Statistics and information about the city of Lyon

Map of Lyon

The city of Lyon is part of the Rhône departement in the Rhône-Alpes region. Lyon belongs to the district of Lyon and its canton is . The INSEE code for Lyon is 69123 and the postal code is 69000.

The Mayor of Lyon (mandate 2014 - 2020) is M Gérard COLLOMB, his date of birth is: 1947-06-20. To know in detail the results of the Lyon municipal election, just go to the bottom of the page.

The population of Lyon is 515695 inhabitants in 2016 (compared to 472330 inhabitants in 2012) and the area of ​​48.09 km2. Lyon is located at an altitude of 166 meters. The geographic coordinates of Lyon are: 45.7598 degrees North for latitude and 4.83482 degrees Est for longitude. In Lambert93 coordinates, the latitude is 842609 meters and its longitude is 6519456 meters.

Population of Lyon in 2020

During the last census, that of 2016, the population of Lyon was 515,695 inhabitants. The population of Lyon as of today, that is to say in 2020, can only be obtained by an estimated projection by applying the average growth rate calculated on the basis of the evolution of the population of Lyon between 2011 (491,268 inhabitants) and 2016 (515,695 inhabitants). The average annual population growth rate obtained is thus 0.99% per year.

The population of Lyon in 2020 is around 536,516 inhabitants. We can therefore see that the population in the municipality of Lyon has increased since the 2016 census.

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The town halls of the municipalities closest to Lyon are as follows : Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon at 3.5 km, Mulatière at 4.0 km, Villeurbanne at 4.2 km, Caluire-et-Cuire at 4.4 km, Ecully at 4.7 km, Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or at 5.3 km, Oullins at 5.3 km, Tassin-la-Demi-Lune at 5.4 km, Francheville at 5.6 km et Saint-Fons at 5.7 km. Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or at 6.1 km. Pierre-Bénite at 6.4 km.

Les plus grande villes autour de Lyon

CommunesPopulationsDistance
SAINT-ETIENNE 178,530 hab.49.6 km
GRENOBLE 159,410 hab.94.3 km
VILLEURBANNE 139,764 hab.4.2 km
VALENCE 66,567 hab.92.8 km
VéNISSIEUX 57,507 hab.7.1 km
BOURG-EN-BRESSE 42,653 hab.58.1 km
CALUIRE-ET-CUIRE 41,564 hab.4.4 km
SAINT-PRIEST 41,307 hab.11.0 km
VAULX-EN-VELIN 41,137 hab.7.6 km
BRON 39,415 hab.6.5 km
ROANNE 37,163 hab.66.7 km
SAINT-CHAMOND 36,071 hab.40.9 km

Cultural agenda of Lyon and its surroundings

If you live in the municipality of Lyon, you can consult the cultural agenda for Lyon and nearby municipalities (located in the Rhône department). Whether musical events, shows or other cultural events in Lyon or its proximity, you can access the entire cultural agenda of the Rhône department at the following url: Rhône cultural agenda.


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Statistics of the city of Lyon between 1962 and 2015

Lyon population :

Lyon had 445,274 inhabitants in 1999, then 479,803 inhabitants in 2009, to settle at 513,275 inhabitants in the 2015 census. The number of households in Lyon amounted to 240,609 for 2009. Lyon registered 71,114 births between the years 1999 and 2009, while 35,091 deaths were registered between the same years. For 2011, 7,418 births compared to 3,322 deaths were registered in Lyon.

Population development in Lyon between 1962 and 2015

Below you can see the evolution of the population of Lyon between 1962 and 2015. We can see that the population of Lyon went from 535,746 to 513,275 inhabitants. This represents a population growth of -4.2% (between 1962 and 2015) with an increase of -22471 inhabitants.

The density therefore went from 11,140 inhabitants per km2 in 1962 to 10,673 inhabitants per km2 in 2015.

Years 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2010 2015
Demographic evolution of Lyon between 1962 to 2015 (number of inhabitants)
Population 535,746 *527,800 456,716 413,095 415,487 445,452 472,305 484,344 513,275
Evolution of the population of Lyon between 1962 and 2020

    Number of accommodations in Lyon :

    The number of dwellings in Lyon amounted to 271,131 in 2009. These dwellings were distributed as follows: 240,609 main residences, 6,970 second residences and 23,552 vacant dwellings. Of the 240,609 main residences, 82,180 were occupied by their owners, or about 34%.

    Below you can observe the evolution of the number of housing in Lyon between 1968 and 2015. Lyon had 196858 housing in 1968 and 295408 housing in 2015, which is an increase of 50%, or 98550 more housing between these 2 years .

    In 2015, out of 295408 dwellings, 259368 were main residences, 11208 second residences and 24832 vacant dwellings.

    Evolution of the number of housing in Lyon between 1968 and 2015

    Years 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2010 2015
    Evolution of the number of housing in Lyon from 1968 to 2015
    Blue : Nbr of residences / Green : occupied dwellings
    Housing 196,858 / 188,718 203,235 / 185,795 201,839 / 180,488 218,208 / 190,337 251,362 / 216,275 275,094 / 243,726 295,408 / 259,368

    Taxation :

    Lyon totaled 2 147 million Euros in 2009 for 288,099 tax households of which 175,251 were taxable. In 2010, the median tax income of Lyon households per consumption unit was 1,763 Euros / month.

    Employment in Lyon :

    The number of jobs in Lyon in the workplace rose from 252,620 in 1999 to 294,866 jobs in 2009. The share of salaried jobs amounted to 90% (265,116 employees) in 2009. Out of the population aged 15 to 64 who were 338,416 in 2009, 243,230 were working and 27,635 were unemployed. Lyon had 36,752 job seekers in category A, B, C, including 24,425 job seekers in category A as of December 31, 2011.

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    ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION FROM LYON

    Mayor (2014 - 2020) : M Gérard COLLOMB
    Name of the city : Lyon
    Canton :
    Borough : Lyon
    Departement : Rhône (69)
    Region : Rhône-Alpes (121)
    Postal code : 69000
    INSEE code : 69123
    Town hall address : Place de la Comédie
    69205 Lyon Cedex 1.

    Tél./Fax : 04 72 10 30 30 /

    CITIES NEIGHBORS OF LYON

    Distances are to be considered as the crow flies
    Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon - 69110 (22,624 inh.)at 3.5 km
    Mulatière - 69350 (6,661 inh.)at 4.0 km
    Villeurbanne - 69100 (139,764 inh.)at 4.2 km
    Caluire-et-Cuire - 69300 (41,564 inh.)at 4.4 km
    Ecully - 69130 (18,252 inh.)at 4.7 km
    Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or - 69410 (5,035 inh.)at 5.3 km
    Oullins - 69600 (26,009 inh.)at 5.3 km
    Tassin-la-Demi-Lune - 69160 (18,595 inh.)at 5.4 km
    Francheville - 69340 (11,942 inh.)at 5.6 km
    Saint-Fons - 69190 (17,090 inh.)at 5.7 km
    Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or - 69450 (5,517 inh.)at 6.1 km
    Pierre-Bénite - 69310 (10,035 inh.)at 6.4 km

    TOWN HALL OF LYON CEDEX 1

    For all administrative procedures, the town hall of Lyon Cedex 1 is open at the times above
    Town Hall Address : Place de la Comédie
    69205 Lyon Cedex 1
    Opening hours : lundi à vendredi
        07:30:00 à 17:00:00
    Town Hall phone : 04 72 10 30 30
    Town Hall Fax :
    Town Hall website : http://www.lyon.fr
    Town Hall email address :
    Contact details of the Town Hall : Latitude : 45.768
    Longitude : 4.835

    Cadastre of Lyon

    The Lyon town hall has a cadastre service from which you can obtain the Lyon cadastral map or more precisely a cadastral plot. For more information, you can consult the website of the Lyon town hall or get in touch directly by phone with the Lyon town hall. You will find the Lyon town hall website and phone number above in the town hall section.

    You can also access the Lyon cadastral map for free by visiting this link: Lyon cadastral map. You can specify an address to consult more precisely a cadastral plot of Lyon.

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