Mozambique Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2019 was 19,273,930, a 2.08% increase from 2018.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2018 was 18,880,955, a 2.11% increase from 2017.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2017 was 18,491,502, a 2.11% increase from 2016.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2016 was 18,110,056, a 2.09% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 88,290,020
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47,694,888
Tanzania 37,993,578
Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Mozambique Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 19,273,930 63.47 2.06%
2018 18,880,955 64.01 2.08%
2017 18,491,502 64.55 2.08%
2016 18,110,056 65.07 2.07%
2015 17,739,553 65.60 2.04%
2014 17,380,937 66.12 2.02%
2013 17,033,667 66.64 2.00%
2012 16,696,263 67.15 2.00%
2011 16,366,221 67.66 2.00%
2010 16,041,474 68.17 2.01%
2009 15,722,255 68.67 2.02%
2008 15,408,276 69.17 2.07%
2007 15,092,430 69.64 2.51%
2006 14,717,711 69.82 2.56%
2005 14,345,952 70.00 2.63%
2004 13,973,624 70.18 2.70%
2003 13,601,942 70.36 2.72%
2002 13,236,798 70.54 2.68%
2001 12,887,066 70.72 2.59%
2000 12,558,110 70.90 2.43%
1999 12,257,169 71.08 2.28%
1998 11,981,284 71.26 2.22%
1997 11,718,247 71.47 1.97%
1996 11,489,443 71.99 2.32%
1995 11,226,157 72.51 2.82%
1994 10,914,467 73.02 3.25%
1993 10,565,663 73.52 3.33%
1992 10,219,202 74.02 2.86%
1991 9,931,116 74.51 1.94%
1990 9,740,469 75.00 -0.52%
1989 9,790,786 76.46 -1.43%
1988 9,931,854 77.85 -1.92%
1987 10,124,870 79.19 -1.77%
1986 10,305,638 80.46 -1.15%
1985 10,425,185 81.67 -0.39%
1984 10,466,242 82.83 0.25%
1983 10,440,195 83.93 0.80%
1982 10,357,084 84.97 1.14%
1981 10,239,180 85.95 1.37%
1980 10,099,893 86.84 1.95%
1979 9,904,560 87.33 2.14%
1978 9,694,508 87.80 2.26%
1977 9,477,937 88.26 2.28%
1976 9,264,100 88.70 2.22%
1975 9,060,358 89.13 2.11%
1974 8,871,093 89.54 1.99%
1973 8,696,377 89.94 1.90%
1972 8,532,694 90.33 1.87%
1971 8,374,203 90.70 1.96%
1970 8,211,597 91.01 2.06%
1969 8,044,388 91.25 2.06%
1968 7,880,324 91.48 2.06%
1967 7,719,369 91.70 2.06%
1966 7,561,678 91.93 2.06%
1965 7,407,333 92.14 2.06%
1964 7,256,036 92.35 2.07%
1963 7,107,722 92.56 2.05%
1962 6,963,324 92.75 2.02%
1961 6,824,419 92.95 1.97%
1960 6,691,412 93.13 %