Facts and figures

Discover a few significant facts and figures to get an idea of the vitality of a country with an area of 2 km2, enriched by its residents, who represent 139 nationalities, and a buoyant, dynamic economy.


  • French, Italian and British nationals make up the majority of the foreigners resident in the Principality
  • Several nationalities (Belgian, Swiss, German, North American, among others) have communities numbering in the hundreds

Gross Domestic Product


  • Almost 50% of private sector employees work in the service industry
  • Tourism employs just under 20% of all employees in the private sector


  • As of 31 December 2019, there are 6 268 pupils in Monaco educational system, without students of higher education
  • More than 80 different nationalities are represented in Monaco’s schools
  • In 2019, 99% of students who sat the baccalaureate (secondary education diploma) in the Principality passed

Cultural, community and sporting activities

  • There are currently around 900 associations and federations (cultural, sporting, environmental, professional, etc.) in the Principality 

  • The Principality has many prestigious facilities and offers a rich cultural programme:
    • The Monte-Carlo Opera
    • Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
    • The Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Printemps des Arts events
    • The Princesse Grace Theatre
    • The Grimaldi Forum...
  • Every year, Monaco hosts a large number of cultural and sports events: 
    • Motor racing Grand Prix
    • Tennis Rolex Masters
    • International Jumping of Monte-Carlo (show jumping)


The majority of the facts and figures above are taken from “Monaco in Figures – 2020 Edition”, published by the Monegasque Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (IMSEE). More information is available on IMSEE’s website.