Find UNdata on Facebook Follow UNdata on Twitter Please send us your feedback

Countries and areas

Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil British Virgin Islands Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China China, Hong Kong SAR China, Macao SAR Colombia Comoros Congo Cook Islands Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Democratic People's Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Faeroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia (Federated States of) Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Republic of Korea Republic of Moldova Réunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka State of Palestine Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Tajikistan Thailand The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United Republic of Tanzania United States of America United States Virgin Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Viet Nam Wallis and Futuna Islands Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Summary statistics
Region Eastern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 1969 Excluding the islands of St. Brandon and Agalega.  
Population (est., 000) 1249 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Pop. density (per sq km) 612.3 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Capital city Port Louis  
Capital city pop. (000) 136  
Currency Mauritius Rupee (MUR)  
UN membership date 24 April 1968  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 11938  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 9718  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 6489  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 3.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 4.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 1.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 9593.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 7896.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 5350.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 9604.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 7991.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 5310.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 21.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 24.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 30.08 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 30.39 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 30.67 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -1179  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1006  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -324  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 201 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 176  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 128  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 108 ISIC Rev.4 (BCDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.4 (BCDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 ... ISIC Rev.4 (BCDE).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 94  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 94  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 8.3  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.7  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.6  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 27.6 Population aged 16 and over. Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 28.2 ISIC Rev.3. Population aged 16 and over. Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 32.4 ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 7.8 Population aged 16 and over. Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 8.7 ISIC Rev.3. Population aged 16 and over. Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 10.0 ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 43.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 43.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 41.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 74.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 74.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 76.8  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 993  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 935  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 761  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 10 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 11  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 12  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 123.2  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 96.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 54.2  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 39.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 28.3 Population aged 5 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 15.2 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2013 2344.6  
Imports (million US$) 2013 5397.6  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -3053.0  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 United Kingdom (16.6), France (14.7), United States (10.1)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 India (24.2), China (14.7), France (8.2)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.1 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Urban population (%) 2014 39.8 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 19.4 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 15.6/12.7 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 97.3 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 77.0/70.2 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 11.5 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.5 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 75.8 2002.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 45.0/3.6 Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 0 Value is zero, not available or not applicable.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 3.7  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 102.1/100.5  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 54.7  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 2.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 11.6  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 250  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 17.3  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 0.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 91.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 3916/3.2  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 51.0  
Trade Profile
Copyright © 2016 - Conditions of Use
United Nations Statistics Division
Version v0.14.6 Beta