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MOROCCO

Most Moroccans are Sunni Muslims of Arab, Berber, or mixed Arab-Berber stock. The Arabs invaded Morocco in the 7th and 11th centuries and established their culture there. Morocco's Jewish minority numbers about 7,000. Most of the 100,000 foreign residents are French or Spanish; many are teachers or technicians.
POPULATION GRAPH

34,859,364 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 36

Age structure:

0-14 years: 30% (male 5,333,396/female 5,131,886)
15-64 years: 64.7% (male 11,261,139/female 11,305,792)
65 years and over: 5.2% (male 781,089/female 1,046,062) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 25 years
male: 24.5 years
female: 25.6 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

1.479% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 93

Birth rate:

20.96 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 92

Death rate:

5.45 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 179

Net migration rate:

-0.72 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 117

Urbanization:

urban population: 56% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 36.88 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 69
male: 40.35 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 33.24 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 71.8 years
country comparison to the world: 125
male: 69.42 years
female: 74.3 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

2.51 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 94

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.1% (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 132

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

21,000 (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 77

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

fewer than 1,000 (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 80

Nationality:

noun: Moroccan(s)
adjective: Moroccan

Ethnic groups:

Arab-Berber 99.1%, other 0.7%, Jewish 0.2%

Religions:

Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%

Languages:

Arabic (official), Berber dialects, French often the language of business, government, and diplomacy

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 52.3%
male: 65.7%
female: 39.6% (2004 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 10 years
male: 11 years
female: 9 years (2005)