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Sofala

Province in Mozambique

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1997-08-01
Population
Census
2007-09-16
Population
Census
2017-08-01
SofalaProvince1,289,3901,642,9202,196,845
BeiraCity397,368431,583592,090
BúziDistrict143,152159,459177,415
CaiaDistrict86,001115,612158,256
ChembaDistrict49,63463,98183,257
CheringomaDistrict20,79534,09357,572
ChibabavaDistrict72,273102,006135,202
DondoDistrict117,719141,003193,382
GorongosaDistrict77,877117,129176,845
MachangaDistrict44,78451,91255,848
MaringuéDistrict56,65475,13595,362
MarromeuDistrict69,895117,795154,361
MuanzaDistrict15,30825,22538,174
NhamatandaDistrict137,930207,987279,081
Moçambique [Mozambique]Republic15,278,33420,252,22326,899,105

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Moçambique (web).

Explanation: The tabulated population figures are not adjusted for underenumeration; the average omission rate is estimated as 3.7% in 2017. In some cases population changes are also the result of boundary changes. Area figures of districts and cities are derived from geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2017)
Males1,062,113
Females1,134,732
Age Groups (C 2017)
0-14 years1,009,389
15-64 years1,120,895
65+ years66,561
Age Distribution (C 2017)
0-9 years714,589
10-19 years557,017
20-29 years376,757
30-39 years216,793
40-49 years143,027
50-59 years89,240
60-69 years57,732
70-79 years26,503
80+ years15,187