- Population and employment
Population and employment
Demography: the official population figures
The population figures are detailed in the Ministerial Decree published annually in the Official Gazette.
On 31st December 2017, the population was estimated at 38,300 inhabitants according to the terms of Ministerial Decree No. 2018-323 of 16th April 2018.
Source: Monaco Statistics
Estimating the population and census
Between each census, the population figures are updated annually in accordance with Sovereign Ordinance No. 2.726 of 27th April 2010 modifying the Ordinance of 16th December 1862 on carrying out a census. A general census of the population is undertaken at regular intervals. The most recent took place in 2000, 2008 and 2016.
Monaco Statistics has conducted two studies on housing. The first one, published in July 2012, is a prospective study about the State-owned housing needs by 2022. The second one, of June 2013, is a descriptive study of the sector known as the “rent-controlled housing of private tenure”.Read more
The Demography Observatory is the result of a collaboration begun in 2012 between Monaco Statistics, the Registry Office (Nationality) andMonaco City Hall 's Informatics Department.The aim is to present the main demographic indicators for the population of Monegasque nationality.Read more
DemographyIn 2017, the average age ofMonegasque nationals is 44.1 and the median age is 46.5. Almost 95% live in Monaco. The birth rate remains high with 120 births and a fertility rate of 2.5 children per woman.Update: as at 30 June 2018, the number of Monegasque nationals was 9,305.Download the Focus : Demography...Read more
The census allows the population to be counted and provides an understanding of the country’s population. Monaco’s first census was carried out in 1757.Censuses have been conducted regularly since the end of the nineteenth century in order to track demographic trends and changes in the Principality’s population.The...Read more
Using demographic information provided by the Nationality Department of the Monaco Town Hall, Monaco Statistics has produced a population forecast of Monegasque nationals to 2022.Read more
The Principality of Monaco employed 54,303 people as of 31 December 2017, which is an increase of 3.5%.Read more
L'enquête ESPAD, menée tous les 4 ans dans de nombreux pays européens, étudie les comportements de santé, le mode de vie et les consommations d'alcool, tabac et autres drogues des adolescents scolarisés de 16 ans.A Monaco, ESPAD concerne l'ensemble des lycéens. La dernière enquête s’est déroulée en Principauté le 24...Read more