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Table 1 Demographic and urban/rural evolution of the Moroccan population according to general censuses from 1960 to 2004 and estimation for 2011[1]

From: Evolution of rural–urban health gaps in Morocco: 1992–2011

Year of Population (millions) Annual growth rate Mean age at first marriage (years)
census Urban (%) Rural (%) Total   Urban Rural National
(RGPH)        M F M F M F
1960 3.4 (29) 8.2 (71) 11.6   24.4 17.5 23.8 17.2 24.0 17.5
1971 5.4 (35) 9.9 (65) 15.3 2.8% 26.0 21.0 24.0 18.5 25.0 19.3
1982 8.7 (43) 11.7 (57) 20.4 2.6% 28.5 24.0 25.6 21.0 27.2 22.3
1994 13.4 (51) 12.7 (49) 26.1 2.1% 31.2 26.9 28.3 24.2 30.0 25.8
2004 16.5 (55) 13.4 (45) 29.9 1.4% 32.2 27.1 29.5 25.5 31.2 26.3
2011 18.5 (58) 13.4 (42) 31.9 1.0% 32.5 27.4 30.0 25.6 31.4 26.3