Gouvernement Princier de Monaco


The Demography Observatory is the result of a collaboration begun in 2012 between Monaco Statistics, the Registry Office (Nationality) and Monaco City Hall 's Informatics Department.

The aim is to present the main demographic indicators for the population of Monegasque nationality.

Population change and structure

Monegasque nationals population as at 31 december 2017
9,259 persons
Source: Monaco Statistics


As at 31 December 2017, the Monegasque population stands at 9,259 persons. The annual increase (+1.1 %) is at the level of the evolutions observed since 2014.


Monegasque's national mean age is 44.1 years and median age reaches 46.5 years. The gap between women and men is still significant (respectively +5.7 and +8.7 years). Nearly 90 % of Monegasques are born in Monaco or France. 5.2 % declaring to live abroad, of which 4.2 % in France.

Births and fertility

2017 Birth rate
Source: Monaco Statistics
2017 Total Fertility rate
2,5 children per woman
Source: Monaco Statistics


The birth rate remains high with 120 births (birth rate of 13,0 ‰) and a total fertility rate of 2.5 children per woman (above 2 since 2004).

Mean age of women at birth of first child is 31.2 years.


Deaths and life expectancy

2017 Death rate
Source: Monaco Statistics


69 deaths were recorded, giving a mortality rate of 7.5 ‰, lowest level observed since 2004. Life expectancy at birth in 2015-2017 is at its highest (85.8 years). The gap between women and men is 4.7 years.

2015-2017 Life expectancy at birth
85,8 years
Source: Monaco Statistics


Marriages and divorces

86 marriages involving at least one person of Monegasque nationality were celebrated. The marriage rate is 8.7 ‰ and returns to a level comparable to the average observed since 2000 (9.5 ‰). In 2017, the average age of singles at marriage is 30.9 years for men and 30.1 years for women.

The number of divorces which took place in 2017 is not yet definitively known, as a result of delays in this information reaching the Civil and Nationality Registry. These delays are inherent in legal proceedings. There were 42 divorces in 2016, a crude divorce rate of 4.6 ‰, slightly below the 10-year average of 4.8 ‰.