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Mozambique Facts

Mozambique - Facts

Geographical DAta:

Area:                    801,590 sq km

Capital:                Maputo

Principal cities:     Maputo, Nampula, Beira, Tete

Official language: Portuguese

Currency:             Metical (MZN)

Independence day: 25th June

Population:            25.2 million (*)

 

Demographical dATA:

Demographic growth    2,442% 

Life expectancy             49.84 yeards (*)

Literacy rate                  53% (*)

Religions                       Christian (23.8%), Muslim (17.8%), Others (17.8%, No religion (23.1%)

Human develop. index  0.327

 

Economic data

GDP                              10.3 billion USD

GDP per capita               406 USD

Growth rate                     7.2%

Rate of unemployment    27%

Rate of inflation               3.54%

Export partners                South Africa (28.9%), Belgium (15.1%), Italy (11.8%), Spain (8.5%), PR China (6.6%) (**)

Import partners                South Africa (35.4%), PR China (10.2%), India (8.4%), USA (6.6%), Australia (6.1%), Portugal (4.4%) (**)

(*) - World bank 2012
(**) - 2011