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Statistics Mauritius (under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development)

NSDP


        Economic and Financial Data for Mauritius
         

Date of last update:

         

8 November 2019

           
The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund’s Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Mauritius has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page
           
Abbreviations used: ‘Rs M’ stands for ‘Rupees Million’        
           
[Unless otherwise indicated, data a​re not seasonally adjusted.  Unless otherwise indicated, data are preliminary.]

 

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REAL SECTOR

FISCAL SECTOR FINANCIAL SECTOR EXTERNAL SECTOR 
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SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
National Accounts 1)
 
 
 
 
 
GDP in current (market) prices by production approach
Rs M
Q2/19
124,514
117,605
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q2/19
3,444
3,249
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q2/19
3,168
3,041
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q2/19​
276
208
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q2/19
20,688
17,689
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q2/19
13,446
10,331
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q2/19
1,796
2,022
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Rs M
Q2/19
435
438
 
Construction
Rs M
Q2/19
5,011
4,898
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q2/19
84,397
81,907
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q2/19
13,737
11,815
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q2/19
6,813
7,140
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q2/19
6,942
8,824
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q2/19
4,729
4,647
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q2/19

13,127
12,591
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q2/19

6,152
6,432
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q2/19
5,720
5,468
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q2/19

3,575
3,441
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q2/19

7,187
5,922
 
Education
Rs M
Q2/19

5,322
5,154
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q2/19
5,085
4,875
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
 Rs M
Q2/19

4,168
3,938
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q2/19
1,841
1,660
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISIM
Rs M
 
 
-
-
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q2/19

15,984
14,760
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q2/19
3.6
3.4
 
Primary Sector
%
Q2/19
6.4
5.8
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
%
Q2/19

6.5
6.0
 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q2/19
3.8
3.2
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q2/19
2.9
3.3
 
Manufacturing
%
Q2/19
1.2
1.1
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q2/19
4.5
4.7
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q2/19
2.2
2.8
 
Construction
%
Q2/19
8.6
8.7
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q2/19
3.4
3.3
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
    
%
Q2/19
3.5
3.6
 
Transportation and storage
%
Q2/19
3.1
3.2
 
Accomodation and food service activities

​%

Q2/19
2.5
-1.1
 
Information and communication
%
Q2/19
5.6
5.7
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q2/19
5.4
5.2
 
Real estate activities
%
Q2/19
2.4
3.2
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q2/19
4.9
4.9
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q2/19
5.4
5.2
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q2/19
0.0
                 2.4
 
Education
%
Q2/19
0.9
0.3
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q2/19
4.2
3.4
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
%
Q2/19
3.8
4.4
 
Other service activities
%
Q2/19

3.3
3.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q2/19​
2.4
3.2
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q2/19
3.4
3.4
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q2/19
124,514
117,605
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q2/19
90,880
86,697
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q2/19

20,135
18,202
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q2/19
23,321
22,012
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q2/19
163
325
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/19

47,677
47,327
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/19
65,137
63,535
 
Statistical discrepancy b/.
Rs M
Q2/19
7,476
6,577
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP volumea/ by expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q2/19
3.4
3.4
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q2/19
3.2
3.2
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q2/19
-0.1
2.3
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q2/19
2.8
10.3
 
Changes in inventoriesc/
%
Q2/19
-
-
 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q2/19

0.5
-2.6
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q2/19
-0.9
11.9
 
Statistical discrepancyc/.
%
Q2/19​

-

-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Production Index (Quarterly Index of Industrial Production) d/
Base: year 2013=100
Q2/19
106.8
98.8
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Labour market
 
 
 
 
 
Employment e/
In thousands
Q2/19
553.8
546.0
 

Unemployment f/
In thousands 
Q2/19
39.1
40.4
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2016=100)
Q2/19
112.3
111.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
Price Indices
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base:Jan-Dec​ 2017=100)
Oct/19

      102.8

103.3
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing d/ 
Base :year 2013=100
Sep/19
110.2
110.2
Historical series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
General Government Operations (GFS2001) 
 
 
 
 
 
Revenue
Rs M
2017/18
114,412
105,931
Expense
Rs M
2017/18
112,083
103,838
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
2017/18
2,328
2,093
 
Net Acquisition of nonfinancial assets
Rs M
2017/18
12,335
11,366
 
Net lending/borrowing
Rs M
2017/18
-10,007
-9,274
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Operations Statement of Budgetary Central Government Operations(GFS2001)
 
 
 
 
Revenue
Rs M
Sep/19
10,316.3 7,189.6
Taxes
Rs M
                        Sep/19
9,614.5 6,181.8
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Sep/19
108.7 108.5
 
Grants
Rs M
Sep/19
220.1 216.2
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Sep/19
373.0 683.1
 
Expense
Rs M
Sep/19
9,401.8 9,243.5
 
Of which: interest i/
Rs M
Sep/19
1,159.3 1,130.5
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
                        Sep/19
914.5 -2,053.9
 
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Sep/19
475.2 727.8
 
Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Sep/19
439.3 -2,781.7
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Sep/19
1,088.4 423.7
 
Domestic
Rs M
Sep/19
1,088.4 414.6
 
Foreign
Rs M
Sep/19
- -
 
SDR
Rs M
Sep/19
- 9.1
 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Sep/19
649.1 3,205.4
 
Domestic
Rs M
Sep/19
1,812.7 3,839.7
 
Monetary Authority
Rs M
Sep/19
0.1 -12.9
 
Banks
Rs M
Sep/19
-2,703.6 3,965.3  
Non-Bank 
Rs M
Sep/19
1,219.8 3,796.5  
Other
Rs M
Sep/19
3,296.4 -3,909.2
Foreign
Rs M
Sep/19
-1,163.7 -634.2
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Sep/19
9,877.0 9,971.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q3/19
295,916
289,605
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q3/19
256,650 249,277
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/19
169,383 161,581
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q3/19
59,106 56,106  
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/19
28,161 31,590  
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q3/19
39,196 40,258  
Long-term**
Rs M
Q3/19
39,183 40,247  
Medium-term
Rs M
Q3/19
0.0 0.0  
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/19
13.4 10.3​
 
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q3/19
70 70  
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q3/19
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q3/19
46 46
 
SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
Depository Corporations Survey
 
 
 
 
 
Broad Money Liabilities (M3)
Rs M
Sep/19​
576,787 573,864
Histor​ical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow money Liabilities (or M1)
Rs M
Sep/19​
n.a n.a
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities
Rs M
Sep/19​
n.a n.a
 
Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Sep/19​
26,346 27,059

Domestic credit
Rs M
Sep/19​
569,744 566,315
 
Central government (net) 4)
Rs M
Sep/19​
81,689 83,084
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Sep/19​
4,690 4,753
 
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Sep/19​
388,893 386,762
 
Households
Rs M
Sep/19​
166,717 165,335​
 
Corporations
Rs M
Sep/19​
222,177 221,427
 
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Sep/19​
94,472 91,716
 
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) 4)
Rs M
Sep/19​
614,788 604,448
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Sep/19​
-607,745 -596,899
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Bank Survey 3)
 
Monetary base
Rs M
Sep/19
105,738 104,722
Domestic credit
Rs M
Sep/19
-15,209 -17,332
 Central government (net)           Rs M                      Sep/19 
-19,402 -21,627
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Sep/19
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
Sep/19
4,193 4,295
 
Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Sep/19
0
0
 
Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
Sep/19
162
271
 
Other claims
Rs M
Sep/19
4,031
4,024
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
Sep/19
262,762
259,428
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Sep/19
-141,815
-137,374
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interest Rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government securities
 
D
 
 
 
Base interest rate 
 
D
 
 
 
Inter-bank rates
 
D
 
 
 
           
Financial Soundness Indicators
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stock Market: Share Price Index
 
D
 
 
SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
Balance of Payments j/
 
 
 
 
 
Current account
Rs M
Q2/19
-4,913
-4,998
   Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/19
45,248
45,571
   Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/19
64,151
62,507
   Net primary income
Rs M
Q2/19
15,805
14,570
 
   Net secondary income
Rs M
Q2/19
-1,815
-2,632
 
Capital account
Rs M
Q2/19
                     0
0

Financial account
Rs M
Q2/19
-6,398
-8,410
 
Inward direct investment
Rs M
Q2/19
30,141
33,622
 
Outward direct investment
Rs M
Q2/19
-2,858
              -3,378
 
Portfolio investment assets
Rs M
Q2/19
87,480
101,893​
 
Portfolio investment liabilities
Rs M
Q2/19
-12,220
-4,309​
 
Net financial derivatives
Rs M
Q2/19
33,519
-24,863
 
Other investment assets
Rs M
Q2/19
-84,690
-66,281
 
Other investments liabilities
Rs M
Q2/19
41,146
-6,140
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
Q2/19
19,217
7,392
 
  Net errors and omissions
Rs M
Q2/19
-1,484
-3,410​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Reserves (Official Reserve Assets)3)
 
 
 
Foreign currency reserves
Rs M
Oct/19
263,793 263,073
IMF reserve position
Rs M
Oct/19
1,249
           1,239
 
SDRs
Rs M
Oct/19
4,507
     4,480
 
Gold
Rs M
Oct/19
21,783
21,687
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
Oct/19
236,254
235,667
 
Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Sep/19
      263,073
     259,784
 
 
 
 
 
 
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 
 
 
 More ​i​n​​fo​r​mation​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Trade balance
Rs M
Aug/19
-10,159
-10,348
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Aug/19
6,612
7,061
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​
Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
                        Aug/19
16,771
17,409
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Investment Position k/
 
 
 
 
Assets
Rs M
2018
16,676,643
16,409,821


Direct investment abroad
Rs M
2018
9,696,047
8,938,707
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2018
4,620,206
4,857,149
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2018
4,119,452
4,344,102
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2018
500,754
513,047
 
   Financial derivatives
Rs M
2018​
86,420
204,414
 
   Other investment
Rs M
2018
2,056,440
2,209,204
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
2018
217,530
200,349
 
Liabilities
Rs M
2018
15,604,017
15,505,524
 
Direct investment
Rs M
2018
11,387,869
11,097,309
 
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2018
1,112,670
1,236,612
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2018
706,462
762,452
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2018
406,208
474,160
 
Financial derivatives
Rs M
2018
36,196
229,698
 
Other investment
Rs M
2018
3,067,282
2,941,904
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
External Debt 
 
 
 
 
 
General Government
Rs M
Q3/19
39,242.0
40,303.5
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/19
13.4
10.3
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/19

13.4
10.3
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/19

 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/19

 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/19
39,228.6 40,293.2
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/19
196.6 164.2  
Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q3/19
34,218.0 35,367.0
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/19
     
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19​
4,814.0 4,762.0​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q3/19
337.3 337.5  
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/19
316.0 316.2  
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/19
75.5 47.3  
Loans
Rs M
Q3/19
   
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/19
240.5 268.9
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/19
21.3
21.3
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/19
21.3
21.3
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q3/19
346,577.1
331,290.4
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/19
178,726.3
179,209.4
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/19

                
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/19
172,524.8
173,651.7
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19
6,201.4
5,557.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/19
167,850.8
152,081.0
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/19
13,273.5
13,170.2
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/19
128,609.0
117,623.4
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/19
25,968.3
21,287.4
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Sectors n/ 
Rs M
Q3/19
8,172,986.7
7,980,085.4
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/19
5,520.3
5,295.5
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/19
73.1
60.8
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/19
5,447.2
5,234.8
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/19
8,167,466.5
7,974,789.9
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/19
434,977.6
425,077.8
 
Loans - Private sector
Rs M
Q3/19
1,903,814.3
1,868,680.9
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/19
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/ (Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q3/19
970,919.8
965,838.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q3/19
​4,857,754.8
4,715,193.1
 
​o/w Global Business ​Rs M Q3/19
4,841,053.3 4,698,555.2
o/w Other ​Rs M Q3/19
16,701.5 16,637.9​
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q3/19​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross External Debt o/
Rs M
Q3/19
8,559,143.1
8,352,016.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exchange Rates
 
 
 
 
           
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Direct Investment Survey
 
 
 
 

 

         
           
Population
Individuals
2018

1,265,637

1,265,309

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a/ Growth rate refers to the corresponding period of the previous year

b/ Statistical discrepancy included in “Changes in inventories”

c/ Not calculated

d/ Data are disseminated on a monthly basis as from August 2014.  As from May 2016 the index is calculated with 2013 as base year.​

e/ Employment consists of Mauritians aged 16 years and above who have worked for pay, profit or family gain for at least one hour during the reference week of a month

f/ Unemployment rate refers to the ratio of the number of unemployed population to that of labour force who is made up of employed and unemployed population. The employed and unemployed population comprise all Mauritians aged 16+.

g/ The wage rate index has been rebased with fourth quarter 2016 as base. 

h/ The Consumer Price Index for April 2018 onwards is rebased on 2017 Household Budget Survey data.  

i/ Interest is on accrual basis

j/  The Balance of Payments coverage has been extended to include cross border transactions of  Global Business Companies (GBC1s) since January 2010.  Revised figures for BOP for Q12014 to Q4 2017 in historical series.

k/  As from 2009, the coverage of IIP has been extended to include cross-border positions of GBC1s. Revised figures for IIP for end-Dec 2014 to end-Dec 2016 in historical series.

l/ Other debt liabilities are other liabilities in the IIP statement.

m/ It is recommended that all currency and deposits be included in the short-term category unless detailed information is available to make the short-term/long-term attribution.

n/ Include cross-border data of GBC1s, private external debt culled from International Transaction Reporting System and external debt of public enterprises

o/ In line with the recommendation of IMF, the coverage of Gross External Debt has been extended. The cross border transactions of global business entities are being included as part of Gross External Debt since December 2009. To maintain consistency, as from December 2009, the external position of deposit  taking institutions and monetary authorities are also included in the Gross External Debt.

Notes

1) For National Accounts, Production Index and Producer Price Index, the data have been compiled using National Standard Industrial classification (NSIC )  Revision 2 based on  the UN International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) of all economic activities,  Rev. 4 of 2007 ,previous classifications used was  NSIC Rev.1 based on ISIC,  Rev. 3 of 1990

2) External Debt by maturity - Long-term includes IMF SDR allocations


3) Data for Dec 2012 have been revised following recommendations made by the IMF multisector mission in Jan 2013. Central government (net): Liabilities to Central Government now includes deposits of budgetary central government, extra budgetary units and social security funds, as well as their holdings of Bank of Mauritius Securities.


4) As from 29 August 2014, 'General Government (net)' has been replaced by 'Central Government (net)' and 'Foreign position of other depository corporations (net)' has been replaced by 'Foreign position of depository corporations (net)'.

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