Mauritius

World Rank 157 0.78 Mauritius flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Port Louis
2,040 km 2
Mauritian rupee (MUR)

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Introduction

The island nation on the Indian Ocean - this is the location of the Republic of Mauritius. Port Louis is its capital and at the same time the largest city. There are several additional islands that are part of the republic. However, most of 1.265 million citizens inhabit the main land where the capital is located. 

It is important to notice that because of very small land coverage of 2,000 square kilometers, Mauritian density is the 10th largest in the entire world with approximately 618 people per square kilometer. As for the economy, its total GDP (PPP included) is around $31.7 billion, which makes their GDP per capita equally attractive ($25,000 on average per citizen).

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)