Key figures

Here are a few key figures to illustrate Tourcoing’s dynamism … 

General information

  • Mayor of Tourcoing: Gérald DARMANIN
  • Postcode: 59200
  • The 4th biggest town in the Hauts de France, Nord Pas de Calais Picardie region
  • Situated 15km north-east of Lille and less than 300km from 5 European capitals
  • 9 win towns:
    • Mouscron (Belgium)
    • Berlin Mitte, Bottrop, Mühlhausen (Germany)
    • Rochdale (Great Britain)
    • Biella (Italy)
    • Jastrzebie-Zdroj (Poland)
    • Guimaràes (Portugal)
    • Partizanski de Minsk (Republic of Byelorussia)
  • 16 districts

Who lives in Tourcoing?

  • 94,000 inhabitants
  • 42,088 homes
  • 16.4% of the population is aged over 60
  • 38.1% of the population is aged under 25
  • 36.8% of households have children under 18

The economy in Tourcoing

4,805 companies (at 31/12/2013), of which:
3861 in the service industries
652 in building
281 in industry
28,710 salaried jobs in the public and private sectors

The top 15 companies in Tourcoing:

Maco Productions
SADAS Cyrillus Vert Baudet
Altereos
Blanche Porte
Redcats La Redoute
Verquin Confiseur
Adrexo
Sopra Group
Sitex
La Poste
Leroy Merlin
Booking.com
Clinique Val de Lys
Clinique La Victoire
Satelec

Tourcoing’s facilities

  • 82 nursery and primary schools
  • 10 lower secondary schools (colleges)
  • 8 upper secondary schools (lycées)
  • 120 hectares of green spaces
  • 11 parks and gardens
  • 50 kilometres of cycle ways
  • 15 sports halls
  • 9 sports complexes
  • 5 stadiums
  • 8 community centres and district youth centres
  • 4 libraries
  • 2 cinemas
  • 5 theatres
  • 3 museums
  • 4 business parks