The Greater Paris Region Key Figures

12.1 million inhabitants representing 18% of the total population for France
30% of the French GDP
1st economy in Europe with a GDP of € 649 billion in 2014
1st area in Europe in number of large corporate ranked in the Fortune 500 (July 2014)
1st R&D area in Europe and 3rd  in the world
1st town in the world for exhibitions
2nd largest airport in Europe and 9th in the world with over 66 million passengers per annum
3rd town in the world in terms of international tourism with 18 million foreign visitors in 2016 (Global Destination Cities Index 2016)