Population and Vital Statistics - Republic of Mauritius, January - June 2011

Highlights

 


Population

1. As at 1st July 2011, the population of the Republic of Mauritius stood at 1,286,340 representing an increase of 5,127 persons and a growth rate of 0.4% over the population of 1st July 2010 (1,281,213).

2. Islandwise, the population as at 1st July 2011 was as follows:

Island of Mauritius 1,248,129
Island of Rodrigues 37,922
Other islands 289

3. The population density of the Republic of Mauritius was around 630 persons per square kilometre as at 1st July 2011.

Vital Statistics

4. The number of live births registered during the first semester of 2011 was 7,432, i.e., 403 live births less than that registered in the period January to June 2010. Some 14,760 live births are forecast for the year 2011. The crude birth rate will be 11.5 in 2011 compared to 11.7 in 2010.
5. There were 4,392 deaths registered during the first six months of 2011, 99 more than that registered in the corresponding period in 2010. About 8,950 deaths are expected for the year 2011, resulting in a crude death rate of 7.0, as compared to 7.1 in 2010.
6. The number of infant deaths registered during the period January to June 2011 was 103 against 105 for the same period in 2010. About 195 infant deaths are forecast for the year 2011, resulting in an infant mortality rate of 13.2, against 12.5 in 2010.
7. The number of still births registered during the first half of 2011 was 73 compared to 54 for the same period in 2010. Around 145 still births are expected during the year 2011, resulting in a still birth rate of 9.7 compared to 6.8 in 2010.
8. The number of marriages registered from January to June 2011 was 4,912 compared to 4,548 for the same period in 2010. About 11,000 marriages are forecast for the year 2011. The crude marriage rate will be around 17.1 against 16.5 in 2010.

Introduction

Table 3.1: Estimated resident population by sex, Republic of Mauritius, 1st July 2011

Table 3.2: Population density, Republic of Mauritius, 1st July 2011

Table3.3: Estimated resident population by sex and sex ratio, Republic of Mauritius, 2009 - 2011 (mid-year estimates)

Table 4.1: Population change, Republic of Mauritius, 1st July 2010 and 1st July 2011

Table 4.2: Components of population growth during the first semester of 2010 and 2011, Republic of Mauritius

Table 5.1: Live births registered and crude birth rate, Republic of Mauritius, 2010 and 2011

Table 5.2: Deaths and crude death rate, Republic of Mauritius, 2010 and 2011

Table 5.3: Infant deaths and infant mortality rate, Republic of Mauritius, 2010 and 2011

Table 5.4: Still births and still birth rate, Republic of Mauritius, 2010 and 2011

Table 5.5: Marriages and crude marriage rate, Republic of Mauritius, 2010 and 2011

Table 6.1 - Vital rates for selected countries

 

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