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Economic conditions no cause for alarm for Mauritians

While the recent public discourse tends toward pessimism about the country’s economic situation, Mauritians are not alarmed about their own living conditions, a new Afrobarometer survey reveals.

Assessments of the country's economic condition as “good” are about as frequent as “bad,” and a majority believe that conditions will remain the same or improve in the coming year, according to the 2014 survey.

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Despite security concerns, Mauritians feel safe in their homes

While crime and insecurity remain a leading concern, most Mauritians feel safe in their neighbourhoods and homes, according to a new Afrobarometer survey.

Very few Mauritians report having been victims of theft or physical violence, and the proportion of survey respondents who identified crime and insecurity as the nation’s most important problem has declined, the 2014 survey findings show.

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