EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT 2023

Between 2022 and 2023, the Moroccan economy lost 157,000 jobs, with unemployment rising to 1.58 million. The construction sector created 19,000 jobs, services 15,000 and industry 7,000, while agriculture and fishing lost 202,000 jobs. Unemployment reached 13% nationally, 16.8% in urban areas and 6.3% in rural areas. Underemployment also increased, from 972,000 to 1.043 million people.