Businesses in Lichinga

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 21.7%
 Shopping: 12%
 Education: 10.9%
 Restaurants: 10.9%
 Financial Services: 8.7%
 Food: 6.5%
 Industry: 5.4%
 Professional Services: 5.4%
 Religion: 5.4%
 Community & Government: 4.3%
 Other: 8.7%
Area of Lichinga, Niassa Province280 km²
Population228,735
Male Population115,377 (50.4%)
Female Population113,359 (49.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +624.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +107.9%
Median Age16
Male Median Age16.3
Female Median Age15.6
Area Codes271
Local TimeTuesday 9:01 PM
TimezoneCentral Africa Time
Weather11.8°C few clouds
Lat & Lng-13.31278° / 35.24056°
Postal Codes3300

Lichinga, Niassa Province - Map

Lichinga, Niassa Province Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population31,58362,751110,034228,735
Population Density112.8 / km²224.1 / km²393.0 / km²816.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lichinga Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 107.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Lichinga, Niassa Province+624.2%+264.5%+107.9%
Niassa+394%+206.1%+92.3%
Mozambique+173.4%+111.3%+53.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lichinga, Niassa Province Median Age

Median Age: 16 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Lichinga, Niassa Province16 years15.6 years16.3 years
Niassa14.9 years15.3 years14.4 years
Mozambique16.7 years17.5 years15.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lichinga, Niassa Province Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 522,16722,10844,275
5-917,45918,04735,507
10-1414,45814,86729,325
15-1913,40913,01226,421
20-2411,84012,06923,909
25-299,3209,06618,386
30-346,9116,56913,481
35-395,4195,21410,633
40-444,2093,4687,678
45-493,5482,5436,091
50-542,2392,0334,273
55-591,6831,4143,097
60-641,0441,0332,077
65-696746181,292
70-74425527953
75-79274392666
80-84124172296
85 Plus175207383
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lichinga, Niassa Province Population Density

Population Density: 816.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Lichinga, Niassa Province228,735280 km²816.9 / km²
Niassa1.9 million129,411.3 km²14.4 / km²
Mozambique27.5 million786,431.3 km²34.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lichinga, Niassa Province Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1930 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Lichinga, Niassa Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Lichinga, Niassa Province51,485 t0.23 t183.9 t/km²
Niassa387,905 t0.21 t3 t/km²
Mozambique5,734,289 t0.21 t7.29 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Lichinga, Niassa Province CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)51,485 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.23 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)183.9 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
10/8/167:07 AM4.491.8 km10,000 m27km N of Salima, Malawiusgs.gov
8/15/1512:33 AM4.474.3 km36,080 m24km ENE of Salima, Malawiusgs.gov
1/12/103:14 PM4.798.5 km10,000 mMalawiusgs.gov
4/12/0710:39 AM4.867.3 km13,800 mMalawiusgs.gov
8/24/985:12 AM4.876.6 km46,400 mMalawiusgs.gov
7/22/956:31 AM5.185.4 km10,000 mMalawiusgs.gov
2/24/9311:01 AM466.7 km10,000 mMalawiusgs.gov
4/2/9111:52 AM3.875 km33,000 mMozambiqueusgs.gov
9/18/892:38 PM3.686.1 km33,000 mMalawiusgs.gov
3/10/895:40 PM3.553.8 km10,000 mMalawiusgs.gov

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Lichinga, Niassa Province

Lichinga is the capital city of Niassa Province of Mozambique. It lies on the Lichinga Plateau at an altitude of 1360 metres, east of Lake Niassa (Lake Malawi). The town was founded as Vila Cabral as a farming and military settlement. It is served by..  ︎  Lichinga Wikipedia Page

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