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Capital: Port Louis


Total Population: 1,262,523
Natural Increase: -0.3%
Density: 634 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: Hindu 48.5%, Roman Catholic 26.3%, Muslim 17.3%, other Christian 6.4%, other 0.6%, none 0.7%, unspecified 0.1% (CIA Factbook).
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: 2,007 km²
Type of State: Democratic parliamentary 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.


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 20192020202120222023
Imports of Goods (million USD) 5,5964,2205,1336,6096,284
Exports of Goods (million USD) 2,2231,7891,9622,3882,300
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,0711,3071,4122,0322,184
Exports of Services (million USD) 3,0351,3001,2322,6183,372

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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