Mozambique Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 12,590,070, a 4.31% increase from 2021.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2021 was 12,069,961, a 4.42% increase from 2020.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2020 was 11,559,020, a 4.49% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique urban population for 2019 was 11,062,722, a 4.47% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Democratic Republic of Congo 46,373,413
Ethiopia 27,959,125
Tanzania 24,025,884
North Korea 16,401,834
Yemen 13,205,029
Mozambique 12,590,070
Syrian Arab Republic 12,560,283
Uganda 12,360,019
Madagascar 11,809,744
Afghanistan 10,946,834
Mali 10,265,849
Senegal 8,499,952
Somalia 8,327,846
Burkina Faso 7,227,715
Haiti 6,814,295
Benin 6,614,208
Nepal 6,552,761
Zimbabwe 5,287,038
Guinea 5,220,537
Niger 4,427,576
Chad 4,264,761
Togo 3,886,437
Sierra Leone 3,771,972
Malawi 3,668,876
Liberia 2,813,868
Tajikistan 2,783,595
Rwanda 2,441,369
Central African Republic 2,405,727
South Sudan 2,274,958
Burundi 1,858,290
Gambia 1,727,830
Eritrea 1,570,319
Guinea-Bissau 948,368
Comoros 249,894
Mozambique Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 12,590,070 38.19 4.22%
2021 12,069,961 37.63 4.33%
2020 11,559,020 37.07 4.39%
2019 11,062,722 36.53 4.38%
2018 10,589,065 35.99 4.44%
2017 10,129,295 35.46 4.61%
2016 9,673,277 34.93 4.65%
2015 9,234,077 34.40 4.57%
2014 8,821,392 33.88 4.61%
2013 8,423,977 33.36 4.63%
2012 8,043,201 32.85 4.58%
2011 7,683,170 32.34 4.51%
2010 7,344,366 31.83 4.39%
2009 7,028,957 31.33 4.27%
2008 6,735,426 30.83 4.15%
2007 6,461,615 30.36 3.19%
2006 6,258,534 30.18 3.17%
2005 6,063,132 30.00 3.20%
2004 5,872,479 29.82 3.22%
2003 5,686,378 29.64 3.21%
2002 5,506,970 29.46 3.18%
2001 5,334,479 29.28 3.13%
2000 5,170,280 29.10 3.07%
1999 5,014,119 28.92 3.04%
1998 4,864,065 28.74 3.12%
1997 4,714,474 28.54 4.56%
1996 4,504,365 28.01 4.93%
1995 4,287,799 27.50 6.35%
1994 4,024,090 26.98 6.74%
1993 3,761,674 26.48 4.68%
1992 3,589,626 25.98 3.78%
1991 3,456,337 25.49 3.85%
1990 3,325,865 25.00 7.63%
1989 3,081,476 23.55 7.10%
1988 2,870,184 22.15 6.16%
1987 2,698,622 20.82 6.74%
1986 2,522,703 19.54 8.21%
1985 2,323,749 18.33 8.53%
1984 2,133,831 17.17 8.75%
1983 1,955,133 16.07 8.86%
1982 1,789,440 15.04 8.99%
1981 1,635,539 14.05 8.53%
1980 1,501,800 13.16 6.32%
1979 1,409,787 12.67 7.33%
1978 1,310,095 12.20 7.41%
1977 1,216,580 11.74 7.22%
1976 1,131,870 11.30 7.06%
1975 1,054,699 10.87 7.01%
1974 983,305 10.46 6.93%
1973 917,476 10.06 6.83%
1972 856,907 9.67 6.65%
1971 801,756 9.30 5.85%
1970 756,210 8.99 5.00%
1969 719,315 8.75 4.92%
1968 684,788 8.52 4.90%
1967 652,022 8.30 4.88%
1966 620,939 8.08 4.87%
1965 591,399 7.86 4.86%
1964 563,318 7.65 4.83%
1963 536,770 7.45 4.80%
1962 511,595 7.25 4.77%
1961 487,754 7.05 4.51%
1960 466,226 6.87 %