5 regions are home to 73.2% of working people aged 15 and over

In its note on the situation of the labor market in the third quarter of 2022, the High Commission for Planning (HCP) indicates that five (5) regions are home to 73.2% of all active people aged 15 and over. .

It thus emerges that the region of Casablanca-Settat comes in first position with 22.4% of assets, followed by Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (13.8%), Marrakech-Safi (13.3%), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (12%) and Fez-Meknes (11.7%), specifies the HCP.

In addition, four regions show higher activity rates than the national average (44%), namely Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (49.9%), Casablanca-Settat (46.6%), Marrakech -Safi (45.2%) and Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (44.4%). On the other hand, the lowest rates are recorded in the regions of Béni Mellal-Khénifra (40.9%), Drâa-Tafilalet (38.5%) and Souss-Massa (37.7%).

In addition, the note notes that almost seven out of ten unemployed people (69.4%) are concentrated in five regions, namely Casablanca-Settat (24.6%), followed by Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (13.6%), Fez-Meknes (13.4%), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (9.3%) and Oriental (8.5%).

The highest unemployment rates are observed in the South (21%) and Oriental (14.6%) regions. With less acuity, four other regions exceed the national average (11.4%) namely Fez-Meknes (13%), Casablanca-Settat (12.5%), Souss-Massa (11.7%) and Beni Mellal Khenifra (11.6%). The regions of Drâa-Tafilalet, Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima and Marrakech-Safi recorded, on the other hand, the lowest rates with respectively 10%, 8.8% and 6.9%.

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