Below you’ll find statistics about the population of Mauritius with age distribution, religion, language, ethnicity, demographics, and how many people live in our cities.
The current estimated population of Mauritius is estimated at 1,379,365.
Population in our largest cities showing districts - demographics
The remaining 4.1% include English, Mandarin, Cantonese and various ethnic languages from India: Hindi, Telegu, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu and Tamil.
The other Christian faiths include:
Pentecostals, Seventh-day Adventists, Anglicans, Presbyterians, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) evangelicals, Jehovah’s Witnesses and members of the Assemblies of God.
More than 95% of Mauritian Muslims are Sunnis.
Life expectancy at birth:
Male - 71 years
Female - 78 years
It’s the percentage of the working population against those who are not working. Usually under 15 years and over 65 years old. So the productive part of the population is between 15 and 64 years old.
40 births on average per day
The current birth rate for Mauritius in 2020 is 12.6 births per 1000 people, a 0.71% decline from 2019.
7.3 deaths / 1,000 population
Space is obviously limited on a small island and the government does not encourage immigration and population growth.
It is a success! The population of Mauritius shows a birth decline.
Reference Source :The CIA world fact book - 2020 estimated
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