Paris Region Facts and Figures 2020

20 April 2020ContactFlorence Humbert (Choose Paris Region), Isabelle Savelli (CCI Paris Ile-de-France), Yves Burfin ( CCI Paris Ile-de-France), Vincent Gollain, Christine Tarquis

Paris Region is a vibrant, innovative and sustainable region with many assets:

  • A dynamic and fast-growing region
  • A business and innovation powerhouse
  • A vibrant exchange between corporate headquarters, SMEs, innovative startups, world class competitiveness clusters
  • 18.4% of France's population
  • 31% of national GDP
  • 4.6% of EU28 GDP
  • 23.3% of all jobs in France
  • 36% of all French executives
  • 26.3% of students in France
  • 40% of R&D spending in France
  • 40.5% of researchers in France
  • A massive consumer marketplace
  • A qualified, cosmopolitan talent pool
  • Europe's largest scope of real estate solutions
  • World-class transport and digital infrastructure
  • An outstanding lifestyle

The Paris Region Facts and Figures edition 2020 is a document published by Choose Paris Region, the Paris Ile-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry and l'Institut Paris Region. This document draws on the latest Paris Region’s available data regarding:  population, economy and business, employment, education, R&D and innovation, real estate, transport and mobility, logistics, meetings and exhibitions, tourism and quality of life.

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