Key figures

Available statistics:
Capital
Maputo
Official language
Portuguese
Population (2015 est.)
25,930,150
Population growth (2016 est.), %
2.45
Median age (2016 est.), years
17.1
Urbanization rate (2010 - 2016), % p.a.
3.27
Urban population (2015), % of total
32.2
Rural population (2015), % of total
68
Population density (2015), per km2
36
HDI (2014), rank of 188
180
National Currency
Metical
Exchange rate (January 2017), USD
1 USD = 70 MZN
GDP (2015), USD million current
14,807.08
GDP growth (2015), %
6.6
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
3.7
GNI per capita (2015), current int’l USD
1,170
Inflation (2016), %
25.27
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
16.5
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2015), BOP current USD billions
3.868
Net official development assistance (2014), current USD millions
2,103
Budget deficit (2016), % of GDP
-8.8
Ease of Doing Business (2016), rank of 190
137
TI Corruption Index (2016), rank of 168
112
Installed Generation Capacity (2016), MW
2,626
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
17
Hydro Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
83
Other RE Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
0
Renewable electricity output as % of total electricity output excl. hydro (2016)
0
Avg. distribution and transmission losses as % of output (2013)
23
Net electricity imports (2014), kWh
7.7 billion
Electrification rate, total (2016) %
40
Electrification rate, urban (2016) %
67
Electrification rate, rural (2016) %
27
Peak demand (2014), MW
831
Per capita electricity consumption (2013), kWh
436