Catholic Church in Mauritius

The Catholic Church in Mauritius is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

There are just over 300,000 Catholics in Mauritius, about a quarter of the total population. The country is divided into two territorial jurisdictions:

Catholicism by districtEdit

Rank District % Catholic % Christian
1 Rodrigues 90,9 97,7
2 Black River 45,9 56,6
3 Port Louis 34,7 41,4
4 Plaines Wilhems 28,9 36,8
5 Savanne 19,4 24,1
6 Pamplemousses 19,4 25,1
7 Grand Port 17,8 23,4
8 Rivière du Rempart 15,8 25,1
9 Flacq 15,0 19,7
10 Moka 13,4 18,1

Catholicism by populated placesEdit

List of places in Mauritius with a Roman Catholic population of at least 50.0% of the total population.

Rank Place Name District Roman-Catholics Percentage
1 Marechal Rodrigues 5,351 94.0%
2 Saint Gabriel Rodrigues 7,013 93,6%
3 Grande Montagne Rodrigues 6,093 92.8%
4 Baie aux Huîtres Rodrigues 5,425 89.3%
5 La Ferme Rodrigues 6,108 88.5%
6 Port Mathurin Rodrigues 6,762 87.8%
7 Case Noyale Rivière Noire 1,311 77.0%
8 Le Morne Rivière Noire 881 67.8%
9 Albion Rivière Noire 3,253 62.5%
10 Baie du Tombeau Pamplemousses 9,037 61.5%
11 Tamarin Rivière Noire 2,316 61.5%
12 Grande Rivière Noire Rivière Noire 1,578 59.1%
13 Bel Ombre Savanne 1,419 58.7%
14 Baie du Cap Savanne 1,332 55.8%
15 La Gaulette Rivière Noire 1,221 52.7%
16 Bambous Virieux Grand Port 750 50.1%

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