Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare

November 2008


REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS

STATISTICS
IN
MAURITIUS

A GENDER APPROACH


MINISTRY OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS, CHILD DEVELOPMENT
AND FAMILY WELFARE
NOVEMBER 2008
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
PAGE
INTRODUCTORY NOTES ( 34 Kb) 7 - 10
CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS ( 45Kb) 11 & 12
SOURCE OF DATA ( 45Kb) 12
SYMBOLS & ABBREVIATIONS USED ( 45Kb) 12
LIST OF TABLES
TABLE NO.
DESCRIPTION
 
SECTION 1 - SUMMARY STATISTICS ( 22 Kb)  
1.1
Basic facts - Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 13
SECTION 2 - POPULATION ( 549 Kb)
2.1
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 14
2.1a
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 15
2.1b
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2001 - 2007 16
2.2
Mid-year resident population by geographical district, Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 17
2.2a
Percentage distribution of mid-year resident population by geographical district, Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 18
2.3
Number and % distribution of resident population (15 years and above) by marital status and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 19
2.3a
Number and % distribution of resident population (15 years and above) by marital status and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 20
2.3b
Number and % distribution of resident population (15 years and above) by marital status and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 21
2.4
Vital statistics, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 22
2.4a
Vital statistics, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 22
2.4b
Vital statistics, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2007 22
2.5
No. of widowed by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 23
2.5a
No. of widowed by sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 24
2.5b
No. of widowed by sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 25
2.6
Selected rates, Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 26
2.6a
Selected rates, Island of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 26
2.6b
Selected rates, Island of Rodrigues, 2001 - 2007 26
2.7
Life expectancy (years) at selected ages & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2006 28
2.8
Sex ratio for the Republic of Mauritius, Island of Mauritius & Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 28
3.1
Number of deaths and death rates, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 29
3.1a
Number of deaths and death rates, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 30
3.1b
Number of deaths and death rates, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2007 31
3.2
Number of deaths by cause, Republic of Mauritius, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, 2007 32
3.3
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 33
3.3a
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 34
3.3b
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2007 35
3.4
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 -2007 36
3.4a
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2002 -2007 36
3.4b
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 -2007 36
3.5
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Republic of Mauritius, as at 31st December 2003 - 2007 37
3.5a
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Island of Mauritius, as at 31st December 2003 - 2007 38
3.5b
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Island of Rodrigues, as at 31st December 2003 - 2007  
3.6
Immunisation coverage rate (Government Services), 2005 - 2007 40
3.7
No of new cases of HIV/AIDS and deaths, 2005 - 2007 40
4.1
Indicators on Pre-primary, Primary & Secondary schools, Republic of Mauritius, 2005 - 2007 41
4.2
Additional indicators on education, Republic of Mauritius, 2005-2007 42
4.3
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2001-2007 43
4.3a
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2001-2007 43
4.3b
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2001-2007 43
4.4
Enrolment in pre-primary, primary & secondary schools by standard/form & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2005 - 2007 44
4.5
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 45
4.5a
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Island of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 45
4.5b
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2001 - 2007 45
4.6
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Republic of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 46
4.6a
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Island of Mauritius, 2001 - 2007 46
4.6b
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Island of Rodrigues, 2001 - 2007 46
4.7
Percentage distribution of population 15 years & above by educational attainment & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 47
4.7a
Percentage distribution of population 15 years & above by educational attainment & sex, Island of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 48
4.7b
Percentage distribution of population 15 years & above by educational attainment & sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 49
SECTION 5 - EMPLOYMENT ( 227 Kb)
5.1
Percentage distribution of the population aged 16 years and over by activity status, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 50
5.2
Percentage distribution of the population aged 16 years and over by major occupational group and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 51
5.3
Percentage distribution of the employed population aged 16 years and over by industrial sector and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 52
5.4
Percentage number of income earners by monthly income range and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 53
5.5
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 54
5.5 (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 55
5.5a
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 56
5.5a (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 57
5.5b
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2007 58
5.5b (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2007 59
5.6
Number of members at the National Legislative Assembly by year of election & sex, 1983 - 2005 60
5.6a
Number of members at the Municipal Council by year of election & sex, 1985 -2005 60
5.6b
Number of members at the Village Council by year of election & sex, 1986 - 2005 60
5.6c
Number of members at the Rodrigues Regional Assembly by year of election & sex, 2002 & 2006 60
6.1
Disabled population and disability prevalence by age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 61
6.1a
Disabled population and disability prevalence by age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 62
6.1b
Disabled population and disability prevalence by age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 63
6.2
Disabled population and disability prevalence by type of disability and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 64
6.2a
Disabled population and disability prevalence by type of disability and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 64
6.2b
Disabled population and disability prevalence by type of disability and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1990 & 2000 Population Censuses 64
7.1
Child population by age group, sex and urban/rural residence - 2000 Population Census, Republic of Mauritius 65
7.1a
Child population by age group, sex and urban/rural residence - 2000 Population Census, Island of Mauritius 65
7.1b
Child population by age group, sex and urban/rural residence - 2000 Population Census, Island of Rodrigues 65
7.2
Estimated child population by age group and sex, 2006 & 2007, Republic of Mauritius 66
7.2a
Estimated child population by age group and sex, 2006 & 2007, Island of Mauritius 66
7.2b
Estimated child population by age group and sex, 2006 & 2007, Island of Rodrigues 66
7.3
Total number of children with disabilities, 2004 - 2007 67
7.4
No. of children with disabilities living in institutions, 2004 - 2007 67
7.5
No. of children with disabilities attending schools, 2005 - 2007 67
7.6
Children receiving selected Social Security benefis by age-group & sex as at 30 June, Republic of Mauritius, 2004 - 2007 68
7.6a
Children receiving selected Social Security benefis by age-group & sex as at 30 June, Island of Mauritius, 2004 - 2007 69
7.6b
Children receiving selected Social Security benefis by age-group & sex as at 30 June, Island of Rodrigues, 2004 - 2007 70
7.7
Juvenile offences, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 71
7.7a
Juvenile offences, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 71
7.7b
Juvenile offences, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2007 71
7.8
Juvenile involved in offences by type of offence, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2007 72
7.9
Number of convicted persons below 18 years by type of offence and sex, 2005 - 2007 73
7.10
Number of persons below 14 years prosecuted by police, by type of offence & sex, 2005 - 2007 74
7.11
Number of child abuse cases reported to the Police, 2005 -2007 75
7.12
Number of child victims who have received counselling & assistance in recovery, 2005 - 2007 76
7.13
Number of children placed in Probation Hostel, 2005 - 2007 77
7.14
Total number of children separated from their families, living in institutions, 2005 - 2007 77
7.15
Number of children deprived of family environment and admitted in institutions, by age and sex, 2005 - 2007 78
7.16
Number of children placed in foster families, 2004 - 2007 78
7.17
Number of children adopted through inter-country adoptions by sex, 2004 - 2007 78
7.18
Number of children under 16 years involved in labour, June 2004 - May 2007 78
7.19
Budgetary Central Government expenditure on education (estimates) 79
7.20
Health care expenditure (Rs Million) 79
7.21
Expenditure on programmes & services for children with disabilities 79
7.22
Expenditure on support programmes for families 79
7.23
Expenditure on protection of children who are in need of alternative care including the support of care services 80
7.24
Expenditure on programmes & activities for the prevention of and protection from child abuse, child sexual exploitation & child labour 80
7.25
Expenditure on juvenile justice and the recovery and reintegration of juvenile offenders 80
SECTION 8 - SOCIAL BENEFITS ( 46 Kb)
8.1
Population receiving Social Security benefits by sex and type as at 30 June, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 81
8.1a
Population receiving Social Security benefits by sex and type as at 30 June, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 82
8.1b
Population receiving Social Security benefits by sex and type as at 30 June, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2007 83
SECTION 9 - DATA COLLECTED BY THE MWRCDFWCP ( 472 Kb)
9.1a
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2001 - 2006 84
9.1a (ct'd)
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2001 - 2006 85
9.2a
Number of Orders issued by type and year, 2001 - 2007 85
9.1b
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2007 86
9.1b (ct'd)
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2007 87
9.3
No. of child cases reported at the Child Development Unit/Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2002 - 2007 88
9.4
Number of persons following training courses (held by the Home Economics Unit) by course followed & sex, 2002 - 2007 89
SECTION 10 - MISCELLANEOUS ( 441 Kb)
9.5
Number of day care centres registered with the Ministry by zone, number of caregivers and number of children enrolled, 2005 - 2007 90
10.1
Distribution of patients by primary substance of abuse, 2007 91
10.2
Distribution of patients by age at first use of primary substance of abuse, 2007 91
10.3
Cases of domestic violence related to alcohol and drug, reported at the Ministry, 2002 - 2007 92
 
**********************************
 
 
LIST OF CHARTS
 
FIGURE
DESCRIPTION
PAGE
1
Age-specific fertility rates, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, 1999 27
1a
Age-specific fertility rates, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, 2005 27
2
Life expectancy at birth by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1972 - 2000 Population Censuses 28
3
Total number of juveniles involved in offences, Republic of Mauritius, 1990, 1995, 2002 & 2006 72
4
Cases of domestic violence related to alcohol and drug, 2002 - 2007 92
 
**********************************