The island at a glance

The island at a glance

GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION OF MAURITIUS

Mauritius is centrally located in the Indian Ocean, at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe. This Republic island state is a welcoming, multicultural country with a global outlook.

The country’s attractiveness as a preferred destination for investment rests mainly on the quality of life offered, political and social stability, as well as a dynamic and growing economy across a variety of sectors including tourism, finance, trade, property and communication.

Mauritius at a glance
  • Population Approximately 1.3 million inhabitants
  • Real GDP Growth Rate 3,8% (est.)
  • Ideal Time Zone GMT +4
  • Exclusive Economic Zone 2.3 million sq.km
  • SPOKEN LANGUAGES French & English
  • GDP PER CAPITAL 20,500 $ US (on a PPP basis)
  • Employment rate 92%
  • Adult literacy rate 90%
  • WORKFORCE Skilled, flexible and bilingual
  • BANKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM Reliable
  • Structure of the Economy
    • Services
      75%
    • Industry
      21%
    • Agriculture
      4%
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