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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Econo​mic and F​inancial Data for Mauritius

Date of last u​pdate: 31 January 2023


The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund’s Disseminati​on 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 a​re not seasonally adjusted. Unless otherwise indicated, data are preliminary.]

​​
​​​R​​EAL SECTOR ​
SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
National Accounts 1
 
 
 
 
Historical series​​

GDP in current (market) prices by production approach
Rs M
Q3/22
147,040
130,648
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q3/22
5,754
4,864

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q3/22
5,261
4,379
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q3/22
493
485
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q3/22
27,976
21,877
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q3/22
19,197
15,019

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q3/22
1,274
1,319
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities​
Rs M
Q3/22
427
382
 
Construction
Rs M
Q3/22
7,078
5,156
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q3/22
96,699
86,139
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q3/22
14,700
13,000
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q3/22
6,503
5,308
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q3/22
8,745
7,167
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q3/22
5,498
5,694
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q3/22
17,842
16,070
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q3/22
7,353
5,727
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q3/22
6,924
6,024
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q3/22
3,442
3,010
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q3/22
8,154
8,501
 
Education
Rs M
Q3/22
5,800
5,482
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q3/22
6,343
6,300
 
Art, entertainment and recreation
Rs M
Q3/22
3,628
2,768
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q3/22
1,767
1,088
 
FISIM

 


 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q3/22
16,612
17,769
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q3/22
+8.6
+16.1
 
Primary Sector
%
Q3/22
+2.1
+8.1
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing​
%
Q3/22
+2.1
+6.0
​​​ 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q3/22
+1.9
+26.5
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q3/22
+3.8
+15.4
 
Manufacturing
%
Q3/22
+6.8
+13.1
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q3/22
+4.4
+8.0
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q3/22
+2.7
+1.5
 
Construction
%
Q3/22
-4.0
+28.4
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q3/22
+10.0
+16.3
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
%
Q3/22
+2.1
+2.6
 
Transportation and storage​
%
Q3/22
+2.2
+14.8
 
Accomodation and food se​rvice activities

     ​​%​

Q3/22
+213.3
+725.0

Information and communication
%
Q3/22
+3.7
+4.2
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q3/22
+5.8
+3.5
 
Real estate activities
%
Q3/22
+1.2
+2.0
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q3/22
+3.0
+17.2
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q3/22
+2.2
+14.6
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q3/22
+3.9
                       ​​+3.7
 
Education
%
Q3/22
+2.3
+2.5
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q3/22
+4.9
+8.2
 
Art, entertainment and recreation
%
Q3/22
+0.5
+158.9
 
Other service activities
%
Q3/22
+2.6
+29.0
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q3/22
-2.9
+3.7
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q3/22
+7.4
+14.5
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q3/22
147,040
130,648
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q3/22
105,819
84,064
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q3/22
21,511
23,499
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q3/22
28,731
26,414
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q3/22
360
284
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q3/22
83,229
77,993
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q3/22
95,091
91,269
 
Statistical discrepancy b/
Rs M
Q3/22
2,481
9,663
 
GDP volumeaby expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q3/22
+7.4
+14.5
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q3/22
+​1.0
+12.7
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q3/22
+3.5
+4.6
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q3/22
+0.4
+35.0
 
Changes in inventoriesc/


 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q3/22
+45.1
+61.7
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q3/22
​+14.6
+14.0​
 
Statistical discrepancyc/





Production Index (Quarterly Index of Industrial Production) d/
(Base: Y​ear 2018=100)
Q3/22
101.6
92.7​
Mor​e ​In​fo​​rmation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Historic​​al​ Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Labour market
 
 
 
 
 ​
Employment e/
In thousands
Q3/22
524.8
515.5
Mor​e​ ​I​​nfor​​mation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Unemployment f/​
In thousands 
Q3/22
42.8
​​​45.3
Mor​e ​I​nf​o​r​m​ation​
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2021=100)
Q3/22
​105.3
103​.6​​
Historica​l se​ries​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Price Indices
 
 

 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base: Jan-Dec​ 2017=100)
Dec/22
127.1
​126.8
M​o​r​e ​In​​f​o​r​m​​a​tion​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Historic​​al Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing i
(Base: Year 2018=100​)
Dec/22
147.9
​​147.7​
M​​​ore ​Inf​​o​​r​m​​a​tion​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Hi​stori​c​a​l s​eries​​

​​
SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
​More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
General Government Operations (GFS2001) 
 ​​
 
 

Historical series​​​​​​​
Revenue
Rs M
2021/22
​135,691
105,784

Expense
Rs M
2021/22
162,004
156,255
​​
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
2021/22
-26,313
-50,471
​ 
Net Acquisition of nonfinancial assets
Rs M
2021/22
15,409
9,546
 
Net lending/borrowing
Rs M
2021/22
-41,722​
-60,017​​
 
Central Government Operations Statement of Budgetary Central Government Operations(GFS2001)
 
 
 ​
Revenue
Rs M
Dec/22
17,97512,748
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​Taxes
Rs M​
            Dec/22
16,21110,174
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Dec/22
908851
 
Grants
Rs M
Dec/22
113
1,329
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Dec/22
742394
 
Expense
Rs M
Dec/22
19,898 12,682
 
Of which: interest j/
Rs M
Dec​/22
1,259
​1,295
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
            Dec/22
-1,92465
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Dec/22
642562

Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Dec/22
-2,566
-496
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Dec/22
404
-377
 
Domestic
Rs M
Dec/22
12868
 
Foreign
Rs M
Dec/22
235
0
 
SDR
Rs M
Dec/22
41
-445
 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Dec/22
2,970
120
 
Domestic
Rs M
Dec/22
3,53311,344
 
​Monetary Authority
Rs M
Dec/22
5747
​Banks
Rs M
Dec/22
5,213
8,738
 
​Non-Bank 
Rs M
Dec/22
-457
609
​Other
Rs M
Dec/22
-1,280
1,950
​Foreign
Rs M
Dec/22
-563-11,225
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Dec/22
20,54013,244
​ 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q4/22
428,023
416,565
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q4/22
346,107 349,040
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q4/22
247,726 ​245,403  
Medium-term
Rs M
Q4/22
57,86060,492  
Short-term
Rs M
Q4/22
40,521 43,145  
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q4/22
81,78867,396  
Long-term**
Rs M
Q4/22
81,75067,351  
Medium-term
Rs M
Q4/22
0.0
0.0  
​Short-term
Rs M
Q4/22
38.544.6
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q4/22
24
24
 
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q4/22
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q4/22
0
0
 
​Non-guaranteed Debt of Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q4/22
104 105

​          Domestic
​​Rs M
Q4/22
104 105
​​


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
Dec/22
806,105​​ 794,819
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow Money Liabilities (or M1) *
Rs M
Dec/22
n.a n.a
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities*
Rs M
Dec/22​
n.a n.a
 
​Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Dec/22
11,55611,912

Domestic credit ^1
Rs M
Dec/22​
800,790
793,802  
Central government (net) 4
Rs M
Dec/22​
132,507 132,986
 
​Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
  Dec/22​
18,220 18,220  
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Dec/22
452,775 449,637  
​Households
Rs M
Dec/22
196,235 195,059  
​Corporations ^
Rs M
Dec/22
256,540 254,578  
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Dec/22​
​197,287 ​192,958  
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) ^​
Rs M
Dec/22
862,836913,537  
Other items (net)
Rs M
Dec/22
-857,071​-912,520​​ ​ 
 
 
 
​​ 
​ 
 
Central Bank Survey 3




​​Histor​i​​cal Series

Monetary base
Rs M
Dec/22
248,164
177,765

Domestic credit
Rs M
Dec/22
71,987
65,058
Central government (net)
           Rs M           ​ Dec/22
​-18,478-25,347  
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Dec/22
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
Dec/22
90,46590,405  
​Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Dec/22
0
​​0
 
​Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
Dec/22
117
76
 
​Other claims
Rs M
Dec/22
90,348
90,330
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
Dec/22
​290,734
243,315​
Other items (net)
Rs M
Dec​/22
​-114,557
-130,608​
 
 Interest Rates
 
 
​​ 
​ 
Bank Rate​​ 
Repo Rate​
Principal I​nte​rest Rates
His​t​oric​al s​eries​​​​​​
​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
M​ore information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
Balance of Payments k/
 
 
 
 
Methodological Note
BPM6_Information Note​​​
Current account
Rs M
Q3/22
-17,935
-22,235
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
   Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q3/22​​
57,152
51,027

   Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q3/22
93,969
90,438

   Net primary income
Rs M
Q3/22
23,551
22,229
 
   Net secondary income
Rs M
Q3/22
​-4,669
-5,010
 
Capital account
Rs M
Q3/22
                    0
649

Financial account
Rs M
Q3/22
-14,718
-19,877
​ 
Inward direct investment
Rs M
Q3/22
111,613
92,746
 
Outward direct investment
Rs M
Q3/22
42,020
​            ​                  103,632
 
Portfolio investment assets
Rs M
Q3/22
84,664​
68,930
 
Portfolio investment liabilities
Rs M
Q3/22
43,454
10,683
 
Net financial derivatives
Rs M
Q3/22
-729
1,074​
​ 
Other investment assets
Rs M
Q3/22
82,141
-30,657
 
Other investments liabilities
Rs M
Q3/22
62,131
50,614
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
Q3/22
-5,616
-8,812
 
  Net errors and omissions
Rs M
Q3/22​
3,217
1,709

International Reserves (Official Reserve Assets)3
 

 
 
Foreign currency reserves
Rs M
Dec/22
342,210 ​​​294,749 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
IMF reserve position
Rs M
Dec/22
2,415
          2,331
​ 
SDRs
Rs M
Dec/22
12,798
     12,636
​ ​
Gold
Rs M
Dec/22
​31,875
30,854
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
Dec/22
295,122
248,928​
 
Data Template on International Reser​ves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Dec/22
​   ​   342,210
​​    294,749​
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 ​
 
 
M​or​​e​ ​In​​​f​o​​​r​ma​tion​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Histo​​​​ric​​al Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Trade balance
Rs M
Nov/22
-17,600
​-13,959
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Nov/22​
8,354
8,750

Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
Nov/22
25,954
​22,709
 
International Investment Position l/
 
 
1,803,918 
717,816 
Historical Series​​​ ​​ 
Assets
Rs M
2021
25,113,199
19,282,343

Direct investment abroad
Rs M
2021
14,148,254
11,215,737
​​​​​​​
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2021
7,855,911
5,384,281
 
​Equity securities
Rs M
2021
7,043,312
4,793,560
 
​Debt securities
Rs M
2021
812,599
590,721
 
​Financial derivatives
Rs M
2021
159,429
119,187
 
Other investment
Rs M
2021
2,576,908
2,274,898
 
​Reserve assets
Rs M
2021
372,697
288,240
 
Liabilities
Rs M
2021
23,309,281
18,564,527
 
Direct investment
Rs M
2021
15,942,531
13,080,264
 
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2021
3,976,886
2,579,040
 
​Equity securities
Rs M
2021
3,604,196
2,285,057
 
​Debt securities
Rs M
2021
372,690
293,983
 
Financial derivatives
Rs M
2021
39,491
46,359
 
Other investment
Rs M
2021
3,350,373​
2,858,864
 
External Debt 
 
 
 
 
​​Methodological Note
General Government
Rs M
Q4/22
81,788.5
67,395.6
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Short-term
Rs M
Q4/22
38.5
44.6

​​Money market instruments​
Rs M
Q4/22
38.5
44.6
 
​Loans
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 

​Trade credits
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q4/22
81,750.067,351.0
 
​Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q4/22
304.0340.0  
​Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q4/22
67,829.0 53,669.0  
​Trade credits
Rs M
Q4/22
     
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q4/22
13,617.013,342.0
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q4/22
51,194.952,364.3  
Short-term
Rs M
Q4/22
711.7768.6  
​Money market instruments
Rs M
Q4/22
46.9 ​22.0  
​Loans
Rs M
Q4/22
​0.0 0.0
 
​Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q4/22
662.6744.3
 
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q4/22
2.3
2.4
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q4/22
50,483.1
51,595.7
 
​Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q4/22
4.9
4.9
 
​Loans
Rs M
Q4/22
50,478.2
51,590.8
 
​Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M​
Q4/22
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q4/22
560,522.8
579,696.2
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q4/22
354,477.1
361,522.8
 
​Money market instruments
Rs M
Q4/22
​103.5
      ​​ 118.3
 
​Loans
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
​Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q4/22
346,933.5
343,290.1
 
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q4/22
7,440.1
18,114.4
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q4/22
206,045.7​
218,173.4
 
​Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q4/22
14,178.8
13,983.4
 
​Loans
Rs M
Q4/22
167,082.7
179,800.5
 
​Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q4/22
24,784.2
24,389.5
 
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q4/22
​ 
 
 
Other Sectors o
Rs M
Q3/22
7,501,532.9
7,537,453.8
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q4/22
9,574.6
9,259.4
 
​Money market instruments
Rs M
Q3/22
 
 
 
​Loans
Rs M
Q4/22
342.3
​339.5
 
​Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
​Trade credits
Rs M
Q4/22
9,232.3
8,919.9
 
​Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q4/22
7,491,958.3
7,528,194.3
 
​Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q4/22
367,121.7
352,383.6
 
​Loans (Public Enterprise and Private sector)
Rs M
Q4/22
21,944,778.4
2,015,498.4
 
​Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
​Trade credits
Rs M
Q4/22
 
 
 
​Other debt liabilities m(Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q4/22
1,185,159.8
1,008,910.2
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q4/22
​3,994,898.4
​4,151,402.2
 
​​o/w Global Business
​          Rs M
Q4/22
3,976,479.0
4,132,961.6
​​​o/w Other​
​          Rs M          Q4/22​
​18,419.4
​18,440.6
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q4/22
 ​
 
 
Gross External Debt p/
Rs M
Q4/22
8,195,039.0​
8,236,909.9​
 
Exchange Rates
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Direct Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
Population
Individuals
2021

1,263,888

1,266,030

More Information​​​​​​​
Histor​​ical Series​​​​​​​​

a/ Growth rate refers to the corresponding period of the previous year.
b/ Statistical discrepancy included in “Changes in inventories”.
c/ Not calculated.
d/ As from June 2022, the index is calculated with 2018 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 2021 as base.​
h/ The Consumer Price Index for April 2018 onwards is rebased on 2017 Household Budget Survey data.
iData are disseminated on a monthly basis as from August 2014. As from March 2022, the index is calculated with 2018 as base year.​
j/ Interest is on accrual basis.
k/ 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 Q1 2014 to Q4 2017 in historical series.
l/ As from 2009, the coverage of IIP has been extended to include cross-border positions of GBC1s. Revised figures for IIP for end-Dec 2014 to end-Dec 2016 in historical series.
m/ Other debt liabilities are other liabilities in the IIP statement.
n/ 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.
o/ Include cross-border data of GBC1s, private external debt culled from International Transaction Reporting System and external debt of public enterprises.
p/ 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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