Mauritius | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

Overview Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate -0.50 0.7 1.04 0.5 1.1 0.9 percent [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.10 7.4 7.8 7.5 7.3 6.5 percent [+]
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.5 1.7 2.1 2.5 2 percent [+]
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 4 2.75 percent [+]
Balance of Trade -6179.00 -6682 -6391 -6593 -6417 -6582 MUR Million [+]
Government Debt to GDP 61.60 60.81 60.95 61.09 61.23 61.07 percent [+]
MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 36.06 36.13 36.49 36.84 37.2 42.92 [+]
Stock Market 1806.87 1800 1780 1770 1750 1460 points [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate -0.50 0.7 1.04 0.5 1.1 0.9 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.50 3.6 3.2 3.4 3 3.13 percent [+]
GDP 11.51 11.8 11.93 12.07 12.2 12.19 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 106076.00 18460 12440 9391 7756 2972 MUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 17954.00 19011 16310 17706 17478 16353 MUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 9134.82 9404 9472 9540 9608 10523 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 18333.42 18851 18986 19122 19257 21079 USD [+]
Gdp From Construction 2544.00 2793 2579 2680 2749 2717 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Manufacturing 7691.00 10651 10382 10492 10447 10460 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Mining 104.00 144 108 128 127 135 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Utilities 1040.00 920 920 920 920 920 MUR million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.10 7.4 7.8 7.5 7.3 6.5 percent [+]
Employed Persons 537.00 539 532 538 533 536 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 43.10 44.62 42.81 42.36 41.88 43.01 Thousand [+]
Productivity 118.90 118 118 118 118 118 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 130.10 130 130 130 130 130 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 3399.00 3569 3571 3573 3575 4023 [+]
Wages 26331.00 27848 28227 28606 28985 33904 MUR/Month [+]
Population 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.27 Million [+]
Employment Rate 92.57 92.62 92.72 92.75 92.83 93.57 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 127.80 129 130 131 131 115 Index Points [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.5 1.7 2.1 2.5 2 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 109.06 109 110 110 110 116 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.56 1.48 1.47 1.47 1.47 percent [+]
Producer Prices 102.90 103 103 103 103 103 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.60 -1.24 -1.1 -1.07 -1.07 -1.07 percent [+]
Import Prices 83.00 82.89 81.83 83.36 82.78 83.16 Index points [+]
Export Prices 97.30 97.05 97.62 97.11 97.42 97.15 Index points [+]
Cpi Transportation 97.51 97.29 97.52 97.58 97.57 97.57 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 4 2.75 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 4822.20 4841 4851 4852 4854 4855 USD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 6.10 6.32 6.48 6.64 6.79 6.57 percent [+]
Lending Rate 8.50 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade -6179.00 -6682 -6391 -6593 -6417 -6582 MUR Million [+]
Exports 7225.00 7368 7267 7212 7226 7234 MUR Million [+]
Imports 13404.00 13588 13586 13590 13591 13591 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -4663.00 -2714 -2639 -2557 -2473 -1580 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.90 -5.96 -6.06 -6.16 -6.26 -5.89 percent [+]
External Debt 53361.00 53024 52702 52491 52373 51556 MUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 4322.00 3460 3446 3416 3373 2400 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 130421.00 109102 99019 99175 101414 99650 [+]
Gold Reserves 11.43 11.28 11.26 11.6 11.99 13.46 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 117.20 114 115 115 115 115 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4760.00 5993 3662 1330 -1001 -1657 MUR Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 61.60 60.81 60.95 61.09 61.23 61.07 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.60 -3.17 -3.47 -3.78 -4.08 -4.68 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -1153.90 -529 -362 -323 -314 -311 MUR Million [+]
Government Spending 17177.00 16996 17045 17752 17678 21374 MUR Million [+]
Government Revenues 6702.40 7594 6855 7119 7080 7169 MUR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 7856.30 8119 7880 7968 7953 7958 MUR Million [+]
Military Expenditure 32.90 34.69 37.12 39.55 40.28 44.95 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Business Confidence 93.00 94.53 94.65 96.19 94.15 94.93 [+]
Industrial Production -2.20 1.31 1.49 1.17 1.25 1.35 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -951.00 4909 2461 237 440 1945 MUR Million [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.20 4.79 4.96 2.57 0.76 1.94 percent [+]
Mining Production 3.20 -3.42 -6.52 -7.9 -7.66 -4.88 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.49 4.41 4.41 4.41 4.41 4.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 45.00 43 43 43 48 50 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 49.00 40.05 42.75 44.09 45.44 38.98 [+]
Corruption Index 53.00 52.62 52.5 52.37 52.25 51.26 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 45.00 42.87 42.82 42.78 42.74 43.15 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Consumer Spending 76813.00 83974 77990 80914 85603 95241 MUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.50 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
HOUSING Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Home Ownership Rate 88.90 89.11 89.16 89.21 89.26 90.57 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 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 [+]





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. 12/6/2016