Mauritius Population 2022


Mauritius map
  • The current population of Mauritius is estimated at 1,274,820 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Mauritius represent 0.02% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Mauritius is 618.3 inhabitants per km2.
  • Mauritius is located in Africa.
  • Mauritius ranks number 157 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Mauritius is -20.3502° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 57.5489° E.
  • The median age in Mauritius is 37.5 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Mauritius is 607 MUR per week, around USD $13.50 per week, in 2022.
  • The countries that Mauritius shares its land boundary with are not existent. (It has no land borders).

Mauritius

Official name Republic of Mauritius
Location Africa
Capital Port Louis
Population 1,273,945 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 618.3/km2
Population growth rate 0.15% (in 2022)
Area 2,040 km2 (787.65 sq mi)
Official language French and English
Currency Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Life expectancy 75.30 years
Internet TLD .mu
Call code +230

Mauritius Population Graph

Mauritius Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 1,266,879 625,078 641,801 49.34% 50.66% 516,380 40.76%
2019 1,266,850 625,571 641,279 49.38% 50.62% 516,495 40.77%
2018 1,266,442 625,876 640,566 49.42% 50.58% 516,582 40.79%
2017 1,265,751 626,040 639,711 49.46% 50.54% 516,933 40.84%
2016 1,264,610 625,982 638,628 49.5% 50.5% 517,352 40.91%
2015 1,263,741 625,931 637,810 49.53% 50.47% 518,134 41%
2014 1,262,069 625,355 636,714 49.55% 50.45% 518,837 41.11%
2013 1,259,786 624,350 635,436 49.56% 50.44% 519,284 41.22%
2012 1,257,012 623,101 633,911 49.57% 50.43% 519,523 41.33%
2011 1,253,531 621,375 632,156 49.57% 50.43% 519,463 41.44%
2010 1,251,525 620,381 631,144 49.57% 50.43% 520,134 41.56%
2009 1,248,552 618,907 629,645 49.57% 50.43% 520,272 41.67%
2008 1,245,241 617,266 627,975 49.57% 50.43% 520,262 41.78%
2007 1,240,746 614,914 625,832 49.56% 50.44% 519,748 41.89%
2006 1,235,107 612,119 622,988 49.56% 50.44% 518,745 42%
2005 1,229,359 609,270 620,089 49.56% 50.44% 517,683 42.11%
2004 1,222,102 605,674 616,428 49.56% 50.44% 515,971 42.22%
2003 1,214,462 601,766 612,696 49.55% 50.45% 514,203 42.34%
2002 1,205,705 597,427 608,278 49.55% 50.45% 511,822 42.45%
2001 1,197,364 593,414 603,950 49.56% 50.44% 509,598 42.56%
2000 1,187,941 589,100 598,841 49.59% 50.41% 506,894 42.67%
1999 1,176,325 583,810 592,515 49.63% 50.37% 503,349 42.79%
1998 1,161,465 577,016 584,449 49.68% 50.32% 498,501 42.92%
1997 1,149,317 571,785 577,532 49.75% 50.25% 494,666 43.04%
1996 1,135,017 565,352 569,665 49.81% 50.19% 489,873 43.16%
1995 1,123,467 560,048 563,419 49.85% 50.15% 486,237 43.28%
1994 1,113,848 555,587 558,261 49.88% 50.12% 483,521 43.41%
1993 1,098,362 548,083 550,279 49.9% 50.1% 478,117 43.53%
1992 1,085,417 541,623 543,794 49.9% 50.1% 473,785 43.65%
1991 1,071,229 534,436 536,793 49.89% 50.11% 468,984 43.78%
1990 1,059,728 528,486 531,242 49.87% 50.13% 465,221 43.9%
1989 1,052,206 524,419 527,787 49.84% 50.16% 458,551 43.58%
1988 1,044,178 520,001 524,177 49.8% 50.2% 451,816 43.27%
1987 1,037,014 515,914 521,100 49.75% 50.25% 445,398 42.95%
1986 1,029,286 511,555 517,731 49.7% 50.3% 438,888 42.64%
1985 1,021,446 506,944 514,502 49.63% 50.37% 432,378 42.33%
1984 1,013,132 502,108 511,024 49.56% 50.44% 425,617 42.01%
1983 1,002,593 496,183 506,410 49.49% 50.51% 418,081 41.7%
1982 993,514 490,995 502,519 49.42% 50.58% 416,481 41.92%
1981 981,442 484,440 497,002 49.36% 50.64% 413,482 42.13%
1980 967,005 476,830 490,175 49.31% 50.69% 409,527 42.35%
1979 950,838 468,478 482,360 49.27% 50.73% 404,772 42.57%
1978 934,432 460,208 474,224 49.25% 50.75% 399,843 42.79%
1977 922,300 454,233 468,067 49.25% 50.75% 396,681 43.01%
1976 907,414 447,083 460,331 49.27% 50.73% 392,184 43.22%
1975 892,892 440,553 452,339 49.34% 50.66% 387,872 43.44%
1974 878,920 434,626 444,294 49.45% 50.55% 383,736 43.66%
1973 865,684 429,379 436,305 49.6% 50.4% 379,862 43.88%
1972 852,905 424,491 428,414 49.77% 50.23% 376,131 44.1%
1971 840,069 419,362 420,707 49.92% 50.08% 364,002 43.33%
1970 826,826 413,661 413,165 50.03% 49.97% 351,897 42.56%
1969 813,217 407,340 405,877 50.09% 49.91% 339,843 41.79%
1968 799,211 400,405 398,806 50.1% 49.9% 327,916 41.03%
1967 784,701 392,978 391,723 50.08% 49.92% 315,999 40.27%
1966 769,582 385,099 384,483 50.04% 49.96% 304,139 39.52%
1965 753,753 376,876 376,877 50% 50% 292,230 38.77%
1964 737,117 368,337 368,780 49.97% 50.03% 280,326 38.03%
1963 719,580 359,358 360,222 49.94% 50.06% 268,331 37.29%
1962 701,049 349,894 351,155 49.91% 50.09% 256,304 36.56%
1961 681,438 339,969 341,469 49.89% 50.11% 244,159 35.83%
1960 660,010 329,081 330,929 49.86% 50.14% 231,730 35.11%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Mauritius ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Mauritius. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Mauritius

# City Population 2022
1 Port Louis 156,142
2 Beau Bassin-Rose Hill 111,912
3 Vacoas 110,506
4 Curepipe 84,815
5 Quatre Bornes 81,560
6 Triolet 23,495
7 Goodlands 21,079
8 Centre de Flacq 17,887
9 Bel Air Riviere Seche 17,796
10 Mahebourg 17,204
11 Saint Pierre 16,572
12 Bambous 15,509
13 Le Hochet 15,346
14 Rose Belle 12,755
15 Chemin Grenier 12,570
16 Riviere du Rempart 11,801
17 Grand Baie 11,626
18 Plaine Magnien 10,889
19 Pailles 10,715
20 Surinam 10,712
21 Lalmatie 10,491
22 Riviere des Anguilles 10,105
23 New Grove 10,054
24 Terre Rouge 9,702
25 Petit Raffray 9,246
26 Pamplemousses 8,989
27 Moka 8,963
28 Montagne Blanche 8,813
29 Long Mountain 7,900
30 Grand Bois 7,895
31 Plaine des Papayes 7,721
32 Pointe aux Piments 7,648
33 Brisee Verdiere 7,492
34 Nouvelle France 7,310
35 Grand Gaube 7,295
36 Poste de Flacq 7,215
37 Beau Vallon 7,121
38 Dagotiere 7,039
39 Bon Accueil 6,620
40 Quartier Militaire 6,496
41 Laventure 6,278
42 Morcellement Saint Andre 6,243
43 Port Mathurin 6,112
44 Piton 6,020
45 Ecroignard 6,016
46 Fond du Sac 5,900
47 Sebastopol 5,833
48 Roches Noire 5,825
49 Quatre Cocos 5,796
50 Petite Riviere 5,410
51 Camp Diable 5,149
52 Chamouny 4,969
53 Cap Malheureux 4,857
54 Calebasses 4,710
55 Midlands 4,595
56 Camp Ithier 4,484
57 Souillac 4,473
58 Plaines des Roches 4,274
59 Saint Hubert 4,225
60 Olivia 4,057
61 Notre Dame 4,022
62 Tamarin 3,810
63 The Vale 3,766
64 Cottage 3,697
65 Quatre Soeurs 3,563
66 Gros Cailloux 3,414
67 Albion 3,288
68 Roche Terre 3,255
69 Saint Julien 3,245
70 Providence 3,174
71 Creve Coeur 3,153
72 Queen Victoria 3,056
73 Amaury 2,969
74 Dubreuil 2,773
75 Camp de Masque 2,758
76 Cascavelle 2,656
77 Arsenal 2,631
78 Baie aux Huitres 2,538
79 Grande Riviere Sud Est 2,501
80 Grande Riviere Noire 2,396
81 Esperance Trebuchet 2,359
82 Camp Thorel 2,329
83 Grand Sable 2,249
84 Verdun 2,248
85 Mare La Chaux 2,090
86 Flic en Flac 2,035
87 Melrose 2,023
88 Bois des Amourettes 2,007
89 Congomah 1,979
90 Clemencia 1,870

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2