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The next census was in 1952, which showed the total population at 501,415.Whites and coloreds were 148,238; Indians once again increased, to 335,327; and the Chinese moved to 17,850.Arab and Swahili sailors knew of Mauritius before the 1500s.Portuguese explorers visited in the early sixteenth century.
The capital is Port Louis, on the northwestern roast of the island of Mauritius. The current population is approximately 1.1 million.
The Indian population more than tripled, to 192,634, to become the majority, and the Chinese population first registered at 1,552.
In 1921 the white and colored population decreased to 104,216, the Indian population increased to 335,327, and the Chinese increased to 6,745, in a total population of 376,485.
This was part of a government-based objective to de-emphasize ethnic differences. Government and administrative work is written in English.
Results from the 1990 census are as follows: 535,028 Hindus, 172,047 Muslims, and 343,395 Christians, with 6,190 listed as Other. The press uses French, which is understood by more of the population than English.The majority of people understand a Creole language.