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Sectoral economic indicators

Snapshot of the sector, 2009-2012

Indicators Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012
Tourist arrivals
871,356 934,827 964,642 965,441
Annual change in tourist arrivals
-6.4 7.3
3.2
0.1
Market share (Tourist arrivals as a % of total )
1.      France % 31.6 32.3 31.3
27.1
2.      UK % 11.7 10.4 9.1
9.1
3.      Reunion % 12.0 12.3 11.7
14.4
4.      South Africa % 8.5 8.7 8.9
9.2
5.      Italy % 6.5 6.0 5.5
4.1
6.      Germany % 5.9 5.7 5.8
5.7
7.      India % 4.5 5.3 5.6
5.7
Sub-Total
80.8 80.8  78.0 75.4
Gross Tourism Receipts Rs m 35,693 39,457 42,717
44,378
Annual Change in Gross Tourism Receipts % -13.4 10.5 8.3
3.9
Average Expenditure per Tourist during their stay Rs 40,963 42,208 44,283
45,967
Tourist Nights `000 8,600 9,554 9,608
9,735
Number of Hotels No. 102 112 109
117
Number of Rooms No. 11,456 12,075 11,925
12,257
Occupancy Rates (in large hotels)  
-  Room % 62 66 65
65
-  Bed % 55 58 57
57
Occupancy Rates (all hotels)  
-  Room % 61 65 65
62
-  Bed
54 57 57
55
Tourism real growth % (5.9) 5.8 3.6
0.0
Share of Tourism in GDP % 7.9 8.3 8.4
8.2
Direct Employment in large establishments (end of March) No. 27,002 27,161 28,039
28,027
-  Restaurants No. 2,431 2,464 2,408
2,511
-  Hotels No. 20,478 20,847 21,672
21,628
-  Travel & Tourism No. 4,093 3,850 3,959
3,888
Hotel employment/room
1.79 1.73 1.82
1.73
GDFCF - hotels & restaurants Rs m 12,821 12,684 7,908
7,711
Change % 6.8 -1.1 -37.7
-2.5
FDI - hotels & restaurants Rs m 1,850 836 579
645
Change % 37.2
-54.8
-30.8
11.4
Investment abroad - hotels & restaurants
Rs m 711 1,002
411
909

1 covers  the components of  Hotels and Restaurants, Transport, Recreational and leisure and Manufacturing, attributable to tourism.

 

Monthly tourist arrivals, 2009-2013

Month 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
January 88,591 91,857 101,887
98,837
92,894
February 67,892 72,366 77,390
79,331
81,185
March 76,425 85,748 83,349
83,827
91,759
April 68,969 64,797 79,173
79,137
76,223
May 64,761 71,055 68,214
71,396
74,596
June 46,866 53,327 54,591
54,625
55,007
July 71,872 77,009 78,034
76,166
77,374
August 63,365 65,093 66,865
65,896
73,454
September 60,144 65,404
64,880
66,369
71,951
October 80,197 87,340
90,616
89,994
 
November 78,544 85,982
87,348
84,398
 
December 103,730 114,849
112,295
115,465
 
Whole year
871,356 934,827
964,642
965,441
694,443

 

Tourist Arrivals by country of residence, 2009-2012

Country of Residence 2009 2010 2011
2012
EUROPE 579,509 605,401 609,648
560,699
Austria 8,106 9,255 8,822
8,151
Belgium 10,254 10,214 12,029
10,967
France 275,599 302,185 302,004
262,100
Germany 51,279 52,886 56,331
55,186
Italy 56,736 56,540 52,747
40,009
Netherlands 5,527 4,865 5,179
4,434
Spain 9,549 8,096 9,801
9,473
Sweden 5,060 4,496 4,325
4,293
Switzerland 15,349 18,577 24,362
26,002
United Kingdom 101,996 97,548 88,182
87,648
CIS 9,012 9,602 15,246
23,094
of which Russian Fed 5,628 6,615 12,227
19,429
Other European 31,042 31,137 30,620
29,340
AFRICA 204,308 226,207
231,174
265,215
Comoros 606 746
969
1,076
Kenya 1,386 1,548 1,914
2,705
Malagasy Rep 8,333 9,833
11,449
 13,563
Reunion Is 104,946 114,914
113,000
139,169
Seychelles 7,532 10,160
8,485
6,779
South Africa 74,176 81,458
86,232
89,058
Zimbabwe 1,326 1,204
1,495
1,568
Other African 6,003 6,344
7,630
11,297
ASIA 62,131 75,985
91,057
104,336
Hong Kong SAR 382 415 593
1,269
India 39,252 49,779 53,955
55,197
Japan 1,351 1,485 1,545
1,641
Malaysia 1,164 1,438 1,989
1,967
China, PR 6,925 7,609 15,133
20,885
Singapore 1,657 1,909 2,461
2,078
United Arab Emirates 3,141 3,470 3,780
5,403
Other Asian 8,259 9,880 9,666
13,245
OCEANIA 11,143 12,246 16,761
17,863
Australia 10,363 11,493 15,726
17,009
Other Oceanian 780 753 1,035
854
AMERICA 13,070 13,703 14,408
16,624
USA 6,951 7,316 6,870
6,374
Canada 3,532 3,619 3,887
4,736
Other American 2,587 2,768 3,651
4,338
Other & Not Stated 1,195 1,285 1,594
704
All countries 871,356 934,827 964,642
965,441

 

Tourist arrivals by purpose of visit, 2009 - 2013

Purpose of visit 2009
2010 2011 2012r 2013p S1
Holiday 819,739 865,562 897,786 896,977 437,694
Business 25,896 31,975 36,093 36,962 18,588
Transit 6,228 20,743
23,024 23,081 11,082
Conference 3,129 4,106 4,637 5,605 2,956
Sports 1,676 1,633 1,083 1,253 523
Other & Not Stated 14,688 10,808 2,019 1,563 821
Total 871,356 934,827 964,642 965,441 471,664
1 Provisional

 

Monthly tourist receipts, 2009-2013 (Rs Mn)

Month 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
January 3,780 4,081 4,120 5,478 4,701
February 3,124 3,323 3,660 4,102 3,501
March 3,361 3,617 4,187 4,188 3,862
April 2,982 3,163 3,361 3,778 3,898
May 2,422 3,012 3,078 3,045 3,656
June 2,580 2,614 2,916 2,957 2,437
July 2,526 2,642 3,039 3,070 2,378
August 2,364 2,858 3,033 2,832 2,327
September 2,546 2,858
2,773 2,504  
October 2,892 3,373
3,422 3,751  
November 3,143 3,593
4,280 4,063  
December 3,973 4,323
4,866 4,610  
Whole year
35,693 39,457
42,717 44,378 26,760

 

Number of hotels and hotel rooms, 2009-2013

Year Number of Hotels
Number of Rooms 
Operational
Non-operational
Total Operational Non-operational Total
2009 102 7 109 11,456 951 12,407
2010
112 3 115 12,075 554 12,629
2011 109 7 116 11,925 812 12,737
2012 117 1 118 9,623 193 12,720
2013e Total number of hotels 118 Total number of rooms 13,243

 

Source: Statistics Mauritius

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