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Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare

September 2005


TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
PAGE
INTRODUCTORY NOTES  ( 48 Kb) 7 - 9
CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS  ( 3 pages) 10 & 11
SOURCE OF DATA 11
SYMBOLS & ABBREVIATIONS USED 11
LIST OF TABLES
TABLE NO.
DESCRIPTION
 
 SECTION 1 - SUMMARY STATISTICS  
1.1
Basic facts - Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 12
SECTION 2 - POPULATION
2.1
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 13
2.1a
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 14
2.1b
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2004 15
2.2
Mid-year resident child population by age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 16
2.2a
Mid-year resident child population by age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 17
2.2b
Mid-year resident child population by age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2004 18
2.3
Mid-year resident population by geographical district, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 19
2.3a
Percentage mid-year resident population by geographical district, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 20
2.4
Number and % distribution of resident population (15 years and above) by marital status and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 21
2.4a
Number and % distribution of resident population (15 years and above) by marital status and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 22
2.4b
Number and % distribution of resident population (15 years and above) by marital status and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 23
2.5
Vital statistics, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 24
2.5a
Vital statistics, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 24
2.5b
Vital statistics, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2003 24
2.6
Population widowed (15yrs & above) by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 25
2.6a
Population widowed (15yrs & above) by sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 26
2.6b
Population widowed (15yrs & above) by sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 27
2.7
Selected rates, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 28
2.7a
Selected rates, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 28
2.7b
Selected rates, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2003 28
2.8
Life expectancy (years) at selected ages & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 30
2.9
Sex ratio for the Republic of Mauritius, Island of Mauritius & Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 30
SECTION 3 - HEALTH
3.1
Number of deaths and death rates, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 31
3.1a
Number of deaths and death rates, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 32
3.1b
Number of deaths and death rates, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2003 33
3.2
Number of deaths by cause, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 34
3.2a
Number of deaths by cause, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 35
3.2b
Number of deaths by cause, Island of Rodrigues, 1999 - 2003 36
3.3
General hospital discharges (including deaths) by ICD Chapter & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 37
3.3a
General hospital discharges (including deaths) by ICD Chapter & sex, Island of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 38
3.3b
General hospital discharges (including deaths) by ICD Chapter & sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1999 - 2003 39
3.4
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 40
3.4a
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 41
3.4b
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1999 - 2003 42
3.5
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 43
3.5a
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2003 43
3.5b
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2003 43
3.6
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Republic of Mauritius, as at 31st December 1999 - 2003 44
3.6a
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Island of Mauritius, as at 31st December 1999 - 2003 45
3.6b
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Island of Rodrigues, as at 31st December 1999 - 2003 46
SECTION 4 - EDUCATION
4.1
Percentage population 15 years and above by educational attainment and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 47
4.1a
Percentage population 15 years and above by educational attainment and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 48
4.1b
Percentage population 15 years and above by educational attainment and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 49
4.2
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 50
4.2a
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 50
4.2b
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2004 50
4.3
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 51
4.3a
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 51
4.3b
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2004 51
4.4
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Republic of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 52
4.4a
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Island of Mauritius, 1983, 1999 - 2004 52
4.4b
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Island of Rodrigues, 1983, 1999 - 2004 52
SECTION 5 - EMPLOYMENT
5.1
Percentage distribution of the population aged 12 years and over by activity status and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2004 53
5.2
Percentage distribution of the population aged 12 years and over by major occupational group and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2004 54
5.3
Percentage distribution of the employed population aged 12 years and over by industrial sector and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2004 55
5.4
Percentage number of income earners by monthly income range and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2004 56
5.5
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2000 - 2004 57
5.5 (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2000 - 2004 58
5.5a
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex,
Island of Mauritius, 2000 - 2004
59
5.5a (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2000 - 2004 60
5.5b
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2000 - 2004 61
5.5b (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2000 - 2004 62
5.6
Number of members at the National Legislative Assembly by year of election & sex, 1983 - 2005 63
5.6a
Number of members at the Municipal Council by year of election & sex, 1985 -2001 63
5.6b
Number of members at the Village Council by year of election & sex, 1986 - 1997 63
5.6c
Number of members at the Rodrigues Regional Assembly by year of election & sex, 2002 63
SECTION 6 - DISABILITY
6.1
Disabled population and disability prevalence by age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 64
6.1a
Disabled population and disability prevalence by age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 65
6.1b
Disabled population and disability prevalence by age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 66
6.2
Disabled population and disability prevalence by type of disability and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 67
6.2a
Disabled population and disability prevalence by type of disability and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 67
6.2b
Disabled population and disability prevalence by type of disability and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1990 & 2000 Censuses 67
6.3
The elderly persons with disabilities & hardship, receiving Social Security benefits by age-group and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 68
6.3a
The elderly persons with disabilities & hardship, receiving Social Security benefits by age-group and sex, Island of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 69
6.3b
The elderly persons with disabilities & hardship, receiving Social Security benefits by age-group and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1999 - 2003 70
SECTION 7 - SOCIAL BENEFITS
7.1
Children receiving selected Social Security benefits by age-group & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 71
7.1a
Children receiving selected Social Security benefits by age-group & sex, Island of Mauritius, 1999 - 2003 72
7.1b
Children receiving selected Social Security benefits by age-group & sex, Island of Rodrigues, 1999 - 2003 73
SECTION 8 - JUVENILE OFFENCES
8.1
Juvenile offences, Republic of Mauritius, 1990, 1995, 1999 - 2003 74
8.1a
Juvenile offences, Island of Mauritius, 1990, 1995, 1999 - 2003 74
8.1b
Juvenile offences, Island of Rodrigues, 1990, 1995, 1999 - 2003 74
8.2
Juveniles involved in offences by type of offence, Republic of Mauritius, 1990, 1995, 1999 - 2003 75
SECTION 9 - DATA COLLECTED BY THE MWRCDFWCP
9.1
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Counselling Service/DVIU/ Family Suppport Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 1999 - 2004 76
9.1 (ct'd)
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Counselling Service/DVIU/ Family Suppport Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 1999 - 2004 77
9.2
Number of Orders issued by type and year, 1999 - 2004 77
9.3
Number of cases reported at the Child Development Unit/Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 1999 - 2004 78
9.4
Number of persons following training courses (held by the Home Economics Unit) by course followed & sex, 1999 - 2004 79
9.5
Number of day care centres registered with the Ministry by district, number of caregivers and number of children enrolled, 2003 & 2004 80
SECTION 10 - TIME USE STUDY
10.1
Average time (minutes) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over by category of activities and sex, 2003 81
10.2
Average time (minutes) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over by category of activities, age group and sex, 2003 83
10.3
Average time (minutes) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over by category of activities, day of the week and sex, 2003 84
10.4
Average time (minutes) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over on unpaid productive work by sex, 2003 86
10.5
Average time (minutes) spent per day on unpaid productive work by women aged 15 years and over in employment and those not in employment, 2003 87
10.6
Average time (minutes) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over on sports and leisure activities by age group and sex, 2003
88
 
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LIST OF CHARTS
 
FIGURE
DESCRIPTION
SECTION PAGE
Figure 1
Age-specific fertility rates, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, year 1999 2-Population 29
Figure 1a
Age-specific fertility rates, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, year 2003 2-Population 29
Figure 2
Life expectancy at birth by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1972 - 2000 Censuses 2-Population 30
Figure 3
Total number of juveniles involved in offences, Republic of Mauritius, 1990, 1995, 1999 - 2003 8-Juvenile 75
Figure 4
Average time (hours) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over by category of activities and sex, 2003 10-TUS 82
Figure 5
Average time (hours) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over by paid & unpaid productive works, day of the week and sex, 2003 10-TUS 85
Figure 6
Average time (hours) spent per day by persons aged 10 years and over on sports & leisure activities by age group and sex, 2003 10-TUS 89
 
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