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Statistics in Mauritius - A Gender Approach - October 2009


REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS

STATISTICS
IN
MAURITIUS

A GENDER APPROACH


MINISTRY OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS, CHILD DEVELOPMENT
AND FAMILY WELFARE
OCTOBER 2009
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
PAGE
INTRODUCTORY NOTES ( 36Kb) 7 - 10
CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS (27Kb) 11 & 12
SOURCE OF DATA (24Kb) 12
SYMBOLS & ABBREVIATIONS USED ( 43Kb) 12
LIST OF TABLES
TABLE NO.
DESCRIPTION
 
SECTION 1 - SUMMARY STATISTICS ( 28 Kb)  
1.1
Basic facts - Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 13
SECTION 2 - POPULATION ( 540 Kb)
2.1
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 14
2.1a
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 15
2.1b
Mid-year resident population by age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2008 16
2.2
Mid-year resident population by geographical district, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 17
2.2a
Percentage distribution of mid-year resident population by geographical district, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 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, 2003 - 2008 22
2.4a
Vital statistics, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 22
2.4b
Vital statistics, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2008 22
SECTION 3 - HEALTH ( 465 Kb)
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, 2002 - 2008 26
2.6a
Selected rates, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 26
2.6b
Selected rates, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2008 26
2.7
Life expectancy (years) at selected ages & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2007 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, 2003 - 2008 29
3.1a
Number of deaths and death rates, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 30
3.1b
Number of deaths and death rates, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2008 31
3.2
Number of deaths by cause, Republic of Mauritius, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, 2008 32
3.3
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 33
3.3a
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 34
3.3b
Infant deaths by cause and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2004 - 2008 35
3.4
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 -2008 36
3.4a
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2003 -2008 36
3.4b
Infant deaths by selected age and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 -2008 36
3.5
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Republic of Mauritius, as at 31st December 2004 - 2008 37
3.5a
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Island of Mauritius, as at 31st December 2004 - 2008 38
3.5b
Number & % of current users of Family Planning Methods, Island of Rodrigues, as at 31st December 2004 - 2008 39
3.6
Immunisation coverage rate (Government Services), 2006 - 2008 40
3.7
No of new cases of HIV/AIDS and deaths, 2006 - 2008 40
4.1
Indicators on Pre-primary, Primary & Secondary schools, Republic of Mauritius, 2006 - 2008 41
4.2
Additional indicators on education, Republic of Mauritius, 2006-2008 42
4.3
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002-2008 43
4.3a
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2002-2008 43
4.3b
Total enrolment & percentage enrolment by level and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2002-2008 43
4.4
Enrolment in pre-primary, primary & secondary schools by standard/form & sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2006 - 2008 44
4.5
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 45
4.5a
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 45
4.5b
Enrolment and pass rates by sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2008 45
4.6
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Republic of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 46
4.6a
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Island of Mauritius, 2002 - 2008 46
4.6b
Number of teachers in primary and secondary schools, Island of Rodrigues, 2002 - 2008 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 ( 226 Kb)
5.1
Percentage distribution of the population aged 16 years and over by activity status, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 50
5.2
Percentage distribution of the population aged 16 years and over by major occupational group and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 51
5.3
Percentage distribution of the employed population aged 16 years and over by industrial sector and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 52
5.4
Percentage number of income earners by monthly income range and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 53
5.5
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 54
5.5 (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Republic of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 55
5.5a
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 56
5.5a (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 57
5.5b
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2004 - 2008 58
5.5b (ct'd)
Employment in Government Services by occupation and sex, Island of Rodrigues, 2004 - 2008 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
Population receiving Social Security benefits by sex and type as at 30 June, Republic of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 65
7.1a
Population receiving Social Security benefits by sex and type as at 30 June, Island of Mauritius, 2004 - 2008 66
7.1b
Population receiving Social Security benefits by sex and type as at 30 June, Island of Rodrigues, 2004 - 2008 67
8.1a
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2001 - 2006 68
8.1a (ct'd)
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2001 - 2006 69
8.2a
Number of Orders issued by type and year, 2003 - 2008 69
8.1b
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2007 -2008 70
8.1b (ct'd)
No. of reported cases registered at the Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2007 -2008 71
8.3
No. of child cases reported at the Child Development Unit/Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2003 - 2007 72
8.3a
No. of child cases reported at the Child Development Unit/Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2008 73
8.3a (ct'd)
No. of child cases reported at the Child Development Unit/Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2008 74
8.3a (ct'd)
No. of child cases reported at the Child Development Unit/Family Support Bureau by nature of problem and sex, 2008 75
8.4
Number of persons following training courses (held by the Home Economics Unit) by course followed & sex, 2003 - 2008 76
9.1
Child population by age group, sex and urban/rural residence - 2000 Population Census, Republic of Mauritius 77
9.1a
Child population by age group, sex and urban/rural residence - 2000 Population Census, Island of Mauritius 77
9.1b
Child population by age group, sex and urban/rural residence - 2000 Population Census, Island of Rodrigues 77
9.2
Estimated child population by age group and sex, 2007 & 2008, Republic of Mauritius 78
9.2a
Estimated child population by age group and sex, 2007 & 2008, Island of Mauritius 78
9.2b
Estimated child population by age group and sex, 2007 & 2008, Island of Rodrigues 78
9.3
Total number of children with disabilities, 2005 - 2008 79
9.4
No. of children with disabilities living in institutions, 2005 - 2008 79
9.5
No. of children with disabilities attending schools, 2006 - 2008 79
9.6a
Children receiving selected Social Security benefis by age-group & sex as at 30 June, Republic of Mauritius, 2005 - 2008 80
9.6b
Children receiving selected Social Security benefis by age-group & sex as at 30 June, Island of Mauritius, 2005 - 2008 81
9.6c
Children receiving selected Social Security benefis by age-group & sex as at 30 June, Island of Rodrigues, 2005 - 2008 82
9.7
Juvenile offences, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 83
9.7a
Juvenile offences, Island of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 83
9.7b
Juvenile offences, Island of Rodrigues, 2003 - 2008 83
9.8
Juvenile involved in offences by type of offence, Republic of Mauritius, 2003 - 2008 84
9.9
Number of convicted persons below 18 years by type of offence and sex, 2006 - 2008 85
9.10
Number of persons below 14 years prosecuted by police, by type of offence & sex, 2006 - 2008 86
9.11
Number of child abuse cases reported to the Police, 2006 -2008 87
9.12
Number of child victims who have received counselling & assistance in recovery, 2006 -2008 88
9.13
Number of children deprived of family environment and admitted in institutions by age and sex, 2007 - 2008 89
9.14
Number of children placed in foster families, 2006 - 2008 89
9.15
Number of children adopted through inter - country adoption by sex, 2006 - 2008 89
9.16a
Number of children placed in Probation Hostel by region, 2007 - 2008 90
9.16b
Number of children placed in Probation Hostel by type of crime/charge, 2007 - 2008 90
9.17
Number of children under 16 years involved in labour, June 2005 - May 2008 90
9.18
Number of day care centres registered with the Ministry by zone, no of caregivers and no of children enrolled, 2007 - 2008 91
9.19
Budgetary Central Government expenditure on education (estimates) - (Rs Million) 92
9.20
Health care expenditure (Rs Million) 92
9.21
Expenditure on programmes & services for children with disabilities (Rs) 92
9.22
Expenditure on support programmes for families (Rs) 92
9.23
Expenditure on protection of children who are in need of alternative care including the support of care services (Rs) 93
9.24
Expenditure on programmes & activities for the prevention of and protection from child abuse, child sexual exploitation & child labour (Rs) 93
9.25
Expenditure on juvenile justice and the recovery and reintegration of juvenile offenders (Rs) 93
 
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LIST OF CHARTS
 
FIGURE
DESCRIPTION
PAGE
1
Age-specific fertility rates, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, 2000 27
1a
Age-specific fertility rates, Island of Mauritius and Island of Rodrigues, 2008 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, 2005 - 2008 84
 
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