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Morocco Demographics Profile 2013

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Population32,649,130 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 27.1% (male 4,489,297/female 4,353,921)
15-24 years: 18% (male 2,918,765/female 2,951,131)
25-54 years: 41.7% (male 6,590,575/female 7,033,013)
55-64 years: 7% (male 1,135,921/female 1,135,747)
65 years and over: 6.3% (male 919,236/female 1,121,524) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 48.9 %
youth dependency ratio: 41.5 %
elderly dependency ratio: 7.4 %
potential support ratio: 13.5 (2013)
Median agetotal: 27.7 years
male: 27.1 years
female: 28.2 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate1.04% (2013 est.)
Birth rate18.73 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate4.78 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate-3.56 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 57% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.62% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationCasablanca 3.245 million; RABAT (capital) 1.77 million; Fes 1.044 million; Marrakech 909,000; Tangier 768,000 (2009)
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: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth25.4 (2004 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 25.49 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 30.04 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.71 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 76.31 years
male: 73.25 years
female: 79.53 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate2.17 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate67.4% (2011)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS26,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths1,200 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 61% of population
total: 83% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2% of population
rural: 39% of population
total: 17% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 83% of population
rural: 52% of population
total: 70% of population
unimproved:
urban: 17% of population
rural: 48% of population
total: 30% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Moroccan(s)
adjective: Moroccan
Ethnic groupsArab-Berber 99%, other 1%
ReligionsMuslim 99% (official), Christian 1%, Jewish about 6,000
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 February 21, 2013