Rabat, Morocco Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Rabat, Morocco metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Rabat in 2020 is 1,885,000, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Rabat in 2019 was 1,865,000, a 0.97% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Rabat in 2018 was 1,847,000, a 0.98% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Rabat in 2017 was 1,829,000, a 0.94% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Morocco
City Name Population
Casablanca 3,752,000
Rabat 1,885,000
Fes 1,224,000
Tanger 1,198,000
Marrakech 1,003,000
Agadir 924,000
Oujda 559,000
Meknes 554,000
Kenitra 480,000
Tetouan 421,000
Safi 324,000
Rabat - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,885,000 1.07%
2019 1,865,000 0.97%
2018 1,847,000 0.98%
2017 1,829,000 0.94%
2016 1,812,000 0.89%
2015 1,796,000 0.96%
2014 1,779,000 0.96%
2013 1,762,000 0.92%
2012 1,746,000 0.92%
2011 1,730,000 0.93%
2010 1,714,000 0.94%
2009 1,698,000 0.95%
2008 1,682,000 0.96%
2007 1,666,000 0.91%
2006 1,651,000 0.98%
2005 1,635,000 1.05%
2004 1,618,000 1.83%
2003 1,589,000 1.73%
2002 1,562,000 1.83%
2001 1,534,000 1.79%
2000 1,507,000 1.76%
1999 1,481,000 1.79%
1998 1,455,000 1.82%
1997 1,429,000 1.78%
1996 1,404,000 1.81%
1995 1,379,000 2.07%
1994 1,351,000 3.52%
1993 1,305,000 3.57%
1992 1,260,000 3.62%
1991 1,216,000 3.58%
1990 1,174,000 3.53%
1989 1,134,000 3.56%
1988 1,095,000 3.60%
1987 1,057,000 3.53%
1986 1,021,000 3.55%
1985 986,000 3.57%
1984 952,000 3.59%
1983 919,000 3.72%
1982 886,000 4.73%
1981 846,000 4.70%
1980 808,000 4.80%
1979 771,000 4.76%
1978 736,000 4.69%
1977 703,000 4.77%
1976 671,000 4.68%
1975 641,000 4.74%
1974 612,000 4.79%
1973 584,000 4.66%
1972 558,000 4.89%
1971 532,000 7.69%
1970 494,000 7.86%
1969 458,000 7.76%
1968 425,000 7.87%
1967 394,000 7.95%
1966 365,000 7.67%
1965 339,000 7.96%
1964 314,000 7.53%
1963 292,000 7.75%
1962 271,000 7.97%
1961 251,000 7.73%
1960 233,000 4.95%
1959 222,000 4.72%
1958 212,000 4.95%
1957 202,000 4.66%
1956 193,000 4.89%
1955 184,000 5.14%
1954 175,000 4.79%
1953 167,000 5.03%
1952 159,000 4.61%
1951 152,000 4.83%
1950 145,000 0.00%