Mauritius - Economic Forecasts - 2018-2020 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 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Growth Rate 0.20 0.9 0.7 1 0.9 0.9 percent
Unemployment Rate 7.10 6.8 7 7 6.8 6.5 percent
Inflation Rate 1.00 3.3 4.2 3.7 4.2 2 percent
Interest Rate 3.50 3.5 3.25 3.25 3.5 2.75 percent
Balance of Trade -9901.00 -13262 -13290 -13278 -13269 -13275 MUR Million
Government Debt to GDP 64.90 67 67 68 68 66 percent
MARKETS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Stock Market 2236.93
points
2207 2183 2159 2135 2044
Currency 34.10
35.25 35.96 36.69 37.43 40.55
GDP Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Growth Rate 0.20
percent
0.9 0.7 1 0.9 0.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.00
percent
3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 5
GDP 13.34
USD Billion
14 14 14.7 14.7 15.5
GDP Constant Prices 112858.00
MUR Million
115448 130231 117259 117881 142213
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 18970.00
MUR Million
21634 20940 19710 20136 22866
GDP per capita 10186.10
USD
10307 10307 10830 10830 10980
GDP per capita PPP 20292.74
USD
20696 20887 21575 21575 22560
Gdp From Construction 2724.00
MUR million
2776 2830 2830 2830 3091
Gdp From Manufacturing 7873.00
MUR million
8023 8180 8180 8180 8933
Gdp From Mining 107.00
MUR million
109 111 111 111 121
Gdp From Transport 4983.00
MUR million
5078 5177 5177 5177 5654
Gdp From Utilities 1041.00
MUR million
1061 1082 1082 1082 1181
LABOUR Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.10
percent
6.8 7 7 6.8 6.5
Unemployed Persons 41.00
Thousand
39.77 39.36 40.41 40.47 39.63
Employed Persons 540.00
Thousand
541 547 541 547 546
Labour Costs 132.30
Index Points
132 133 133 133 133
Productivity 127.50
Index Points
127 127 127 127 127
Job Vacancies 3799.00
3714 3752 3906 4061 4374
Wages 27574.00
MUR/Month
28000 28000 29000 27550 30000
Population 1.26
Million
1.27 1.27 1.26 1.26 1.27
Wages In Manufacturing 107.80
Index Points
111 112 114 113 120
Employment Rate 92.94
percent
92.72 92.51 92.35 92.18 90.66
PRICES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Inflation Rate 1.00
percent
3.3 4.2 3.7 4.2 2
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.47
Index Points
117 119 124 121 126
Core Inflation Rate 1.30
percent
1.27 1.42 1.57 1.68 1.71
Producer Prices 107.80
Index Points
105 105 105 105 105
Food Inflation -4.60
percent
3.6 3.7 3.38 4.56 3
Inflation Rate Mom -0.70
percent
1.19 -0.35 0.52 0.25 0.26
Import Prices 87.20
Index points
86.75 87.86 86.45 87.1 87.3
Export Prices 97.00
Index points
97.33 96.74 97.03 96.79 96.54
Cpi Housing Utilities 97.62
Index Points
97.37 97.19 97.17 97.26 97.23
CPI Transportation 120.66
Index Points
106 109 109 126 115
MONEY Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Interest Rate 3.50
percent
3.5 3.25 3.25 3.5 2.75
Foreign Exchange Reserves 6668.50
USD Million
6910 7099 7217 7293 7427
Deposit Interest Rate 3.10
percent
3.1 2.85 2.85 3.1 2.35
Lending Rate 8.50
percent
8.5 8.25 8.25 8.5 7.75
Banks Balance Sheet 1331678.05
MUR Million
1395909 1405051 1413704 1422422 1505484
TRADE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Balance of Trade -9901.00
MUR Million
-13262 -13290 -13278 -13269 -13275
Exports 6746.00
MUR Million
6656 6610 6634 6644 6638
Imports 16647.00
MUR Million
19918 19913 19912 19912 19912
Current Account -1926.00
MUR Billion
-5518 -8653 -4435 -5943 -6290
Current Account to GDP -5.80
percent
-5.5 -5.5 -5 -5 -4.3
External Debt 45128.00
MUR Million
43766 43582 43325 43168 42446
Tourism Revenues 5631.00
MUR Million
5644 5641 5639 5638 5637
Tourist Arrivals 84345.00
103400 113800 108900 107000 108500
Gold Reserves 12.40
Tonnes
12.47 12.57 12.65 12.7 13
Terms Of Trade 111.20
Index points
112 110 112 111 111
Terrorism Index 0.00
0 0 0 0 0
Foreign Direct Investment 12330.00
MUR Million
13211 12781 12699 12617 12517
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Government Debt to GDP 64.90
percent
67 67 68 68 66
Government Budget -3.20
percent of GDP
-3.5 -3.37 -3.38 -3.38 -3.28
Government Budget Value -1729.80
MUR Million
-408 -347 -449 -448 -473
Government Spending 17606.00
MUR Million
17207 18191 18293 19071 19864
Government Revenues 7683.10
MUR Million
8424 8705 8506 8504 8478
Fiscal Expenditure 9412.90
MUR Million
8832 8921 8954 8952 8951
Military Expenditure 22.20
USD Million
22.43 22.35 22.48 22.61 22.76
BUSINESS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Business Confidence 128.10
Index Points
136 140 143 145 157
Industrial Production 2.70
percent
1.9 2.18 2.15 2.28 2.15
Changes in Inventories -501.00
MUR Million
437 445 558 579 634
Internet Speed 5740.76
KBps
5640 5489 5770 5644 5600
IP Addresses 289734.00
IP
322902 328976 335223 341435 403185
Manufacturing Production 1.60
percent
1.24 1.42 1.55 1.59 1.45
Mining Production -2.20
percent
-5.32 -5.22 -4.35 -3.3 -3.12
Competitiveness Index 4.52
Points
4.47 4.47 4.45 4.45 4.44
Competitiveness Rank 45.00
43 43 48 49 46
Ease of Doing Business 25.00
31 27 27 27 29
Corruption Index 50.00
Points
53 53 52 52 50
Corruption Rank 54.00
50 49 50 51 52
CONSUMER Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Consumer Spending 83635.00
MUR Million
88608 98335 86897 85022 107382
Bank Lending Rate 8.50
percent
8.5 8.25 8.25 8.5 7.75
HOUSING Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Home Ownership Rate 99.10
percent
99.09 99.09 99.09 99.09 99.06
TAXES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00
percent
15 15 15 15 15
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00
percent
15 15 15 15 15
Sales Tax Rate 15.00
percent
15 15 15 15 15
Social Security Rate 9.00
percent
9 9 9 9 9
Social Security Rate For Companies 6.00
percent
6 6 6 6 6
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.00
percent
3 3 3 3 3
CLIMATE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Precipitation 120.49
mm
98.76 112 279 145 165
Temperature 25.95
celsius
21.09 23.82 26.16 23.18 24.11