Mauritius at a glance

Located in the Indian Ocean and at the crossroads between Asia, Europe, and Africa, the Democratic Republic of Mauritius is a multicultural society open to the world. With its numerous free trade agreements and double taxation treaties, as well as its extensive airline connectivity, the island has become a hub for the African continent. A high standard of living, a stable political climate, and buoyant economic sectors (tourism, finance, real estate, and communication) make it a strategic destination for international investors.

1,3 million

Population

Port-Louis

Capital

2 040 km²

Surface Area 

2,3 M km²

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Mauritian Rupee (MUR)

Currency

English/French

Official Languages Spoken in the National Assembly 

> 92%

Employment rate as at January 2020 

USD 11,200

GDP per head 2019 

Legal framework

Based on the Napoleonic Civil Code and British Common Law

91.3%

Adult Literacy Rate in 2018

GMT+4

Central time zone

A strategic destination for international investors

Distribution of GDP (2019)

.1%
Industries
.5%
Construction and real estate
.4%
Logistics
.7%
Financial Services
.7%
ICT
.6%
Tourism
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Living in Mauritius