The population of France in 2013 was approximately 65.8 million according to Trading Economics. This represents the highest number of people ever living in France.
The population of France has increased from 45.68 million in 1960 to an all time high of 65.8 million people in 2013. This represents an increase of 44 percent. Traditionally, the number of people living in France has been similar to the population of the United Kingdom, and the populations of the two countries remain within 1 to 2 million of each other. France's population represents slightly less than 1 percent of the total population of the world.