Mauritius population 1,271,885 (live)

The population of Mauritius is expected to grow by 2,000 in 2018 and reach 1,272,000 in 2019. On average there are 13,100 births and 10,492 deaths in Mauritius per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.21 percent per year. The population density of Mauritius has changed from 475.9 in 1980 to 622.4 in 2016.

Current population 1,271,885 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 37.4 years
Life expectancy 74.9 years
Population density 624.8 per km2
Population of Mauritius from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 1,269,000 2,000 (0.2%) 37.4 1.40 625 500,000 (39.4%)
2017 1,267,000 3,527 (0.3%) 37.0 1.39 623 500,000 (39.4%)
2016 1,263,473 868 (0.1%) 36.6 1.37 622 499,678 (39.5%)
2015 1,262,605 1,671 (0.1%) 36.3 1.36 622 500,888 (39.7%)
2010 1,250,400 2,971 (0.2%) -2,416 34.1 1.57 616 507,400 (40.6%)
2005 1,228,254 7,251 (0.6%) -2,416 32.2 1.88 605 511,212 (41.6%)
2000 1,186,873 11,606 (1.0%) -3,874 30.7 1.99 585 506,439 (42.7%)
1995 1,122,457 9,611 (0.9%) -1,772 29.1 2.14 553 485,844 (43.3%)
1990 1,058,775 7,515 (0.7%) -1,122 28.0 2.32 522 464,802 (43.9%)
1985 1,020,528 8,307 (0.8%) -7,195 26.6 2.02 503 431,938 (42.3%)
1980 966,039 16,151 (1.7%) -4,326 25.3 2.67 476 409,127 (42.4%)
1975 892,000 13,958 (1.6%) -4,123 23.9 3.26 439 387,512 (43.4%)
1970 826,000 13,595 (1.7%) -4,093 22.4 3.95 407 347,184 (42.0%)
1965 753,000 16,619 (2.2%) -5,831 21.5 5.51 371 278,602 (37.0%)
1960 659,351 21,406 (3.1%) -6,174 21.4 6.17 325 218,753 (33.2%)

In 2017 the population of Mauritius was 1,267,000 and the average age increased from 21.4 in 1960 to 37.0. Urban population has increased from 506,439 (42.7%) in 2000 to 500,000 (39.4%) in the current year. The population density of Mauritius has changed from 475.9 in 1980 to 622.4 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 1,275,000 3,000 (0.2%) 38.1 1.42 628 501,000 (39.3%)
2025 1,285,000 2,000 (0.2%) 39.6 1.45 632 506,000 (39.4%)
2030 1,289,000 0 (0.0%) 41.0 1.49 634 516,000 (40.0%)
2035 1,284,000 -2,000 (-0.2%) 42.2 1.53 632 529,000 (41.2%)
2040 1,270,000 -3,000 (-0.2%) 43.3 1.57 625 544,000 (42.8%)
2045 1,248,000 -5,000 (-0.4%) 44.2 1.60 615 556,000 (44.6%)
2050 1,222,000 -5,000 (-0.4%) 45.1 602 566,000 (46.3%)

Total Mauritius population should reach 1,275,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 1,222,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 79.8 (77.2 years for male and 82.6 years for females). Population density will go up to 601.5 people per square kilometer.

Mauritius demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.16% (3,527 residents, including 9,968 deaths). The demographics of Mauritius constitutes of 642,000 women and 627,000 men, which means there are 977 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 25.4% of population (322,072) is 19 or younger, 63.4% of population (804,038) is between age 20 and 64 and 11.5% of population (146,189) is over 65.

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