Tete, 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 Tete, Mozambique metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tete in 2020 is 371,000, a 6.92% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tete in 2019 was 347,000, a 6.77% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tete in 2018 was 325,000, a 6.91% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tete in 2017 was 304,000, a 7.04% 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
Tete - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 371,000 6.92%
2019 347,000 6.77%
2018 325,000 6.91%
2017 304,000 7.04%
2016 284,000 6.77%
2015 266,000 7.26%
2014 248,000 6.90%
2013 232,000 6.91%
2012 217,000 6.90%
2011 203,000 6.84%
2010 190,000 7.34%
2009 177,000 6.63%
2008 166,000 7.10%
2007 155,000 4.03%
2006 149,000 4.20%
2005 143,000 3.62%
2004 138,000 3.76%
2003 133,000 4.72%
2002 127,000 4.10%
2001 122,000 3.39%
2000 118,000 4.42%
1999 113,000 3.67%
1998 109,000 4.81%
1997 104,000 5.05%
1996 99,000 4.21%
1995 95,000 5.56%
1994 90,000 4.65%
1993 86,000 6.17%
1992 81,000 3.85%
1991 78,000 5.41%
1990 74,000 5.71%
1989 70,000 4.48%
1988 67,000 4.69%
1987 64,000 6.67%
1986 60,000 3.45%
1985 58,000 5.45%
1984 55,000 5.77%
1983 52,000 4.00%
1982 50,000 6.38%
1981 47,000 4.44%
1980 45,000 -2.17%
1979 46,000 0.00%
1978 46,000 -2.13%
1977 47,000 -2.08%
1976 48,000 0.00%
1975 48,000 -2.04%
1974 49,000 -2.00%
1973 50,000 0.00%
1972 50,000 -1.96%
1971 51,000 0.00%
1970 51,000 4.08%
1969 49,000 2.08%
1968 48,000 2.13%
1967 47,000 4.44%
1966 45,000 2.27%
1965 44,000 2.33%
1964 43,000 4.88%
1963 41,000 2.50%
1962 40,000 2.56%
1961 39,000 2.63%
1960 38,000 2.70%
1959 37,000 2.78%
1958 36,000 2.86%
1957 35,000 2.94%
1956 34,000 3.03%
1955 33,000 3.13%
1954 32,000 3.23%
1953 31,000 3.33%
1952 30,000 3.45%
1951 29,000 3.57%
1950 28,000 0.00%