Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Island / Coastal
  • Country area: 799,380 km²
  • Pop: 22,948,858
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $9.79 billion (118)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.284 (165)
  • Main Languages: Portugeuse, Makhuwa
  • Largest three cities: Maputo, Matola, Beira
  • Capital: Maputo
  • Type of government: Presidential republic / multi-party democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $1.947 billion (2009 est) - aluminium, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber, bulk electricity Imports: $3.059 billion (2009 est) - machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuels, chemicals, metal products, foodstuffs, textiles
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Armando Guebuza and Prime Minister Aires Ali
  • Date of next election: N/A
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 11.5% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 47.80%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 2.7
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 126
  • Life expectancy: 51.78
  • Percentage below poverty line: 70% (2001 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Mozambique. In Mozambique we are also working with the MICAIA family of organisations, the Mezimbite Forest Centre and CEDARTE and Greenarte

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