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
  • Cargo Traffic
  • Tourist Arrivals by Country of Residence
  Unit 2014 2015* 2016* 2017**
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at basic prices Rs M 348,011   363,547   385,364  406,735
Taxes on products (net of subsidies) Rs M  44,051 46,346  48,879  52,930
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at market prices Rs M 392,062   409,893 434,243  459,665
Net primary income from the rest of the world Rs M -9,930  -2,997  -2,296 685
Gross National Income (GNI)          
                   at market prices Rs M 382,132   370,403   431,947  460,350
Net transfer from the rest of the world Rs M 3,189 2,700 3,251 5,920
Gross National Disposable Income (GNDI) Rs M 385,321  409,227  435,198  466,270
Per capita GNI          
                   at market prices Rs 302,989  322,197   341,799 364,089
Per capita GDP          
                   at market prices Rs 310,862      324,570 343,616 363,547
Compensation of employees Rs M 141,394    148,769 158,051  166,118
Final consumption expenditure Rs M 350,457   367,417   386,540  408,676
                      Households Rs M 292,343  306,206  319,758  338,761
                      General Government Rs M 58,114   61,211   66,782 69,915
Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation (GDFCF) Rs M 73,989   71,155   74,969 80,890
                     Private sector Rs M 55,048  51,735   55,813  58,746
                     Public sector Rs M 18,941   19,420 19,156  22,144
Gross National Saving (GNS) Rs M 34,864   42,179 48,658 57,594
Net exports of goods & services Rs M -43,782    -41,182 -40,857 -48,315
         Exports of goods & services Rs M 200,198   200,007 193,230  202,341
         Imports of goods & services Rs M 243,980   241,189 234,087  250,656
  (Rs Million)
  2014 2015* 2016* 2017**
  Agriculture, forestry and fishing 12,778   12,928    13,706  14,172
        Sugarcane 3,162     3,144   3,170   2,941
        Other 9,616     9,784 10,536  11,231
  Mining and quarrying 1,000   893   908   944
  Manufacturing 53,274    53,436 53,631 54,629
       Sugar 641    583 775 806
       Food (excluding sugar) 18,663    18,554 18,890 19,691
       Textile 16,118    16,700 15,826 15,694
       Other 17,852    17,599 18,140 18,438
  Electricity , gas, steam and air  conditioning supply 5,511      7,083 8,427   9,580
 Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 1,340    1,442   1,409   1,565
 Construction 16,631     16,018   16,027   17,493
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of  motor vehicles and motorcycles 41,579   
  
43,738   45,914   48,496
         of which: Wholesale and retail trade                       38,977     40,968   43,006   45,366
 Transportation and storage 21,160      22,613   24,338   25,874
 Accommodation and food service activities 21,702      23,520   26,727   27,964
 Information and communication 14,948    15,841 16,374 17,019
 Financial and insurance activities 41,322     43,599   46,614 49,853
       Monetary intermediation 23,309     24,528   26,489  28,399
       Financial leasing and other credit granting 2,500      2,545   2,604   2,778
       Insurance, reinsurance and pension 11,071   
 
11,734   12,461   13,297
       Other 4,442    4,792 5,060 5,379
 Real estate activities 21,165    21,923   22,798   23,690
       of which: Owner occupied dwellings 17,572    18,026   18,647   19,203
 Professional, scientific and technical  activities                                                   15,923    16,776  17,917   19,477
 Administrative and support service  activities 9,752      10,391   11,118   12,082
 Public administration and defence; compulsory social security                                                   21,543   
  
22,419   24,824   25,915
 Education 16,562      17,636   18,926   19,970
 Human health and social work activities 14,431      15,199   16,488   17,500
Arts, entertainment and recreation 11,854       12,369 13,161   14,183
 Other service activities 5,537    5,725 5,979 6,328
 Gross Domestic Product at basic prices 348,011    363,547  385,364   406,735
 Taxes on products (net of subsidies) 44,051   
46,346   48,879   52,930
 Gross Domestic Product at market  prices 392,062    409,893   434,243   459,665
         
 Export oriented enterprises 20,704      20,968   20,163   19,963
 Seafood 3,440      3,561   3,710   3,845
 Freeport 2,182     2,380   2,457   2,542
 Tourism 24,495      27,070   30,066   31,264
 ICT 19,438   21,137     21,956   23,018
  2014 2015* 2016* 2017**
  Agriculture, forestry and fishing +3.7   +0.3   +3.7  +0.2
        Sugarcane -3.5   -3.8   +5.5  -7.5
        Other +6.5   +1.6   +3.2   +2.5
  Mining and quarrying -2.5   -3.4   +1.0   +1.5
  Manufacturing +1.8   +0.1   +0.3  +0.8
       Sugar +0.8   -5.1   +7.0   +4.0
       Food (excluding sugar) +2.4   +3.0   +1.4   +1.0
       Textile +4.2  -2.8   -5.8   +1.0
       Other -1.0   -0.2   +4.8   +1.0
  Electricity , gas, steam and air  conditioning supply   +4.0   +3.8   +4.2   +3.8
 Water supply; sewerage, waste management  and remediation activities +3.0   +3.0   +2.0   +2.5
  Construction -8.5   -4.9   0.0 +7.0
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of    motor vehicles and motorcycles +3.0 +2.8   +3.0   +3.0
         of which: Wholesale and retail trade                       +2.9   +2.7   +3.0   +2.9
 Transportation and storage +2.8   +3.4   +3.9  +3.8
 Accommodation and food service activities +6.1    +8.7   +9.2  +4.7
 Information and communication +6.4   +6.9   +5.9   +6.0
 Financial and insurance activities +5.5   +5.3   +5.7   +5.5
       Monetary intermediation +5.5   +5.4   +6.0   +5.8
       Financial leasing and other credit granting +6.5   +6.3   +6.5   +6.5
       Insurance, reinsurance and pension +5.0   +4.6   +5.2   +5.2
       Other +5.9   +5.8   +5.0   +4.7
 Real estate activities +5.3   +4.3   +3.9  +3.2
       of which: Owner occupied dwellings +4.9   +4.0   +3.6   +2.7
 Professional, scientific and technical activities                                                   +5.5   +5.1   +5.7   +6.0
 Administrative and support service activities +7.9   +6.7   +5.9   +6.0
 Public administration and defence;  compulsory social security                                                     +5.4   +1.3   +2.3 +3.0
 Education +2.6   +3.1   +0.7   +2.4
 Human health and social work activities +6.8   +3.6   +2.1   +4.0
Arts, entertainment and recreation +6.8   +4.8   +4.7   +5.2
 Other service activities +3.4   +3.0   +3.1   +3.1
 Gross Domestic Product at basic prices +3.6   +3.1   +3.6   +3.7
 Gross Domestic Product at basic prices exc. sugar +3.7   +3.2   +3.5   +3.8
 Taxes on products (net of subsidies) +4.8   +6.9   +5.6   +5.1
 Gross Domestic Product at market prices +3.7   +3.6   +3.8   +3.9
         
 Export oriented enterprises +2.5   -3.1   -5.1   -0.4
 Sea food +9.8   +6.6   +3.6   -0.1
 Freeport +5.8   +4.7   +2.9   +3.3
 Tourism +6.3  +7.2   +11.4   +5.3
 ICT +6.6   +7.1   +5.4  +5.6
  (Rs Million)
  2014 2015 2016* 2017**
I - By  type of capital goods        
A.  Building & construction work 47,016    45,717   46,387   50,697
            Residential building 21,532     21,925    24,895   24,760
            Non-residential building 12,877     10,726   9,858   12,273
            Other construction work 12,607     13,067   11,634    13,665
B.  Machinery and equipment 26,973    25,438   28,582   30,193
            Aircraft 0   0   467   0
            Marine vessel 2,013      0   1,031   1,650
            Passenger car 3,630      3,780   4,326   4,473
            Other transport equipment 2,645      2,216  3,033   3,070
            Other machinery and equipment 18,685     19,442 19,725   21,000
         
Gross  Domestic  Fixed  Capital  Formation 73,989    71,155   74,969   80,890
GDFCF (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) 71,976    71,155   73,471   79,240
II - By  Industrial use        
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,854     1,941   1,828    1,823
Mining and quarrying 52   31  17   7
Manufacturing 5,958     3,738   3,851   4,113
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 3,499      3,985   4,915   5,856
Water    supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3,808      5,972   4,917   4,794
Construction 2,057      1,863 1,167   1,348
Wholesale  & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 5,047      4,624   4,792   5,054
        of which Wholesale and retail trade 4,660      4,153   4,379   4,645
Transportation and storage 4,309      3,784   4,547   8,011
Accommodation and food service activities 4,645     4,375 4,316 6,150
Information and communication 2,192    2,446 2,402 2,205
Financial and insurance activities 2,627     2,729 2,698 2,086
Real estate activities 24,326     25,079 28,153 28,725
       of which Owner occupied dwellings 21,532     21,925 24,895 24,760
Professional, scientific and technical  activities 455     600 401 379
Administrative and support service activities 640   580 822 899
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 5,850     3,924 5,396 4,972
Education 1,923      2,259   1,547  1,670
Human health and social work activities 1,892    1,731 1,546 1,368
Arts, entertainment and recreation 875     585 715 561
Other service activities 980    911 941 872
Gross  Domestic  Fixed  Capital  Formation 73,989    71,155   74,969   80,890
GDFCF as a % of GDP at market prices 18.9   17.4   17.3  17.6
  2014 2015 2016* 2017**
I - By  type of capital goods        
A.  Building & construction work -7.5   -4.0  +1.5  +7.0
            Residential building -8.8   +0.5   +13.5 -2.6
            Non-residential building -20.3   -17.8   -8.1   +21.9
            Other construction work +14.1  +2.3 -11.0 +15.0
B.  Machinery and equipment -3.2   
-7.8   +7.7   +2.6
    Machinery and equipment (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) -0.9   -0.3   +1.9   +2.3
            Passenger car -4.2    +1.1   +11.1  +0.4
            Other transport equipment -13.0   -53.8   +98.5 +1.1
            Other transport equipment (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) -0.9   -18.7 +32.9  -1.7
            Other machinery and equipment -0.2   +2.0 -3.4  +3.4
         
Gross Domestic Fixed  Capital  Formation -6.0   
-5.4  +3.7  +5.3
GDFCF (excluding aircraft & marine vessel) -5.3   
-2.7   +1.6  +5.3
II - By  Industrial use        
Agriculture, forestry and fishing -44.1   -33.2 -8.3 +1.4
Mining and quarrying -87.2   -41.1 -49.2 -61.8
Manufacturing +21.1  -38.5 -0.6  +3.9
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply -16.0   +11.9 +19.4 +16.0
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities +43.2  +54.4 -18.9  -4.8
Construction +11.7  -11.1 -39.3 +12.4
Wholesale  & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles -17.4   -10.1 +1.7 +2.8
        of which Wholesale and retail trade -18.6  -12.5 +3.6 +3.5
Transportation and storage +14.4  -13.9 +16.4 +71.9
Accommodation and food service activities -29.6  -7.3 -2.7 +39.2
Information and communication -6.5  +9.3  -5.4  -10.7
Financial and insurance    activities +27.7  +2.0 -3.3 -24.7
Real estate activities -6.1  +1.7  +12.1  -0.1
       of which Owner occupied dwellings -8.8   +0.5 +13.5  -2.6
Professional, scientific and technical  activities +28.5  +29.1 -36.0  -8.2
Administrative and support service activities +96.8  -11.7 +36.8 +6.2
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security +20.6  -33.9 +35.2 -10.1
Education -27.6   +15.5 -33.1 +5.1
Human health and social work activities -9.3    -10.1 -13.9 -13.9
Arts, entertainment and recreation -35.1   -34.3 +18.9  -23.7
Other service activities -16.6   -8.5 +1.3 -9.7
Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation -6.0   
-5.4   +3.7   +5.3
  (Rs Million)
  2014 2015 2016* 2017**
Current Account (39,625) (19,704) (18,881) (4984)
Goods and Services (40,145) (43,535) (44,286) (12,269)
Income (2,284) 31,748 33,648 8,869
Current Transfers 2,804 (7,917) (8,243) (1,584)
Capital and Financial Account 34,828 17,871 24,014 3,019
Capital Account (146) (136) (36) (47)
Financial  Account 34,974 18,007 24,050 3065
Net Errors and Omission 4,797 1,833 (5,132) 1,965
Employment ('000) 2013 2014* 2015* 2016**
  Agriculture, forestry and fishing 44.2  41.3 41.5  41.3
        Sugarcane 13.2 12.7 12.6 12.4
  Mining and quarrying 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
  Manufacturing 110.9 101.6 101.0 98.7
       Sugar 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4
       Food (excluding sugar) 14.5 17.3 18.2 18.3
       Textile 53.0 49.5 48.6 47.1
  Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply   2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
 Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.3
  Construction 48.3 40.7 40.2 39.6
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 95.2 91.0 93.0 94.0
 Transportation and storage 32.4 36.4 38.3 38.5
 Accommodation and food service activities 39.6 39.0 39.9 40.8
 Information and communication 18.5 16.7 17.1 17.4
 Financial and insurance activities 13.4 13.5 13.5 13.5
 Real estate activities 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4
 Professional, scientific and technical activities                                                   10.6 11.0 11.5 12.1
 Administrative and support service activities 27.3 25.4 25.2 25.2
 Public administration and defence; compulsory social security                                                     40.6 41.5 41.7 41.4
 Education 32.2 31.3 31.8 32.0
 Human health and social work activities 19.9 18.6 19.2 19.4
Arts, entertainment and recreation 5.7 10.6 11.6 12.2
 Other service activities 4.1 31.6 32.0 32.2

   

Employment ('000)  2014 2015 2016 2017**
Labour Force (Mauritian) 575.7 584.6 581.0  582.8
Male 352.8 353.3 353.6 352.4
Female 222.9 231.3  227.4 230.4
         
Employment (Mauritian) 530.9 538.3  538.6 540.0
of which: Men 333.4 333.8 336.7 336.7
            : Women 197.5 204.5 201.9  203.3
Employment (Foreigners) 28.3 28.3  28.6  28.0 
Total Employment 559.2 566.6  567.2  568.0 
         
Unemployment ('000) 44.8 46.3 42.4  42.8
Male('000) 19.4 19.5 16.9  17.5
Female('000) 25.4 26.8 25.5  25.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 7.8 7.9 7.3  7.3
  (Rs Million)
  2013* 2014** 2015(Jan-June)*** 2015-16*** 2016-17** 2017-18***
  Actual Revised Revised Estimates Revised Estimates
Revenue 75,622 79,268 39,113 87,600 91,800 99,525
Taxes 68,257 71,992 36,748 77,810 83,611 92,259
Social Contributions 1,269 1,284 636 1,360 1,400 1,545
Other Revenue 6,096 5,992 1,729 8,430 6,789 5,721
Expenses 75,809 80,726 43,229 93,633 100,527 108,885
Compensation of employees 22,698 24,025 12,525 26,947 28,440 30,552
Use of Goods and Services 7,087 7,546 4,144 8,663 9,440 10,937
Interest 9,629 10,118 4,954 10,315 10,870 11,90
Subsidies 1,471 1,577 844 1,763 1,565 1,955
Grants 15,361 16,769 8,684 18,203 20,447 20,925
Social    Benefits 17,505 19,250 11,261 24,081 27,435 29,950
Other    Expenses 2,058 1,441 726 2,061 2,370 2,566
Contingencies     100 1,600   500
Gross Operating Balance -187 -1,458 -4,116 -6,033 -8,727 -9,360
Net Acquisition of Non-Financial Assets 11,161 9,528 3,870 8,703 -7,143 -6,113
Net Lending/Borrowing (Budget Balance) -12,823 -12,551 -7,725 -15,405 -15,405 -15,473
Net Lending/Borrowing (Budget Balance) as % of GDP -3.5% -3.2%   -3.5% -3.5% -3.2
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets 5,265 996 246 1216 873 6,150
Borrowing Requirements 17,769 13,156 7,966 16,226 16,660 20,987
Domestic 6,964 8,923 8,213 20,714 21,905 21,739
Foreign 10,805 4,233 -247 -4,488 -5245 -752
Borrowing Requirements as % of GDP 4.9% 3.4%   3.7% 3.7% 4.4%
PRIMARY BALANCE -3,194 -2,433 -2,780 -5,090 -5,000 -3,573
PRIMARY BALANCE AS % OF GDP -0.9% -0.6%   -1.2% -1.1% -0.7%

* Actual   ** Revised Estimates   *** Estimates

Road traffic (units) 2013 2014 2015 2016
Car 160,701 173,954 188,299 202,696
(of  which taxi car) 6,915 6,911 6,907 6,905
Dual  purpose  vehicle 49,730 49,503 49,301 48,961
Bus 2,963 3,006 2,980 3,107
Van 26,090 26,293 26,624 26,890
Motor cycle 65,827 72,067 77,603 85,756
Lorry and truck 14,061 14,243 14,372 14,645
Total 328,834 348,588 368,706 389,716
  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
  2013 2014 2015 2016**
EUROPE        
France 244,752 243,665 254,323 271,963
Germany 60,530 62,231 75,237 103,761
Italy 31,205 29,557 29,185 31,337
Switzerland 27,756 29,285 30,680 36,272
United Kingdom 98,017 115,326 129,754 141,904
Austria 7,937 8,303 11,425 16,643
Spain 8,441 8,633 10,013 15,304
Belgium 11,566 11,465 14,223 15,675
         
AFRICA        
Malagasy Rep. 13,943 13,039 12,215 11,740
Reunion 143,114 141,665 143,845 146,203
Seychelles 7,187 6,926 5,652 6,393
S. Africa,    Rep. of 94,208 93,120 101,943 104,834
Zimbabwe 1,526 1,735 1,892 2,047
         
ASIA        
India 57,255 61,167 72,135 82,670
P. Rep. of China 41,913 63,365 89,584 79,374
Singapore 2,112 1,849 1,779 2,840
United Arab Emirates 8,161 8,001 9,049 9,614
         
OCEANIA        
Australia 18,393 17,529 17,835 18,559
         
AMERICA        
USA 5,777 7,308 8,546 8,524
Canada 4,435 4,710 5,608 6,060
         
All Countries 993,106 1,038,968 1,024,923 1,111,717