Economic Data

Economic Data

  • National Accounts Aggregates
  • GDP by industry group
  • Sectoral growth rates (%)
  • GDFCF by type and use
  • GDFCF- Annual growth rates (%)
  • Balance of Payments
  • Employment by Industrial Group
  • Public Finance
  • Transport
  • Tourist Arrivals by Country of Residence
  • Cargo Traffic
  Unit 2012 2013 2014 2015
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at basic prices Rs M 302,617   322,958   343,181   357,190
Taxes on products (net of subsidies) Rs M 41,218   43,270   44,100   46346
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at market prices Rs M 343,835   366,228   386,229   403536
Net primary income from the rest of the world Rs M 1,121   4,078  -5,472 -3,930
Gross National Income (GNI)          
                   at market prices Rs M 344,956   370,403   380,757 399,606
Net transfer from the rest of the world Rs M +5,013   4,054  3,189   2,700
Gross National Disposable Income (GNDI) Rs M 349,969   374,457   383,946 402,306
Per capita GNI          
                   at market prices Rs 274,321   294,008  301,899 316,425
Per capita GDP          
                   at market prices Rs 273,430   290,771   301,899 316,425
Compensation of employees Rs M 116,657   127,663   135,358 140,781
Final consumption expenditure Rs M 300,385   323,009   341,884 357,472
                      Households Rs M 254,468   270,261   286,739 299,289
                      General Government Rs M 45,917   52,748   56,145 58,183
Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation (GDFCF) Rs M 79,185   77,618   73,989 71,306
                     Private sector Rs M 60,175   59,267   55,048 51,886
                     Public sector Rs M 19,010   18,351  18,941 19,420
Gross National Saving (GNS) Rs M 49,583   51,448   42,062 44,834
Net exports of goods & services Rs M -41,711   -48,838   -44,624 -39,481
         Exports of goods & services Rs M 187,688   179,330  198,940 200,968
         Imports of goods & services Rs M 229,399   228,168   243,564 240448
  (Rs Million)
  2012 2013 2014 2015
  Agriculture, forestry and fishing 10,494   10,405   10,853  10,308
        Sugarcane 3,696   3,238   3,114   2,771
        Other 6,797   7,167   7,739  7,537
  Mining and quarrying 1,000   990   969   970
  Manufacturing 50,537   55,021   56,458   57,629
       Sugar 1,071   958   780   718
       Food (excluding sugar) 19,842   21,194   20,938   21,149
       Textile 14,721   15,875   16,919   17,838
       Other 14,902   16,994   17,821   17,924
  Electricity , gas, steam and air  conditioning supply 4,092   4,491   5,288   5320
 Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 1,193   1,262   1,309   1323
 Construction 19,034   17,680   16,414   15,862
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of  motor vehicles and motorcycles 36,807   39,705   42,469   44,861
         of which: Wholesale and retail trade                       33,906   36,464   38,897   40,961
 Transportation and storage 17,797   18,763   20,006   21,200
 Accommodation and food service activities 21,249   19,697   21,512   24,092
 Information and communication 13,478   13,938   14,540   15,016
 Financial and insurance activities 31,262   32,799   35,293 39,994
       Monetary intermediation 18,615   19,201   20,679  21,558
       Financial leasing and other credit granting 1,892   2,062   2,244   2,285
       Insurance, reinsurance and pension 9,094   9,740   10,442   11.067
       Other 1,662   1,796   1,928   2,084
 Real estate activities 16,665   17,784   18,922   19,587
       of which: Owner occupied dwellings 13,373   14,071   14,749   15,079
 Professional, scientific and technical  activities                                                   13,882   15,407   16,845   18,021
 Administrative and support service  activities 7,640   8,493   9,418   10,138
 Public administration and defence; compulsory social security                                                   17,984   21,283   22,784   23,705
 Education 13,413   15,428   16,290   17,097
 Human health and social work activities 11,698   13,768   15,247   16,426
Arts, entertainment and recreation 8,826   9,903   10,912   11,603
 Other service activities 5,566   6,119   6,647   7,039
 Gross Domestic Product at basic prices 302,617   322,958   342,179   357,190
 Taxes on products (net of subsidies) 41,218   43,270   44,100   46,346
 Gross Domestic Product at market  prices 343,835   366,228   386,229   403,536
         
 Export oriented enterprises 18,834   20,011   20,395   20,818
 Seafood 4,314   4,833   4,688   4,738
 Freeport 1,596   1,735   1,884   2,044
 Tourism 24,817   22,393   24,540   27,776
 ICT 19,226   20,352   21,680   22,896
  2012 2013 2014 2015
  Agriculture, forestry and fishing -0.2   +0.4   +3.9  -1.0
        Sugarcane -7.3   -1.9   -1.7  -8.8
        Other +3.7   +1.7   +6.5   +2.1
  Mining and quarrying -8.3   -4.6   -5.0   -1.6
  Manufacturing +2.2   +4.4   +2.2  +0.2
       Sugar -6.3   -1.0   +0.6   -7.2
       Food (excluding sugar) +7.6   -0.3   +2.6   +3.9
       Textile -1.1   +2.6   +1.0   -2.9
       Other 0.0   +12.7   +3.0   -0.8
  Electricity , gas, steam and air  conditioning supply   +4.5   +4.4   +4.0   +3.9
 Water supply; sewerage, waste management  and remediation activities +2.2   +2.5   +3.0   +3.0
  Construction -3.0   -9.4   -8.5 -4.7
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of    motor vehicles and motorcycles +3.9 +3.1   +3.2   +3.0
         of which: Wholesale and retail trade                       +3.5   +2.7   +2.9   +2.7
 Transportation and storage +2.1   +2.0   +2.5   +3.0
 Accommodation and food service activities 0.0   +2.5   +4.1  +9.3
 Information and communication +8.6   +6.9   +6.4   +6.9
 Financial and insurance activities +5.7   +5.4   +5.4   +5.2
       Monetary intermediation +6.3   +5.5   +5.5   +5.4
       Financial leasing and other credit granting +6.0   +6.5   +6.5   +6.3
       Insurance, reinsurance and pension +4.6   +4.9   +5.0   +4.6
       Other +5.0   +5.4   +5.5   +5.3
 Real estate activities +2.8   +2.9   +2.7   +2.2
       of which: Owner occupied dwellings +1.1   +1.4   +1.1   +1.0
 Professional, scientific and technical activities                                                   +7.8   +7.2   +5.9   +5.6
 Administrative and support service activities +7.5   +7.4   +7.4   +6.3
 Public administration and defence;  compulsory social security                                                     +2.2   +2.2   +5.8 +1.4
 Education +2.9   +2.7   +2.9   +3.0
 Human health and social work activities +7.4   +6.4   +6.4   +4.0
Arts, entertainment and recreation +8.5   +8.2   +6.7   +5.0
 Other service activities +6.7   +6.3   +5.2   +4.6
 Gross Domestic Product at basic prices +3.4   +3.2   +3.4   +3.1
 Gross Domestic Product at basic prices exc. sugar +3.5   +3.3   +3.5   +3.2
 Taxes on products (net of subsidies) +2.3   +2.7   +4.7   +6.8
 Gross Domestic Product at market prices +3.2   +3.2   +3.6   +3.5
         
 Export oriented enterprises +1.4   -3.0   +0.8   -1.4
 Sea food +6.5   -1.1   +11.8   +8.9
 Freeport +2.8   +5.4   +6.2   +5.0
 Tourism +0.0   +2.1   +4.5   +8.5
 ICT +9.1   +7.0   +6.6   +7.1
  (Rs Million)
  2012 2013 2014 2015
I - By  type of capital goods        
A.  Building & construction work 54,406   50,111   47,016   45,868
            Residential building 22,043   23,286   21,927   21,925
            Non-residential building 18,838   15,925   13,027   10,876
            Other construction work 13,525   10,900   12,762   13,067
B.  Machinery and equipment 24,779   27,507   30,619   25,438
            Aircraft 0   0   0   0
            Marine vessel 0   2,630   2,013   0
            Passenger car 3,953   3,714   3,630   3,780
            Other transport equipment 2,976   2,618   2,645   2,216
            Other machinery and equipment 17,850   18,545   18,685   19,442
         
Gross  Domestic  Fixed  Capital  Formation 79,185   77,618   73,989  71,306
GDFCF (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) 79,185   74,988   71,976   71,306
II - By  Industrial use        
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,129   5,048   2,854   1,941
Mining and quarrying 375   400   52   31
Manufacturing 5,179   4,865   5,958   3,738
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 5,224   4,120   3,499   3,985
Water    supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2,228   2,625   3,808   5,972
Construction 2,481   1,817   2,057   1,863
Wholesale  & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 8,875   6,020   5,047   4,624
        of which Wholesale and retail trade 8,438   5,644   4,660   4,153
Transportation and storage 4,064   3,718   4,309   3,784
Accommodation and food service activities 7,711   6,510   4,645   4,375
Information and communication 2,158   2,311   2,192   2,446
Financial and insurance activities 2,086   2,033   2,627   2.729
Real estate activities 24,328   25,540   24,326   25,229
       of which Owner occupied dwellings 22,043   23,286   21,537   21,930
Professional, scientific and technical  activities 286   350   455  600
Administrative and support service activities 280   320   340 580
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 4,754   4,774   5,850 3,924
Education 2,238   2,623   1,923   2,259
Human health and social work activities 2,276   2,055   1,892   1731
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,305   1,330   875   585
Other service activities 1,208   1,159   980   911
Gross  Domestic  Fixed  Capital  Formation 79,185   77,618   79,115   71,306
GDFCF as a % of GDP at market prices 23.0   21.2   19.2  17.7
  2012 2013 2014 2015
I - By  type of capital goods        
A.  Building & construction work -1.1   -10.1  -7.5  -3.8
            Residential building -4.5   +3.1   -8.8 +0.4
            Non-residential building +2.9   -17.5   -20.3   -16.7
            Other construction work -0.8   -21.4   +14.1 +2.2
B.  Machinery and equipment -0.2   +11.7   -3.2   -7.8
    Machinery and equipment (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) -0.2   +0.8   -0.9   -0.1
            Passenger car +12.2   -5.0   -4.2   +1.1
            Other transport equipment +13.9   +80.3   -13.0   -53.8
            Other transport equipment (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) +13.9   -10.1   -0.9   -18.7
            Other machinery and equipment -4.7   +3.9   -0.2   +2.0
         
Gross Domestic Fixed  Capital  Formation -0.8   -3.3   -6.0  -5.2
GDFCF (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) -0.8   -6.7   -5.3   -2.5
II - By  Industrial use        
Agriculture, forestry and fishing +2.9   +138.7   -44.1   -33.2
Mining and quarrying +3.8   +6.7   -87.2 -41.1
Manufacturing -14.2   -6.5   +21.1   -38.5
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply +32.7   -21.5   -16.0   +11.9
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities +59.7   +15.8   +43.2 +54.3
Construction -1.5   -27.6   +141.7   -11.1
Wholesale  & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles -6.9   -33.0  

-17.4 

-10.1
        of which Wholesale and retail trade -8.2   -34.0   -18.6   -12.6
Transportation and storage -2.5   -9.0   +14.4   -13.9
Accommodation and food service activities -5.6   -17.3   -29.6   -7.4
Information and communication +5.5   +7.3   -6.5   +9.3
Financial and insurance    activities +3.3   -3.5   +27.7   +1.9
Real estate activities -3.2   +2.6   -6.1  +2.2
       of which Owner occupied dwellings -4.5   +3.1   -8.8 +0.4
Professional, scientific and technical  activities +15.5   +22.2   +28.5   +29.1
Administrative and support service activities +17.0   +13.9   +96.8   -11.7
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security -22.8   -1.0   +20.6  -34.0
Education +97.2   +15.4   -27.6   +15.5
Human health and social work activities +21.3   -10.7   -9.3  -10.2
Arts, entertainment and recreation +27.0   +0.4   -35.1   -34.4
Other service activities -31.9   -5.6   -16.6  -8.5
Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation -0.8   -3.3   -6.0   -5.2
  (Rs Million)
  2012 2013 2014 2015
Current Account (25,059) (36,187) (39,625) (19,704)
Goods and Services (44,977) (48,097) (40,145) (43,535)
Income 15,659 9,134 (2,284) 31,748
Current Transfers 4,260 2,776 2,804 (7,917)
Capital and Financial Account 35,464 33,172 34,828 17,871
Capital Account (241) (123) (146) (136)
Financial  Account 35,705 33,295 34,974 18,007
Net Errors and Omission (10,405) 3,014 4,797 1,833
Employment ('000) 2011 2012 2013 2014
  Agriculture, forestry and fishing 47.3 47.4 47.4 44.9
        Sugarcane 14.7 14.1 14.1 13.2
  Mining and quarrying 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.3
  Manufacturing 111.4 111.7 111.7 112.2
       Sugar 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5
       Food (excluding sugar) 13.2 14.1 14.1 15.1
       Textile 54.2 53 53 53.6
  Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply   2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2
 Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.4
  Construction 52.5 53.1 53.1 46.6
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 99.5 101.5 101.5 96.6
 Transportation and storage 32.7 33.5 33.5 33
 Accommodation and food service activities 39.6 40.3 40.3 40.4
 Information and communication 17.7 18.8 18.8 19.1
 Financial and insurance activities 12.5 13 13 13.8
 Real estate activities 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.4
 Professional, scientific and technical activities                                                   9.2 10.2 10.2 10.9
 Administrative and support service activities 27.8 28.1 28.1 28.4
 Public administration and defence; compulsory social security                                                     40.2 39.8 39.8 41.5
 Education 32.1 32.6 32.6 32.2
 Human health and social work activities 20.2 20.4 20.4 20
Arts, entertainment and recreation 5.6 5.6 5.8 5.8
 Other service activities 3.1 3.5 3.5 4.5

   

Employment ('000)  2012 2013 2014 2015
Labour Force (Mauritian) 596.4 571.2 582.9  584.6
Male 372.3 350.4 351.7 353.3
Female 224.1 220.8  231.2 231.3
         
Employment (Mauritian) 536.7 544.8  525.7 538.3
of which: Men 344.8 348.7 331.8 333.8
            : Women 191.9 196.1 193.9  204.5
Employment (Foreigners) 23.0 24.0  26.3   
Total Employment 559.7 568.8  552.0   
         
Unemployment ('000) 47.1 45.5 44.0  46.3
Male('000) 18.6 18.6 18.8  19.5
Female('000) 28.5 26.9 25.2  26.8
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.1 8.0 7.8  7.9
  (Rs Million)
  2013* 2014** 2015(Jan-June)*** 2015-16***
  Actual Revised Revised Estimates
Revenue 75,622 79,268 39,113 87,600
Taxes 68,257 71,992 36,748 77,810
Social Contributions 1,269 1,284 636 1,360
Other Revenue 6,096 5,992 1,729 8,430
Expenses 75,809 80,726 43,229 93,633
Compensation of employees 22,698 24,025 12,525 26,947
Use of Goods and Services 7,087 7,546 4,144 8,663
Interest 9,629 10,118 4,954 10,315
Subsidies 1,471 1,577 844 1,763
Grants 15,361 16,769 8,684 18,203
Social    Benefits 17,505 19,250 11,261 24,081
Other    Expenses 2,058 1,441 726 2,061
Contingencies     100 1,600
Gross Operating Balance -187 -1,458 -4,116 -6,033
Net Acquisition of Non-Financial Assets 11,161 9,528 3,870 8,703
Net Lending/Borrowing (Budget Balance) -12,823 -12,551 -7,725 -15,405
Net Lending/Borrowing (Budget Balance) as % of GDP -3.5% -3.2%   -3.5%
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets 5,265 996 246 1216
Borrowing Requirements 17,769 13,156 7,966 16,226
Domestic 6,964 8,923 8,213 20,714
Foreign 10,805 4,233 -247 -4,488
Borrowing Requirements as % of GDP 4.9% 3.4%   3.7%
PRIMARY BALANCE -3,194 -2,433 -2,780 -5,090
PRIMARY BALANCE AS % OF GDP -0.9% -0.6%   -1.2%

* Actual   ** Revised Estimates   *** Estimates

Road traffic (units) 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Car 136,225 147,733 160,701 173,954 188,299
(of  which taxi car) 6,907 6,905 6,915 6,911 6,907
Dual  purpose  vehicle 49,132 50,116 49,730 49,503 49,301
Bus 2,912 2,957 2,963 3,006 2,980
Van 26,090 26,293 26,624 26,890 27,229
Motor cycle 53,410 59,637 65,827 72,067 77,603
Lorry and truck 13,539 13,902 14,061 14,243 14,372
Total 400,919 421,926 443,495 465,052 317,639
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
EUROPE          
France 302,004 256,929 244,752 243,665 254,362
Germany 56,331 55,186 60,530 62,231 75,272
Italy 52,747 40,009 31,205 29,557 29,250
Switzerland 24,362 26,002 27,756 29,285 30,697
United Kingdom 88,182 87,648 98,017 115,326 ,129,796
Austria 8,822 8,151 7,937 8,303 11,439
Spain 9,801 9,473 8,441 8,633 10,030
Belgium 12,029 10,967 11,566 11,465 14,223
           
AFRICA          
Malagasy Rep. 11,449 13,563 13,943 13,039 12,215
Reunion 113,000 144,340 143,114 141,665 143,834
Seychelles 8,485 6,779 7,187 6,926 5,652
S. Africa,    Rep. of 86,232 89,058 94,208 93,120 101,954
Zimbabwe 1,495 1,568 1,526 1,735 1,884
           
ASIA          
India 53,955 55,197 57,255 61,167 72,145
P. Rep. of China 15,133 20,885 41,913 63,365 89,585
Singapore 2,461 2,078 2,112 1,849 1,779
United Arab Emirates 3,780 5,403 8,161 8,001 9,050
           
OCEANIA          
Australia 15,726 17,009 18,393 17,529 17,900
           
AMERICA          
USA 6,870 6,374 5,777 7,308 8,586
Canada 3,887 4,736 4,435 4,710 5,615
           
All Countries 964,642 965,441 993,106 1,038,968 1,151,723
  Cargo Traffic (Tons)
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
BULK CARGO          
IMPORT          
Bitumen 16,886 18,421 12,308 6,828 4,247
Soya Bean Meal 45,875 48,455 40,272 43,266 62,545
Wheat 107,163 167,040 163,328 142,950 158,574
Maize 92,701 93,248 99,521 92,468 133,001
Fertilizer 4,000 5,500 8,920 13,420 5,500
Coal 664,249 685,319 752,323 724,753 762,953
Edible Oil 33,349 25,402 21,750 18,000 19,500
  26,357 27,000 27,000 52,151 71,050
  0 0 0 1,339 0
Cement 725,329 780,661 709,787 607,902 625,205
Petroleum White oil 690,244 664,296 681,896 713,414 751,301
Black Oil 424,688 440,035 405,324 435,720 446,799
Products Liquified Petroleum Gas 66,654 68,400 68,200 86,605 98,863
SUB TOTAL 2,897,495 3,023,777 2,990,629 2,938,816 3,139,538
           
EXPORT          
Sugar 27,200 0 0 0 0
Molasses 70,746 116,566 62,773 45,564 36,106
Bunker Pipe-line 126,352 130,732 125,871 150,566 139,873
Bunker Barge 141,860 152,912 143,453 140,999 144,411
Ethanol 0 0 0 6,781 11,043
White Oil 0 2,001 3,150    
Black Oli     2,240 0 0
Aggregates/Builders   0 0 27,989 0
Liquified Petroleum Gas Products 0 0 0 4,961 29,942
SUB TOTAL 393,420 404,611 337,487 376,860 631,375
TOTAL   3,290,915 3,428,388 3,328,116 3,315,676 3,500,913
           
GENERAL CARGO          
IMPORT 49,031 60,958 24,635 22,784 36,267
EXPORT 3,597 7,003 1,206 1,625 1,098
TRANSHIPMENT IN. 267 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 52,895 67,961 25,841 24,409 37,365
           
CONTAINERISED          
IMPORT 1,222,701 1,281,316 1,287,733 1,352,150 1,342,901
EXPORT 641,025 683,103 689,860 716,551 704,340
TRANSHIPMENT IN. 1,063,314 1,423,036 1,221,016 1,282,530 1,041,228
TOTAL 2,927,040 3,387,455 3,198,609 3,351,231 3,088,469
           
INTER-ISLAND          
RODRIGUES IMPORT 1,003 1,474 941 1,173 800
GEN.CARGO EXPORT 3,233 3,346 3,274 3,641 3,164
TOTAL 4,236 4,820  4,215 4,814 3,964
           
FISH          
LOCAL MARKET 94,706 85,846 90,864 78,231 89,126
TRANSHIPMENT IN. 45,005 45,648 55,574 62,123 53,703
TRANSHIPMENT OUT. 1,217 1,406 1,860 3,056 3,006
TOTAL 140,928 132,900 148,298 143,410 145,835
           

 

  Container traffic handled in terms of TEUs
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
           
IMPORT 235,055 289,322 261,183 277,605 230,946
EXPORT 115,569 128,145 124,143 125,396 130,163
           
TOTAL 350,624 417,467 385,326 403,001 361,109