Digital 2021: Mozambique
This report contains all the latest internet stats, mobile stats, and social media stats for Mozambique, but read on below for essential insights into digital use in Mozambique in 2021.
Mozambique had a population of 31.71 million in January 2021.
Mozambique’s population increased by 895 thousand (+2.9%) between January 2020 and January 2021.
51.4% of Mozambique’s population is female, while 48.6% of its population is male [note: the United Nations does not publish data for genders other than ‘female’ and ‘male’].
37.3% of Mozambique’s population lives in urban centres, while 62.7% lives in rural areas.
Internet users in Mozambique
There were 6.72 million internet users in Mozambique in January 2021.
The number of internet users in Mozambique increased by 1.4 million (+25%) between 2020 and 2021.
Internet penetration in Mozambique stood at 21.2% in January 2021.
Note: we no longer include data sourced from social media platforms in our internet user numbers, so the numbers shown above and in our complete Digital 2021 reports are not comparable with numbers published in our reports from previous years.
Social media statistics for Mozambique
There were 3.00 million social media users in Mozambique in January 2021.
The number of social media users in Mozambique increased by 500 thousand (+20%) between 2020 and 2021.
The number of social media users in Mozambique was equivalent to 9.5% of the total population in January 2021.
Note: Figures for social media users shown here and in our complete Digital 2021 reports may not equate to unique individuals. We have also included new sources in this year’s social media figures, so numbers shown here and in our Digital 2021 reports will not be comparable with numbers published in our previous reports.
Mobile connections in Mozambique
There were 15.97 million mobile connections in Mozambique in January 2021.
The number of mobile connections in Mozambique increased by 411 thousand (+2.6%) between January 2020 and January 2021.
The number of mobile connections in Mozambique in January 2021 was equivalent to 50.4% of the total population.
Note: many people have more than one mobile connection, so figures for mobile connections may exceed 100% of the total population.
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