Rabat, Morocco Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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%