Mauritius Population

1950 - 2021 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Mauritius population

  • The Mauritius population reached 1.3 million people in Dec 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 1.3 million people in Dec 2020
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1.3 million people in Dec 2010 and a record low of 0.5 million people in Dec 1950

CEIC extends history for annual Population. Statistics Mauritius provides year-end Population. Population prior to 1987 is a Mid-year estimate sourced from the U.S. Census Bureau.


Further information about Mauritius population data

  • In the latest reports, Mauritius Unemployment Rate increased to 7.1 % in Mar 2020
  • Monthly earnings of the Mauritius population was 838.3 USD in Mar 2021
  • Mauritius Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 54.8 % in Dec 2021

View Mauritius's Population from 1950 to 2021 in the chart:

Mauritius Population

What was Mauritius's Population in 2021?

The Mauritius population reached 1.3 million people in Dec 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 1.3 million people in Dec 2020 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.3 2021 1.3 2020 0.5 1950 1.3 2010 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 102.1 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 30.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.1 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 303.429 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Dec 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,473.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 79.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MUR bn) 151.348 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MUR bn) 327.894 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (MUR bn) 145.997 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Public Debt: General Government (MUR mn) 380,088.120 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 106,958.190 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (MUR mn) 319,234.460 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.928 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -330.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 193.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 44.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,040.668 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 24,512.433 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 672.453 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 570.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 61.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 143,009.694 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 11,835.376 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 34.139 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 36.811 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2.907 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 108.449 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 1979 - Mar 2022
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 4,623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2022
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 8,478.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 6,969.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 1,509.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,256.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 2,450.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 1,260.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Exports: Europe: France (MUR mn) 1,652.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Exports: America: USA (MUR mn) 1,508.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Exports: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 2,457.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Exports: Europe: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 1,605.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Imports: SITC: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,223.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 4,355.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (MUR mn) 4,281.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 3,319.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC (MUR mn) 22,961.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Imports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (MUR mn) 6,411.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Imports: Asia: India (MUR mn) 4,211.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Imports: Europe: France (MUR mn) 3,163.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Imports: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 7,540.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Imports: Asia: China (MUR mn) 10,738.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,113.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -340.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -15.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,458.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 87.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 386.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 8.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 140.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 245.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 221,417.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,128.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,288.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 69.4 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.809 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 16,382.963 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) 16,518.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 487,836.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 471,317.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 9,559,759.742 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 8,373.000 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 958.000 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 15,417.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 312.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 531.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 3,303.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 2,236.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 2,619.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 415.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 38.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 73.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 301.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 11.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 0.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 868.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 986.723 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,946.915 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 1976 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 1.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1977 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1998 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,967.5 May 2022 monthly Mar 1960 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 67.523 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 11.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 736.165 May 2022 monthly Dec 1976 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 36,469.983 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 15.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 16,710.9 May 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 19.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,295.775 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2018 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 69.37 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2021
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2 (MUR mn) 761,974.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Apr 2022
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
Broad Money Liabilities: M3 (MUR mn) 774,765.000 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2008 - Apr 2022
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: USD (USD mn) 7,069.761 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 5,967.505 May 2022 monthly Aug 2007 - May 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Business Confidence Indicator: Manufacturing (% Point) 143.597 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator (% Point) 11.200 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Services (% Point) 207.467 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

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