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dc.contributor.authorMauritius, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
dc.coverage.spatialMauritius
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-11T20:09:36Z
dc.date.available2016-10-11T20:09:36Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/8965
dc.descriptionThe Republic of Mauritius is a group of islands in the South West of the Indian Ocean, consisting of the main island of Mauritius, Rodrigues and several outer islands located at distances greater than 350 km from the main island. Mauritius has been successively a Dutch, French and British colony. It became independent of Britain on 12th March 1968 and acceded to the status of Republic within the Commonwealth on 12th March 1992. The country has a Westminster type of Parliamentary government. The official language is English, but French is widely spoken. The population, estimated at 1.3 million, comprises Indo-Mauritians, General population, i.e, people of mixed European and African origin and Sino-Mauritians. The economy in 2011 grew by 4.0% and the Gross National Income per capita at market prices reached 253,335 rupees. Unemployment rate is estimated at about 7.9% while inflation stood at 6.5% in 2011.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectstatistics
dc.subjectenvironmental statistics
dc.subjectflora
dc.subjectfauna
dc.subjectnatural resource
dc.subjectresource conservation
dc.subjectresources management
dc.subjectwater
dc.subjectwater analysis
dc.subjectwater conservation
dc.subjectwater consumption
dc.subjectwater demand
dc.subjectwater management
dc.subjectwater monitoring
dc.subjectwater protection
dc.subjectwater quality
dc.subjectwater resource
dc.subjectwater resources management
dc.subjectwater utilisation;environmental assessment
dc.subjectfreshwater conservation
dc.subjectfreshwater degradation
dc.subjectfreshwater ecosystem
dc.subjectfreshwater monitoring
dc.subjectfresh water pollution
dc.subjectfreshwater resource
dc.subjectpollution control
dc.subjectpollution cost
dc.subjectwater pollution
dc.subjectenvironmental conservation
dc.subjectenvironmental impact
dc.subjectenvironmental impact assessment
dc.subjectenvironmental protection
dc.subjectcoast protection
dc.subjectcoastal area
dc.subjectcoastal ecosystem
dc.subjectcoastal environment
dc.subjectcoastal pollution
dc.subjectcoastal water
dc.subjectmarine conservation area
dc.subjectmarine ecosystem
dc.subjectsea resource
dc.subjectsea water protection
dc.subjectcoastal fishing
dc.subjectcoastal management
dc.subjectriver basin development
dc.subjectriver management
dc.subjectwater resources conservation
dc.subjectwater resources development
dc.subjecttransboundary pollution
dc.subjectenvironmental pollution
dc.subjectis
dc.subject.classificationEcosystem Management
dc.subject.classificationEnvironment Under Review
dc.titleMauritius in figures
dc.typeAnnual Reports
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wd.identifier.sdgSDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 13 - Climate Action
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 14 - Life Below Water
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 15 - Life on Land
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 8 - Good Jobs and Economic Growth
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