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Mozambique Population

Mozambique is a country in south-eastern Africa, borders Tanzania to the north, Malawi, Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, Eswatini (Swaziland), South Africa to the southwest, and Indian Ocean to the east. According to ine, Mozambique population in 2022 is estimated to be 31.61 million, covers country area of 801,590 km2 (309,500 sq mi), ranks thirty-fifth country by area and the forty-sixth most populous country in the world. Its capital is Maputo and other popular cities are Matola, Nampula, Beira, Chimoio, Tete, Quelimane, Lichinga, Mocuba and Nacala. Country code is MOZ, Population of Mozambique in 2021 is estimated as 30.83 million. Life expectancy of Mozambique is 52.9 years for male and 58.7 years for female.

Below table is the population of Mozambique from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19607,184,870
19658,039,217
19709,022,747
197510,165,216
198011,630,194
198512,764,385
199012,987,292
199515,483,277
200017,711,925
200520,493,927
201023,531,567
201527,042,001
202031,255,435

Mozambique population in 1960 is 7,184,870, by 1970 the population is increased by 1,837,877 totaling to 9,022,747, by 1980 the population is increased to 11,630,194, and by 1990 the total increase of 12,987,292 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 12,987,292. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 4,724,633 to 17,711,925, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Mozambique increase by 5,819,642 with a change of 32.86 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 7,723,868 with a change of 32.82 percent and make up to 31,255,435.

Source : worldbank

Mozambique is divided into 10 provinces and 1 capital city with provincial status, provinces further subdivided into 128 districts:

ProvinceCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2020)
Cabo DelgadoPemba86,6252,525,416
GazaXai-Xai75,7091,445,896
InhambaneInhambane68,6151,531,959
ManicaChimoio61,6612,114,507
Maputo City-3471,124,988
MaputoMatola26,0582,216,460
NampulaNampula81,6066,183,863
NiassaLichinga129,0561,998,266
SofalaBeira68,0182,457,828
TeteTete100,7242,900,213
ZambeziaQuelimane105,0085,567,252

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