Demographics of Mayotte

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1950 15,000 —    
1960 24,000 +60.0%
1970 37,000 +54.2%
1980 55,000 +48.6%
1990 92,000 +67.3%
2000 149,000 +62.0%
2010 204,000 +36.9%
Source:[1]

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Mayotte, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Mayotte's population density went from 179 persons per square kilometer in 1985 to 251 per square kilometer in 1991. Its capital, Dzaoudzi, had a population of 5,865 according to the 1985 census; the island's largest town, Mamoudzou, had 12,026 people.

Structure of the population [2][edit]

Structure of the population (31.07.2007) (Census, complete tabulation) :

Age Group Male Female Total %
Total 91 405 94 982 186 387 100
0-4 16 203 15 650 31 853 17,09
5-9 13 739 13 500 27 239 14,61
10-14 11 483 11 920 23 403 12,56
15-19 9 144 9 580 18 724 10,05
20-24 5 789 7 871 13 660 7,33
25-29 6 262 8 725 14 987 8,04
30-34 6 651 7 725 14 376 7,71
35-39 6 468 5 922 12 390 6,65
40-44 4 385 3 990 8 375 4,49
45-49 3 261 2 872 6 133 3,29
50-54 2 508 2 255 4 763 2,56
55-59 1 948 1 618 3 566 1,91
60-64 1 329 1 193 2 522 1,35
65-69 833 788 1 621 0,87
70-74 671 595 1 266 0,68
75-79 348 341 689 0,37
80-84 234 225 459 0,25
85-89 89 110 199 0,11
90-94 35 66 101 0,05
95+ 25 36 61 0,03
Age group Male Female Total Percent
0-14 41 425 41 070 82 495 44,26
15-64 47 745 51 751 99 496 53,38
65+ 2 235 2 161 4 396 2,36

CIA World Factbook demographic statistics[edit]

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Population: 178,437 (July 2003 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 46.5% (male 41,632; female 41,301)
15-64 years: 51.8% (male 50,373; female 42,118)
65 years and over: 1.7% (male 1,502; female 1,511) (2003 est.)

Median age:
total: 16.9 years
male: 18.1 years
female: 15.7 years (2002)

Population growth rate: 3.47% (2008 est.)

Birth rate: 42.86 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)

Death rate: 8.34 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)

Net migration rate: 7.94 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.2 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.99 male(s)/female
total population: 1.1 male(s)/female (2003 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 65.98 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
female: 59.44 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 72.32 deaths/1,000 live births

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 60.6 years
male: 58.49 years
female: 62.78 years (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA%

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

Total fertility rate: 4.5 children born/woman (2008 est.)[3]

Nationality:
noun: Mahorais (singular and plural)
adjective: Mahoran

Ethnic groups: NA

Religions: Muslim 97%, Christian (mostly Roman Catholic)

Languages: Mahorian (a Swahili dialect), French (official language) spoken by 35% of the population

Literacy:
definition: NA
total population: 86% (Encyclopædia Britannica)
male: NA%
female: NA%

centre hospitalier de Mayotte[edit]

The centre hospitalier de Mayotte is a French hospital located in Mamoudzou, on the ground of Grande-Terre island in Mayotte, in south west of océan Indien. Its technical plate has seen in year 2008, 4,470 out of 8,100 born people seen within the collectivité territoriale. This give it the little nickname of « first maternité of France[4] ». During the year 2007, 62% of women who came there to have a baby were not affiliated to the Sécurité sociale : among them, there are many Anjouan women and other Malgaches women enter illicitly in the French territory.[4]

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