Mozambique

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 6,313,290
1960 7,493,278
1970 9,262,078
1980 11,936,379
1990 13,371,971
2000 18,264,536
2010 24,321,457
2020 31,992,997
2025 36,461,507
2050 65,544,458
2075 99,401,246
2100 127,648,245
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Mozambique
Capital Maputo
Region Eastern Africa
ISO code MZ
Statistical agency INE


Administrative units

codeprovincecapitalarea in
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.

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.