flag Mauritius Mauritius: Statistical Overview

Capital: Port Louis

Population

Total Population: 1,265,740
Natural Increase: 0.0%
Density: 624 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 40.8%
Ethnic Origins: The population of Mauritius is mainly composed of Indo-Mauritians, Creoles, Sino-Mauritians as well as Franco-Mauritians.
Official Language: English, French
Other Languages Spoken: Mauritian Creole, Bhojpuri, Tamil, and Urdu
Business Language(s): English and French
Religion: Hindus 48%, Roman Catholics 23.6%, Muslims 16.6%, Other Christians 8.6%, Others 2.5%.
Literacy Rate: 84.3%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Port Louis

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Mauritius Rupee (MUR)

Country Overview

Area: 2,040 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Upper-middle-income economy.
An economy based on the sugar and textile industries.
HDI*: 0.777/1
HDI (World Rank): 63/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Mauritius, dial 00
To call Mauritius, dial +230
Internet Suffix: .mu
Computers: 17.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 26.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 41.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 4,6545,2545,6615,5964,234
Exports of Goods (million USD) 2,3612,3422,3662,2231,791
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,0682,1712,1442,1131,311
Exports of Services (million USD) 2,8673,0173,2142,9441,298

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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