MAURITIUS

historical demographical data of the administrative division


DISTRICTcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie2001uc2000e1998e1997e1996ue1996e1995be1991bc1990c1983e1980e1974c1972e1970e1962c1952c1944e1939c1931c1921c1911c1901c1891c1881c1871c1861c1851c1846codecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:AMAMSHSYAMAM,CGBBLBDV,SYLB,SYLBGL/AALB,SYGL/EBGL/EBSYSYEBEBAMAMAMAMAMAG,AMAMAMAMISOFIPS
Black RiverTamarin25910063,360,652,650,448,841,843,836,826,826,222,019,0BLMP12wincludes Île aux Bénitiers (Île Morne); split ca 1976 from the former South district council (cap. Rose Belle; code MP10)Rivière Noire
FlacqCentre de Flacq298115130,3126,8122,9120,3118,7119,7112,8107,792,289,190,073,0FLMP13eincludes Île aux Cerfs; split ca 1976 from the former Moka-Flacq district council (cap. Quartier Militaire; code MP05)
Grand PortMahébourg259100109,1106,7105,9103,5102,1102,396,793,282,780,783,069,0GPMP14sesplit ca 1976 from the former South district council (cap. Rose Belle; code MP10)
MokaMoka2318977,075,573,571,269,867,665,261,249,948,645,037,0MOMP15csplit ca 1976 from the former Moka-Flacq district council (cap. Quartier Militaire; code MP05)
PamplemoussesPamplemousses17969125,7122,3115,4112,1109,8100,9101,790,571,068,966,056,0PAMP16nwsplit ca 1976 from the former North district council (cap. Triolet; code MP06)
Plaines WilhemsBeau Bassin-Rose Hill20578365,4358,2354,3345,8341,5324,2321,7304,0262,8258,7243,0208,2149,6120,767,963,657,646,335,128,013,9PWMP17wcsplit ca 1976 from the former South district council (cap. Rose Belle; code MP10)
Port LouisPort Louis4417129,6127,9137,5136,7136,2142,6133,1133,7136,8134,0140,0120,084,466,050,152,762,266,763,374,549,9PLMP18nwc
Rivière du RempartPoudre d'Or14857101,498,997,094,392,691,086,881,069,367,066,053,0RRMP19neincludes Flat Island, Gabriel Island, Gunner's Quoin, Île d'Ambre and Round Island; split from North ca 1976
SavanneSouillac2439567,666,465,464,363,764,460,858,854,253,056,046,0SAMP20ssplit ca 1976 from the former South district council (cap. Rose Belle; code MP10)
MAURITIUS (sub-total):18667201169,31143,11124,51112,61107,31098,71083,21054,51022,5966,9926,6845,8826,2811,0681,1501,4419,2406,9393,2376,5368,8371,0370,6359,9316,0310,1180,8158,5
DEPENDENCY:before 1965 Chagos Archipelago and Diego Garcia were included
Agalega IslandsPort Louis70270,20,20,40,20,20,20,20,20,20,50,40,50,40,81,11,81,61,71,50,3AGMP21consists of Agalega and St. Brandon
Cargados Carajos ShoalsPort Louis1CCMP22surface area and population data are included in Agalega IslandsSaint-Brandon
RodriguesPort Louis1044036,135,835,235,135,034,934,737,834,233,130,324,824,823,118,313,311,910,58,26,64,83,22,11,41,10,70,5ROMP23island east of Mauritius, with a few adjacent islets and shoalsRodriguez ; main town: Port Mathurin
TOTAL:Port Louis20417871205,61179,01160,11147,91142,51133,71118,01092,51056,81000,5957,3871,0851,3834,9700,5516,5432,6419,1402,9383,1373,6374,2372,7361,3317,5310,7181,3in addition to the districts there are 5 cities, see the separate file of urban centres

Particulars:
Source "AM" is: "Atlas de Maurice", 1997 & "Annual digest of statistics".
It is not always certain which of the colonial dependencies were included or not in the figures - prior to 1968.
File created on 2001-04-08; revised on 2002-05-22; and last modified on 2004-05-25 by Jan Lahmeyer

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