Morocco

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 8,985,990
1960 12,328,534
1970 16,039,600
1980 20,071,902
1990 24,950,128
2000 28,950,553
2010 32,107,739
2020 36,444,324
2025 38,254,598
2050 43,696,480
2075 43,856,936
2100 40,887,821
source: UN - WPP 2015 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 nameadministrative center [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
1994-09-02
census
population
2004-09-02
census
population
2014-09-01
census
01.Region de Tanger - Tétouan - Al Hoceimaطنجة - تطوان - الحسيمةTanger-Assilah [طنجة أصيلة] 2,612,5943,068,8333,556,729
02.Region de L'orientalالشرقOujda-Angad [وجْدة ـ أنجاد] 1,918,8592,102,7812,314,346
03.Region de Fès - Meknèsفاس - مكناسFès [فاس] 3,425,7893,873,2144,236,892
04.Region de Rabat - Salé - Kénitraالرباط - سلا - القنيطرةRabat [الرباط]18,3853,417,0944,023,2174,580,866
05.Region de Béni Mellal - Khénifraبني ملال - خنيفرةBéni Mellal [بني ملال] 2,137,6752,309,5962,520,776
06.Region de Grand-Casablanca - Settatالدار البيضاء الكبرى - سطاتCasablanca [الدار البيضاء] 5,126,9005,891,6226,861,739
07.Region de Marrakech - Safiمراكش - آسفيMarrakech [مراكش] 3,546,7683,983,6594,520,569
08.Region de Drâa - Tafilaletدرعة - تافيلالتErrachidia [الرشيدية] 1,349,8881,491,5651,635,008
09.Region de Souss - Massaسوس - ماسةAgadir-Ida ou Tanane [أكادير إدا وتنان] 1,926,2882,324,1422,676,847
10.Region de Guelmim - Oued Nounكلميم - واد نونGuelmim [كلميم] 360,706408,147433,757
11.Region de Laâyoune - Sakia El Hamraالعيون - الساقية الحمراءLaâyoune [العيون] 215,395316,578367,758
12.Region de Dakhla - Oued Ed-Dahabالداخلة - وادي الذهبOued Ed-Dahab [واد الذهب] 36,75199,367142,955
 total  710,85026,073,71729,891,70833,848,242
source: Haut Commissariat au Plan, Morocco.
note: (M) = Municipality, (Ar) = Arrondissement, (c) = Commune Rurale.
note: Morocco is divided into regions, those into provinces/prefectures; the third level consists of municipalities and cercle(s), the fourth level consists of the subdivisions of cercles named caïdat(s) and the fifth of communes (here presented at same level as municipalities, who don't have subdivisions).

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1994-09-02
census
population
2004-09-02
census
population
2014-09-01
census
Casablancaالدار البيضاء2,713,1692,946,4403,357,173
Fèsفاس737,388920,7401,091,512
Tangerطنجة497,147669,685947,952
Marrakechمراكش643,918801,043911,990
Saléسلا579,850760,186890,403
Rabatالرباط615,377621,480577,827
Meknèsمكناس393,791469,169520,428
Oujdaوجدة357,278400,738494,252
Kénitraالقنيطرة292,453359,142431,282
Agadirأكادير254,865346,106421,844
Tétouanتطوان277,516320,539380,787
Témaraتمارة130,793225,497313,510
Safiآسفي262,276284,750308,508
Laâyoune (El Aaiún)العيون136,950183,691217,732
Mohammediaمحمدية170,063188,619208,612
Khouribgaخريبكة152,090166,397196,196
El Jadidaالجديدة119,083144,440194,934
Beni Mellalبني ملال140,212163,286192,676
Aït Melloulآيت ملول82,825130,301171,847
Nadorالنادور112,450126,207161,726
Dar Bouazzaدار بوعزة....151,373
Tazaتازة120,971139,686148,456
Settatسطات96,217116,570142,250
Berrechidبرشيد....136,634
Khemissetالخميسات88,839105,088131,542
Inezganeإنزكان92,534112,753130,333
Ksar el Kebirالقصر الكبير107,065107,380126,617
Laracheالعراءش90,400107,240125,008
Guelmimكلميم....118,318
Khenifraخنيفرة....117,510
Berkaneبركان....109,237
Dakhlaالداخلة....106,277
Taourirtتاوريرت....103,398
Bouskouraبوسكورة....103,026
Fquih Ben Salahالفقيه بن صالح....102,019
Dcheira El Jihadiaالدشيرة الجهادية....100,336
source: Direction de la Statistique, Ministère du Plan, Morocco.