Maputo, Mozambique Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Maputo, Mozambique metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Maputo in 2021 is 1,122,000, a 1.08% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Maputo in 2020 was 1,110,000, a 0.54% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Maputo in 2019 was 1,104,000, a 0.18% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Maputo in 2018 was 1,102,000, a 0.09% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mozambique
City Name Population
Matola 1,748,000
Maputo 1,122,000
Nampula 887,000
Beira 585,000
Chimoio 444,000
Quelimane 439,000
Tete 394,000
Maputo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,122,000 1.08%
2020 1,110,000 0.54%
2019 1,104,000 0.18%
2018 1,102,000 0.09%
2017 1,101,000 0.09%
2016 1,100,000 0.00%
2015 1,100,000 0.09%
2014 1,099,000 0.09%
2013 1,098,000 0.00%
2012 1,098,000 0.09%
2011 1,097,000 0.00%
2010 1,097,000 0.09%
2009 1,096,000 0.09%
2008 1,095,000 0.09%
2007 1,094,000 1.02%
2006 1,083,000 1.03%
2005 1,072,000 1.04%
2004 1,061,000 1.05%
2003 1,050,000 0.96%
2002 1,040,000 1.07%
2001 1,029,000 0.98%
2000 1,019,000 0.99%
1999 1,009,000 1.00%
1998 999,000 1.22%
1997 987,000 3.57%
1996 953,000 3.47%
1995 921,000 3.48%
1994 890,000 3.49%
1993 860,000 3.49%
1992 831,000 3.49%
1991 803,000 3.48%
1990 776,000 3.47%
1989 750,000 3.59%
1988 724,000 3.43%
1987 700,000 3.55%
1986 676,000 3.52%
1985 653,000 3.49%
1984 631,000 3.44%
1983 610,000 3.57%
1982 589,000 3.33%
1981 570,000 3.64%
1980 550,000 3.77%
1979 530,000 3.92%
1978 510,000 3.87%
1977 491,000 3.81%
1976 473,000 3.73%
1975 456,000 3.87%
1974 439,000 4.03%
1973 422,000 3.69%
1972 407,000 3.83%
1971 392,000 5.66%
1970 371,000 7.23%
1969 346,000 7.45%
1968 322,000 7.69%
1967 299,000 7.17%
1966 279,000 7.72%
1965 259,000 7.47%
1964 241,000 7.11%
1963 225,000 7.66%
1962 209,000 7.18%
1961 195,000 7.73%
1960 181,000 7.10%
1959 169,000 6.96%
1958 158,000 6.76%
1957 148,000 7.25%
1956 138,000 6.98%
1955 129,000 6.61%
1954 121,000 7.08%
1953 113,000 7.62%
1952 105,000 7.14%
1951 98,000 6.52%
1950 92,000 0.00%