Morocco Population 2022


Morocco map
  • The current population of Morocco is estimated at 37,779,155 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Morocco represent 0.48% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Morocco is 50.1 inhabitants per km2.
  • Morocco is located in Africa.
  • Morocco ranks number 40 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Morocco is 31.6341° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -7.9892° W.
  • The median age in Morocco is 29.5 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Morocco for private sector is 3,000 MAD per month, around USD $299.32 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Morocco shares its land boundary with are Algeria to the east and southeast, Western Sahara to the south. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea lies to the north.

Morocco

Official name Kingdom of Morocco
Location Africa
Capital Rabat
Population 37,722,619 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 50.1/km2
Population growth rate 1.15% (in 2022)
Area 446,300 km2 (172,317.32 sq mi)
Official language Arabic and Berber
Currency Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Life expectancy 77.21 years
Internet TLD .ma
Call code +212

Morocco Population Graph

Morocco Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 36,929,013 18,327,869 18,601,144 49.63% 50.37% 23,461,002 63.53%
2019 36,490,002 18,102,690 18,387,312 49.61% 50.39% 22,985,052 62.99%
2018 36,047,104 17,879,364 18,167,740 49.6% 50.4% 22,511,416 62.45%
2017 35,599,048 17,650,008 17,949,040 49.58% 50.42% 22,039,371 61.91%
2016 35,143,837 17,420,800 17,723,037 49.57% 50.43% 21,564,258 61.36%
2015 34,680,940 17,180,938 17,500,002 49.54% 50.46% 21,089,480 60.81%
2014 34,209,454 16,930,259 17,279,195 49.49% 50.51% 20,614,617 60.26%
2013 33,732,563 16,677,379 17,055,184 49.44% 50.56% 20,138,340 59.7%
2012 33,258,519 16,423,057 16,835,462 49.38% 50.62% 19,669,088 59.14%
2011 32,798,251 16,179,377 16,618,874 49.33% 50.67% 19,213,215 58.58%
2010 32,359,556 15,953,261 16,406,295 49.3% 50.7% 18,775,014 58.02%
2009 31,945,052 15,748,911 16,196,141 49.3% 50.7% 18,352,432 57.45%
2008 31,552,575 15,558,575 15,994,000 49.31% 50.69% 17,950,260 56.89%
2007 31,179,252 15,380,725 15,798,527 49.33% 50.67% 17,560,155 56.32%
2006 30,820,091 15,215,879 15,604,212 49.37% 50.63% 17,182,201 55.75%
2005 30,470,791 15,052,571 15,418,220 49.4% 50.6% 16,810,735 55.17%
2004 30,130,254 14,893,385 15,236,869 49.43% 50.57% 16,463,171 54.64%
2003 29,797,775 14,737,980 15,059,795 49.46% 50.54% 16,186,151 54.32%
2002 29,469,492 14,584,452 14,885,040 49.49% 50.51% 15,910,579 53.99%
2001 29,140,886 14,430,567 14,710,319 49.52% 50.48% 15,636,999 53.66%
2000 28,808,069 14,277,279 14,530,790 49.56% 50.44% 15,366,224 53.34%
1999 28,469,732 14,118,140 14,351,592 49.59% 50.41% 15,091,805 53.01%
1998 28,124,502 13,958,190 14,166,312 49.63% 50.37% 14,815,988 52.68%
1997 27,768,450 13,792,589 13,975,861 49.67% 50.33% 14,536,784 52.35%
1996 27,397,164 13,616,391 13,780,773 49.7% 50.3% 14,252,005 52.02%
1995 27,007,752 13,433,656 13,574,096 49.74% 50.26% 13,960,307 51.69%
1994 26,597,765 13,240,367 13,357,398 49.78% 50.22% 13,644,653 51.3%
1993 26,168,282 13,034,421 13,133,861 49.81% 50.19% 13,233,300 50.57%
1992 25,724,266 12,823,547 12,900,719 49.85% 50.15% 12,820,974 49.84%
1991 25,273,037 12,603,664 12,669,373 49.87% 50.13% 12,414,116 49.12%
1990 24,822,345 12,383,868 12,438,477 49.89% 50.11% 12,011,533 48.39%
1989 24,370,237 12,158,311 12,211,926 49.89% 50.11% 11,617,292 47.67%
1988 23,917,934 11,930,265 11,987,669 49.88% 50.12% 11,227,078 46.94%
1987 23,461,324 11,700,162 11,761,162 49.87% 50.13% 10,843,824 46.22%
1986 22,994,122 11,462,570 11,531,552 49.85% 50.15% 10,462,326 45.5%
1985 22,512,610 11,218,034 11,294,576 49.83% 50.17% 10,081,147 44.78%
1984 22,015,843 10,966,091 11,049,752 49.81% 50.19% 9,700,180 44.06%
1983 21,507,985 10,708,826 10,799,159 49.79% 50.21% 9,323,711 43.35%
1982 20,996,613 10,452,114 10,544,499 49.78% 50.22% 8,950,856 42.63%
1981 20,491,997 10,196,818 10,295,179 49.76% 50.24% 8,590,245 41.92%
1980 20,002,000 9,948,995 10,053,005 49.74% 50.26% 8,242,824 41.21%
1979 19,528,652 9,707,693 9,820,959 49.71% 50.29% 7,909,104 40.5%
1978 19,071,209 9,474,577 9,596,632 49.68% 50.32% 7,590,341 39.8%
1977 18,631,259 9,252,283 9,378,976 49.66% 50.34% 7,284,822 39.1%
1976 18,209,755 9,035,680 9,174,075 49.62% 50.38% 6,994,367 38.41%
1975 17,806,849 8,830,416 8,976,433 49.59% 50.41% 6,714,963 37.71%
1974 17,423,597 8,635,135 8,788,462 49.56% 50.44% 6,451,958 37.03%
1973 17,058,754 8,450,907 8,607,847 49.54% 50.46% 6,200,857 36.35%
1972 16,706,908 8,271,590 8,435,318 49.51% 50.49% 5,961,025 35.68%
1971 16,360,694 8,095,271 8,265,423 49.48% 50.52% 5,727,879 35.01%
1970 16,014,335 7,919,089 8,095,246 49.45% 50.55% 5,521,743 34.48%
1969 15,666,240 7,742,256 7,923,984 49.42% 50.58% 5,318,688 33.95%
1968 15,316,451 7,563,264 7,753,187 49.38% 50.62% 5,118,758 33.42%
1967 14,963,009 7,384,245 7,578,764 49.35% 50.65% 4,922,830 32.9%
1966 14,604,108 7,205,667 7,398,441 49.34% 50.66% 4,728,810 32.38%
1965 14,238,701 7,029,647 7,209,054 49.37% 50.63% 4,536,450 31.86%
1964 13,865,971 6,853,949 7,012,022 49.43% 50.57% 4,346,982 31.35%
1963 13,486,512 6,678,521 6,807,991 49.52% 50.48% 4,160,589 30.85%
1962 13,102,747 6,504,204 6,598,543 49.64% 50.36% 3,976,684 30.35%
1961 12,718,213 6,327,311 6,390,902 49.75% 50.25% 3,796,387 29.85%
1960 12,337,162 6,147,608 6,189,554 49.83% 50.17% 3,622,191 29.36%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Morocco ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Morocco. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Morocco

# City Population 2022
1 Casablanca 3,148,997
2 Rabat 1,658,071
3 Fes 965,856
4 Sale 904,479
5 Marrakesh 840,219
6 Agadir 699,218
7 Tangier 689,044
8 Meknes 546,414
9 Oujda-Angad 407,036
10 Al Hoceima 399,007
11 Kenitra 368,036
12 Tetouan 328,806
13 Temara 314,921
14 Safi 289,690
15 Sale Al Jadida 201,620
16 Mohammedia 188,740
17 Khouribga 168,511
18 Beni Mellal 167,780
19 Fes al Bali 157,123
20 El Jadid 148,242
21 Taza 142,500
22 Nador 129,855
23 Settat 120,070
24 Larache 109,950
25 Ksar El Kebir 109,471
26 Khemisset 107,633
27 Guelmim 98,897
28 Berrechid 94,386
29 Errachidia 93,104
30 Oued Zem 85,700
31 Al Fqih Ben Calah 84,913
32 Taourirt 83,244
33 Berkane 81,544
34 Sidi Slimane 80,128
35 Sidi Qacem 75,383
36 Khenifra 74,579
37 Ifrane 74,387
38 Taroudant 71,659
39 Essaouira 71,383
40 Tiflet 70,577
41 Oulad Teima 67,373
42 Sefrou 65,762
43 Youssoufia 65,364
44 Tan-Tan 62,531
45 Ouezzane 59,271
46 Guercif 58,068
47 Ouarzazat 57,749
48 Tirhanimine 56,413
49 Dakhla 56,230
50 Tiznit 55,698
51 Fnidek 53,945
52 Azrou 48,635
53 Midelt 45,629
54 Skhirate 45,294
55 Souq Larb'a al Gharb 44,513
56 Jerada 44,046
57 Smara 42,363
58 Kasba Tadla 41,533
59 Sidi Bennour 40,340
60 Imzouren 40,284
61 Martil 40,159
62 Azemmour 37,422
63 Tinghir 37,119
64 Chefchaouen 36,657
65 Al Aaroui 36,345
66 El Aioun 35,520
67 Zagora 35,439
68 Taounate 33,081
69 Sidi Yahia El Gharb 32,505
70 Zaio 30,269
71 Asilah 29,075
72 Bouarfa 29,048
73 El Hajeb 28,410
74 Mechraa Bel Ksiri 28,041
75 Bouznika 27,493
76 Tahla 25,998
77 Arfoud 23,847
78 Setti Fatma 22,450
79 Recani 20,661
80 Sidi Ifni 20,160
81 Ahfir 19,774
82 Oulmes 19,189
83 Bni Bouayach 18,445
84 Ain Beni Mathar 16,444
85 Boujniba 15,199
86 Kelaat Mgouna 14,346
87 Zawyat an Nwacer 12,829
88 Figuig (Centre) 12,637
89 Targuist 11,664
90 Midar 10,325
91 Cap Negro II 10,095
92 Mhamid 10,087
93 Zag 7,842
94 Gueltat Zemmour 6,854
95 Oualidia 5,897
96 Tarfaya 5,685
97 Ain Leuh 5,381
98 Taghazout 5,316
99 Tafraout 5,008
100 Sidi Smai'il 4,359

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Senegal 17,518,022 70/km2