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National economic indicator

Selected Economic Indicators, Republic of Mauritius 2008 - 2013


Indicator Period Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 a 2013 a
POPULATION        
Total Population 1 Mid-year No. 1,268,565 1,275,032 1,280,924 1,286,051 1,291,167  
- Female Mid-year % 50.6 50.7 50.7 50.7 50.8  
- Urban Mid-year % 41.9 41.8 41.7 41.6 41.5  
SOCIAL INDICATORS  
Population growth rate Year % 0.56 0.46 0.44 0.41 0.38  
Life expectancy at birth 
- Male
  No. of years 69.4 69.5 69.7 70.2 70.3 2  
- Female   No. of years 76.6 76.7 77 77.1 77.2 2  
AGE COMPOSITION OF POPULATION 
- Under 15 years Mid-year % 22.7 22.2 21.6 21.1 20.6  
- 15 - 59 years Mid-year % 66.9 67.1 67.2 67.1 67.1  
- 60 - 64 years Mid-year % 3.5 3.7 3.9 4.4 4.7  
- 65 years and over Mid-year % 6.8 7 7.3 7.4 7.7  
Dependency Ratio Mid-year Per 1000 Popn 419.4 412 405.6 398.5 393.4  
Sex Ratio Mid-year Men per 100 women 97.6 97.4 97.3 97.1 97  
Crude Birth rate Year No. per 1000 Popn 12.9 12 11.7 11.4 11.2  
Crude Death rate Year No. per 1000 Popn 7.1 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.2  
Marriage Rate Year No. per 1000 Popn 17.7 16.7 16.5 16.3 16.1  
Infant Mortality rate Year Per 1000 live births 14.4 13.4 12.5 12.9 13.7  
Under five mortality rate Year Per 1000 live births 16.6 16.1 14.7 15.9 15.7  
Maternal mortality rate Year Per 1000 live births 0.37 0.65 0.33 0.34 0.62  
Total Fertility rate Year Births per women 1.58 1.5 1.47 1.45 1.43  
Population per doctor Year No. 877 866 855 826 751  
Population per bed Year No. 300 287 294 297 293  
Crime rate 2 Year Per 1000 Persons 5.1 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.5  
Drug offence rate 3 Year Per 1000 Persons 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.7  
All offence rate (excluding contraventions) Year Per 1000 Persons 39.6 36.2 36.5 34.8 31.7  
Mobile Cellular telephone subscriber as at end of year Per 1000 Persons 812.3 850.4 927.9 1,004.20 1,148.60  
Total Internet subscribers as at end of year Per 1000 Persons 156.8 221.4 221.4 287.1 439.8  
Total final energy consumption Year ktoe 841.6 808.6 854.1 862.3 885.5  
Mean annual rainfall Year Millimetres 2,382.00 2,397.00 1,806.00 1,945.00 1,945.00  
Forest land as a % of total land area Year % 25.3 25.3 25.3 25.3 25.3  
EDUCATION   
Public spending on education as a % of GDP Year ending June as at end of June 3.3 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6
Gross Primary Enrolment Ratio - Total Year % 101 101 101 100 99 98
-  Male Year % 101 100 100 100 99 97
-  Female Year % 101 101 101 100 100 99
Apparent Intake Rate Year % 97.2 98.4 99 100.9 100.3 102.2
Progression to Secondary School Year % 82 82 82 84 93 n.a
Secondary Enrolment Ratio 4 - Total Year % 74 73 73 74 76 78
- Male Year % 71 71 70 72 73 76
- Female Year % 76 76 76 77 78 80
Pupil -Teacher Ratio 
- Primary
Year No. 29 29 28 27 28 26
- Secondary Year No. 16 15 15 14 14 15
Tertiary Enrolment5 Year No. 18,466 21,569 26,219 23,568 23,892 n.a
- Male Year % 42.2 43.8 39.1 41.2    
- Female Year % 57.8 56.2 60.9 60.2 60.2 n.a
LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATES & UNIT COST  
Labour force (including foreigners) - Both Sexes Year 000's 583.4 587.3 603.3 605.8 617.1 625.6
- Male Year % 63.5 63.2 62.2 62.2 62 61.8
- Female Year % 36.5 36.8 37.8 37.8 38 38.2
Activity Rate 6 - Total Year % 59.2 59.1 59.8 59.3 59.7 59.7
- Male Year % 76.6 76.1 76.1 75.5 75.7 75
- Female Year % 42.4 42.6 44.2 43.7 44.3 43.5
Unemployment Rate7
- Total
Year % 7.2 7.3 7.8 7.9 8.1 8.3
- Male Year % 4.1 4.4 4.6 5.2 5.3 5.5
- Female Year % 12.7 12.3 13 12.5 12.7 12.9
Employment by sector                
-  % Primary Year % 8.3 8.3 8.1 8 8.8 8.8
-  % Secondary Year % 32.1 31.1 30.6 30.3 30 30
-  % Tertiary Year % 58.7 59.8 60.5 60.9 61.2 61.2
Unit labour cost(Rs.)
-Change over prev.year
               
- Economy   % 8.1 0.7 1.8 4.3 3.1  
- Manufacturing   % 9.8 0 1.3 6.5 3.4  
- EOE   % 3.6 3.4 -1.9 1.4 1.7  
INDUSTRY   
Growth of "Sugar" sector Year % 4.6 13 -5.9 3.6 -7.1  
Growth of EPZ/EOE8 Year % 1.7 -0.4 6.4 6.1 1.4  
Investment in EPZ/EOE Year Rs. mn 2,194 1,131 913 1,140 1,066  
EPZ/EOE exports Year Rs. bn 35.1 36 41.6 45 46.2  
EPZ/EOE exports as a % of total exports of merchandise goods Year % 51.6 58.3 59.8 59.3 57.5  
TOURISM  
Tourist arrivals Year No. 930,456 871,356 934,827 964,642 965,441  
Growth of "Accomodation and Food Sevices Activities" sector Year % 1.3 -6 6 3.5 0 2.5
Tourist arrivals increase over previous year   % 2.6 -6.4 7.3 3.2 0.1  
Gross earnings from Tourism Year Rs. mn 41,213 35,693 39,456 42,845 44,378  
Gross earnings per tourist Year Rs. 44,293 40,963 42,207 44,415 45,967  
NATIONAL ACCOUNTS AND PRICE INDICES   
Gross Domestic Product at Market Prices Year Rs.bn 274.3 282.4 299.2 323 343.9 370.8
GDP Per Capita at Market Prices Year Rs.000 216.2 221.4 233.5 251.1 266.3 286
GNI Per Capita at Market prices Year Rs.000 217.8 220.4 236.3 252.9 269.1 290.8
GDP Deflator at Basic Prices Year % 7 0.4 1.2 3.8 2.7 4.7
Annual real GDP growth rate at Basic Prices Year % 5.5 3.1 4.2 3.6 3.3 3.2
-  Primary Year % 2.8 7.7 -0.3 1.6 -0.9 4.3
-  Secondary Year % 5.5 3.2 2.7 0.2 1 -1.9
-  Tertiary Year % 5.6 2.7 5.1 5 4.4 -17.4
Total exports of goods and services (f.o.b.) Year Rs. bn 145.2 138.2 157 172.6 188.4 198.1
Total imports of goods and services (f.o.b.) Year Rs. bn 181.3 164.6 190.8 214.3 229.2 239.2
Net export of goods and services Year Rs. bn -36.1 -26.4 -33.8 -41.7 -40.8 -41.1
Growth of household consumption Year % 6.7 2.1 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.7
Saving rate Year % 17.2 13.9 15.5 14.9 15.1 14.2
Investment rate Year % 24.6 26.4 24.9 24 23 22.2
Growth of investment (GDFCF) Year % 1.3 8.9 -0.7 1.4 -0.8 -3.1
Rate of inflation Year % 9.7 2.5 2.9 6.5 3.9  
Consumer Price Index     n.ap n.ap n.ap n.ap n.ap  
- Base:July 1996 - June 1997=100 Year Yearly Average
- Base:July 2001 - June 2002=100 Year Yearly Average n.ap n.ap n.ap n.ap n.ap  
- Base:July 2006 - June 2007=100 Year Yearly Average 113.9 116.8 120.2      
GOVERNMENT FINANCE 
As a % of GDP
      2010 2011 2012 p 2013 e
- Revenue   %     21.9 21.4 21.5 22.5
- Outlays   %     25.1 24.6 23.3 24.8
Net acquisition of non financial assets   %     2.7 2.7 2.8 3.2
Net lending /borrowing   %     -3.2 -3.2 -1.8 -2.3
- Total Debt   %     51.8 52 51.2 51.9
Note :1 Mauritius moved from a Financial Year to a Calendar Year basis as from 2010.
2 Outlays equals to expenses plus Net Acquisition of Fixed Assets
MONEY AND BANKING   
Narrow Money* - M1 As at end June Rs.bn n.a n.a n.a n.a n.a  
Broad Money* - M2 As at end June Rs.bn n.a n.a n.a n.a n.a  
Broad Money Liabilities* (BML - M3) As at end June Rs.bn 252.2 283.8 286.9 306.2 327.8  
Growth rate of M3* Year ending June % 17 12.5 1.1 6.8 7.1 7.2
Overall Balance of Payments* Year ending June Rs.bn 9.1 2.5 9.7 8.4 2.7  
Current Account Balance* Year ending June Rs.bn -22.2 -24.8 -24.7 -32.7 -40.3  
Net International Reserves* As at end June Rs.bn 83.9 97.8 102.8 108.1 n.a  
Gross Official International Reserves As at end June Rs.bn 0 0 0 81.5 86.7 105
Foreign Direct Investment in Mauritius Year Rs.mn 11,419 8,793 13,948 9,456 12,669 4736b
EXCHANGE & INTEREST RATES  
US$ (Average of buying & selling) Year Rs. 28.36 31.94 30.89 28.8 29.9  
Euro  (Average of buying & selling) Year Rs. 41.61 44.52 40.95 40 38.5  
Pound Sterling  (Average of buying & selling) Year Rs. 52.73 50.07 47.72 46.1 47.4  
Bank Rate* As at end June % 7.45 4.76 3.96 4.47 3.45 2.74
Prime Lending Rate* As at end June % 10.15-11.50 8.05-9.00 8.05-9.00 7.30-9.00 7.00-8.50 7.00-8.50
Interest Rates on Savings* As at end June % 6.25-7.25 4.00-4.75 4.00-4.75 3.50-4.25 3.00-3.65  
STOCK MARKETS        
Market Indices                
-  SEM-7 (March 1998=100) As at end Dec.   267.22 360.75 373.22 350.33 337.28  
-  SEMDEX (5 July 1989=100) As at end Dec.   1,182.74 1,660.87 1,967.45 1,888.38 1,732.06  
-  SEMTRI (5 July 1989=100) As at end Dec.   3,233.74 4,712.70 5,747.85 5,673.68 5,364.29  
Market Capitalisation As at end Dec. Rs.bn 109.3 151.2 178 171.5 175.2  
Market Capitalisation as a % of GDP Year % 41.3 55 61 53 51  
Annual Turnover Year Rs.mn 11,405.40 10,473.70 11,760.30 14,959.20 9,461.60  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a Forecast

bJanuary to June 2013

1 Mid-year population excluding Agalega & St. Brandon

2 Figures exclude drug related offences

3 Offences under Dangerous Drug Act 2000 and Psychotropic Substances Act 1974

4 Academic & Prevocational

5 Source: SM - Annual Survey in Public Funded Tertiary Institutions

6 Ratio of Mauritian Labour Force to that of Mauritian population aged 16 and above

7 Ratio of unemployed to that of Mauritian Labour Force

8 EOE: Export Oriented Enterprises includes enterprises formerly operating with Export Enterprise Certificates

9 Revised Estimates

n.a: not available

n.ap: not applicable

as at September 2013

 

Source: Statistics Mauritius

 
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