Compare LGBT Rights in Mauritius

Equality Index ?
55 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
49 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
48% Good Place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
49% Tolerate
50% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
56% Tolerate
39% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
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