City Statistics Chartbook: Top 20 French Cities

City Statistics Chartbook: Top 20 French Cities


In an increasingly globalized and freely-trading world economy, the number of economically-important cities across the globe is growing rapidly. As developing regions continue to experience rapid and unsustainable economic growth the makeup of the global marketplace, and the relative importance of different regions, is changing constantly.

Key Highlights

  • The economy of France's major cities have grown very steadily in recent years. Despite a slight decline in 2009-10, the country's major cities returned to growth very quickly and very slight growth is expected to continue.
  • Most of France's major cities have similar levels of per capita GDP and per capita growth is expected to be very low in the future, typically between 0.5%-1.5%.
  • Unsurprisingly Paris has by far the higherst population of France's major cities, and has also experienced the fastest historical growth. However every French city is expected to experience a considerable slowdown in population growth in the future.
  • Identifies the largest cities in a particular region by GDP.
  • Assesses their importance to the region in question in comparison to the rest of the major cities.
  • Provides an overview of various demographic indicators to assess the health of a city.
  • Provides a surface-level understanding of a particular region, its composition and what drives it.
  • Allows businesses to identify potential target markets and demographics in order to drive successful business.
Reasons to buy
  • How has the economy in the region developed in recent years?
  • How is it expected to develop in the future?
  • What are the largest cities in the region?
  • What is the population and population structure of each of the top cities?
  • How healthy is the employment market in each city and what drives growth?
  • What is the average household income and expenditure in each city?
  • What is the educational structure of the population of each city?

France Country Economic Overview
France Top 20 Cities Economic Overview
France Top 20 Cities Demographics
France Top 20 Cities Unemployment
France Top 20 Cities Employment
France Top 20 Cities Households
France Top 20 Cities Household Income & Expenditure
France Top 20 Cities GVA
France Top 20 Cities Education
France Top 20 Cities Appendix

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