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Mauritius Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 1.24 1.274 1.28
Global Rank 154th 158th 157th
Global Population Share 0.017% 0.016% 0.015%
Global Population Density 683.01 722.75 747.85
Global Population Density Rank 226th 228th 230th
Average Life Expectancy 73.45 75.28 76.81
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 94th 91st 95th
Fertility Rate 1.57 1.42 1.49
Fertility Rate Global Rank 166th 188th 192nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Mauritius Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 1 0.56%
Congenital birth defects 1 0.56%
Neonatal infections 1 0.56%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Cancers 4 2.22%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 95 52.78%
Road accidents 1 0.56%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Digestive diseases 1 0.56%
HIV/AIDS 1 0.56%
Fire 0 0%
Drowning 1 0.56%

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Highlights of Mauritius BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Mauritius gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 79.30%79.30%
    • Fat : 35.02%35.02%
    • Plant protein : 8.19%8.19%
    • Animal protein : 6.72%6.72%
  • 29.22% increase in caloric supply : Currently Mauritius gets 3065/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2372/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Mauritius
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Mauritius
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Mauritius average intake is 196.93 grams
  • Apples, Pineapples and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Mauritius
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Mauritius average Fruit intake is 183.37grams
  • In Mauritius, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 33.80% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Mauritius is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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