Paris, France



Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, covering an area approximately forty-one plus square miles. Paris is the second-most expensive city in the world, behind Singapore and ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Oslo and Geneva.

Total Population: 12,216,364

(An increase of 16.35 % in the past 5 years.)

Approximately 14% of the population speak another language from French at home.

Quick Facts

  • Home to the largest concentration of Jews in the world outside of Israel and the United States.

  • Home to a large population of Portuguese people.

  • Known for its large populations of Arab affinity peoples, with the largest being (1) Arab, Algerian; (2) Arab, Moroccan; and (3) Arab, Tunisian

  • Diversity reflected in its ethnic neighbourhoods or enclaves:
    (1) Part of the 13th Arrondissement is variously described as the Quartier Asiatique, Petite Asia or the Quartier Chinois (Chinese). There’s a McDonald’s with Chinese-language signs, and a Buddhist temple in a parking garage on Avenue d’Ivry. This district has the Olympiades Shopping Center and a big Tang Frères supermarket of Asian goods;
    (2) the Passage Brady in the 10th Arrondissement is known for its Indian restaurants and shops;
    (3) Japanese ...around the (old) Opera House : rue Sainte Anne.

People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
PolePolandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic165,000
Punjabi, WesternPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism5,100