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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:

         

24​ September 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
Q1/18
112,858
125,343
 More information​​​​​​​​​​​​
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q1/18
2,978
4,512

Historical series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q1/18
2,781
4,234
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q1/18
197
278
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q1/18
17,761
23,959
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q1/18
10,307
16,472
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q1/18
2,773
2,431
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Rs M
Q1/18​
415
371
 
Construction
Rs M
Q1/18
4,265
4,685
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q1/18
78,662
81,127
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q1/18
11,256
14,012
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q1/18
6,686
6,615
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q1/18
8,628
8,750
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q1/18
4,432
4,423
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q1/18

12,096
12,274
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q1/18

6,285
6,119
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q1/18

5,239
4,993
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q1/18

3,319
3,096
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q1/18

5,702
6,500
 
Education
Rs M
Q1/18

5,096
4,757
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q1/18
4,633
4,405
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
 Rs M
Q1/18

3,705
3,543
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q1/18
1,585
1,638
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISIM
Rs M
 
 
-
-
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q1/18

13,457
15,745
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/18
3.6
3.3
 
Primary Sector
%
Q1/18
-4.5
-1.5
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
%
Q1/18

-4.6
-1.6
 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q1/18
-2.0
1.2
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q1/18
3.0
2.5
 
Manufacturing
%
Q1/18
1.6
1.5
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q1/18
4.4
2.0
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q1/18
5.0
5.8
 
Construction
%
Q1/18
6.3
6.6
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q1/18
4.6
4.5
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
    
%
Q1/18
3.7
3.3
 
Transportation and storage
%
Q1/18
3.9
3.9
 
Accomodation and food service activities

​%

Q1/18​ 
4.6
3.1
 
Information and communication
%
Q1/18
5.7
5.6
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q1/18
5.7
5.6
 
Real estate activities
%
Q1/18
3.3
3.2
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q1/18
4.9
5.1
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q1/18
5.7
5.7
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q1/18
-1.8
                   0.5
 
Education
%
Q1/18
2.2
2.0
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q1/18
3.9
2.6
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
%
Q1/18
4.6
4.9
 
Other service activities
%
Q1/18

2.8
3.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q1/18
7.3
7.8
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/18
4.0
3.8
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q1/18
112,858
125,343
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q1/18
83,635
94,644
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q1/18

17,606
17,508
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q1/18
18,970
20,154
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q1/18
-501
-2,157
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/18

48,293
51,008
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/18
56,740
70,010
 
Statistical discrepancy b/.
Rs M
Q1/18
1,594
14,198
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP volumea/ by expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/18
4.0
3.8
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q1/18
3.2
2.9
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q1/18
5.2
0.7
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q1/18
-1.5
3.8
 
Changes in inventoriesc/
%
Q1/18
-
-
 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q1/18

-5.3
-1.9
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q1/18
-6.5
9.9
 
Statistical discrepancyc/.
%
Q1/18​

-

-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Production Index (Quarterly Index of Industrial Production) d/
Base: year 2013=100
Q2/18
105.6
97.3
Labour market
 
 
 
 
 
Employment e/
In thousands
Q1/18
540.0
548.0
More Information​​​​​​​

Unemployment f/
In thousands 
Q1/18
41.0
39.6
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2011=100)
Q1/18
106.4
105.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
Price Indices
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base:Jan-Dec 2017=100)
Aug/18

101.9

102.6
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing d/ 
Base :year 2013=100
Jul/18
107.9
108.1
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
Jul/18
8,259.1 13,649.0
Taxes
Rs M
                        Jul/18
7,337.1 12,251.3
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Jul/18
105.8 114.7
 
Grants
Rs M
Jul/18
0.0 863.3
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Jul/18
816.2 419.8
 
Expense
Rs M
Jul/18
8,189.5 14,038.8
 
Of which: interest i/
Rs M
Jul/18
1,036.2 960.4
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
                        Jul/18
69.6 -389.8
 
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Jul/18
198.2 2,935.9
 
Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Jul/18
-128.6 -3,325.7​
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Jul/18
5.1 1,956.6​
 
Domestic
Rs M
Jul/18
5.1​
1,956.6
 
Foreign
Rs M
Jul/18
- -
 
SDR
Rs M
Jul/18
- -

 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Jul/18
133.7 5,282.2
 
Domestic
Rs M
Jul/18
299.1 5,483.2
 
Monetary Authority
Rs M
Jul/18
0.7 -0.6  
Banks
Rs M
Jul/18
1,113.7 2,631.7
 
Non-Bank 
Rs M
Jul/18
3,037.0 2,633.4
 
Other
Rs M
Jul/18
-3,852.4 218.7
Foreign
Rs M
Jul/18
-165.4 -201.0
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Jul/18
8,387.7 16,974.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q2/18
270,413
263,945
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q2/18
225,783 219,298
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/18
145,534 139,212
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q2/18
54,393 54,899
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/18
25,856 25,187
 
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q2/18
44,538 45,544
 
Long-term**
Rs M
Q2/18
44,524 45,515
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q2/18
0.0 0.0  
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/18
14.0 29.0​
 
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q2/18
92 103  
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/18
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/18
68 79
 
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
Jul/18​
533,730 537,638
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow money Liabilities (or M1)
Rs M
Jul/18​
113,646 114,837
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities
Rs M
Jul/18​
398,547 402,897
 
Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Jul/18​
21,538 19,904

Domestic credit
Rs M
Jul/18​
525,234 520,770
 
Central government (net) 4)
Rs M
Jul/18​
68,061 70,860
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Jul/18​
1,934 1,293
 
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Jul/18​
421,453 415,528
 
Households
Rs M
Jul/18​
151,767 151,353
 
Corporations
Rs M
Jul/18​
269,686 264,176
 
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Jul/18​
33,786 33,090
 
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) 4)
Rs M
Jul/18​
596,737 607,621
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Jul/18​
-588,240 -590,754
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Bank Survey 3)
 
Monetary base
Rs M
Aug/18
112,957 100,660​
Domestic credit
Rs M
Aug/18
-16,578 -20,872
 Central government (net)           Rs M                       Aug/18
-21,010 -25,283
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Aug/18
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
Aug/18
4,432 4,411
 
Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Aug/18
0
0
 
Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
Aug/18
504
486
 
Other claims
Rs M
Aug/18
3,928
3,924​
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
Aug/18
225,940
221,922
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Aug/18
-96,406
-100,390
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interest Rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Historic​a​l series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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
Aug/18
226,161 222,098
IMF reserve position
Rs M
Aug/18
1,018
           1,018
 
SDRs
Rs M
Aug/18
4,318
     4,309​
 
Gold
Rs M
Aug/18
16,518
16,641
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
Aug/18
204,307
200,130
 
Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Jul/18
      222,098
     230,496

 
 
 
 
 
 
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 
 
 
Trade balance
Rs M
Jul/18 
-12,479
-8,774
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Jul/18 
6,807
7,115
Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
Jul/18 
19,286
15,889
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Investment Position k/
 
 
 
 
Assets
Rs M
2016
15,808,008
15,178,485​


Direct investment abroad
Rs M
2016
8,436,749
7,942,639
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2016
3,978,385
4,371,971
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2016
3,649,435
3,911,773
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2016
328,951
460,198
 
   Financial derivatives
Rs M
2016
1,049,764
1,133,364
 
   Other investment
Rs M
2016
2,164,255
1,577,611
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
2016
178,855
152,901
 
Liabilities
Rs M
2016
15,008,213
14,106,089
 
Direct investment
Rs M
2016
10,189,712
9,657,856
 
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2016
1,133,824
1,164,354
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2016
756,397
790,007
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2016
377,427
374,347
 
Financial derivatives
Rs M
2016
882,608
949,513
 
Other investment
Rs M
2016
2,802,069
2,334,366​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
External Debt 
 
 
 
 
 
General Government
Rs M
Q2/18​
44,606.0
44,623.0
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/18
14.0
29.0
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/18
14.0
29.0
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/18
44,592.0 44,594.0
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/18
271.0 257.0  
Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q2/18
39,620.0 39,660.0
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/18
     
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18
4,701.0 4,677.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q2/18
211.0 253.4
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/18
189.7 232.6  
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/18
31.8 11.3  
Loans
Rs M
Q2/18
   
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/18
157.9 221.3
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/18
21.3
20.8
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/18
21.3
20.8
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q2/18
279,683.6
305,310.5
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/18
164,581.2
189,595.5
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/18
154,826.0
178,137.7
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18
9,755.2
11,457.8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/18
115,102.4
115,715.0
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/18
8,906.3
8,719.2
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/18
98,047.4
97,620.1
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/18
8,148.7
9,375.7
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Sectors n/ 
Rs M
Q2/18
6,629,151.0
6,568,428.7
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/18
5,610.7
5,603.5
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/18
107.1
103.5
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/18
5,503.6
5,498.2
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/18
6,623,540.3
6,562,825.2
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/18
353,613.2
357,325.9
 
Loans - Private sector
Rs M
Q2/18
1,770,266.3
1,720,417.5
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/ (Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q2/18
12,735.0

11,694.0

 
 
 
 
 
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q2/18
​4,486,925.8
4,473,387.8
 
​o/w Global Business ​Rs M Q2/18
4,479,163.3 4,465,824.4
o/w Other ​Rs M Q2/18
7,762.6 7,563.3​
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q2/18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross External Debt o/
Rs M
Q2/18
6,953,651.6
6,918,615.6
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 2011 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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