Mozambique population 31,237,822 (live)

The population of Mozambique is expected to grow by 860,000 in 2018 and reach 31,409,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 5,000 people yearly. On average there are 1,166,360 births and 294,318 deaths in Mozambique per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.86 percent per year. The population density of Mozambique has changed from 15.1 in 1980 to 36.7 in 2016.

Current population 31,237,822 people at present (Sunday 21st of October 2018)
Median Age 22.1 years
Life expectancy 59.1 years
Population density 38.8 per km2
Population of Mozambique from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 30,529,000 860,000 (2.8%) -5,000 22.1 5.11 39 10,117,000 (33.1%)
2017 29,669,000 839,524 (2.8%) -5,000 22.0 5.18 38 9,736,000 (32.8%)
2016 28,829,476 818,785 (2.8%) -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 2017 the population of Mozambique was 29,669,000 and the average age decreased from 22.9 in 1960 to 22.0. Urban population has increased from 5,257,336 (29.1%) in 2000 to 10,117,000 (33.1%) in the current year. The population density of Mozambique has changed from 15.1 in 1980 to 36.7 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 32,309,000 900,000 (2.8%) -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%)

Total Mozambique population should reach 32,309,000 by 2020 and should increase to 67,775,000 people by year 2050. 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 2017

The population growth rate is 2.90% (839,524 residents, including 292,164 deaths). The demographics of Mozambique constitutes of 15,608,000 women and 14,921,000 men, which means there are 956 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 55.5% of population (16,943,595) is 19 or younger, 41.3% of population (12,620,689) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.2% of population (964,716) is over 65.

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