|% Urban:||40.8 %|
|Population Under 15 Yrs:||17.3 %|
|Literacy Rate:||92 %|
|Life Expectancy:||73.6 yrs (116/236)|
|HDI Ranking:||66 / 189|
|% Christian:||32.7 %|
|% Evangelical:||10.1 %|
|% Largest Religion:||48.6 %|
|Least Reached People Groups:||8|
|% Unevangelized:||28 %|
This complex multi-ethnic and multi-religious society makes evangelism a challenge; pray for great wisdom and discernment among Christians. The Hinduization of government and culture, as well as strong ancestral and ethnic ties, make it difficult for Indians to become believers. However, large numbers of Hindus are coming to Jesus through the bold witness of evangelical/Pentecostal churches. Pray for continued church growth – may the body of Christ in Mauritius reflect the beautifully multi-cultural nature of God’s Kingdom!
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