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Mauritius

Website National Portal
Region Africa
Sub-Region Eastern Africa
Income * Upper middle income
Income Value 8,570
USD, GNI per capita
Population 1,230,659
E-Government Development Index 0.6231
Rank 58 of 193
E-Participation Index 0.6610
Rank 50 of 193
* Income data refer to World Bank classification

 Small Island Developing State of Mauritius

The government of Mauritius has put effort into developing their online portal and their telecommunication infrastructure. Their website www.gov.mu offers citizens an exhaustive list of e-services segmented by target persons (139 services), by domain (59services), by ministry (53 services), by department (13services), and parastatally (14 services).

Even though Mauritius is one of the Small Island Developing States with a small land area and population, its economy has developed since independence from a small-scale focus based on agriculture, to a diversified middle-income economy. This increased the government’s potential to invest in infrastructure, communications, and education, which raised the Human Capital Index of Mauritius, and in turn raised its ranking in the regional EGDI.

The government portal also offers citizens a platform for e-participation through chat rooms, a media library, blogs and discussion forums.

Source

E-Government (2016 EGDI: 0.6231)
2016 Rank 58
2014 Rank 76
Change -18
E-Participation (2016 EPART: 0.6610)
2016 Rank 50
2014 Rank 59
Change -9

E-Government Development Index

EGDI Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Mauritius 58 76 93 77 63 52

E-Participation Index

EPART Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Mauritius 50 59 109 127 87 63

Online Service Index

Telecommunication Infrastructure Index

Human Capital Index