Mauritius population 1,280,463 (live)

The population of Mauritius is expected to grow by 2,000 in 2022 and reach 1,281,000 in 2023. The population density of Mauritius has changed from 475.9 in 1980 to 627.6 in 2020.

Current population 1,280,463 people at present (Saturday 24th of September 2022)
Median Age 38.7 years
Population density 629.8 per km2
Population of Mauritius from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2022 1,279,000 2,000 (0.2%) 38.7 630 502,000 (39.3%)
2021 1,277,000 2,000 (0.2%) 38.4 629 501,000 (39.3%)
2020 1,275,000 3,000 (0.2%) 38.1 1.42 628 501,000 (39.3%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 37.7 1.41 626 500,000 (39.3%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 37.4 1.40 625 500,000 (39.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 37.0 1.39 623 500,000 (39.4%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 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 2021 the population of Mauritius was 1,277,000 and the average age increased from 21.4 in 1960 to 38.4. Urban population has increased from 506,439 (42.7%) in 2000 to 502,000 (39.3%) in the current year. The population density of Mauritius has changed from 475.9 in 1980 to 627.6 in 2020.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 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%)

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 2021

The population growth rate is 0.16% (2,000 residents, including 11,024 deaths). The demographics of Mauritius constitutes of 649,000 women and 630,000 men, which means there are 971 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 23.4% of population (299,030) is 19 or younger, 63.1% of population (806,921) is between age 20 and 64 and 13.5% of population (172,153) is over 65.

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