Morocco

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 8,985,990
1960 12,328,534
1970 15,916,387
1980 19,798,703
1990 24,674,974
2000 28,710,123
2010 31,642,360
2020 35,936,453
2025 37,722,573
2050 42,884,149
2075 43,580,773
2100 42,725,555
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Kingdom of Morocco
Capital Rabat
Region Northern Africa
ISO code MA
Statistical agency Haut Commissariat au Plan


Administrative units

coderegionnative namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
1994-09-02
census
population
2004-09-02
census
population
2014-09-01
census
01Region of Oued Ed-Dahab - Lagouiraوادي الذهب - لكويرةDakhla [الداخلة]50,88036,75199,367142,955
02Region of Laâyoune - Boujdour - Sakia El Hamraالعيون - بوجدور - الساقية الحمراءLaâyoune [العيون]139,480175,669256,152301,744
03Region of Guelmim - Es-Semaraكلميم السمارةGuelmim [كلميم]122,825386,075462,410501,921
04Region of Souss - Massa - Draaسوس - ماسة - درعةAgadir [أكادير]70,8802,688,6553,168,2393,601,917
05Region of Gharb - Chrarda - Béni Hssenالغرب - الشراردة - بني حسينKénitra [القنيطرة]8,8051,431,4921,656,7231,904,112
06Region of Chaouia - Ouardighaالشاوية - ورديغةSettat [سطات]7,0101,509,0771,655,6601,893,950
07Region of Marrakech - Tensift - Al Haouzمراكش - تانسيفت - الحوزMarrakech [مراكش]31,1602,724,2043,102,6523,576,643
08Region of OrientalالشرقيةOujda [وجدة]82,9001,768,6911,918,0942,097,629
09Region of Grand-Casablancaالدار البيضاء الكبرىCasablanca [الدار البيضاء]1,1573,126,7853,631,0614,270,750
10Region of Rabat - Salé - Zemmour - Zaerالرباط - سلا - زمور - زعيرRabat [الرباط]9,5801,985,6022,366,4942,676,754
11Region of Doukkala - Abdaدكالة - عبدةSafi [آسفي]13,2851,793,4581,984,0392,183,090
12Region of Tadla-Azilalتادلة - أزيلالBéni Mellal [بني ملال]17,1251,324,6621,450,5191,607,506
13Region of Meknès - Tafilaletمكناس - تافيلالتMeknès [مكناس]79,2101,850,6642,086,9412,316,865
14Region of Fès - Boulemaneفاس - بولمانFès [فاس]19,7951,322,4731,573,0551,808,295
15Region of Taza - Al Hoceïma - Taounateتازة - الحسيمة - تاوناتAl Hoceima [الحسيمة]24,1551,719,8441,807,1131,807,036
16Region of Tanger - Tétouanطنجة - تطوانTanger [طنجة]11,5702,229,6222,673,1893,157,075
 total  710,85026,073,71729,891,70833,848,242
source: Haut Commissariat au Plan, Morocco.
note: (M) = Municipality, (Ar) = Arrondissement, (CU) = Centre Urbaine, (CR) = Commune Rurale.
note: Morocco is divided into regions, those into provinces/prefectures, those again into cercles and those into caidats, only then comes the level presented here as the 3rd level: communes; except for the municipalities, they are divided over the cercles/caidats.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1994-09-02
census
population
2004-09-02
census
Casablancaالدار البيضاء2,713,1692,946,440
Fèsفاس737,388920,740
Marrakechمراكش643,918801,043
Saléسلا579,850760,186
Tangerطنجة497,147669,685
Rabatالرباط615,377621,480
Meknèsمكناس393,791469,169
Oujdaوجدة357,278400,738
Kénitraالقنيطرة292,453359,142
Agadirأكادير254,865346,106
Tétouanتطوان277,516320,539
Safiآسفي262,276284,750
Temaraتمارة130,793225,497
Mohammediaمحمدية170,063188,619
Laâyoune (El Aaiún)العيون136,950183,691
Khouribgaخريبكة152,090166,397
Beni Mellalبني ملال140,212163,286
El Jadidaالجديدة119,083144,440
Tazaتازة120,971139,686
Aït Melloulآيت ملول82,825130,301
Nadorالنادور112,450126,207
Settatسطات96,217116,570
Inezganeإنزكان92,534112,753
Ksar el Kebirالقصر الكبير107,065107,380
Laracheالعراءش90,400107,240
Khemissetالخميسات88,839105,088
source: Direction de la Statistique, Ministère du Plan, Morocco.