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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:

         

23 June 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
Q4/16
118,476
107,891
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q4/16
4,500
3,819
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q4/16
4,245
3,579
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q4/16
255
239
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q4/16
23,260
21,057
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q4/16
16,378
14,313
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q4/16
2,210
2,010
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Rs M
Q4/16
345
357
 
Construction
Rs M
Q4/16
4,327
4,377
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q4/16
77,133
72,007
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q4/16
13,288
11,319
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q4/16
6,206
6,159
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q4/16
8,043
5,483
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q4/16
4,118
3,868
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q4/16
12,225
11,544
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q4/16
5,825
5,848
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q4/16
4,608
4,527
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q4/16
2,862
2,829
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q4/16
6,348
6,458
 
Education
Rs M
Q4/16
4,518
4,701
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q4/16
4,187
4,266
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
 Rs M
Q4/16
3,335
3,466
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q4/16
1,568
1,538
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISIM
Rs M
 Q4/16
-
-
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q4/16
13,583
11,009
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q4/16
4.1
3.7
 
Primary Sector
%
Q4/16
0.0
0.0
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
%
Q4/16
2.5
3.5
 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q4/16
6.0
5.6
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q4/16
0.0
0.0
 
Manufacturing
%
Q4/16
1.6
1.2
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q4/16
2.3
3.1
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q4/16
1.1
3.9
 
Construction
%
Q4/16
6.2
7.3
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q4/16
0.0
0.0
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
    
%
Q4/16
3.0
2.9
 
Transportation and storage
%
Q4/16
3.7
4.1
 
Accomodation and food service activities

​%

     Q4/16

12.0
7.4
 
Information and communication
%
Q4/16
6.9
4.8
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q4/16
5.6
5.6
 
Real estate activities
%
Q4/16
2.6
3.2
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q4/16
5.7
5.8
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q4/16
5.6
6.6
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q4/16
3.1
                      3.4
 
Education
%
Q4/16​
0.2
1.0
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q4/16
2.4
2.3
 
Art , entertainment and recreation
%
Q4/16
4.8
5.2
 
Other service activities
%
Q4/16
3.2
3.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q4/16
3.2
1.2
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q4/16
4.3
3.6
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q4/16
118,476
107,891
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q4/16
80,689
76,363
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q4/16
16,341
17,335
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q4/16
19,706
17,815
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q4/16
-859
-384
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q4/16
51,887
46,328
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q4/16
63,683
60,263
 
Statistical discrepancy b/.
Rs M
Q4/16
6,557
5,474
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP volumea/ by expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q4/16
4.3
3.6
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q4/16
3.3
2.9
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q4/16
1.3
0.9
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q4/16
1.7
9.4
 
Changes in inventoriesc/
%
Q4/16
-
-
 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q4/16
19.1
22.3
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q4/16
10.1
4.8
 
Statistical discrepancyc/.
%
Q4/16

-

-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Q4/16
546.6
536.3

Unemployment f/
In thousands 
Q4/16
38.9
44.4
More Information​​​​​​
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2011=100)
Q4/16
135.5
135.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Price Indices
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base:Jan-Dec 2012=100)
May/17

114.6

113.4
More Information​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing d/ 
Base :year 2013=100
Apr/17
104.3
104.5
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
Apr/17
5,846.7 7,741.6
Taxes
Rs M
Apr/17
5,291.1 7,345.8
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Apr/17
114.1 114.6
 
Grants
Rs M
Apr/17
0.0 30.2
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Apr/17
441.5 251.1
 
Expense
Rs M
Apr/17​
8,311.0 8,322.3
 
Of which: interest i/
Rs M
Apr/17
835.8 919.3
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
Apr/17
-2,464.3 -580.7
 
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Apr/17
485.4 332.3
 
Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Apr/17
-2,949.7 -913.0
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Apr/17
62.6 20.2
 
Domestic
Rs M
Apr/17
57.6 20.2
 
Foreign
Rs M
Apr/17
0.0 0.0
 
SDR
Rs M
Apr/17
5.0 0.0
 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Apr/17
3,012.2 933.2
 
Domestic
Rs M
Apr/17
3,107.1 1,580.3
 
Monetary Authority
Rs M
Apr/17
-3.1 -1.1
 
Banks
Rs M
Apr/17
-2,804.5 3,116.9
 
Non-Bank 
Rs M
Apr/17
485.0 801.3
 
Other
Rs M
Apr/17
5,429.7 -2,336.8

Foreign
Rs M
Apr/17
-94.9 -647.2
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Apr/17
8,796.4 8,654.6​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q1/17
264,257
258,043
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q1/17
218,029 206,280
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q1/17
126,502 120,333
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q1/17
52,153 53,374
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q1/17
39,374 32,573
 
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q1/17
46,103 51,637
 
Long-term**
Rs M
Q1/17
46,064 51,605
 
Medium-term
Rs M
Q1/17
0.0 0.0  
Short-term
Rs M
Q1/17
39.0 32.0​
 
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q1/17
125 126  
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q1/17
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q1/17
101 102
 
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
Apr/17
486,423 485,071
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow money Liabilities (or M1)
Rs M
Apr/17
101,982 101,825
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities
Rs M
Apr/17
378,626 377,392
 
Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Apr/17
5,815 5,854

Domestic credit
Rs M
Apr/17
526,535 524,926
 
Central government (net) 4)
Rs M
Apr/17
59,555 58,360
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Apr/17
2,800 2,949
 
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Apr/17
443,926 443,323
 
Households
Rs M
Apr/17
142,419 141,735
 
Corporations
Rs M
Apr/17
301,507 301,588
 
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Apr/17
20,254 20,293
 
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) 4)
Rs M
Apr/17
551,542 565,447
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
Apr/17
-591,654 -605,302​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Central Bank Survey 3)
 
Monetary base
Rs M
May/17
83,945 83,833
Domestic credit
Rs M
May/17
-30,805 -35,007
 Central government (net)           Rs M       May/17​ -35,352 -39,546
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
May/17
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
May/17
4,547 4,539
 
Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
May/17
0
0
 
Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
May/17
780
778
 
Other claims
Rs M
May/17
3,766
3,761
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
May/17
178,461
179,153
 
Other items (net)
Rs M
May/17
-63,711
-60,313
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Q4/16
-4,660
-6,857
   Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q4/16
49,946
44,537
   Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q4/16
62,727
59,266
   Net income
Rs M
Q4/16
8,848
10,043
 
   Net current transfers
Rs M
Q4/16
-727
-2,171
 
Capital account
Rs M
Q4/16
-15
-5
 
Financial account
Rs M
Q4/16
6,483
8,770
 
Inward direct investment
Rs M
Q4/16
183,753
222,494 
 
Outward direct investment
Rs M
Q4/16
-67,028
-125,609 
 
Portfolio investment assets
Rs M
Q4/16
-47,509
-39,944 
 
Portfolio investment liabilities
Rs M
Q4/16
-9,031
-8,835 
 
Net financial derivatives
Rs M
Q4/16
-
-
 
Other investment assets
Rs M
Q4/16
-128,637
-206,954 
 
Other investments liabilities
Rs M
Q4/16
83,752
170,972 
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
Q4/16
-8,817
-3,354 
 
  Net errors and omissions
Rs M
Q4/16
-1,808
-1,908
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Reserves (Official Reserve Assets)3)
 
 
 
Foreign currency reserves
Rs M
May/17
179,385        180,074
IMF reserve position
Rs M
May/17
               1,211
             1,207
 
SDRs
Rs M
May/17
              4,316
                4,307
 
Gold
Rs M
May/17
17,567
17,706
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
May/17
156,291
156,854
 
Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Apr/17
           180,074
      176,570
 
 
 
 
 
 
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 
 
 
Trade balance
Rs M
Apr/17 
-8,034
-7,324
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Apr/17
6,141
7,858
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​
Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
Apr/17
14,175
15,182
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Q1/17
46,204.0
51,739.0
Short-term
Rs M
Q1/17
39.0
32.0
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q1/17
39.0
32.0
 
Loans
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q1/17
46,165.0 51,707.0
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q1/17
155.0 59.9  
Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q1/17
41,363.0 46,975.1
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q1/17
     
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17
4,647.0 4,672.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q1/17
334.1 335.2
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q1/17
324.6 325.7
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q1/17

   
Loans
Rs M
Q1/17
   
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q1/17
324.6 325.7
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q1/17
9.5
9.5
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q1/17
9.5 
9.5
 
Loans
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q1/17
294,606.5
291,465.5
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q1/17
161,365.7
159,999.8
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q1/17
148,881.7
150,423.3
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17
12,484.0
9,576.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q1/17
133,240.8
131,465.7
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q1/17
9,186.2
9,045.1
 
Loans
Rs M
Q1/17
116,218.7
114,503.6
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q1/17
7,835.9
7,917.0
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Sectors n/ 
Rs M
Q1/17
6,372,592.6
6,324,440.1
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q1/17
5,319.5
5,315.2
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q1/17
437.6
437.6
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q1/17
4,881.9
4,877.6
 
Other debt liabilities l/
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q1/17
6,367,273.1
6,319,124.9
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q1/17
367,886.4
371,479.1
 
Loans - Private sector
Rs M
Q1/17
1,610,517.5
1,468,306.3
 
Currency and deposits m/
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities l/ (Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q1/17
11,870.0
12,385.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q1/17
4,376,999.2
4,466,954.5
 
​o/w Global Business ​Rs M Q1/17
​4,362,734.0 4,452,197.4
o/w Other ​Rs M Q1/17
14,265.2 ​​14,757.1
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q1/17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross External Debt o/
Rs M
Q1/17
6,713,737.2
6,667,979.8​
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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