Urban Population fell 0.078547148603083% to 0.516 mil in Mauritius in 2017

Urban Population (mil)
Society | Mauritius | February 1, 2019
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Urban population reached 0.516 mil in 2017 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.079 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Mauritius reached an all time high of 0.520 mil in 2008 and an all time low of 0.232 mil in 1960. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, urban population in Comoros amounted to 0.234 mil, 9.34 mil in Madagascar, 0.172 mil in Maldives and 0.054 mil in Seychelles in 2017.

Mauritius has been ranked 160th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.

Urban Population Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Comoros mil 0.198 0.204 0.209 0.215 0.221
India mil 390 400 409 419 429
Indonesia mil 124 128 131 134 138
Kenya mil 10.2 10.6 11.1 11.6 12.1
Madagascar mil 7.08 7.43 7.78 8.15 8.53
Maldives mil 0.138 0.144 0.150 0.156 0.161
Mauritius mil 0.519 0.519 0.519 0.518 0.518
Mozambique mil 8.06 8.43 8.82 9.22 9.64
Seychelles mil 0.047 0.048 0.049 0.050 0.052
Singapore mil 5.18 5.31 5.40 5.47 5.54
South Africa mil 32.8 33.5 34.3 35.1 35.8
Sri Lanka mil 3.70 3.72 3.75 3.79 3.83
Swaziland mil 0.278 0.285 0.292 0.300 0.307
Tanzania mil 13.7 14.5 15.3 16.1 17.0