The GDP in Mauritius expanded 4.1 percent year-on-year in the last quarter of 2018, following a 3.3 percent growth in the previous period. Manufacturing rebounded (2.3 percent compared to -1.2 percent) and faster increases were seen in financial and insurance activities (5.2 percent compared to 5.1 percent); real estate (3.1 percent compared to 2.6 percent); and construction (10.1 percent compared to 6.8 percent). Wholesale rose 3.7 percent, the same as in Q3 and agriculture went up 1.7 percent, also the same as in Q3. Considering full 2018, the economy expanded 3.8 percent, the same as in 2017. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritius averaged 3.89 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.80 percent in the first quarter of 2003 and a record low of -0.80 percent in the first quarter of 2005.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 4.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritius to stand at 4.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 4.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.