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Summary statistics
Region Eastern Africa  
Currency Mauritius Rupee (MUR)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 1969 Excludes the islands of Saint Brandon and Agalega.  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 1240 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 629.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Port Louis (151)  
United Nations membership date 24 April 1968  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 11452  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 9718  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 6489  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 3.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 4.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 1.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 9238.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 7896.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 5350.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 9336.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 7991.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 5310.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 22.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 24.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 30.52 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$) 2012 -1175  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1006  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -324  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 194  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 176  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 128  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 117 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2011.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 112 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 96  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 96  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 8.0 Age group 16 years and over. 2007: Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.7 Age group 16 years and over. 2007: Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.5 Age group 16 years and over. 2007: Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 27.6 Age group 16 years and over. Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 28.2 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. Age group 16 years and over. Average of quarterly estimates.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 32.4 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 7.8 Age group 16 years and over. Average of quarterly estimates. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 8.7 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. Age group 16 years and over. Average of quarterly estimates.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 10.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 43.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 43.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 41.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 74.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 74.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 76.8  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 965  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 935  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 761  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 9  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 10  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 113.1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 91.7  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 52.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 41.4 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 28.3 Age group 5 years and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 15.2 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 2257.7  
Imports (million US$) 2012 5772.0  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -3514.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United Kingdom (18.8), France (16.0), United States (10.1)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 India (22.6), China (16.1), France (8.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Urban population (%) 2013 41.8 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 19.7 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 15.1/12.2 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 97.4 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 77.0/70.2 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 11.5 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.5 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 75.8 2002.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 45.0/3.6 Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 0 Value is zero, not available or not applicable.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 3.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 102.1/100.5  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 56.6  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 4.8/9.7  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 18.8  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 237  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 17.3  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 4115/3.2  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 967.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 711 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 21.6/29.4 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
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