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Area > Comparative
slightly less than twice the size of California
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly less than twice the size of California
Area > Land 784,090 sq km [35th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 36.838 sq km per 1,000 people [51st of 227]
Area > Total 801,590 sq km [42nd of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 37.66 sq km per 1,000 people [53rd of 231]
Area > Water 17,500 sq km [28th of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 822.187 sq km per million people [41st of 225]
Capital city with population Maputo - 1,095,300
Climate tropical to subtropical
Coastline 2,470 km [56th of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Monte Binga 2,436 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Indian Ocean 0 m
Forested Land 39% [57th of 193]
Geographic coordinates 18 15 S, 35 00 E
Geography > Note
the Zambezi flows through the north-central and most fertile part of the country
Irrigated land 1,180 sq km [88th of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 61.935 sq km per million people [118th of 167]
Land area > sq. km 784,090 km² [34th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 39.616 km² per 1,000 people [46th of 206]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Malawi 1,569 km, South Africa 491 km, Swaziland 105 km, Tanzania 756 km, Zambia 419 km, Zimbabwe 1,231 km
Land boundaries > Total 4,571 km [38th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 214.755 km per million people [76th of 164]
Land use > Arable land 5.43% [149th of 258]
Land use > Other 94.28% [82nd of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 0.29% [153rd of 258]
Largest city Maputo
Largest city population 2,212,000 [45th of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.114 per capita [107th of 174]
Largest city with population Maputo - 1,095,300
Location
Southeastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [17th of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile [14th of 191]
Natural hazards
severe droughts; devastating cyclones and floods in central and southern provinces
Natural resources
coal, titanium, natural gas, hydropower, tantalum, graphite
northernmost point > Latitude 10°27'S
Population density 24.39 people per sqkm [176th of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 25.24 people/m² [159th of 204]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 293.54 people/km² of arable lan [90th of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 801,590 km² [34th of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 40.5 km² per 1,000 people [48th of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Monte Binga

Terrain
mostly coastal lowlands, uplands in center, high plateaus in northwest, mountains in west


SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; FAO; World Development Indicators database; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique, Mocambique

Environment

 
Acidification 0% [75th of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.2 % of GNI [137th of 179]
Adjusted savings: net forest depletion > % of GNI 0.48 % of GNI [29th of 57]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.31 % of GNI [92nd of 165]
Areas under protection 12 [106th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 0.618334 per 1 million people [124th of 146]
Breeding birds threatened 0% [135th of 136]
Carbon efficiency 0.28 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [126th of 141]
CFC consumption 26.24 [94th of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 0.00135209 per 1,000 people [93rd of 107]
CO2 Emissions 1,214.6 [135th of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.0625857 per 1,000 people [167th of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.08 kg/PPP$ [149th of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 1,567.76 kt [145th of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.082 kt per 1,000 people [184th of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 3 [32nd of 75]

Current issues
a long civil war and recurrent drought in the hinterlands have resulted in increased migration of the population to urban and coastal areas with adverse environmental consequences; desertification; pollution of surface and coastal waters; elephant poaching for ivory is a problem

Ecological footprint 0.76 [136th of 141]
Endangered species protection 77.8% [56th of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 16.14 hundred grams/hectare [131st of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 24.57 % of land area [112nd of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 192,620 km² [30th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 9,732.068 km² per 1,000 people [47th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 0.63 [90th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 87% [38th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 11% [73rd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 2% [88th of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [123rd of 188]

International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands

International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 144 [116th of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 7.42 per 1 million people [110th of 146]
Known mammal species 179 [53rd of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 9.22348 per 1 million people [83rd of 145]
Marine areas under protection 6 [47th of 95]
Marine areas under protection (per capita) 0.309167 per 1 million people [59th of 95]
Marine fish catch 12,608 tons [85th of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 0.649662 tons per 1,000 people [93rd of 141]
Non-wildness 0.95% [101st of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.13 thousand metric tons/squ [115th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 10,230.47 kg/day [63rd of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.31 kg per day per worker [5th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 39.06 mcg/m³ [90th of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 364 [140th of 199]
Protected area 6.1 [69th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 130 thousand metric tons/squ [115th of 141]
SO2 exports 1,364.33 hundred metric tons [64th of 141]
Threatened species 41 [46th of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 13 [57th of 160]
Urban NO2 concentration 69.3 micrograms/m3 [24th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 90.47 micrograms/m3 [33rd of 141]
Water > Availability 5.81 thousand cubic metres [53rd of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 5.44 mls/litre [128th of 141]
Water > Freshwater pollution 0 tons/cubic km [68th of 69]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.49 mls/litre [32nd of 141]
Water > Salinisation 894.71 [49th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 13.6 [60th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 3.59 mls/litre [116th of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 2.72 % [70th of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.1 % [65th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 81.19 % [3rd of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.06 % [61st of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.65 % [63rd of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 7.09 % [62nd of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.76 % [53rd of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.43 % [54th of 114]
Wildness 21.79% [46th of 141]


 

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Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries: Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC: WRI, 2000. Original sources: World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; ; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique, Mocambique


2) Human geogrphy

Age distribution


Mozambique Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990



Mozambique Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995



Mozambique Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000



Mozambique Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003



Mozambique Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005


Mozambique Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010



Mozambique Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020



Mozambique Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050




Source

US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

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Labor

 

CPIA building human resources rating 3.5 [48th of 75]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 32.41 [18th of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 64.57 [13th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 88.75 [6th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 92.77 [12th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 94.04 [17th of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 94.86 [14th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 94.83 [13th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 94.98 [1st of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 93.92 [1st of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 93.21 [1st of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 86.47 [4th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 77.27 [1st of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 37.96 [14th of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 66.78 [16th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 91.81 [11th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 97.42 [15th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 98.54 [8th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 98.64 [13th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 98.62 [8th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 98.58 [6th of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 98.1 [3rd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 97.49 [4th of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 93.09 [4th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 82.76 [2nd of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 26.87 [25th of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 62.37 [14th of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 85.73 [7th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 88.19 [17th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 89.64 [21st of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 91.19 [18th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 91.2 [19th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 91.6 [9th of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 90.08 [2nd of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 89.37 [1st of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 80.7 [4th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 72.86 [1st of 167]
Female economic activity 82.8% [1st of 156]
Female economic activity growth -1% [119th of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 142.9 weeks of wages [7th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 84.88 % [4th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 82.66 % [87th of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 83.83 % [10th of 184]
force, female > % of total labor force 53.45 % [1st of 184]
force, total 9,292,185 [48th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.469 per capita [68th of 184]
Labor force 9,600,000 [40th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 459,207.432 per million people [58th of 131]
Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 81%, industry 6%, services 13%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 81% [1st of 32]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date June 16, 2003
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 15 [88th of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 60 days
Regulation 74 [8th of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 85 [37th of 123]
Regulation > Firing 64 [14th of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 73 [16th of 123]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date December 23, 1996
Rigidity of employment index 54 [39th of 166]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 11.4 % [166th of 174]
Unemployment rate 21% [2nd of 107]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 21,000,000 $ [106th of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 3.164 $ per $1,000 of GDP [86th of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 1.061 $ per 1,000 people [127th of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 57,000,000 $ [118th of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 8.589 $ per $1,000 of GDP [94th of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 2.88 $ per capita [143rd of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 5,768,362 BoP $ [87th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.869 BoP $ per $1 million of [75th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 0.291 BoP $ per 1,000 people [97th of 143]

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique, Mocambique

People
 
African countries by population density > area 801,590 [16th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 24 [38th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 19,607,519 [13th of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.9 [20th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.7 % [33rd of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 43.1 [32nd of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 4,711,422 [38th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 44.5% [22nd of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 4,762,335 [38th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 54.1 [193rd of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 54.5 % [189th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 5,736,154 [56th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 52.7% [201st of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 5,472,184 [59th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 2.8 % [197th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 351,580 [80th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 2.8% [189th of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 251,026 [84th of 225]
Birth rate 38.21 births/1,000 population [27th of 226]
Chinese population 700 [82nd of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 3.607 per 100,000 people [93rd of 126]
CPIA social protection rating 3 [38th of 75]
Death rate 20.29 deaths/1,000 population [7th of 226]
Education expenditures 5 % of GDP [26th of 55]

Ethnic groups
African 99.66% (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others), Europeans 0.06%, Euro-Africans 0.2%, Indians 0.08%

Female population > Age 10-14 1,316,049 [43rd of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.69 [7th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 1,094,943 [47th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.56 [43rd of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 802,649 [56th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.08 [138th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 779,829 [54th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 3.96 [93rd of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 671,966 [54th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.41 [129th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 546,943 [57th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.78 [166th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 458,398 [56th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.33 [164th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 387,416 [56th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.97 [157th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 322,071 [62nd of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.64 [157th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 256,677 [63rd of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.3 [157th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 198,399 [63rd of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.01 [152nd of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 143,650 [68th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.73 [164th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 94,089 [76th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.48 [184th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 52,545 [91st of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.27 [190th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 32,128 [96th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.16 [200th of 224]
Gender development 0.307 [140th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Maputo
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
20 (est.)
Male population > Age 10-14 1,323,779 [46th of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.72 [10th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 1,086,140 [49th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.52 [61st of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 785,121 [58th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 3.99 [153rd of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 790,476 [54th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.02 [100th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 669,979 [54th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.4 [140th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 503,108 [58th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.56 [194th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 396,706 [60th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.02 [200th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 336,908 [63rd of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.71 [183rd of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 272,901 [64th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.39 [175th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 209,940 [68th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.07 [174th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 155,870 [66th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.79 [173rd of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 108,242 [76th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.55 [195th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 67,765 [84th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.34 [205th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 35,224 [93rd of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.18 [209th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 19,385 [95th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.1 [215th of 224]
Median age > Female 17.8 years [198th of 224]
Median age > Male 17 years [203rd of 224]
Median age > Total 17.4 years [203rd of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Mozambican
Nationality > Noun Mozambican(s)
Percentage living in rural areas. 64% [47th of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 36% [151st of 199]
Population 21,284,700 [52nd of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 21,284,700 [52nd of 240]

Population > Note
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected; the 1997 Mozambican census reported a population of 16,099,246 (July 2007 est.)

Population ages 0-14 > % of total 43.98 % [22nd of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 52.68 % [166th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.34 % [141st of 185]
Population growth > annual % 1.88 annual % [61st of 195]
Population growth rate 1.792% [76th of 235]
Population in 2015 23,513 [51st of 225]
Population in largest city 1,320,146 [84th of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.067 per capita [102nd of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 19.33 % [89th of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 1,320,146 [85th of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.067 per capita [100th of 106]
Population, female > % of total 51.6 % [28th of 190]
Projected population growth 18.42% [95th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 26 Apr 1994
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 30 Sep 1990
Rural population 12,963,950 [37th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.655 per capita [44th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 0.73 annual % [75th of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.94 [196th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.95 male(s)/female [184th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.71 male(s)/female [156th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.02 male(s)/female [208th of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 0.94 [191st of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [167th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.72 [145th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 0.97 [144th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.01 [197th of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 0.97 male(s)/female [140th of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.01 male(s)/female [186th of 224]
Total fertility rate 5.24 children born/woman [24th of 225]
Total Population 19,686,505 [54th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 2,639,828 [44th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 13.41 [7th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 2,181,083 [47th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 11.08 [51st of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 1,587,770 [58th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 8.07 [145th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 1,570,305 [54th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 7.98 [97th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 1,341,945 [54th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.82 [135th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 1,050,051 [57th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 5.33 [183rd of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 855,104 [58th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 4.34 [185th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 724,324 [60th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.68 [174th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 594,972 [62nd of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 3.02 [164th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 466,617 [64th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.37 [165th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 354,269 [63rd of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.8 [167th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 251,892 [68th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.28 [183rd of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 161,854 [80th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.82 [192nd of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 87,769 [91st of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.45 [202nd of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 51,513 [94th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.26 [209th of 224]
Total Population > Female 10,018,938 [54th of 227]
Total Population > Male 9,667,567 [55th of 227]
Urban population 6,828,342 [63rd of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.345 per capita [151st of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 4.11 annual % [24th of 195]
Urbanization 33 [163rd of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 8.7% [158th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 48.2% [111st of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 48 [135th of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 76 [93rd of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 6 [166th of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 108 [57th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 1,100 [2nd of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 1,000 [13th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 44 [142nd of 172]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; University Libraries, Ohio University; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique, Mocambique

Mortality

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 19.99 per 1,000 people [14th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 593.42 per 1,000 female adults [10th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 599.87 per 1,000 male adults [10th of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 100 per 1,000 live births [19th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 145 per 1,000 [22nd of 187]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique, Mocambique

Immigration

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 2.051 [123rd of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 406,000 [69th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world >0.5%
International migration stock > % of population 2.05 % [134th of 205]
International migration stock, total 405,904 [70th of 205]
Net migration -20,000 [106th of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -1.01 per 1 million people [76th of 185]
Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [85th of 225]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 1,954 [92nd of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 98.725 per 1 million people [101st of 162]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 104 [77th of 77]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita) 0.005 per 1 million people [76th of 77]
Refugees 840 [88th of 110]
Refugees (per capita) 0.0432834 per 1,000 people [95th of 110]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 16 Dec 1983 a
US visa lottery winners 5 US visa lottery winners [144th of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 0.257639 US visa lottery winners [164th of 176]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique, Mocambique

 

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