Beira, Mozambique Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Beira, Mozambique metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Beira in 2020 is 570,000, a 2.52% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Beira in 2019 was 556,000, a 2.21% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Beira in 2018 was 544,000, a 2.06% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Beira in 2017 was 533,000, a 2.11% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mozambique
City Name Population
Matola 1,706,000
Maputo 1,110,000
Nampula 848,000
Beira 570,000
Chimoio 425,000
Quelimane 415,000
Tete 371,000
Beira - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 570,000 2.52%
2019 556,000 2.21%
2018 544,000 2.06%
2017 533,000 2.11%
2016 522,000 2.15%
2015 511,000 2.20%
2014 500,000 2.25%
2013 489,000 2.09%
2012 479,000 2.13%
2011 469,000 2.18%
2010 459,000 2.00%
2009 450,000 2.27%
2008 440,000 2.09%
2007 431,000 0.47%
2006 429,000 0.23%
2005 428,000 0.47%
2004 426,000 0.47%
2003 424,000 0.47%
2002 422,000 0.48%
2001 420,000 0.48%
2000 418,000 0.48%
1999 416,000 0.48%
1998 414,000 0.73%
1997 411,000 3.79%
1996 396,000 3.94%
1995 381,000 4.10%
1994 366,000 3.68%
1993 353,000 4.13%
1992 339,000 3.67%
1991 327,000 4.14%
1990 314,000 3.97%
1989 302,000 3.78%
1988 291,000 3.93%
1987 280,000 4.09%
1986 269,000 3.86%
1985 259,000 4.02%
1984 249,000 3.75%
1983 240,000 3.90%
1982 231,000 4.05%
1981 222,000 4.23%
1980 213,000 8.67%
1979 196,000 8.89%
1978 180,000 8.43%
1977 166,000 9.21%
1976 152,000 8.57%
1975 140,000 8.53%
1974 129,000 9.32%
1973 118,000 8.26%
1972 109,000 9.00%
1971 100,000 6.38%
1970 94,000 5.62%
1969 89,000 4.71%
1968 85,000 4.94%
1967 81,000 3.85%
1966 78,000 5.41%
1965 74,000 4.23%
1964 71,000 4.41%
1963 68,000 6.25%
1962 64,000 3.23%
1961 62,000 5.08%
1960 59,000 3.51%
1959 57,000 3.64%
1958 55,000 3.77%
1957 53,000 1.92%
1956 52,000 4.00%
1955 50,000 4.17%
1954 48,000 2.13%
1953 47,000 4.44%
1952 45,000 2.27%
1951 44,000 4.76%
1950 42,000 0.00%