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Statistics Mauritius (under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development)
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Business Activity Statistics - January - December 2011

Licences and registrations
 
1. The total number of business activities in the island of Mauritius increased by around 4% in the year 2011, from 128,671 in December 2010 to 133,723 in December 2011. Main increases were registered in the industry groups:
· ‘Health and social work’ (16%);
· ‘Real estate, renting and business activities’ (8%); and
· ‘Manufacturing’ (6%).
 
2. In December 2011, the industry group ‘Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles, personal and household goods’ had the greatest number of business activities (73,193 or 55%), followed by ‘Transport, storage and communications’ (22,922 or 17%).
 
3. The district of Plaines Wilhems had the highest number of business activities (37,046 or 28%), followed by the district of Port Louis (23,229 or 17%) whilst the district of Savanne had the smallest number of activities (5,600 or 4%).
 
August 2012
Table 1 - Evolution of licences between January and December 2011
Table 2 - Licences by industry group and district as at December 2011¹
Table 3 - Evolution of registrations between January and December 2011
Table 4 - Registrations by industry group and district as at December 2011¹
Table 5 - Business activities¹ by industry group as at December, 2010 and 2011
Table 6 - Business activities¹ by industry group and region as at December 2011²
Table 7 - Business activities¹ by industry group and district as at December 2011²
Table 8.1 - Business activities¹ by type and district for industry group 'Manufacturing' as at December 2011²
Table 8.2 - Business activities¹ by type and district for industry group 'Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles, personal and household goods as at December 20112
Table 8.3 - Business activities¹ by type and district for industry group 'Hotels and restaurants' as at December 2011²
Table 8.4 - Business activities¹ by type and district for industry group 'Transport, storage and communications' as at December 2011²
Table 8.5 - Business activities¹ by type and district for industry group 'Financial intermediation; real estate and business activities as at December 2011²
Table 8.6 - Business activities¹ by type and district for industry group 'Education; health and social work; community, social and personal service activities' as at December 2011²
 
Fig. 3: Business activities by industry group as at December 2011