General information

Capital: Port Louis

Currency unit: Mauritian rupee

Official language: English, French

Area: 2,040 km²

Population in million: 1.3 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 10,547 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 22,279 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 58.7 

Annual growth rate of the population: 0.1 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 11.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 74.4 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 91 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 13.34 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 3.1 

Industry value added of GDP: 18.2 

Services value added of GDP: 66.9 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 2.51 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 4.93 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
T-shirts, singlets and other vests (11.67 %)
Men's shirts (6.37 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (4.57 %)
Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans and waistcoats (3.55 %)
Diamonds (3.02 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Prepared or preserved fish (13.83 %)
Cane or beet sugar (13.44 %)
Frozen fish (2.34 %)
Other live animals (1.21 %)
Molasses (0.60 %)

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