Population of Midi-Pyrenees (2005): 2,731,049 inhabitants
Population of metropolitan Toulouse (1999): 965,000 inhabitants
Population of the three largest regional urban zones (1999) :
A large urban center - Toulouse - concentrating nearly one third of the population, outlying Departments and about twenty small sized towns throughout Midi-Pyrenees; indeed the largest region in France covering 8.3% of the country’s surface area, but home to only 4.4% of the population.
Changes in Midi-Pyrenees population by Department (in thousands of inhabitants) :
Sources Insee: Temp 2006