Matola's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,748,247. In 1950, the population of Matola was 5,792. Matola has grown by 42,361 since 2015, which represents a 2.48% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Matola, which typically includes Matola's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.