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 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.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2017 was 10,157,505, a 4.5% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Congo, Dem. Rep. 40,874,034
Ethiopia 24,941,349
Tanzania 21,042,571
North Korea 16,081,083
Mozambique 11,587,640
Uganda 11,414,209
Yemen 11,306,428
Madagascar 10,670,457
Afghanistan 10,131,490
Syrian Arab Republic 9,708,489
Mali 8,891,939
Senegal 8,057,514
Somalia 7,333,290
Haiti 6,509,478
Burkina Faso 6,397,866
Nepal 5,995,190
Benin 5,869,446
Guinea 4,842,717
Zimbabwe 4,792,105
Niger 4,024,595
Chad 3,863,362
Togo 3,543,299
Sierra Leone 3,423,961
Malawi 3,333,777
Liberia 2,634,493
Tajikistan 2,623,424
South Sudan 2,261,021
Rwanda 2,257,829
Central African Republic 2,038,064
Burundi 1,629,988
Gambia 1,512,397
Guinea-Bissau 869,776
Comoros 255,487
Mozambique Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
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 %