Quelimane, 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 Quelimane, Mozambique metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Quelimane in 2020 is 415,000, a 5.87% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Quelimane in 2019 was 392,000, a 6.23% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Quelimane in 2018 was 369,000, a 6.03% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Quelimane in 2017 was 348,000, a 6.1% 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
Quelimane - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 415,000 5.87%
2019 392,000 6.23%
2018 369,000 6.03%
2017 348,000 6.10%
2016 328,000 6.15%
2015 309,000 6.19%
2014 291,000 5.82%
2013 275,000 6.18%
2012 259,000 6.15%
2011 244,000 6.09%
2010 230,000 5.99%
2009 217,000 6.37%
2008 204,000 5.70%
2007 193,000 2.12%
2006 189,000 2.72%
2005 184,000 2.22%
2004 180,000 2.27%
2003 176,000 2.33%
2002 172,000 2.38%
2001 168,000 2.44%
2000 164,000 2.50%
1999 160,000 2.56%
1998 156,000 2.63%
1997 152,000 5.56%
1996 144,000 5.11%
1995 137,000 6.20%
1994 129,000 5.74%
1993 122,000 5.17%
1992 116,000 5.45%
1991 110,000 5.77%
1990 104,000 6.12%
1989 98,000 5.38%
1988 93,000 5.68%
1987 88,000 6.02%
1986 83,000 5.06%
1985 79,000 5.33%
1984 75,000 5.63%
1983 71,000 5.97%
1982 67,000 6.35%
1981 63,000 5.00%
1980 60,000 -1.64%
1979 61,000 -3.17%
1978 63,000 -1.56%
1977 64,000 -1.54%
1976 65,000 -1.52%
1975 66,000 -1.49%
1974 67,000 -2.90%
1973 69,000 -1.43%
1972 70,000 -1.41%
1971 71,000 0.00%
1970 71,000 0.00%
1969 71,000 1.43%
1968 70,000 1.45%
1967 69,000 1.47%
1966 68,000 0.00%
1965 68,000 1.49%
1964 67,000 1.52%
1963 66,000 1.54%
1962 65,000 0.00%
1961 65,000 1.56%
1960 64,000 1.59%
1959 63,000 0.00%
1958 63,000 1.61%
1957 62,000 1.64%
1956 61,000 0.00%
1955 61,000 1.67%
1954 60,000 1.69%
1953 59,000 0.00%
1952 59,000 1.72%
1951 58,000 1.75%
1950 57,000 0.00%