The number of foreigners visiting Mauritius declined 3.8 percent from a year ago to 152.098 thousand in December 2019, mainly due to lower arrivals from South Africa (-18.2 percent to 19.2 thousand), the UK (-13.4 percent to 12.9 thousand) and Germany (-11.7 percent to 12.8 thousand). Conversely, main increases were recorded from France (6.7 percent to 35.1 thousand) and Reunion Island (5.9 percent to 15.5 thousand). Considering the first eleven months of the year, the number of foreigners went down 1.1 percent to 1,383.488 thousand.
Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius averaged 83958.68 from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 158043 in December of 2018 and a record low of 38826 in June of 2004. This page provides - Mauritius Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.
Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius is expected to be 116000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius to stand at 165000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 168000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.