This PEST country analysis report on Mozambique provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


– Understand the political system in Mozambique through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.

– Understand the economic situation in Mozambique through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.

– Understand customer demographics in Mozambique through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

– Understand the technological landscape in Mozambique through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.


– The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Mozambique, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

– The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Mozambique's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.

– The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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– What is the outlook in Mozambique in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?

– How does Mozambique perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?

– How does Mozambique perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

– How does Mozambique perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1.1. Catalyst

1.2. Summary

1.2.1. Key highlights

1.3. Key developments (June 2021 – May 2022)

1.4. Impact of COVID-19 on Mozambique’s economy

1.4.1. Snapshot

1.4.2. Vaccination

1.4.3. Government measures Lockdown Travel ban Stimulus

1.4.4. Fiscal

1.4.5. Monetary

1.4.6. Impact on the economy


2.1. Key facts

2.2. Geographical location


3.1. Summary

3.2. Evolution

3.3. Structure and policies

3.3.1. Key political figures

3.3.2. Structure of government

3.3.3. Legislature

3.3.4. Key political parties

3.3.5. Key policies

3.4. Performance

3.4.1. Governance indicators


4.1. Summary

4.2. Evolution

4.3. Structure and policies

4.3.1. Financial system

4.4. Performance

4.4.1. GDP and growth rate

4.4.2. GDP composition by sector

4.4.3. Agriculture

4.4.4. Industry

4.4.5. Services

4.4.6. Fiscal situation

4.4.7. Current account

4.4.8. Foreign trade

4.4.9. General gross government debt

4.4.10. International investment position

4.4.11. Monetary situation


5.1. Summary

5.2. Evolution

5.3. Structure and policies

5.3.1. Demographic composition

5.3.2. Religious composition

5.3.3. Education

5.3.4. Healthcare

5.4. Performance

5.4.1. Healthcare

5.4.2. Education


6.1. Summary

6.2. Evolution

6.3. Structure and policies

6.3.1. R&D

6.4. Performance

6.4.1. ICT


7.1. Ask the analyst

7.2. About GlobalData

7.3. Disclaimer

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Mozambique – Key facts, 2022

Table 2: Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of the total population), 2021

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Mozambique, 2022

Figure 2: Mozambique – Key political events timeline

Figure 3: Mozambique – Key political figures

Figure 4: Distribution of seats in the national congress of Mozambique, 2021

Figure 5: Evolution of GDP growth in Mozambique, 2012-21

Figure 6: Real GDP and GDP growth rate of Mozambique (constant prices), 2017-26f

Figure 7: Sector-specific GDP in Mozambique, 2021

Figure 8: Agricultural output in Mozambique (MZM billion/%), 2017-22f

Figure 9: Industrial output in Mozambique (MZM billion/%), 2017-22f

Figure 10: Service output in Mozambique (MZM billion/%), 2016-21f

Figure 11: Mozambique’s external trade, 2017-26f

Figure 12: FDI inflows and FDI outflows ($ billion/%), 2017-21, and number of Greenfield investments, 2014-21

Figure 13: Consumer price inflation, 2017-26f

Figure 14: Unemployment rate in Mozambique, 2017-26f

Figure 15: Religions in Mozambique, 2017

Figure 16: Healthcare expenditure in Mozambique ($ million/%), 2014-20

Figure 17: Gross and net enrollment rate and number of out-of-school children, 2013-20

Figure 18: Internet users (millions/%), 2017-22f

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