Mayotte Population clock (live)

22-06-2018 21:25:43
260,597
Current population
129,848
Current male population (49.8%)
130,749
Current female population (50.2%)
3,864
Births this year
21
Births today
302
Deaths this year
2
Deaths today
-163
Net migration this year
-1
Net migration today
3,399
Population growth this year
18
Population growth today

Source : United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Population Division external link .

Quick facts about the population of Mayotte


Current population (as of Friday, June 22 2018)
260,578
Total area
374 km2 (144 mi2)
Population density
696.7 per km2 (1,804.5 people/mi2)
Sex ratio
0.99 (129,848 men to 130,749 women)
Median age
19.0 years
Life expectancy
76.8 years (74.7 - men, 79.0 - women)

(Population figures are estimates by Countrymeters (countrymeters.info) based on the latest United Nations data)

Mayotte population 2018

During 2018 Mayotte population is projected to increased by 7,173 people and reach 264,371 in the beginning of 2019. The natural increase is expected to be positive, as the number of births will exceed the number of deaths by 7,518. If external migration will remain on the previous year level, the population will be declined by 345 due to the migration reasons. It means that the number of people who leave Mayotte to settle permanently in another country (emigrants) will prevail over the number of people who move into the country (to which they are not native) in order to settle there as permanent residents (immigrants).

Population change rates in 2018

According to our estimations, daily change rates of Mayotte population in 2018 will be the following:

The population of Mayotte will be increased by 20 persons daily in 2018.

Demographics of Mayotte 2017

As of 1 January 2018, the population of Mayotte was estimated to be 257,198 people. This is an increase of 2.79 % (6,979 people) compared to population of 250,219 the year before. In 2017 the natural increase was positive, as the number of births exceeded the number of deaths by 7,314. Due to external migration, the population declined by 335. The sex ratio of the total population was 0.990 (990 males per 1 000 females) which is lower than global sex ratio. The global sex ratio in the world was approximately 1 016 males to 1 000 females as of 2017.

Below are the key figures for Mayotte population in 2017:

Growth Rate 1952 - 2018

Mayotte population density

Mayotte population density is 687.7 people per square kilometer (1,781.1/mi2) as of June 2018. Density of population is calculated as permanently settled population of Mayotte divided by total area of the country. Total area is the sum of land and water areas within international boundaries and coastlines of Mayotte. The total area of Mayotte is 374 km2 (144 mi2) according to the United Nations Statistics Division .

Religion in Mayotte

ReligionNumber of followersPercentage of total population
Islam256,93098.6
Christianity1,8240.7
Religiously Unaffiliated5210.2

Source: Pew Research Center. The Global Religious Landscape: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Major Religious Groups as of 2010 external link.

Number of followers estimated by Countrymeters external link (Friday, June 22 2018).

Mayotte age structure

As of the beginning of 2018 according to our estimates Mayotte had the following population age distribution:

46.6 51 2.4

- percentage of population under 15
- percentage of population between 15 and 64 years old
- percentage of population 65+

In absolute figures (estimate):

We prepared a simplified model of the population distribution pyramid which is broken down into 3 main age groups. The groups are the same as we used above: population under 15, between 15 and 64 and population which is over 65 year old.

65+
15-64
0-14
male female

Note: The pyramid provided is not corresponding to data given above because the age groups have different number of years.

As we can see the Mayotte population pyramid has an expanding type. This type of pyramid is common for developing countries with high birth and death rates. Relatively short life expectancy, as well as low level of education and poor health care are also describe such kind of population age distribution model.

Source: The estimation data for section "Mayotte age structure" is based on the latest demographic and social statistics by United Nations Statistics Division external link.

Age dependency ratio

Dependency ratio of population is a ratio of people who are generally not in the labor force (the dependents) to workforce of a country (the productive part of population). The dependent part includes the population under 15 years old and people aged 65 and over. The productive part of population accordingly consists of population between 15 and 64 years.

This ratio shows the pressure on productive population produced by the dependent part of population.

The total dependency ratio of population in Mayotte is 96.1 %.

As we can see the dependent part of population is comparable to the working part. It means that each working person in Mayotte must provide goods for himself and cover expenditure on one child or aged person additionally. The value of 96.1 % shows that the pressure on productive population in Mayotte is very high.

Child dependency ratio

Child dependency ratio is a ratio of people below working age (under 15) to workforce of a country.

Child dependency ratio in Mayotte is 91.3 %.

Aged dependency ratio

Aged dependency ratio is a ratio of people above working age (65+) to workforce of a country.

Aged dependency ratio in Mayotte is 4.8 %.

Source: The estimation data for section "Mayotte age dependency ratio" is based on the latest demographic and social statistics by United Nations Statistics Division external link.

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth is one of the most important demographic indicator. It shows the number of years a newborn infant would live assuming that birth and death rates will remain at the same level during the whole lifetime.

Total life expectancy (both sexes) at birth for Mayotte is 76.8 years.
This is above the average life expectancy at birth of the global population which is about 71 years (according to Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations).

Male life expectancy at birth is 74.7 years.
Female life expectancy at birth is 79 years.

Mayotte historical population (1951 - 2018)

The data is given as of 1st of January of an year.

Mayotte population history

YearPopulationGrowth Rate
195115,437N/A %
195216,0914.24 %
195316,8474.70 %
195417,6724.90 %
195518,5414.92 %
195619,4414.85 %
195720,3714.78 %
195821,3384.75 %
195922,3594.78 %
196023,4534.89 %
196124,6305.02 %
196225,8895.11 %
196327,2095.10 %
196428,5494.92 %
196529,8724.63 %
196631,1554.29 %
196732,3993.99 %
196833,6313.80 %
196934,9023.78 %
197036,2593.89 %
197137,7414.09 %
197239,3564.28 %
197341,0774.37 %
197442,8464.31 %
197544,6094.11 %
197646,3373.87 %
197748,0413.68 %
197849,7963.65 %
197951,7233.87 %
198053,9414.29 %
198156,5234.79 %
198259,4765.22 %
198362,7705.54 %
198466,3495.70 %
198570,1535.73 %
198674,1435.69 %
198778,3165.63 %
198882,6965.59 %
198987,3265.60 %
199092,2455.63 %
199197,4745.67 %
1992102,9975.67 %
1993108,7345.57 %
1994114,5535.35 %
1995120,3235.04 %
1996125,9694.69 %
1997131,4834.38 %
1998136,8964.12 %
1999142,2603.92 %
2000147,6333.78 %
2001153,0423.66 %
2002158,4803.55 %
2003163,9623.46 %
2004169,5303.40 %
2005175,2223.36 %
2006181,0653.33 %
2007187,0633.31 %
2008193,1903.28 %
2009199,3923.21 %
2010205,6133.12 %
2011211,8243.02 %
2012218,0242.93 %
2013224,2362.85 %
2014230,4922.79 %
2015236,8252.75 %
2016243,4302.79 %
2017250,2192.79 %
2018257,1982.79 %

The data is given as of 1st of January of an year.