Mozambique Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2020 was 19,667,795, a 2.04% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2019 was 19,273,935, a 2.08% increase from 2018.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2018 was 18,880,985, a 2.11% increase from 2017.
  • Mozambique rural population for 2017 was 18,491,502, a 2.11% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 90,022,234
Congo, Dem. Rep. 48,687,370
Tanzania 38,691,642
Uganda 34,326,791
Afghanistan 28,796,851
Nepal 23,141,618
Niger 20,182,041
Mozambique 19,667,795
Yemen 18,519,540
Madagascar 17,020,562
Malawi 15,796,178
Burkina Faso 14,505,412
Chad 12,562,497
Mali 11,358,895
Rwanda 10,694,380
Burundi 10,260,793
Zimbabwe 10,070,822
North Korea 9,697,732
South Sudan 8,932,708
Senegal 8,686,416
Somalia 8,559,929
Guinea 8,290,075
Syrian Arab Republic 7,792,168
Tajikistan 6,914,218
Benin 6,253,752
Haiti 4,893,055
Togo 4,735,438
Sierra Leone 4,553,024
Central African Republic 2,791,700
Liberia 2,423,184
Guinea-Bissau 1,098,222
Gambia 904,267
Comoros 614,108
Mozambique Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 19,667,795 62.93 2.02%
2019 19,273,935 63.47 2.06%
2018 18,880,985 64.01 2.08%
2017 18,491,502 64.55 2.08%
2016 18,110,049 65.07 2.07%
2015 17,739,553 65.60 2.04%
2014 17,380,956 66.12 2.02%
2013 17,033,685 66.64 2.00%
2012 16,696,279 67.15 2.00%
2011 16,366,230 67.66 2.00%
2010 16,041,469 68.17 2.01%
2009 15,722,261 68.67 2.02%
2008 15,408,276 69.17 2.07%
2007 15,092,432 69.64 2.51%
2006 14,717,710 69.82 2.56%
2005 14,345,954 70.00 2.63%
2004 13,973,621 70.18 2.70%
2003 13,601,940 70.36 2.72%
2002 13,236,792 70.54 2.68%
2001 12,887,063 70.72 2.59%
2000 12,558,109 70.90 2.43%
1999 12,257,160 71.08 2.28%
1998 11,981,282 71.26 2.22%
1997 11,718,241 71.47 1.97%
1996 11,489,446 71.99 2.32%
1995 11,226,150 72.51 2.82%
1994 10,914,468 73.02 3.25%
1993 10,565,666 73.52 3.33%
1992 10,219,200 74.02 2.86%
1991 9,931,114 74.51 1.94%
1990 9,740,469 75.00 -0.52%
1989 9,790,789 76.46 -1.43%
1988 9,931,850 77.85 -1.92%
1987 10,124,874 79.19 -1.77%
1986 10,305,644 80.46 -1.15%
1985 10,425,184 81.67 -0.39%
1984 10,466,245 82.83 0.25%
1983 10,440,204 83.93 0.80%
1982 10,357,078 84.97 1.14%
1981 10,239,177 85.95 1.37%
1980 10,099,893 86.84 1.95%
1979 9,904,562 87.33 2.14%
1978 9,694,510 87.80 2.26%
1977 9,477,937 88.26 2.28%
1976 9,264,101 88.70 2.22%
1975 9,060,359 89.13 2.11%
1974 8,871,091 89.54 1.99%
1973 8,696,375 89.94 1.90%
1972 8,532,690 90.33 1.87%
1971 8,374,203 90.70 1.96%
1970 8,211,602 91.01 2.06%
1969 8,044,387 91.25 2.06%
1968 7,880,322 91.48 2.06%
1967 7,719,366 91.70 2.06%
1966 7,561,676 91.93 2.06%
1965 7,407,335 92.14 2.06%
1964 7,256,038 92.35 2.07%
1963 7,107,729 92.56 2.05%
1962 6,963,329 92.75 2.02%
1961 6,824,424 92.95 1.97%
1960 6,691,413 93.13 %