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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:

         

22 August 2017

           
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
Q1/17
118,527
107,052
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q1/17
4,533
3,177
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q1/17
4,278
2,987
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q1/17
255
191
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q1/17
23,222
16,770
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q1/17
16,347
10,098
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q1/17
2,199
2,337
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Rs M
Q1/17
345
356
 
Construction
Rs M
Q1/17
4,330
3,980
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q1/17
80,151
73,935
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q1/17
13,288
10,480
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q1/17
12,351
9,910
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q1/17
937
570
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q1/17
6,259
6,402
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q1/17

8,043
8,023
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q1/17

4,197
4,277
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q1/17

12,225
11,734
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q1/17

6,334
7,297
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q1/17

734
635
 
Education
Rs M
Q1/17

3,682
2,583
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q1/17
1,475
1,219
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
 Rs M
Q1/17

5,831
5,963
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q1/17
4,794
4,841
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISIM
Rs M
 
 
-
-
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q1/17

13,582
12,796
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/17
4.2
3.4
 
Primary Sector
%
Q1/17
2.5
0.4
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
%
Q1/17

2.5
0.3
 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q1/17
6.0
-6.9
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q1/17
2.3
1.5
 
Manufacturing
%
Q1/17
1.5
0.0
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q1/17
2.3
-2.0
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q1/17
1.1
-1.8
 
Construction
%
Q1/17
6.2
7.8
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q1/17
4.8
4.1
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
    
%
Q1/17
3.0
3.2
 
Transportation and storage
%
Q1/17
3.7
3.5
 
Accomodation and food service activities

​%

     

Q1/17

 

 

 

12.3
2.5
 
Information and communication
%
Q1/17
6.9
5.4
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q1/17
5.6
5.2
 
Real estate activities
%
Q1/17
2.6
4.5
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q1/17
5.7
5.8
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q1/17
5.6
5.9
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q1/17
3.0
                      1.8
 
Education
%
Q1/17
0.4
2.5
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q1/17
3.5
4.0
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
%
Q1/17
4.5
4.9
 
Other service activities
%
Q1/17

3.2
3.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q1/17
3.2
4.5
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/17
4.0
3.5
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q1/17
118,527
107,052
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q1/17
88,965
76,899
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q1/17

17,122
16,717
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q1/17
19,712
19,153
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q1/17
-859
2,073
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/17

51,862
47,777
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/17
63,683
59,087
 
Statistical discrepancy b/.
Rs M
Q1/17
6,079
3,520
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP volumea/ by expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/17
4.0
3.5
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q1/17
3.3
2.4
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q1/17
1.7
5.2
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q1/17
3.8
4.2
 
Changes in inventoriesc/
%
Q1/17
-
-
 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q1/17

-0.9
-2.6
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q1/17
-2.9
-6.8
 
Statistical discrepancyc/.
%
Q1/17

-

-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Production Index (Quarterly Index of Industrial Production) d/
Base: year 2013=100
Q1/17
89.9
115.0
Historical Series​​​​​​
Labour market
 
 
 
 
 
Employment e/
In thousands
Q1/17
536.1
546.6

Unemployment f/
In thousands 
Q1/17
44.3
38.9
More Information​​​​​​​
Historical Series​​​​​​​
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2011=100)
Q1/17
136.8
135.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
Price Indices
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base:Jan-Dec 2012=100)
Jul/17

114.3

115.3
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing d/ 
Base :year 2013=100
Jun/17
105.1
104.3
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
2015/16
102,577
91,762
Expense
Rs M
2015/16
100,250
87,478
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
2015/16
2,327
4,284
 
Net Acquisition of nonfinancial assets
Rs M
2015/16
8,217
12,828
 
Net lending/borrowing
Rs M
2015/16
-5,890
-8,544
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Operations Statement of Budgetary Central Government Operations(GFS2001)
 
 
 
 
Revenue
Rs M
Jun/17
13,589.5 7,674.4
Taxes
Rs M
Jun/17
11,262.7 7,296.9
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Jun/17
118.0 114.9
 
Grants
Rs M
Jun/17
1,838.0 22.1
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Jun/17
370.9 240.5
 
Expense
Rs M
Jun/17
10,580.5 8,200.2
 
Of which: interest i/
Rs M
Jun/17
964.7 1,003.9
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
Jun/17
3,009.0 -525.8
 
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Jun/17
2,546.8 415.2
 
Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Jun/17
462.2 -941.0
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Jun/17
1,803.6 42.6
 
Domestic
Rs M
Jun/17
1,803.6 42.7
 
Foreign
Rs M
Jun/17
- -
 
SDR
Rs M
Jun/17
- -0.1
 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Jun/17
1,341.4 983.6
 
Domestic
Rs M
Jun/17
1,474.3 1,033.2
 
Monetary Authority
Rs M
Jun/17
1.8 -1.0
 
Banks
Rs M
Jun/17
-1,587.6 2,336.4
 
Non-Bank 
Rs M
Jun/17
3,070.1 1,166.1
 
Other
Rs M
Jun/17
-10.0 -2,468.3

Foreign
Rs M
Jun/17
-133.2 -49.6
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Jun/17
13,127.3 8,615.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q2/17
265,547
264,257
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q2/17
219,202 218,029
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/17
127,955 126,502
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q2/17
52,524 52,153
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/17
38,723 39,374
 
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q2/17
46,231 46,103
 
Long-term**
Rs M
Q2/17
46,192 46,064
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q2/17
0.0 0.0  
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/17
39.0 39.0​
 
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q2/17
114 125  
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/17
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/17
90 101
 
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
Jun/17
491,497 493,023​
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow money Liabilities (or M1)
Rs M
Jun/17
102,471 102,669
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities
Rs M
Jun/17
382,417 384,619
 
Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Jun/17
6,609 5,734

Domestic credit
Rs M
Jun/17
527,659 531,460
 
Central government (net) 4)
Rs M
Jun/17
58,184 60,021
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Jun/17
3,114 2,576
 
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Jun/17
443,562 446,578
 
Households
Rs M
Jun/17
144,491 143,768
 
Corporations
Rs M
Jun/17
299,071 302,810
 
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Jun/17
22,799 22,286
 
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) 4)
Rs M
Jun/17
577,137 561,429
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Jun/17
-613,299 -599,866​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Bank Survey 3)
 
Monetary base
Rs M
Jul/17
82,261 80,702
Domestic credit
Rs M
Jul/17
-22,981 -30,390
 Central government (net)           Rs M       Jul/17 -27,482 -34,907
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Jul/17
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
Jul/17
4,501 4,518
 
Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Jul/17
0
0
 
Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
Jul/17
663
666
 
Other claims
Rs M
Jul/17
3,838
3,852
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
Jul/17
176,192
180,438
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Jul/17
-70,950
-69,346​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Q1/17
-4,984
-4,660
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​
   Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/17
45,920
49,946
   Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/17
58,189
62,727
   Net income
Rs M
Q1/17
8,869
8,848
 
   Net current transfers
Rs M
Q1/17
-1,584
-727
 
Capital account
Rs M
Q1/17
-47
-15
 
Financial account
Rs M
Q1/17
3,066
6,483
 
Inward direct investment
Rs M
Q1/17
196,218
183,753 
 
Outward direct investment
Rs M
Q1/17
-120,163
-67,028 
 
Portfolio investment assets
Rs M
Q1/17
-29,771
-47,509 
 
Portfolio investment liabilities
Rs M
Q1/17
-10,077
-9,031 
 
Net financial derivatives
Rs M
Q1/17
-
-
 
Other investment assets
Rs M
Q1/17
-96,239
-128,637 
 
Other investments liabilities
Rs M
Q1/17
62,261
83,752 
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
Q1/17
837
-8,817 
 
  Net errors and omissions
Rs M
Q1/17
1,965
-1,808
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Reserves (Official Reserve Assets)3)
 
 
 
Foreign currency reserves
Rs M
Jul/17
177,044        181,339
IMF reserve position
Rs M
Jul/17
               1,184
             1,206
 
SDRs
Rs M
Jul/17
              4,226
                4,313
 
Gold
Rs M
Jul/17
16,926
17,125
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
Jul/17
154,708
158,695
 
Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Jun/17
           181,339
      179,385
 
 
 
 
 
 
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 
 
 
Trade balance
Rs M
Jun/17 
-7,509
-8,258
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Jun/17
7,304
7,028
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​
Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
Jun/17
14,813
15,286
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Investment Position k/
 
 
 
 
Assets
Rs M
2015
15,178,485
14,003,705


Direct investment abroad
Rs M
2015
7,942,639
7,295,350
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2015
4,371,971
3,833,974
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2015
3,911,773
3,637,810
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2015
460,198
196,163
 
   Financial derivatives
Rs M
2015
1,133,364
1,230,161
 
   Other investment
Rs M
2015
1,577,611
1,519,879
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
2015
152,901
124,342
 
Liabilities
Rs M
2015
14,106,085
13,577,066
 
Direct investment
Rs M
2015
9,657,856
9,431,123
 
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2015
1,164,350
1,131,964
 
Equity securities
Rs M
2015
790,007
571,302
 
Debt securities
Rs M
2015
374,343
560,662
 
Financial derivatives
Rs M
2015
949,513
1,042,516
 
Other investment
Rs M
2015
2,334,366
1,971,464
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
External Debt 
 
 
 
 
 
General Government
Rs M
Q2/17
46,321.0
46,204.0
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/17
39.0
39.0
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/17
39.0
39.0
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/17
46,282.0 46,165.0
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/17
309.0 155.0  
Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q2/17
41,333.0 41,363.0
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/17
     
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17
4,640.0 4,647.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q2/17
333.6 334.1
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/17
324.1 324.6
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/17
0.0
0.0   
Loans
Rs M
Q2/17
   
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/17
324.1 324.6
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17
0.0
0.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/17
9.5
9.5
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/17
9.5 
9.5
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q2/17
277,512.1
294,606.5
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/17
157,886.6
161,365.7
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/17
146,716.1
148,881.7
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17
11,170.5
12,484.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/17
119,625.5
133,240.8
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/17
8,819.8
9,186.2
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/17
103,083.8
116,218.7
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/17
7,721.9
7,835.9
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Sectors n/ 
Rs M
Q2/17
6,443,335.0
6,372,592.6
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/17
5,340.2
5,319.5
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/17
454.0
437.6
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/17
4,886.2
4,881.9
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/17
6,437,994.8
6,367,273.1
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/17
361,734.3
367,886.4
 
Loans - Private sector
Rs M
Q2/17
1,631,806.3
1,622,387.5
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/ (Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q2/17




 
 
 
 
 
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q2/17
4,444,454
4,376,999
 
​o/w Global Business ​Rs M Q2/17
​4,430,025.0 4,362,734.0
o/w Other ​Rs M Q2/17
14,429.1 ​​14,265.2
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q2/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross External Debt o/
Rs M
Q2/17
6,767,501.7
6,713,737.2​
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exchange Rates
 
 
 
 
           
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Direct Investment Survey
 
 
 
 

 

         
           
Population
Individuals
2016

1,263,820

1,262,862

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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 2013 onwards is rebased on 2012 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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