With a population of 1.3 million people, Mauritius is an island nation off the south eastern coast of Africa. Historically dependent on sugar exports, the island now has an economy made up of a strong outsourcing and financial services sector, as well as an important tourism industry. Mauritius also has one of Africa’s highest per capita incomes.

Home to some of the world’s rarest wildlife species, Mauritius was once the home of the now-extinct Dodo bird. Its climate is tropical in the coastal regions with forests in the mountainous areas. The population is multi-ethnic, with Indians, Africans, Chinese and Europeans (mostly French) included amongst its people. Almost 50% of the population followed Hinduism, followed by Christianity and Islam. Languages spoken include several Indian languages, as well as English and French.

Average Monthly Earnings

Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture 6.2%
Industry 24.1%
Services 69.6%

Employment Distribution by Education

Age 15+

Less than Basic 1.0%
Basic 36.6%
Intermediate 42.1%
Advanced 19.6%
Level Not Stated 0.7%

Age 15-24

Less than Basic 0%
Basic 16.7%
Intermediate 60.6%
Advanced 20.3%
Level Not Stated 2.3%

Age 15-64

Less than Basic 0.9%
Basic 35.9%
Intermediate 42.7%
Advanced 19.8%
Level Not Stated 0.7%

Age 25+

Less than Basic 1.2%
Basic 39.0%
Intermediate 39.8%
Advanced 19.5%
Level Not Stated 0.5%

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