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Mauritius
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Mauritius – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Arab8000.20 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
British8008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chinese, general20,0005.00 %9.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Creoles, Mauritian991,000Y9.00 %35.00 %4 HinduismMorisyen M
Creoles, Mauritian of Mauritius
T
DeafY10.00 %32.00 %4 HinduismMauritian Sign Language   
European, general2,5001.00 %60.00 %3 ChristianityEnglish   
Franco-Mauritian52,000Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityFrenchP
Franco-Mauritian
 T
Gujarati2,0000.20 %2.00 %Y1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Mauritius
T
Han Chinese, Hakka4,1004.00 %8.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin1,2005.70 %9.00 %4 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Hindi37,0000.30 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
 T
Malagasy1,3001.50 %72.00 %3 ChristianityMalagasy, Plateau   
Marathi17,0000.00 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismMarathiP
Marathi
 T
Punjabi25,0001.50 %2.50 %Y1 Other / SmallPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
 T
South Asian, general67,0003.00 %6.00 %4 HinduismBhojpuriP
South Asian, general
  
Tamil (Hindu traditions)1,2003.00 %9.00 %4 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
  
Telugu19,0001.00 %3.00 %Y1 HinduismTeluguP
Telugu
  
Urdu8000.00 %0.50 %Y1 IslamUrduP
Urdu
M
Urdu of Mauritius
T
Total People Groups:   18 1,243,000 3     7     14 3 10
Unclassified / Other Individuals 38,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 1,281,000  
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Mauritius – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 7 38.9 % 102,000 8.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 11.1 % 3,800 0.3 %
  4 - Partially reached 9 50.0 % 1,137,000 91.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 18   1,243,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Mauritius – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Arab
800


British
800


Chinese, general
20,000


Franco-Mauritian
52,000


Gujarati
2,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
4,100


Han Chinese, Mandarin
1,200


Hindi
37,000


Marathi
17,000


Punjabi
25,000


South Asian, general
67,000


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
1,200


Telugu
19,000


Urdu
800

Mauritius People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Mauritius – Languages
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Language
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Online
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Online
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Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Bhojpuribho10NT
Chinese, Hakkahak10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn20Complete
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Malagasy, Plateauplt10Complete
Marathimar11Complete
Mauritian Sign Languagelsy10Need?
Morisyenmfe10NT
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Tamiltam10Complete
Telugutel11Complete
Urduurd11Complete
Totals: 16 18 7   15 14 14 15 9
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Mauritius – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 7.8 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Mauritius – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Mauritius. Ministries in the Mauritius section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the East and Southern Africa section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Mauritius   Ministries in East and Southern Africa
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Country Level Ministries Size
Not Displayed. Contact Joshua ProjectN/A
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Action International MinistriesMedium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc.Medium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World MissionsMedium
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
EQUIP FoundationSmall
Evangelical Covenant ChurchMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Friends in Action, InternationalSmall
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Globe InternationalMedium
GO InternationalSmall
Go Ye FellowshipMedium
Good News ProductionsMedium
Heart of God MinistriesMedium
Hope for the HungryMedium
InterCommSmall
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and MissionsSmall
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Middle East MediaMedium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
Overland MissionsSmall
Pentecostal Church of God World MissionsSmall
Scripture UnionMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
Talking Bibles InternationalSmall
Team ExpansionMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  54
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Mauritius – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 1,243,000
Percent Urbanization 40 %
Total People Groups 18
Unreached People Groups 7
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Official National Language English
Secondary National LanguageFrench
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Professing Christian 32.6%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 7.8%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.771 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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