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    Mauritius People 1995
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    SOURCE: 1995 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 1,116,923 (July 1994 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.92% (1994 est.)

      Birth rate: 19.28 births/1,000 population (1994 est.)

      Death rate: 6.41 deaths/1,000 population (1994 est.)

      Net migration rate: -3.67 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1994 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 18.4 deaths/1,000 live births (1994 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 70.54 years
      male: 66.62 years
      female: 74.63 years (1994 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 2.22 children born/woman (1994 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Mauritian(s)
      adjective: Mauritian

      Ethnic divisions: Indo-Mauritian 68%, Creole 27%, Sino-Mauritian 3%, Franco-Mauritian 2%

      Religions: Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%

      Languages: English (official), Creole, French, Hindi, Urdu, Hakka, Bojpoori

      Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write (1990)
      total population: 80%
      male: 85%
      female: 75%
      Labor force: 335,000
      by occupation: government services 29%, agriculture and fishing 27%, manufacturing 22%, other 22%
      note: 43% of population of working age (1985)

      NOTE: The information regarding Mauritius on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mauritius People 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mauritius People 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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