Tanger, 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 Tanger, Morocco metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tanger in 2020 is 1,198,000, a 3.54% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tanger in 2019 was 1,157,000, a 3.67% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tanger in 2018 was 1,116,000, a 3.81% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tanger in 2017 was 1,075,000, a 3.76% 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
Tanger - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,198,000 3.54%
2019 1,157,000 3.67%
2018 1,116,000 3.81%
2017 1,075,000 3.76%
2016 1,036,000 3.70%
2015 999,000 3.85%
2014 962,000 3.66%
2013 928,000 3.80%
2012 894,000 3.71%
2011 862,000 3.86%
2010 830,000 3.75%
2009 800,000 3.76%
2008 771,000 3.77%
2007 743,000 3.77%
2006 716,000 3.77%
2005 690,000 3.60%
2004 666,000 2.94%
2003 647,000 3.03%
2002 628,000 3.12%
2001 609,000 3.05%
2000 591,000 2.96%
1999 574,000 3.05%
1998 557,000 2.96%
1997 541,000 3.05%
1996 525,000 2.94%
1995 510,000 3.24%
1994 494,000 4.00%
1993 475,000 3.94%
1992 457,000 3.86%
1991 440,000 4.02%
1990 423,000 3.93%
1989 407,000 4.09%
1988 391,000 3.99%
1987 376,000 3.87%
1986 362,000 4.02%
1985 348,000 3.88%
1984 335,000 4.04%
1983 322,000 3.87%
1982 310,000 4.73%
1981 296,000 4.59%
1980 283,000 4.81%
1979 270,000 4.65%
1978 258,000 4.45%
1977 247,000 4.66%
1976 236,000 4.89%
1975 225,000 4.65%
1974 215,000 4.88%
1973 205,000 4.59%
1972 196,000 4.26%
1971 188,000 2.73%
1970 183,000 2.81%
1969 178,000 2.30%
1968 174,000 2.96%
1967 169,000 2.42%
1966 165,000 2.48%
1965 161,000 2.55%
1964 157,000 2.61%
1963 153,000 2.68%
1962 149,000 2.76%
1961 145,000 2.11%
1960 142,000 2.90%
1959 138,000 3.76%
1958 133,000 3.10%
1957 129,000 3.20%
1956 125,000 2.46%
1955 122,000 3.39%
1954 118,000 3.51%
1953 114,000 2.70%
1952 111,000 5.71%
1951 105,000 5.00%
1950 100,000 0.00%