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Mozambique Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 24.22 32.309 42.43
Global Rank 49th 47th 38th
Global Population Share 0.348% 0.414% 0.496%
Global Population Density 29.91 36.48 43.32
Global Population Density Rank 68th 70th 72nd
Average Life Expectancy 54.7 60.26 63.85
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 191st 187th 187th
Fertility Rate 5.56 4.98 4.37
Fertility Rate Global Rank 14th 13th 10th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Mozambique Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 146 0.19%
Malaria 2306 2.98%
HIV/AIDS 2397 3.1%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Neonatal infections 24 0.03%
Diarrheal diseases 4092 5.29%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 23118 29.9%
Congenital birth defects 319 0.41%
Tuberculosis 1068 1.38%
Measles 10246 13.25%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 360 0.47%
Digestive diseases 13429 17.37%
Fire 405 0.52%

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Highlights of Mozambique BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Mozambique gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 93.94%93.94%
    • Fat : 20.57%20.57%
    • Plant protein : 8.58%8.58%
    • Animal protein : 1.38%1.38%
  • 24.48% increase in caloric supply : Currently Mozambique gets 2283/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1834/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Starchy Roots and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Mozambique
  • Maize, Rice and Wheat are three major Cereal preferences in Mozambique
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Mozambique average intake is 50.93 grams
  • Bananas, Pineapples and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Mozambique
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Mozambique average Fruit intake is 71.34grams
  • In Mozambique, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 23.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Mozambique is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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