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Morocco Demographics Profile 2014

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Population32,987,206 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 26.7% (male 4,479,676/female 4,342,605)
15-24 years: 17.7% (male 2,899,041/female 2,931,856)
25-54 years: 42% (male 6,693,877/female 7,146,696)
55-64 years: 7.3% (male 1,200,733/female 1,203,447)
65 years and over: 6.3% (male 940,291/female 1,148,984) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 49.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 41.6 %
elderly dependency ratio: 7.5 %
potential support ratio: 13.4 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 28.1 years
male: 27.5 years
female: 28.7 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.02% (2014 est.)
Birth rate18.47 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate4.79 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate-3.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 57% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.62% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationCasablanca 3.046 million; RABAT (capital) 1.843 million; Fes 1.088 million; Marrakech 939,000; Tangier 810,000; Agadir 805,000 (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth25.4
note: median age at first birth among women 30-34 (2003-04 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 24.52 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 28.96 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 19.87 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.51 years
male: 73.44 years
female: 79.74 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate2.15 children born/woman (2014 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate67.4% (2011)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS30,000 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths1,200 (2012 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 63.6% of population
total: 83.6% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 36.4% of population
total: 16.4% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 84.5% of population
rural: 63.1% of population
total: 75.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 15.5% of population
rural: 36.9% of population
total: 24.6% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Moroccan(s)
adjective: Moroccan
Ethnic groupsArab-Berber 99%, other 1%
ReligionsMuslim 99% (official; virtually all Sunni, <.1% Shia), other 1% (includes Christian, Jewish, and Baha'i), Jewish about 6,000 (2010 est.)
LanguagesArabic (official), Berber languages (Tamazight (official), Tachelhit, Tarifit), French (often the language of business, government, and diplomacy)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 67.1%
male: 76.1%
female: 57.6% (2011 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2010)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 500,960
percentage: 8 % (2007 est.)
Education expenditures5.4% of GDP (2009)
Maternal mortality rate100 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight3.1% (2011)
Health expenditures6% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.62 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density1.1 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate16.4% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014