Mozambique Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2021 was 12,102,311, a 4.44% increase from 2020.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2020 was 11,587,640, a 4.47% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2019 was 11,092,108, a 4.49% increase from 2018.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2018 was 10,615,024, a 4.5% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
Democratic Republic of Congo 42,710,962
Ethiopia 26,137,874
Tanzania 22,111,148
North Korea 16,216,163
Mozambique 12,102,311
Uganda 12,041,476
Yemen 11,752,922
Madagascar 11,145,504
Afghanistan 10,482,295
Syrian Arab Republic 10,257,056
Mali 9,317,712
Senegal 8,357,406
Somalia 7,644,958
Burkina Faso 6,715,693
Haiti 6,690,021
Nepal 6,234,107
Benin 6,097,519
Guinea 5,029,610
Zimbabwe 4,875,224
Niger 4,209,662
Chad 4,022,553
Togo 3,675,996
Sierra Leone 3,531,063
Malawi 3,476,657
Liberia 2,723,391
Tajikistan 2,703,181
South Sudan 2,334,776
Rwanda 2,332,419
Central African Republic 2,098,276
Burundi 1,722,868
Gambia 1,572,291
Guinea-Bissau 899,251
Comoros 263,098
Mozambique Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 12,102,311 37.63 4.35%
2020 11,587,640 37.07 4.37%
2019 11,092,108 36.53 4.40%
2018 10,615,024 35.99 4.41%
2017 10,157,505 35.46 4.40%
2016 9,719,881 34.93 4.39%
2015 9,302,448 34.40 4.36%
2014 8,905,236 33.88 4.34%
2013 8,527,067 33.36 4.32%
2012 8,166,394 32.85 4.32%
2011 7,821,270 32.34 4.33%
2010 7,490,098 31.83 4.33%
2009 7,172,457 31.33 4.33%
2008 6,868,320 30.83 4.28%
2007 6,580,887 30.36 3.38%
2006 6,362,398 30.18 3.43%
2005 6,147,973 30.00 3.49%
2004 5,936,928 29.82 3.56%
2003 5,729,157 29.64 3.59%
2002 5,527,355 29.46 3.55%
2001 5,334,821 29.28 3.45%
2000 5,153,816 29.10 3.29%
1999 4,987,016 28.92 3.14%
1998 4,832,664 28.74 3.23%
1997 4,678,934 28.54 4.55%
1996 4,470,999 28.01 4.90%
1995 4,257,127 27.50 5.39%
1994 4,033,582 26.98 5.83%
1993 3,805,284 26.48 5.91%
1992 3,586,799 25.98 5.44%
1991 3,396,915 25.49 4.52%
1990 3,246,823 25.00 7.40%
1989 3,015,161 23.55 6.47%
1988 2,826,153 22.15 6.00%
1987 2,661,479 20.82 6.14%
1986 2,502,922 19.54 6.76%
1985 2,339,201 18.33 7.51%
1984 2,169,875 17.17 8.17%
1983 1,999,569 16.07 8.71%
1982 1,832,739 15.04 9.07%
1981 1,673,908 14.05 8.97%
1980 1,530,301 13.16 6.30%
1979 1,436,843 12.67 6.48%
1978 1,346,696 12.20 6.61%
1977 1,260,597 11.74 6.62%
1976 1,179,853 11.30 6.57%
1975 1,104,857 10.87 6.45%
1974 1,035,872 10.46 6.34%
1973 972,280 10.06 6.23%
1972 913,545 9.67 6.22%
1971 858,452 9.30 5.67%
1970 811,145 8.99 4.99%
1969 771,669 8.75 4.99%
1968 734,123 8.52 5.00%
1967 698,332 8.30 5.00%
1966 664,243 8.08 4.99%
1965 631,882 7.86 5.00%
1964 601,069 7.65 5.00%
1963 571,736 7.45 4.98%
1962 543,980 7.25 4.95%
1961 517,693 7.05 4.79%
1960 493,457 6.87 %