General profile: Mozambique

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
31.255 Millions
69.465 MZN/US$
14 226 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 786 380 km²
3.14 %
-0.50 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-23.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
1 783
(e) 3 000
3 413
(e) 3 585
Merchandise imports
2 408
(e) 4 600
8 334
(e) 6 471
Merchandise trade balance
-625
(e) -1 600
-4 921
(e) -2 886
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
10 %10 %5 %5 %35 %35 %31 %31 %19 %19 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
783554453356168783554453356168
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Services exports
342
245
723
764
Services imports
649
1 214
3 029
2 497
Services trade balance
-307
-969
-2 306
-1 733
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
26.2
34.6
60.4
81.3
Travel
37.9
44.1
26.7
11.8
Other services
35.9
21.3
12.9
6.9
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-0.5 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2020
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
GDP, current
8 542
11 105
15 951
14 226
GDP per capita, current US$
417
472
590
455
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
6.65
6.50
6.72
-0.50
Current account balance, % of GDP
-8.99
-15.10
-37.41
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
23.061
33.960
39.982
69.465
GDP by expenditure in 2019
(as % of total GDP)
66.721.746.141.075.566.721.746.141.075.5
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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..
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2020
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
FDI inflows
107.85
2 531.66
3 866.83
..
FDI outflows
14.60
237.90
1.50
..
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.70
1.04
0.90
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
246.0296.1257.993.4142.9155.5152.4174.1129.7115.8111.1115.799.480.058.957.569.552.641.836.82 2122 7032 2933 0933 8674 9026 1755 6293 5592 532898592399113108476337347255139FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Balance, % of GDP
-9.50
-19.31
-40.56
..
Balance, % of imports
-27.80
-45.45
-61.00
..
Normalized balance
-0.161
-0.294
-0.439
..
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
10211210398929210110477666062646859
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2020
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
48%Male 48%Female
52%Female 52%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.001 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2020
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
28
35
28
31
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
8.87
12.44
13.21
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
290 800
418 350
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.11
0.11
..
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
4.49
1.83
..
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 22 July 2021