Matola, Mozambique Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Matola, Mozambique metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Matola in 2019 is 1,669,000, a 2.08% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Matola in 2018 was 1,635,000, a 1.93% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Matola in 2017 was 1,604,000, a 9.12% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Matola in 2016 was 1,470,000, a 9.21% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mozambique
City Name Population
Matola 1,669,000
Maputo 1,104,000
Nampula 811,000
Beira 556,000
Chimoio 406,000
Quelimane 392,000
Tete 347,000
Matola - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,669,000 2.08%
2018 1,635,000 1.93%
2017 1,604,000 9.12%
2016 1,470,000 9.21%
2015 1,346,000 9.16%
2014 1,233,000 9.21%
2013 1,129,000 9.19%
2012 1,034,000 9.19%
2011 947,000 9.10%
2010 868,000 9.18%
2009 795,000 9.20%
2008 728,000 8.82%
2007 669,000 4.21%
2006 642,000 4.39%
2005 615,000 4.24%
2004 590,000 4.24%
2003 566,000 4.43%
2002 542,000 4.23%
2001 520,000 4.42%
2000 498,000 4.18%
1999 478,000 4.37%
1998 458,000 4.33%
1997 439,000 4.52%
1996 420,000 4.74%
1995 401,000 4.70%
1994 383,000 4.64%
1993 366,000 4.57%
1992 350,000 4.79%
1991 334,000 4.70%
1990 319,000 4.59%
1989 305,000 4.45%
1988 292,000 4.66%
1987 279,000 4.89%
1986 266,000 4.72%
1985 254,000 4.53%
1984 243,000 4.74%
1983 232,000 4.50%
1982 222,000 4.72%
1981 212,000 5.47%
1980 201,000 12.29%
1979 179,000 12.58%
1978 159,000 12.77%
1977 141,000 12.80%
1976 125,000 12.61%
1975 111,000 12.12%
1974 99,000 12.50%
1973 88,000 12.82%
1972 78,000 13.04%
1971 69,000 11.29%
1970 62,000 12.73%
1969 55,000 12.24%
1968 49,000 13.95%
1967 43,000 13.16%
1966 38,000 11.76%
1965 34,000 13.33%
1964 30,000 11.11%
1963 27,000 12.50%
1962 24,000 14.29%
1961 21,000 10.53%
1960 19,000 11.76%
1959 17,000 13.33%
1958 15,000 15.38%
1957 13,000 8.33%
1956 12,000 20.00%
1955 10,000 11.11%
1954 9,000 12.50%
1953 8,000 14.29%
1952 7,000 0.00%
1951 7,000 16.67%
1950 6,000 0.00%