Mauritius | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Mauritius including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Mauritius economy.


Overview Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
GDP Growth Rate 1.00 0.5 1.1 0.6 1 0.9 percent [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.60 7.5 7.3 6.9 5.57 6.5 percent [+]
Inflation Rate 1.30 2.1 2.5 2.7 1.43 2 percent [+]
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 3.75 3.75 2.75 percent [+]
Balance of Trade -5647.00 -6420 -6171 -6229 -6217 -6219 MUR Million [+]
Government Debt to GDP 61.60 60.7 60.76 60.81 60.95 61.07 percent [+]
MARKETS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Currency 34.85 35.55 35.9 36.96 36.61 42.24 [+]
Stock Market 2013.51 1920 1900 1840 1860 1550 points [+]
GDP Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
GDP Growth Rate 1.00 0.5 1.1 0.6 1 0.9 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.10 3.5 4.6 4.6 3.8 5 percent [+]
GDP 11.68 12.69 12.38 12.07 12.17 12.33 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 118476.00 95986 95463 95537 95527 95528 MUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 18693.00 18225 19448 18815 18670 18904 MUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 9468.94 9571 9659 9747 9810 10755 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 18864.11 19065 19230 19395 19527 21469 USD [+]
Gdp From Construction 3071.00 2560 2969 2842 2614 2799 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Manufacturing 11220.00 10381 10442 10419 10428 10425 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Mining 140.00 137 137 148 116 143 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Transport 4839.00 4736 4736 4736 4736 4736 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Utilities 759.00 874 874 874 874 874 MUR million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.60 7.5 7.3 6.9 5.57 6.5 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 38.90 41.24 41.8 38.58 39.67 39.2 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 546.60 543 538 544 538 542 Thousand [+]
Productivity 118.90 118 118 118 118 118 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 130.10 130 130 130 130 130 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 3799.00 3675 3714 3752 3906 4385 [+]
Wages 26331.00 27178 27513 27848 28227 33904 MUR/Month [+]
Population 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 Million [+]
Employment Rate 93.36 94.58 95.42 96.12 96.78 103 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 131.10 133 135 136 137 146 Index Points [+]
PRICES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Inflation Rate 1.30 2.1 2.5 2.7 1.43 2 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 112.50 113 113 114 115 123 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.88 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.89 percent [+]
Producer Prices 104.10 104 104 104 104 104 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -3.00 -2.93 -2.94 -2.94 -2.94 -2.94 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 0.04 0.26 0.26 0.24 0.25 percent [+]
Import Prices 82.20 81.66 80.72 81.1 80.51 81.26 Index points [+]
Export Prices 97.70 96.49 96.82 96.43 96.7 96.47 Index points [+]
Cpi Transportation 101.00 102 102 102 102 102 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 3.75 3.75 2.75 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 5001.90 5033 5046 5053 5055 5057 USD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 5.20 5.84 5.66 5.48 5.67 6.01 percent [+]
Lending Rate 8.50 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Balance of Trade -5647.00 -6420 -6171 -6229 -6217 -6219 MUR Million [+]
Exports 6294.00 6689 6692 6622 6614 6628 MUR Million [+]
Imports 11941.00 12714 12771 12803 12810 12814 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -4660.00 -4376 -5776 -4972 -4444 -4872 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.90 -6.5 -6.23 -5.96 -6.06 -5.89 percent [+]
External Debt 53104.00 52256 52069 51900 51747 51073 MUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 5816.00 5970 6020 6047 6062 6081 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 110271.00 98373 106566 106595 103599 104749 [+]
Gold Reserves 12.43 13.55 14 14.48 14.95 19.47 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 118.90 120 120 120 120 120 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10592.00 10135 9271 8407 8614 13534 MUR Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 61.60 60.7 60.76 60.81 60.95 61.07 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -3.96 -3.89 -3.82 -3.84 -4.09 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -2656.70 -394 -501 -515 -514 -512 MUR Million [+]
Government Spending 16916.00 17699 17609 18094 18174 21248 MUR Million [+]
Government Revenues 5706.50 8637 7390 7587 7424 7514 MUR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 8363.30 8529 8331 8428 8411 8414 MUR Million [+]
Military Expenditure 32.90 34.69 37.12 39.55 40.28 44.95 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Business Confidence 97.50 98.9 96.49 98.44 98.13 98.44 [+]
Industrial Production 1.00 -1.83 -2.9 -2.12 -1.18 -1.29 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -859.00 -1361 -596 -956 -587 -877 MUR Million [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 -0.52 -1.61 -1.41 -0.46 -0.44 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.70 -7.46 -7.59 -6.53 -5.06 -4.53 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.49 4.47 4.47 4.47 4.42 4.35 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 45.00 47 47 47 44 54 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 49.00 49 51 53 53 54 [+]
Corruption Index 54.00 53 52 52 52 53 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 50.00 48 49 51 50 50 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Consumer Spending 88965.00 83158 87018 94528 86436 109221 MUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.50 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
HOUSING Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Home Ownership Rate 88.90 88.99 89.04 89.1 89.15 90.34 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00 15 14.67 14.34 14.33 14.32 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 9.00 9 9 9 9 9 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 6.00 6 6 6 6 6 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.00 3 3 3 3 3 percent [+]