Maputo, 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 Maputo, Mozambique metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Maputo in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Maputo in 2017 was 1,101,000, a 0.09% 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
Maputo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%