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Morocco: Administrative Division

Contents: Regions, Provinces and Prefectures

The population of the Moroccan regions, provinces and prefectures in the boundaries of 2015 (without Western Sahara) according to census results and latest official projections.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization, nationality, literacy (a10+), marital status).

NameStatusNativePopulation
Census
1994-09-02
Population
Census
2004-09-02
Population
Census
2014-09-01
Population
Projection
2020-07-01
Béni Mellal - KhénifraRegionبني ملال - خنيفرة2,137,6752,307,5662,520,7762,613,137
AzilalProvinceأزيلال454,914504,501554,001566,889
Béni MellalProvinceبني ملال436,123488,505550,678582,328
Fquih Ben SalahProvinceالفقيه بن صالح433,625457,513502,827520,318
KhénifraProvinceخنيفرة332,174359,933371,145377,314
KhouribgaProvinceخريبكة480,839499,144542,125566,288
Drâa - TafilaletRegionدرعة - تافيلالت1,349,8811,493,5951,635,0081,693,786
ErrachidiaProvinceالرشيدية376,414396,531418,451424,458
MideltProvinceميدلت225,464257,100289,337303,242
OuarzazateProvinceورزازات236,568270,288297,502310,813
TinghirProvinceتنغير255,630284,278322,412339,695
ZagoraProvinceزاكورة255,805283,368307,306315,578
Fès - MeknèsRegionفاس - مكناس3,425,7893,873,2144,236,8924,405,862
BoulemaneProvinceبولمان161,622185,110197,596200,561
El HajebProvinceالحاجب180,494216,388247,016263,755
FèsPrefectureفاس796,180977,9461,150,1311,249,416
IfraneProvinceإفران127,677143,380155,221159,487
MeknèsPrefectureمكناس608,441713,609835,695902,391
Moulay YaâcoubProvinceمولاي يعقوب127,576150,422174,079189,512
SéfrouProvinceصفرو237,095259,577286,489297,436
TaounateProvinceتاونات628,847668,232662,246641,499
TazaProvinceتازة557,857558,550528,419501,805
Grand Casablanca - SettatRegionالدار البيضاء الكبرى - سطات5,125,9175,890,6096,861,7397,408,213
BenslimaneProvinceبنسليمان180,300199,612233,123246,302
BerrechidProvinceبرشيد279,705361,739484,518561,410
CasablancaPrefectureالدار البيضاء2,717,1252,949,8053,359,8183,566,020
El JadidaProvinceالجديدة567,672662,961786,716826,877
MédiounaProvinceمديونة62,609122,851172,680242,161
MohammédiaPrefectureالمحمدية257,001322,286404,648445,164
NouaceurProvinceالنواصر90,000236,119333,604470,495
SettatProvinceسطات568,283595,165634,184622,323
Sidi BennourProvinceسيدي بنور403,222440,071452,448427,461
Guelmim - Oued NounRegionكلميم - واد نون360,706408,147433,757446,225
Assa-ZagProvinceأسا - الزاك21,84843,53544,12443,750
GuelmimProvinceكلميم147,124166,685187,808199,677
Sidi IfniProvinceسيدي افني133,655127,781115,691106,579
Tan-TanProvinceطانطان58,07970,14686,13496,219
Marrakech - SafiRegionمراكش - آسفي3,546,7683,983,6594,520,5694,774,413
Al HaouzProvinceالحوز435,090484,312573,128635,748
ChichaouaProvinceشيشاوة311,800339,818369,955391,923
El Kelaâ des SraghnaProvinceقلعة السراغنة415,897466,230537,488585,961
EssaouiraProvinceالصويرة433,681452,979450,527450,123
Marrakech [Marrakesh]Prefectureمراكش861,2051,070,8381,330,4681,405,373
RehamnaProvinceالرحامنة266,531288,475315,077335,028
SafiProvinceآسفي598,613643,403691,983711,848
YoussoufiaProvinceاليوسفية223,951237,604251,943258,409
OrientalRegionالشرق1,918,8592,102,7812,314,3462,453,229
BerkaneProvinceبركان250,715270,328289,137299,483
Driouch [Eddriwesh]Provinceالدريوش239,804222,987211,059192,582
FiguigProvinceفجيج117,011129,430138,325139,631
GuercifProvinceجرسيف150,168184,687216,717230,556
JeradaProvinceجرادة117,696105,840108,727108,918
NadorProvinceالناضور444,110505,647565,426605,894
Oujda - AngadPrefectureوجدة - أنكاد419,063477,100551,767624,459
TaourirtProvinceتاوريرت180,292206,762233,188251,706
Rabat - Salé - KénitraRegionالرباط - سلا - القنيطرة3,417,0944,023,2174,580,8664,867,744
KénitraProvinceالقنيطرة695,142853,6311,061,4351,151,373
KhémissetProvinceالخميسات485,541521,815542,221540,677
RabatPrefectureالرباط623,457627,932577,827536,821
SaléPrefectureسلا631,803823,485982,1631,093,602
Sidi KacemProvinceسيدي قاسم452,282489,422522,270521,390
Sidi SlimaneProvinceسيدي سليمان284,068313,670320,407328,129
Skhirate - TémaraPrefectureالصخيرات - تمارة244,801393,262574,543695,752
Souss - MassaRegionسوس - ماسة1,926,2882,324,1422,676,8472,896,152
Agadir - Ida - OutananePrefectureأكادير إدا وتنان366,193487,954600,599682,108
Chtouka - Aït BahaProvinceشتوكة آيت باها240,092297,245371,102417,749
Inezgane - Aït MelloulPrefectureإنزكان ايت ملول292,571419,614541,118628,396
TaroudantProvinceتارودانت693,968780,661838,820852,765
TataProvinceطاطا119,298121,618117,841113,208
TiznitProvinceتيزنيت214,166217,050207,367201,926
Tanger - Tétouan - Al HoceïmaRegionطنجة - تطوان - الحسيمة2,612,5943,068,8333,556,7293,813,854
Al HoceïmaProvinceالحسيمة382,972395,644399,654397,147
ChefchaouenProvinceشفشاون348,244422,891457,432479,932
Fahs - AnjraProvinceفحص - انجرة74,37997,29576,44782,974
LaracheProvinceالعرائش431,476472,386496,687509,283
M'Diq - FnideqPrefectureالمضيق - الفنيدق84,376135,292209,897253,679
OuezzaneProvinceوزان284,649304,528300,637297,715
Tanger - Assilah [Tangier]Prefectureطنجة - أصيلا591,858762,5831,065,6011,214,841
TétouanProvinceتطوان414,640478,214550,374578,283
Al-Maghrib [Morocco]Kingdomالمغرب‎25,821,57129,475,76333,337,52935,372,615

Source: Haut Commissariat au Plan, Royaume du Maroc (web).

Explanation: Area figures are computed from geospatial data. Some population changes between 2004 and 2014 are due to boundary changes that are not considered by map, area figures and former population figures.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2014)
Males16,505,777
Females16,649,538
Age Groups (C 2014)
0-14 years9,339,195
15-64 years21,788,055
65+ years2,028,065
Age Distribution (C 2014)
0-9 years6,345,666
10-19 years5,937,227
20-29 years5,765,169
30-39 years4,910,334
40-49 years3,917,688
50-59 years3,133,266
60-69 years1,746,191
70+ years1,399,761
Urbanization (C 2014)
Rural13,303,462
Urban19,851,853
Nationality (C 2014)
Morocco33,252,988
Other country84,541
Literacy (A10+) (C 2014)
yes24,476,588
no8,678,727
Marital Status (C 2014)
Single17,612,677
Married13,743,448
Divorced/Widowed1,799,190