Casablanca-Settat region covers an estimated area of 19,448 km², i.e. nearly 2.7% of national territory. This region hosts 20.3% of the total population of the Kingdom, and is growing at an average annual rate of 1.54% between 2004 and 2014. This growth rate is slightly higher than that recorded at the national level (1.25%). Moreover, the region is home to 24.7% of the national urban population and 13.5% of the rural population.

  • Land resources: Casablanca-Settat region is an agricultural region par excellence. It has a natural environment with a strong agricultural potential, and benefits from a favourable climate and a utilised agricultural area (UAA) estimated at 1,356,933 ha; i.e. nearly two thirds of the total surface area of the region and approximately 14.9% of the national UAA.
  • Cereal crops (barley, durum wheat, soft wheat, maize): 5,785,306 quintals over 758,218 hectares
  • Legume crops: 39,900 quintals over 13,145 hectares
  • Vegetable crops (first crop: potato): 1,046,705 tonnes over 37,144 hectares
  • Fodder crops (corn fodder, alfalfa, and berseem): 2,080,653 tonnes over 79,943 hectares
  • Tree crops (table grapes, wine grapes, fig trees, olive trees, papaya trees, etc.): 109,165 tonnes over 34,847 hectares
  • Industrial crops (sugar beet): 1,603,978 tonnes over 18,484 hectares
  • Aromatic crops (roses): 55.6 million flowers over 44 hectares
  • Sea fishing: The Casablanca-Settat region has a 235km-long coastline, resulting in a vibrant fishing activity: 48,798 tonnes valued at MAD355,394,000