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Mayotte Population 2023

Mayotte is an overseas department/region and single territorial collectivity of France officially named the Department of Mayotte. It consists of a main island, Grande-Terre (or Maore), a smaller island, Petite-Terre (or Pamanzi), and several islets around these two.  As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of  Mayotte  in 2023 is 335,995 (3.735 lakh)

Estimated Population of  Mayotte  in 2023  – 3.35 lakh

 Mayotte 2023 Population
Total Population335,995
Global Rank182
Dependency ofFrance
Land Area 375 sq. km (145 sq. mi)
Area Rank
Pop. Density728 people/sq. km
Capital CityMamoudzou

Source: UN World Population Prospects

Mayotte Demographics
Fertility Rate* 3.73
Infant mortality rate ** 3.9
Median Age  20.1 Years
Life Expectancy 79.85 years
Urban Population 46%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Mayotte

The main religion in Mayotte is Islam. About 97% of the population are Muslims. 3% of the population follows Christianity.

Religion in Mayotte 

  • Islam – 97%
  • Christians – 3 %

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Population of Mayotte 2024 | Religion in Mayotte