Mozambique population 33,505,562 (live)

The population of Mozambique is expected to grow by 921,000 in 2021 and reach 34,170,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 5,000 people yearly. The population density of Mozambique has changed from 15.1 in 1980 to 39.9 in 2019.

Current population 33,505,562 people at present (Saturday 17th of April 2021)
Median Age 22.3 years
Population density 42.3 per km2
Population of Mozambique from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 33,230,000 921,000 (2.8%) -5,000 22.3 42 11,362,000 (34.2%)
2020 32,309,000 900,000 (2.8%) -5,000 22.2 4.99 41 10,929,000 (33.8%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -5,000 22.2 5.05 40 10,514,000 (33.5%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -5,000 22.1 5.11 39 10,117,000 (33.1%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -5,000 22.0 5.18 38 9,736,000 (32.8%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -5,000 22.0 5.24 37 9,371,886 (32.5%)
2015 28,010,691 798,309 (2.9%) -5,000 21.9 5.31 36 9,023,364 (32.2%)
2010 24,221,405 697,342 (2.9%) -5,000 21.8 5.56 31 7,497,736 (31.0%)
2005 20,923,070 610,365 (2.9%) -8,000 21.9 5.74 27 6,276,712 (30.0%)
2000 18,067,687 482,818 (2.7%) 6,001 22.0 5.82 23 5,257,336 (29.1%)
1995 15,759,132 542,088 (3.4%) -10,000 22.2 5.96 20 4,332,973 (27.5%)
1990 13,247,649 188,036 (1.4%) 130,000 21.6 6.21 17 3,311,912 (25.0%)
1985 12,984,405 130,625 (1.0%) -260,000 22.2 6.35 17 2,379,522 (18.3%)
1980 11,848,331 293,352 (2.5%) -74,673 22.4 6.46 15 1,555,804 (13.1%)
1975 10,344,494 268,322 (2.6%) 17,475 22.5 6.68 13 989,244 (9.6%)
1970 9,161,534 206,725 (2.3%) -4,700 22.6 6.84 12 639,383 (7.0%)
1965 8,203,076 173,051 (2.1%) -4,700 22.7 6.87 10 473,400 (5.8%)
1960 7,388,695 152,630 (2.0%) -4,700 22.9 6.95 9 352,367 (4.8%)

In 2020 the population of Mozambique was 32,309,000 and the average age decreased from 22.9 in 1960 to 22.2. Urban population has increased from 5,257,336 (29.1%) in 2000 to 11,362,000 (34.2%) in the current year. The population density of Mozambique has changed from 15.1 in 1980 to 39.9 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -5,000 22.2 4.99 41 10,929,000 (33.8%)
2025 37,116,000 1,003,000 (2.7%) -5,000 22.7 4.68 47 13,288,000 (35.8%)
2030 42,439,000 1,105,000 (2.6%) -5,000 23.2 4.37 54 16,183,000 (38.1%)
2035 48,242,000 1,195,000 (2.5%) -5,000 23.8 4.08 61 19,669,000 (40.8%)
2040 54,443,000 1,269,000 (2.3%) -5,000 24.5 3.81 69 23,694,000 (43.5%)
2045 60,975,000 1,330,000 (2.2%) -5,000 25.3 3.55 78 28,238,000 (46.3%)
2050 67,775,000 1,380,000 (2.0%) -5,000 26.2 3.33 86 33,294,000 (49.1%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 69.8 (67.6 years for male and 72.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 86.2 people per square kilometer.

Mozambique demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 2.85% (900,000 residents, including 295,050 deaths). The demographics of Mozambique constitutes of 16,958,000 women and 16,272,000 men, which means there are 960 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 54.8% of population (18,203,394) is 19 or younger, 42.0% of population (13,966,569) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.2% of population (1,063,360) is over 65.

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