Statistics on the Republic

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Geographical data

Land Area Square Kilometres

Area (Sq Kilometres)
Island Of Mauritius1865
Rodrigues104
Agalega & St Brandon71
Total2040


Land Use

Forests: 30%

Agriculture: 50%

Other: 20%

Demography

Population(1994): 1,120,000

Doubling time: 48 years

Density: 549.2 persons per square km

Birth rate: 21.1 per 1000 population

Death rate: 6.5 per 1000 population

Life Expectancy

male: 65.6 years

female: 73.4 years

Infant Mortality: 18.6 per 1000 live births

Education

Literacy (Over 15 and literate) :79%

Males literate :85%

Females literate :74%

Primary Education

Number of schools: 279

Number of pupils: 122,895

Secondary Education

Number of colleges: 123

Number of pupils: 91,104

Tertiary Education

University Of Mauritius

Full time students: 1587

Part time students: 757

Total: 2344





Last Update: 14 September, 1999

Date on the Web: 22nd of January 1998