990389,8120.68%2,622
1991393,9541.06%4,142
1992398,1451.06%4,191
1993402,3691.06%4,224
1994406,6431.06%4,274
1995410,9631.06%4,320
1996415,3351.06%4,372
1997419,7411.06%4,406
1998424,2011.06%4,460
1999427,8770.87%3,676
2000429,8390.46%1,962
2001431,8040.46%1,965
2002433,7820.46%1,978
2003435,7680.46%1,986
2004437,7670.46%1,999
2005439,7690.46%2,002
2006441,7830.46%2,014
2007443,8060.46%2,023
2008445,8410.46%2,035
2009447,8800.46%2,039
2010449,9310.46%2,051
2011452,3870.55%2,456
2012454,8610.55%2,474
2013457,3400.55%2,479
2014459,8370.55%2,497
2015462,3480.55%2,511
2016464,8730.55%2,525
2017467,4110.55%2,538
2018469,9640.55%2,553
2019472,5610.55%2,597
2020475,2270.56%2,666
2021477,9780.58%2,751
2022480,8180.59%2,840
2023483,7440.61%2,926
2024486,7460.62%3,002
2025489,8110.63%3,065
2026492,9250.64%3,114
2027496,0690.64%3,144
2028499,2280.64%3,159
2029502,3920.63%3,164
2030505,5470.63%3,155
2031508,6840.62%3,137
2032511,7960.61%3,112
2033514,8760.60%3,080
2034517,9040.59%3,028
2035520,8660.57%2,962

Strasbourg 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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