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Mauritius - People (Facts)
Population: 1,250,882 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 23.5% (male 147,808/female 146,270)
15-64 years: 69.8% (male 436,043/female 437,441)
65 years and over: 6.7% (male 32,475/female 50,845) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.798% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 15.26 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 6.88 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: -0.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.011 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.997 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.639 male(s)/female
total population: 0.971 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 14.14 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 16.72 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.53 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 72.88 years
male: 68.92 years
female: 76.9 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.94 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 700 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: less than 100 (2001 est.)
Nationality: noun: Mauritian(s)
adjective: Mauritian
Ethnic groups: Indo-Mauritian 68%, Creole 27%, Sino-Mauritian 3%, Franco-Mauritian 2%
Religions: Hindu 48%, Roman Catholic 23.6%, Muslim 16.6%, other Christian 8.6%, other 2.5%, unspecified 0.3%, none 0.4% (2000 census)
Languages: Creole 80.5%, Bhojpuri 12.1%, French 3.4%, English (official; spoken by less than 1% of the population), other 3.7%, unspecified 0.3% (2000 census)
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 84.4%
male: 88.4%
female: 80.5% (2000 census)


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Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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