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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 2018

           
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 are not seasonally adjusted.  Unless otherwise indicated, data are preliminary.]

 

                                                                  ADVANCED RELEASE CALENDAR

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
Q2/18
120,507
112,865
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q2/18
3,001
2,937

Historical series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q2/18
2,732
2,740
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q2/18
269
197
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q2/18
20,185
17,298
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q2/18
13,273
10,289
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q2/18
1,988
2,220
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Rs M
Q2/18​
409
412
 
Construction
Rs M
Q2/18
4,515
4,376
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q2/18
81,250
79,173
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q2/18
13,112
11,277
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q2/18
6,540
6,854
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q2/18
7,042
8,928
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q2/18
4,513
4,433
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q2/18

12,479
12,096
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q2/18

6,003
6,232
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q2/18

5,358
5,234
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q2/18

3,344
3,316
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q2/18

7,078
5,702
 
Education
Rs M
Q2/18

5,258
5,116
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q2/18
4,790
4,631
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
 Rs M
Q2/18

3,978
3,737
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q2/18
1,756
1,618
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISIM
Rs M
 
 
-
-
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q2/18

16,071
13,457
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q2/18
3.4
3.7
 
Primary Sector
%
Q2/18
0.0
-5.2
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
%
Q2/18

-3.7
-5.4
 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q2/18
2.2
-0.9
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q2/18
0.0
3.2
 
Manufacturing
%
Q2/18
0.0
0.8
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q2/18
4.4
5.2
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q2/18
4.4
5.1
 
Construction
%
Q2/18
10.1
9.1
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q2/18
0.0
4.7
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
    
%
Q2/18
3.4
3.9
 
Transportation and storage
%
Q2/18
3.5
3.9
 
Accomodation and food service activities

​%

Q2/18​ 
1.5
4.9
 
Information and communication
%
Q2/18
5.6
5.8
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q2/18
5.5
5.7
 
Real estate activities
%
Q2/18
4.0
3.5
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q2/18
5.3
4.8
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q2/18
5.7
5.6
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q2/18
3.9
                   -1.8
 
Education
%
Q2/18
2.2
2.2
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q2/18
3.8
4.1
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
%
Q2/18
5.0
4.8
 
Other service activities
%
Q2/18

3.2
4.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q2/18
5.3
7.3
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q2/18
3.7
4.1
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q2/18
120,507
112,865
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q2/18
87,320
83,666
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q2/18

19,714
17,606
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q2/18
21,080
19,129
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q2/18
952
-270
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/18

47,541
48,293
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/18
64,581
56,740
 
Statistical discrepancy b/.
Rs M
Q2/18
8,482
1,181
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP volumea/ by expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q2/18
3.7
4.1
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q2/18
3.2
3.2
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q2/18
8.1
5.2
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q2/18
5.7
-0.7
 
Changes in inventoriesc/
%
Q2/18
0.0
0.0
 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q2/18

-0.2
-3.7
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q2/18
5.4
-12.4
 
Statistical discrepancyc/.
%
Q2/18​

-

-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Production Index (Quarterly Index of Industrial Production) d/
Base: year 2013=100
Q2/18
105.6
97.3
Labour market
 
 
 
 
 
Employment e/
In thousands
Q2/18
541.5
540.0
More ​Information​​​​​​​​

Unemployment f/
In thousands 
Q2/18
40.5
41.0
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2016=100)
Q2/18
107.9
107.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
Price Indices
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base:Jan-Dec 2017=100)
Oct/18

102.4

102.0
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing d/ 
Base :year 2013=100
Sep/18
108.6
108.4
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
2016/17
108,761
100,590
Expense
Rs M
2016/17
111,954
100,406
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
2016/17
-3,192
185
 
Net Acquisition of nonfinancial assets
Rs M
2016/17
8,554
7,224
 
Net lending/borrowing
Rs M
2016/17
-11,746
-7,039
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Operations Statement of Budgetary Central Government Operations(GFS2001)
 
 
 
 
Revenue
Rs M
Sep/18
7,018.0 6,643.3
Taxes
Rs M
                       Sep/18
6,665.4 6,040.9
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Sep/18
108.2 113.3
 
Grants
Rs M
Sep/18
0.2 134.9
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Sep/18
244.1 354.2
 
Expense
Rs M
Sep/18
8,233.9 8,535.1
 
Of which: interest i/
Rs M
Sep/18
1,038.6 1,089.3
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
                       Sep/18
-1,215.9 -1,891.8
 
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Sep/18
370.2 273.2
 
Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Sep/18
-1,586.1 -2,165.0​
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Sep/18
1.2 159.9
 
Domestic
Rs M
Sep/18
1.2 145.4
 
Foreign
Rs M
Sep/18
- 8.5
 
SDR
Rs M
Sep/18
- 6.0

 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Sep/18
1,587.3 2,325.0
 
Domestic
Rs M
Sep/18
2,449.3 2,930.1
 
Monetary Authority
Rs M
Sep/18
-0.6 -0.7  
Banks
Rs M
Sep/18
2,388.3 1,072.8  
Non-Bank 
Rs M
Sep/18
1,893.5 -785.5  
Other
Rs M
Sep/18
-1,832.0 2,643.5
Foreign
Rs M
Sep/18
-861.9 -605.2
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Sep/18
8,604.1 8,808.4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q3/18
276,888
270,413
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q3/18
234,719 225,783
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/18
151,419 145,534
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q3/18
55,362 54,393
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/18
27,938 25,856
 
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q3/18
42,078 44,538
 
Long-term**
Rs M
Q3/18
42,066 44,524
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q3/18
0.0 0.0  
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/18
12.0 14.0​
 
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q3/18
91 92  
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q3/18
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q3/18
67 68
 
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/18​
537,076 536,046
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow money Liabilities (or M1)
Rs M
Sep/18​
113,970 113,051
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities
Rs M
Sep/18​
401,094 402,326
 
Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Sep/18​
22,012 20,669

Domestic credit
Rs M
Sep/18​
526,450 521,236
 
Central government (net) 4)
Rs M
Sep/18​
71,569 70,573
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Sep/18​
1,946 2,256
 
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Sep/18​
419,174 414,299
 
Households
Rs M
Sep/18​
154,172 152,835  
Corporations
Rs M
Sep/18​
265,003 261,464
 
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Sep/18​
33,760 34,108
 
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) 4)
Rs M
Sep/18​
571,630 598,949
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Sep/18​​
-561,003 -584,139
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Bank Survey 3)
 
Monetary base
Rs M
Sep/18
99,760 112,957
Domestic credit
Rs M
Sep/18
-18,528 -16,578
 Central government (net)           Rs M                      Sep/18
-22,958 -21,010
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Sep/18
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
Sep/18
4,431 4,432
 
Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Sep/18
0
0
 
Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
Sep/18
490
504
 
Other claims
Rs M
Sep/18
3,941
3,928
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
Sep/18
218,871
225,940
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Sep/18
-100,583
-96,406
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Q2/18
-7,886
-1,926
   Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/18
45,390
46,687
   Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/18
63,606
55,516
   Net primary income
Rs M
Q2/18
12,556
9,661
 
   Net secondary income
Rs M
Q2/18
-2,226
-2,759
 
Capital account
Rs M
Q2/18
                     0
0

Financial account
Rs M
Q2/18
-10,209
-3,474
 
Inward direct investment
Rs M
Q2/18
5,875
200,663
 
Outward direct investment
Rs M
Q2/18
-18,472
             47,233
 
Portfolio investment assets
Rs M
Q2/18
-10,314
98,247
 
Portfolio investment liabilities
Rs M
Q2/18
-21,064
-7,502
 
Net financial derivatives
Rs M
Q2/18
12,459
31,667
 
Other investment assets
Rs M
Q2/18
-19,971
57,683
 
Other investments liabilities
Rs M
Q2/18
8,018
51,931
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
Q2/18​
18,918
6,788
 
  Net errors and omissions
Rs M
Q2/18
2,323
1,547
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Reserves (Official Reserve Assets)3)
 
 
 
Foreign currency reserves
Rs M
Oct/18
218,077 219,899
IMF reserve position
Rs M
Oct/18
1,017
           1,019
 
SDRs
Rs M
Oct/18
4,287
     4,316​
 
Gold
Rs M
Oct/18
16,772
16,198
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
Oct/18
196,001
198,366
 
Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Sep/18
      219,899
     226,167

 
 
 
 
 
 
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 
 
 
 More in​formation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Trade balance
Rs M
Aug/18 
-9,617
-12,479
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Aug/18  
6,793
6,807
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​
Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
Aug/18 
16,410
19,286​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Investment Position k/
 
 
 
 
Assets
Rs M
2017
16,466,597
15,808,008


Direct investment abroad
Rs M
2017
8,988,848
8,436,749
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2017
4,880,784
3,978,385​
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2017
4,386,838
3,649,435
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2017
511,946
328,951
 
   Financial derivatives
Rs M
2017
209,370
1,049,764
 
   Other investment
Rs M
2017
2,187,227
2,164,255
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
2017
200,386
178,855
 
Liabilities
Rs M
2017
15,557,195
15,008,213
 
Direct investment
Rs M
2017
11,159,499
10,189,712
 
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2017
1,265,712
1,133,824
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2017
784,545
756,397
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2017
481,168
377,427
 
Financial derivatives
Rs M
2017
229,502
882,608
 
Other investment
Rs M
2017
2,902,482
2,802,069​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
External Debt 
 
 
 
 
 
General Government
Rs M
Q3/18​
42,145.0
44,606.0
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/18
12.0
14.0
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/18
12.0
14.0
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/18
42,133.0 44,592.0
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/18
158.0 271.0  
Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q3/18
37,331.0 39,620.0
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/18
     
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18
4,644.0 4,701.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q3/18
351.1 211.0
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/18
329.8 189.7  
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/18
28.2 31.8  
Loans
Rs M
Q3/18
   
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/18
301.6 157.9
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/18
21.3
21.3
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/18
21.3
21.3
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q3/18
293,542.7
280,954.0
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/18
169,087.3
166,233.4
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/18
 440.2
 445.3
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/18
152,590.9
156,032.9
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18
16,056.2
9,755.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/18
124,455.4
114,720.7
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/18
8,364.1
8,461.0
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/18
108,060.2
98,047.4
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/18
8,031.1
8,212.3
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Sectors n/ 
Rs M
Q3/18
7,664,264.6
7,752,863.8
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q3/18
5,775.9
5,768.9
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q3/18
149.1
147.7
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/18
5,626.8
5,621.2
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q3/18
7,658,488.7
7,747,094.9
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q3/18
340,054.4
369,155.6
 
Loans - Private sector
Rs M
Q3/18
1,758,231.0
1,756,854.0
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/ (Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q3/18
1,106,222.3
1,103,264.3

 
 
 
 
 
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q3/18
​4,453,981.0
4,517,820.9
 
​o/w Global Business ​Rs M Q3/18
4,441,758.2 4,505,542.1
o/w Other ​Rs M Q3/18
12,222.8 12,278.8​
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q3/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross External Debt o/
Rs M
Q3/18
8,000,303.3
8,078,634.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exchange Rates
 
 
 
 
           
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Direct Investment Survey
 
 
 
 

 

         
           
Population
Individuals
2017

1,265,309

1,263,820

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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 2013 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 2013 in NSDP and 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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