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Summary statistics
Region Northern Africa  
Currency Morocco Dirham (MAD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 266000 Comprises the Northern Region (former Saguia el Hamra) and Southern Region (former Rio de Oro).  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 549  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 2.1  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) El Aaiún (237)  
Economic indicators
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 8.43 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 8.36 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 9.25 Official rate.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.1  
Urban population (%) 2013 82.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 26.6  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 4.4/5.1  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 110.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 69.8/65.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 37.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.4  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 4.9/0.9 Estimates.  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 37  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 2.7  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 238/0.4  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 149.0 UNSD estimate.  
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