Mozambique

Census Results


1950-09-21 5,738,911
1960-09-15 6,603,653
1970-12-15 8,168,933
1980-08-01
1997-08-01 15,278,334
2007-09-16 20,252,223

General Information


Official name the Republic of Mozambique
Official name [native] República de Moçambique (a) «Portuguese»
Capital Maputo
Capital [native] Maputo «Portuguese»
Region Eastern Africa
ISO code MZ
Statistical agency INE

Name in Chinese 莫桑比克共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية موزامبيق
Name in Spanish la República de Mozambique
Name in Russian Республика Мозамбик
Name in French la République du Mozambique

Administrative units

codeprovincecapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1997-08-01/15
census
population
2007-09-16/30
census
population
2012
projection
02Província de Cabo DelgadoPemba78,7781,287,8141,606,5681,797,335
09Província de GazaXai-Xai75,3341,062,3801,228,5141,344,095
08Província de InhambaneInhambane68,7751,123,0791,271,8181,426,684
06Província de ManicaChimoio62,272974,2081,412,2481,735,351
11Cidade de MaputoMaputo347966,8371,094,6281,194,121
10Província de MaputoMatola22,693806,1791,205,7091,506,442
03Província de NampulaNampula79,0102,975,7473,985,6134,647,841
01Província de NiassaLichinga122,827756,2871,170,7831,472,387
07Província de SofalaBeira67,7531,289,3901,642,9201,903,728
05Província de TeteTete98,4171,144,6041,783,9672,228,527
04Província de ZambéziaQuelimane103,4782,891,8093,849,4554,444,204
 total 779,68415,278,33420,252,22323,700,715
source: INE, Mozambique.

Expanded administrative units

codeprovince
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1997-08-01/15
census
population
2007-09-16/30
census
population
2012
projection
02Província de Cabo DelgadoPemba78,7781,287,8141,606,5681,797,335
202Distrito de Ancuabe 4,98487,243107,238117,488
203Distrito de Balama 5,54098,653124,100137,506
204Distrito de Chiúre 5,439185,618217,487238,297
201Distrito de Cidade De Pemba 10284,897138,716174,572
205Distrito de Ibo 757,0619,34410,828
206Distrito de Macomia 4,25269,97379,82587,283
207Distrito de Mecúfi 1,25435,64443,28547,141
208Distrito de Meluco 5,79923,91224,63725,882
209Distrito de Mocimboa da Praia 3,52475,00190,421101,613
210Distrito de Montepuez 17,964149,181193,602217,736
211Distrito de Mueda 11,34398,654113,742123,800
212Distrito de Muidumbe 2,12363,82072,84077,489
213Distrito de Namuno 6,037138,229179,408201,807
214Distrito de Nangade 3,00550,48362,73469,100
215Distrito de Palma 3,57642,18248,31851,438
216Distrito de Pemba-Metuge 1,61242,93563,10075,425
217Distrito de Quissanga 2,15034,32837,77139,928
09Província de GazaXai-Xai75,3341,062,3801,228,5141,344,095
902Distrito de Bilene-Macia 2,180133,173151,548163,386
903Distrito de Chibuto 5,602164,791191,682207,210
904Distrito de Chicualacuala 18,06533,28438,91742,542
905Distrito de Chigubo 15,02913,40520,72525,803
906Distrito de Chokwé 2,443173,277183,531196,671
901Distrito de Cidade de Xai-Xai 13599,442115,752124,216
907Distrito de Guijá 4,18757,21775,30686,567
908Distrito de Mabalane 8,92225,46432,06736,121
909Distrito de Manjacaze - Dingane 3,685161,147165,071175,607
910Distrito de Massangena 7,53913,30015,78017,287
911Distrito de Massingir 5,68122,28428,701 
912Distrito de Xai-Xai Distrito 1,865165,596209,434 
08Província de InhambaneInhambane68,7751,123,0791,271,8181,426,684
810Distrito de Cidade da Maxixe 26893,985108,824121,097
801Distrito de Cidade de Inhambane 19552,37065,14973,948
802Distrito de Funhalouro 13,61730,32137,85644,320
803Distrito de Govuro 3,96729,03134,49439,344
804Distrito de Homoíne 1,91892,796107,735121,512
805Distrito de Inharrime 2,74876,51897,950116,285
806Distrito de Inhassoro 4,74643,40648,19055,740
807Distrito de Jangamo 1,29381,21093,402105,032
808Distrito de Mabote 15,32639,66144,73349,867
809Distrito de Massinga 7,410186,650186,292199,156
811Distrito de Morrumbene 2,580110,817124,436140,322
812Distrito de Panda 6,84146,53947,79951,317
813Distrito de Vilankulo 5,856113,045135,813155,134
814Distrito de Zavala 2,011126,730139,145153,611
06Província de ManicaChimoio62,272974,2081,412,2481,735,351
602Distrito de Bárué 5,77081,002137,352188,444
601Distrito de Cidade de Chimoio 174171,056237,497285,716
603Distrito de Gondola 5,766184,629258,548310,429
604Distrito de Guro 6,92545,68068,34783,972
605Distrito de Machaze 13,28675,804102,839122,801
606Distrito de Macossa 9,55813,96927,18737,983
607Distrito de Manica 4,383155,731215,275257,419
608Distrito de Mossurize 5,019122,244194,562246,225
609Distrito de Sussundenga 7,10792,622128,866152,646
610Distrito de Tambara 4,28331,47141,77549,716
11Cidade de MaputoMaputo347966,8371,094,6281,194,121
11xxDistrito de Ka Lhamanculo    158,723
11xxDistrito de Ka Mavota    329,509
11xxDistrito de Ka Maxakeni    231,315
11xxDistrito de Ka Mpfumu    110,538
11xxDistrito de Ka Mubukwana    337,252
11xxDistrito de Ka Nyaka    5,509
11xxDistrito de Ka Tembe    21,276
10Província de MaputoMatola22,693806,1791,205,7091,506,442
1002Distrito de Boane 80456,703102,555134,006
1001Distrito de Cidade da Matola 367424,662671,556827,475
1003Distrito de Magude 6,96142,78853,22959,162
1004Distrito de Manhiça 1,798130,351157,642214,751
1005Distrito de Marracuene 69741,67784,975118,949
1006Distrito de Matutuíne 5,33835,16137,23939,932
1007Distrito de Moamba 4,57743,39656,55964,147
1008Distrito de Namaacha 2,15031,44141,95448,019
03Província de NampulaNampula79,0102,975,7473,985,6134,647,841
302Distrito de Angoche 3,056228,526276,471311,241
301Distrito de Cidade de Nampula 334303,346471,717571,284
304Distrito de Ilha de Moçambique 18442,40748,06352,962
305Distrito de Lalaua 4,56255,91273,53683,231
306Distrito de Malema 6,082128,732164,898185,839
307Distrito de Meconta 3,721123,097154,843178,468
308Distrito de Mecubúri 7,257118,726155,624175,846
309Distrito de Memba 4,517188,992229,824253,531
310Distrito de Mogincual 4,46492,320129,969152,091
311Distrito de Mogovolas 4,760182,184266,559349,644
312Distrito de Moma 5,814238,655310,690349,864
313Distrito de Monapo 3,564226,968304,060351,012
314Distrito de Mossuril 3,43389,457116,301131,356
315Distrito de Muecate 4,15469,61993,906107,614
316Distrito de Murrupula 3,119101,745140,311162,673
317Distrito de Nacala - Porto 324158,248206,449231,336
318Distrito de Nacala - Velha 1,15177,91888,807106,543
319Distrito de Nacarôa 2,74982,766106,887119,893
303Distrito de Namapa - Eráti 5,773210,239256,715291,706
320Distrito de Nampula - Distrito 3,698127,681203,733253,294
321Distrito de Ribáuè 6,292128,209186,250228,411
01Província de NiassaLichinga122,827756,2871,170,7831,472,387
101Distrito de Cidade De Lichinga  25785,758142,331186,490
102Distrito de Cuamba 5,359126,380184,773222,800
103Distrito de Lago 6,55755,89283,099101,082
104Distrito de Lichinga - Distrito 5,42262,80294,972114,024
105Distrito de Majune 11,32720,57129,70235,248
106Distrito de Mandimba 4,68884,011133,648164,826
107Distrito de Marrupa 17,54640,19953,64963,078
108Distrito de Maúa 8,07938,39049,39757,610
109Distrito de Mavago 9,21912,38120,24125,141
110Distrito de Mecanhelas 5,02176,311156,885219,183
111Distrito de Mecula 18,11410,97213,77916,032
112Distrito de Metarica 4,87720,43029,43946,512
113Distrito de Muembe 5,81118,68028,64534,555
114Distrito de N'Gauma 3,00933,72164,04985,569
115Distrito de Nipepe 5,03125,56430,00934,710
116Distrito de Sanga 12,51144,22556,16565,527
07Província de SofalaBeira67,7531,289,3901,642,9201,903,728
702Distrito de Búzi 7,225143,152159,459179,621
703Distrito de Caia 3,58586,001115,612135,773
704Distrito de Chemba 3,97849,63463,98173,390
705Distrito de Cheringoma 7,10820,79534,09349,504
706Distrito de Chibabava 6,99172,273102,006121,154
701Distrito de Cidade da Beira 631397,368431,583456,005
707Distrito de Dondo 2,308117,719141,003161,752
807Distrito de Gorongosa 6,77677,877117,129143,518
709Distrito de Machanga 5,71544,78451,91258,873
710Distrito de Maríngue 6,14956,65475,13586,738
711Distrito de Marromeu 5,76169,895117,795150,416
712Distrito de Muanza 7,51315,30825,22532,300
713Distrito de Nhamatanda 4,014137,930207,987254,683
05Província de TeteTete98,4171,144,6041,783,9672,228,527
502Distrito de Angónia 3,259247,999298,815348,989
503Distrito de Cahora Bassa 8,84157,67586,641109,121
504Distrito de Changara 6,612119,551156,545183,596
505Distrito de Chifunde 9,39848,498100,243137,860
506Distrito de Chiúta 7,11950,37275,41089,595
501Distrito de Cidade de Tete 287101,984155,870190,815
507Distrito de Macanga 7,19246,515110,873163,149
508Distrito de Mágoé 8,55439,30468,85287,465
509Distrito de Marávia 16,69753,03182,87499,563
510Distrito de Moatize 8,428109,103215,092292,341
511Distrito de Mutarara 6,367130,743207,010250,549
512Distrito de Tsangano 3,661106,557169,392205,100
513Distrito de Zumbo 12,00133,27256,35070,384
04Província de ZambéziaQuelimane103,4782,891,8093,849,4554,444,204
402Distrito de Alto Molócuè 6,375185,224272,482332,775
403Distrito de Chinde 4,246129,115119,898129,555
401Distrito de Cidade De Quelimane 122150,116193,343224,808
404Distrito de Gilé 9,042126,988169,285188,726
405Distrito de Guruè 5,664197,179297,935363,959
406Distrito de Ile 5,662224,167289,891318,382
407Distrito de Inhassungue 75787,39691,19697,711
408Distrito de Lugela 6,146106,770135,485148,025
409Distrito de Maganja Da Costa 7,674229,230276,881301,916
410Distrito de Milange 9,842335,728498,635588,840
411Distrito de Mocuba 8,803214,748300,628355,299
412Distrito de Mopeia 7,67171,535115,291141,029
413Distrito de Morrumbala 12,801243,751358,913422,309
414Distrito de Namacurra 2,028160,879186,410229,290
415Distrito de Namarrói 3,07195,257125,999140,605
416Distrito de Nicoadala 3,392135,275231,850250,182
417Distrito de Pebane 10,182198,451185,333210,793
 total 779,68415,278,33420,252,22323,700,715
source: INE, Mozambique.

Main cities

namepopulation
1997-08-01/15
census
population
2007-09-16/30
census
Maputo City966,8371,094,628
Matola424,662671,556
Beira397,368431,583
Nampula303,346471,717
Chimoio171,056237,497
Nacala Porto158,248206,449
Quelimane150,116193,343
Tete101,984155,870
Xai-Xai99,442115,752
Gurué99,335..
Maxixe93,985108,824
Lichinga85,758142,331
Pemba84,897138,716
Dondo61,405..
Angoche58,263..
Cuamba57,20580,172
Montepuez56,43377,493
Chokwé56,291..
Mocuba54,802..
Inhambane52,37065,149
Manica52,261..
source: INE, Mozambique.