São Lourenço da Mata

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São Lourenço da Mata
Flag of São Lourenço da Mata
Coat of arms of São Lourenço da Mata
Coat of arms
Location of São Lourenço da Mata in Pernambuco
Location of São Lourenço da Mata in Pernambuco
São Lourenço da Mata is located in Brazil
São Lourenço da Mata
São Lourenço da Mata
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 8°0′7″S 35°1′4″W / 8.00194°S 35.01778°W / -8.00194; -35.01778
Country Brazil
State Pernambuco
 • Total264.346 km2 (102.065 sq mi)
58 m (190 ft)
 (2018 est.[1])
 • Total112,362
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)

São Lourenço da Mata is a city located in the greater Recife metropolitan area in the state of Pernambuco, with a population of 112,362 inhabitants (2018 estimate by IBGE). The city was one of the hosts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup together with Recife. The new Arena Cidade da Copa is set to boost the local economy with the construction of a new stadium, flats, car parks, hospital, technical school, shopping center, integrated metro-bus station, and road improvements.



The main economic activities in São Lourenço da Mata are based in general industry, especially the electrical and transportation sectors.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [2] GDP x (1000 R$).[3] GDP pc (R$) PE RMR
99,945 310.748 3.261 0.51% 0.77%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
3.39% 18.73% 77.88%

Health Indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.707 1 98 13.4


  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population
  2. ^ Population 2009 São Lourenço, IBGE, page 34
  3. ^ São Lourenço da Mata 2007 GDP IBGE page 32 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ PE State site - City by city profile