Country: Mauritius

Number of People Groups

18

People Groups Unreached

8 (44.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

1,269,000

Population in Unreached

111,000 (8.7%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

32.47%

% Evangelical

9.72%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.1%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
 Arab 800 769,000 Arabic, Levantine Islam 5.00 % 0.20 % 1
 British 800 54,161,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chinese, general 20,000 15,947,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 9.00 % 5.00 % -
 Deaf 6,500 50,266,000 Mauritian Sign Language Hinduism 32.71 % -
 European, general 2,500 255,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Franco-Mauritian 53,000 50,635,000 French Christianity 91.00 % 5.00 % -
 Gujarati 2,100 3,518,000 Gujarati Hinduism 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka 4,200 44,249,000 Chinese, Hakka Non-Religious 8.00 % 4.00 % -
 Hindi 37,000 2,758,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Jewish, Marathi-speaking 17,000 113,000 Marathi Ethnic Religions ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malagasy 1,300 85,000 Malagasy, Merina Christianity 72.00 % 1.50 % -
 Mauritian 1,002,000 1,106,000 Morisyen Hinduism 35.00 % 11.64 % -
 Punjabi 26,000 2,184,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 2.50 % 1.50 % 1
 South Asian, Bengali-speaking 7,300 1,898,000 Bengali Islam 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 South Asian, general 67,000 12,179,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 South Asian, Telugu-speaking 20,000 1,184,000 Telugu Hinduism 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 1,200 2,883,000 Tamil Hinduism 9.00 % 3.00 % -
 Urdu 800 2,165,000 Urdu Islam 0.50 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  18 1,269,000         8 32.47 % 9.72 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 33,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 1,302,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Agalega Islands 300
Black River 77,000
Flacq 139,000
Grand Port 113,000
Moka 80,000
Pamplemousses 138,000
Plaines Wilhems 378,000
Port Louis 124,000
Rivière du Rempart 108,000
Rodriguez 41,000
Saint Brandon 60
Savanne 69,000
Provinces:  12 1,267,000
UN Country Population 1,302,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
Bhojpuri bho 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Hakka hak 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Malagasy, Merina plt 1 0 Complete Bible
Marathi mar 1 1 Complete Bible
Mauritian Sign Language lsy 1 0 Translation Started
Morisyen mfe 1 0 New Testament
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete Bible
Telugu tel 1 1 Complete Bible
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 17 18 8   16 16 15 16 13
Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Mauritius. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Mauritius
  • Christian ministry in Mauritius
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Mauritius Statistics
People Groups 18
Unreached People Groups 8  (44.4%)
Population 1,269,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.3%
Population in Unreached 111,000  (8.7%)
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 32.5%
Percent Evangelical 9.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 8
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 41%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code MP
Official Language(s) EnglishFrench
Literacy Rate 91%
Estimated Illiterate Population 114,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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