Gouvernement Princier de Monaco

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 2020, the population was estimated at 38,350 inhabitants according to the terms of Ministerial Decree No. 2021-300 of 19th April 2021.

2020 Population
38,350 inhabitants
Source: Monaco Statistics
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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.



07 June 2013 Thematic Content

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”.

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26 March 2021 Thematic Content

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.

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Focus Population - Employment

26 March 2020 Thematic Content

Temporary EmploymentNearly 9,400 people worked at least one hour in a temporary position in 2020 (including all assignment lengths). The health crisis resulted in a 17.5% reduction in the temporary workforce and a 25.4% decline in the number of assignments, compared with 2019. Although temporary work was hard hit by...

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Population census

13 February 2018 Thematic Content

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...

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20 April 2018 Thematic Content

The Principality of Monaco employed 55,919 people as of 31 December 2020, a decrease of 3.4%.

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European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD)

24 September 2020 Thematic Content

TheEuropean School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs survey carried out every 4 years in many european countries, studies the health behaviors, lifestyle and alcohol, tobacco and other drug consumption of 16 year old school age adolescents.In Monaco theEuropean School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drug...

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