Mauritius | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

Overview Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate 3.10 0.85 0.5 1.1 0.6 0.9 percent [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.8 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.5 percent [+]
Inflation Rate 1.80 1.7 2.1 2.5 2.7 2 percent [+]
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 3.75 2.75 percent [+]
Balance of Trade -7927.00 -7504 -7668 -7512 -7680 -7678 MUR Million [+]
Government Debt to GDP 61.60 60.65 60.7 60.76 60.81 61.07 percent [+]
MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 35.38 35.73 36.09 36.44 37.15 42.46 [+]
Stock Market 1922.16 1900 1880 1860 1830 1540 points [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate 3.10 0.85 0.5 1.1 0.6 0.9 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.00 3.46 3.42 3 3.4 3.35 percent [+]
GDP 11.68 12.75 12.44 12.12 11.8 12.19 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 107601.00 88202 87009 87270 87213 87223 MUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 20069.00 18347 18207 19435 18767 18860 MUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 9468.94 9168 9246 9325 9404 10523 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 18333.42 18415 18566 18717 18868 21112 USD [+]
Gdp From Construction 3071.00 2581 2560 2969 2842 2799 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Manufacturing 11220.00 10541 10381 10442 10419 10425 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Mining 140.00 112 137 137 148 143 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Transport 4839.00 4737 4736 4736 4736 4736 MUR million [+]
Gdp From Utilities 759.00 872 874 874 874 874 MUR million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.8 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.5 percent [+]
Employed Persons 536.30 532 538 533 538 536 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 44.40 42.81 42.36 41.88 43.83 43.01 Thousand [+]
Productivity 118.90 117 118 118 118 118 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 130.10 130 130 130 130 130 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 3399.00 3492 3518 3544 3569 4023 [+]
Wages 26331.00 26843 27178 27513 27848 33904 MUR/Month [+]
Population 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.26 1.27 Million [+]
Employment Rate 92.35 92.72 92.75 92.83 92.9 93.57 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 129.90 134 135 136 138 157 Index Points [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 1.80 1.7 2.1 2.5 2.7 2 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 110.20 111 111 112 112 118 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.67 1.68 1.68 1.68 1.68 percent [+]
Producer Prices 104.40 105 105 105 105 105 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.18 1.42 1.49 1.5 1.5 1.5 percent [+]
Import Prices 82.20 81.83 83.36 82.78 83.09 83.16 Index points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.31 0.16 0.21 0.2 0.2 percent [+]
Export Prices 97.70 97.62 97.11 97.42 97.08 97.15 Index points [+]
Cpi Transportation 98.70 98.76 98.55 98.5 98.5 98.52 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 3.75 2.75 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 4925.50 4964 4980 4982 4986 4987 USD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 6.10 6.62 6.52 6.42 6.32 6.57 percent [+]
Lending Rate 8.50 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -7927.00 -7504 -7668 -7512 -7680 -7678 MUR Million [+]
Exports 7135.00 7140 7080 7067 7077 7078 MUR Million [+]
Imports 15062.00 14686 14686 14677 14675 14674 MUR Million [+]
Current Account -6932.00 -3312 -3169 -3053 -2949 -1991 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.90 -6.78 -6.5 -6.23 -5.96 -5.89 percent [+]
External Debt 53104.00 52702 52491 52373 52230 51556 MUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 4673.00 4386 4374 4344 4298 3259 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 124362.00 111210 97323 106175 107829 105626 [+]
Gold Reserves 12.43 12.96 13.55 14 14.48 19.47 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 118.90 115 115 115 115 115 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10592.00 10020 8677 7335 5993 -1657 MUR Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 61.60 60.65 60.7 60.76 60.81 61.07 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -3.59 -3.45 -3.31 -3.17 -4.68 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 691.50 -212 -353 -366 -364 -362 MUR Million [+]
Government Spending 16377.00 17009 17731 17630 18139 21310 MUR Million [+]
Government Revenues 13130.20 7686 8523 7376 7558 7531 MUR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 12438.70 7935 8479 8255 8360 8345 MUR Million [+]
Military Expenditure 32.90 34.69 37.12 39.55 40.28 44.95 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Business Confidence 97.50 97.44 98.9 96.49 98.44 98.44 [+]
Industrial Production 1.00 4.05 -2.61 -1.02 2.61 1.05 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 143.00 2435 223 347 3422 1889 MUR Million [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 4.32 2.92 1.61 0.73 1.88 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.70 -5.56 -7.46 -7.59 -6.53 -4.53 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 41.4 42.75 44.09 45.44 38.98 [+]
Corruption Index 53.00 52.43 52.49 52.56 52.62 51.26 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 50.00 46.24 45.12 43.99 42.87 43.15 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Consumer Spending 80689.00 77429 80281 83981 86081 92733 MUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.50 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
HOUSING Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Home Ownership Rate 88.90 88.94 89 89.05 89.11 90.57 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 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. 3/1/2017