Mauritius MU

1,211,291

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

152,083

Indicated decisions 2014

1.3 million

Population

400,000

Christians
131,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Mauritius
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Gospel Visits to Population- 96.59% (1st); Gospel Visits to Non-Christians- 145.84% (10th); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 105.70%; Gospel Visits to Non-Christians with Internet- 2375.29% (2nd); Gospel Visits to Non-Evangelicals with Internet- 271.02% (6th); Gospel Decisions to Population- 12.13% (1st); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians- 18.31% (3rd); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals- 13.27% (1st); Gospel Decisions to Non-Christians with Internet- 46.95% (16th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals with Internet- 34.03% (6th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Probably Christian
  • Human Development Index

    63/187
  • Internet Access

    6.14% (131st)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Specific ethnic details are not known since this information was removed from the official census in 1972. It is a multi-ethnic society drawn from Indian, African, European (mostly French), and Chinese backgrounds.
  • Common Languages

    Creole
  • Economy

    Most of the people in the country are impoverished.
    Youth are often disheartened because they see little chance to advance themselves.
  • History / Politics

    Freedom from British in 1968; Government modeled on a parliamentary democracy.
    The country is highly ranked for political freedom.
  • Spirituality

    Evangelicals have grown rapidly in recent years, but so have cult groups.
    Isolation of this island makes discipleship and leadership training difficult.
    Bible translation of the creole language is occurring.
    Christian radio and the Internet are important links to Christianity.
    Hindus make up 48% of the country, and tend to control the economy and politics.
  • Prayers

    Pray that evangelicals will continue to grow and become deeply committed.
    Pray for workers and materials to improve discipleship and promote growth.
    Pray that the translation of the Bible into creole will be completed soon.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.