Casablanca Population 2022

3,840,396
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Casablanca is a city that is located in Morocco. The city is the largest in the country, boasting a population of 3,359,818 people according to data from 2014. With a population so large, it is no surprise that it is one of the largest cities in Africa. This city has a significant role within the country, serving as Morocco’s main port and also being home to a massive financial center. The city is seen as a hub of economic and business activity.

City Size

The city of Casablanca covers an area of 220 square kilometers (80 square miles). The metro population is estimated to be over 6 million residents.

Casablanca Demographics

The majority of the population – approximately 98% -- live in urban areas. 99.9% of the population of Morocco are Arab and Berber Muslims.

The city has a very young population, with about one-quarter under the age of 15.

The population, which exceeds 3 million, accounts for about 11% of the population of the entire country.

Casablanca History

The area was first settled during the 7th century. Writings refer to the city as “Anfa.” In the 14th century, the city was already beginning to solidify its role as a port city. The city was overtaken by Merinids during this time period but regained its independence following a revolt. Later, in 1468, the city was destroyed following an invasion by the Portuguese.

During the late 1500s, the city went under Spanish rule. However, when Portugal and Spain were no longer integrated, the Portuguese took over again. The town was destroyed by an earthquake in 1755 and was abandoned shortly after. It was rebuilt, and during the 19th century, the population began to climb, and the economy was booming because of textiles and shipping traffic.

The city served as a critical port during World War II. An American base was also constructed in the city. In the years that followed, the city gained its independence from France, attracted top businesses, and has a thriving tourism industry. The city is now known as the business and economic capital of Morocco.

Casablanca Population Growth

Casablanca’s role as the chief port of Morocco and its status as being home to one of the largest financial centers in Africa and its booming economy make it a desirable place to live. With extensive transportation systems, job opportunities, historic sites, and attractions, this city is poised to continue its growth throughout the decades ahead.

Year Population
1950625,435
1951653,272
1952682,388
1953712,717
1954744,438
1955777,571
1956812,227
1957848,326
1958886,083
1959925,521
1960966,796
19611,010,489
19621,056,222
19631,104,024
19641,154,061
19651,206,217
19661,260,808
19671,317,870
19681,377,598
19691,439,857
19701,505,022
19711,573,136
19721,626,173
19731,679,820
19741,735,313
19751,792,640
19761,851,944
19771,913,038
19781,976,236
19792,041,522
19802,109,059
19812,178,635
19822,250,607
19832,304,309
19842,354,891
19852,406,440
19862,459,191
19872,513,098
19882,568,264
19892,624,483
19902,682,014
19912,740,805
19922,800,969
19932,862,283
19942,925,026
19952,963,372
19962,996,850
19973,030,611
19983,064,801
19993,099,376
20003,134,389
20013,169,700
20023,205,459
20033,241,620
20043,278,241
20053,307,188
20063,334,722
20073,362,485
20083,390,518
20093,418,707
20103,447,169
20113,475,869
20123,504,847
20133,533,986
20143,563,408
20153,593,075
20163,622,989
20173,653,152
20183,683,566
20193,716,093
20203,752,357
20213,793,585
20223,840,396
20233,892,837
20243,950,408
20254,012,307
20264,077,409
20274,144,581
20284,212,760
20294,281,225
20304,349,323
20314,416,673
20324,482,992
20334,548,292
20344,612,414
20354,675,342

Casablanca Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
1950625,4350.00%
1951653,2724.45%27,837
1952682,3884.46%29,116
1953712,7174.44%30,329
1954744,4384.45%31,721
1955777,5714.45%33,133
1956812,2274.46%34,656
1957848,3264.44%36,099
1958886,0834.45%37,757
1959925,5214.45%39,438
1960966,7964.46%41,275
19611,010,4894.52%43,693
19621,056,2224.53%45,733
19631,104,0244.53%47,802
19641,154,0614.53%50,037
19651,206,2174.52%52,156
19661,260,8084.53%54,591
19671,317,8704.53%57,062
19681,377,5984.53%59,728
19691,439,8574.52%62,259
19701,505,0224.53%65,165
19711,573,1364.53%68,114
19721,626,1733.37%53,037
19731,679,8203.30%53,647
19741,735,3133.30%55,493
19751,792,6403.30%57,327
19761,851,9443.31%59,304
19771,913,0383.30%61,094
19781,976,2363.30%63,198
19792,041,5223.30%65,286
19802,109,0593.31%67,537
19812,178,6353.30%69,576
19822,250,6073.30%71,972
19832,304,3092.39%53,702
19842,354,8912.20%50,582
19852,406,4402.19%51,549
19862,459,1912.19%52,751
19872,513,0982.19%53,907
19882,568,2642.20%55,166
19892,624,4832.19%56,219
19902,682,0142.19%57,531
19912,740,8052.19%58,791
19922,800,9692.20%60,164
19932,862,2832.19%61,314
19942,925,0262.19%62,743
19952,963,3721.31%38,346
19962,996,8501.13%33,478
19973,030,6111.13%33,761
19983,064,8011.13%34,190
19993,099,3761.13%34,575
20003,134,3891.13%35,013
20013,169,7001.13%35,311
20023,205,4591.13%35,759
20033,241,6201.13%36,161
20043,278,2411.13%36,621
20053,307,1880.88%28,947
20063,334,7220.83%27,534
20073,362,4850.83%27,763
20083,390,5180.83%28,033
20093,418,7070.83%28,189
20103,447,1690.83%28,462
20113,475,8690.83%28,700
20123,504,8470.83%28,978
20133,533,9860.83%29,139
20143,563,4080.83%29,422
20153,593,0750.83%29,667
20163,622,9890.83%29,914
20173,653,1520.83%30,163
20183,683,5660.83%30,414
20193,716,0930.88%32,527
20203,752,3570.98%36,264
20213,793,5851.10%41,228
20223,840,3961.23%46,811
20233,892,8371.37%52,441
20243,950,4081.48%57,571
20254,012,3071.57%61,899
20264,077,4091.62%65,102
20274,144,5811.65%67,172
20284,212,7601.65%68,179
20294,281,2251.63%68,465
20304,349,3231.59%68,098
20314,416,6731.55%67,350
20324,482,9921.50%66,319
20334,548,2921.46%65,300
20344,612,4141.41%64,122
20354,675,3421.36%62,928

Casablanca Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2022 Population 2022 Growth
Casablanca3,840,3961.23%
Rabat1,931,9301.30%
Tanger1,277,2423.14%
Fes1,267,3171.77%
Marrakech1,033,0501.54%
Agadir960,4381.97%
Oujda582,0962.08%
Meknes568,4381.37%
Kenitra498,3911.90%
Tetouan436,6781.83%
Safi331,3761.22%

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