[eng] 205,900 in Mauritius, all users. L1 users: 5,900 (2012 UNSD). L2 users: 200,000 (Crystal 2003a). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1992, Constitution, Articles 33,46,49), used in education. Alternate Names: Anglais. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous.
[fra] 915,200 in Mauritius, all users. L1 users: 51,200 (2012 UNSD). L2 users: 864,000 (2013). Status: 3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language. Alternate Names: Français. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French. Comments: Non-indigenous.
Mauritian Sign Language
[mfe] 1,090,000 (2012 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 1,335,000 (as L1: 1,135,000; as L2: 200,000). Status: 5 (Developing). De facto language of national identity. Alternate Names: Kreol, Kreole, Maurisyen, Mauritian, Mauritian Creole, Mauritius Creole French, Maurysen. Dialects: Rodrigues Creole. More similar to French creoles of the Caribbean than to Réunion Creole (Baker 1972). Classification: Creole, French based.