Source
Central bank

Bank of Mozambique

International Reserves

US$ 2.592 billion (Source: IMF; Data updated: 2012)

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 14.27 billion (2011 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

25.825 billion of International dollars (2011 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
12.3% 9.2% 6.5% 8.8% 8.7% 6.3% 7.3% 6.8%
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
6.3% 6.8% 7.1% 6.7%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 635 (2010 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$1,150 International Dollars (2010 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.03% 0.03%

**Forecast

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

  • agriculture: 28.4% 
  • industry: 26.9% 
  • services: 44.7% (2011 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
3.3%(2008) 12.7% 10.4% 7.2%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
42.1% 40.1% 39.5% 33.2% 40%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
-2.5% -5.5% -4% -4.9% -6.3%

*Estimate    **Forecast

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: B+

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Mozambique

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -1.8 billion (2010 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-12.7% of GDP (2010 estimate)(2009)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

25.3% (2010)

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.02%(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2011)(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$3.516 billion (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

aluminum, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber; bulk electricity

Total imports

US$5.373 billion (2012 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, chemicals, metal products, foodstuffs, textiles

Exports - major partners

Belgium 17.8%, South Africa 17.4%, Italy 13.9%, Spain 10%, China 7.7% (2011)

Imports - major partners

South Africa 22.1%, China 12.4%, India 9.1%, US 8%, Australia 7.4%, Portugal 5.4% (2011)

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$893 million US$989 million(2009) US$2,093 million(2009)
FDI outflows
2009 2010 2011  
US$-3 million US$1 million US$-3 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

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Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project (Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Overall ranking: 146 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 96 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 132 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 155 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 129 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 49 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 134 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 105 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 135 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 174 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 147 out of 185 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

138

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 108 Score: 57.1 (Mostly Unfree) (2009)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

801,590 km2 (2006)

Capital

Maputo (2009)

Currency

meticais (MZM) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

Emakhuwa 26.1%, Xichangana 11.3%, Portuguese 8.8% (official; spoken by 27% of population as a second language), Elomwe 7.6%, Cisena 6.8%, Echuwabo 5.8%, other Mozambican languages 32%, other foreign languages 0.3%, unspecified 1.3% (1997 census)

Religions

Catholic 23.8%, Muslim 17.8%, Zionist Christian 17.5%, other 17.8%, none 23.1% (1997 census)

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
12.05 million 14.15 million 17.69 million 22.46 million 24.8 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
3.7% 13.1% 30.7% 31.2%
Population median age

18 years (2010)

Population growth rate

2.3% (2011)

Life expectancy

50 years (2010)

Adult literacy

55% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

81.77% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

45.66 (2008)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:4
Civil Liberties:3 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

33.2% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

4.3% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

Maputo: 171st (2011)

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.1137 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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