Mauritius

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Port Louis

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English
Creole 86.5%

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

2,040 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Maritime borders: Seychelles

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

SCT (+ 4 hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

9504,6 KM

2014

Info Please- Distance calculator

Population

1,300,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

0.4%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

72%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

N.A.

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.771 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.718

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

4.5 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 9203

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

3.50 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 9290

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

4.65%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

258,5 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

74.81

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • COMESA
  • SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 47 (0-175)

Score: 54 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 65.55 (0-100)

Score: 0.30 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 77.73 (0-100)

Score: 0.94 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 75.60 (0-100)

Score: 0.88 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 14 (0-171)

Score: 14.78 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Cyclones (November to April); almost completely surrounded by reefs that may pose maritime hazards

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 0

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

28 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

1 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 115 (0-160)

Score: 2.51 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

84.2 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

95.9 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

40 Ginger
43 Pistachios
43 Fibre crops nes
52 Okra
52 Tea

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=MUR 31.7500

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

4.65%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

8.5%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

8

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

15%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

24.5%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

15%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

67%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$4.953 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

9 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

54%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$2.788 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

10 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-19347.00 MUR Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

67.5

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

77.50

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

6 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

0.2%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

17,1%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

4%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

74%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

115

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

44.8% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

397 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 38.24%
permanent crops: 1.96%
other: 59.8%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

123

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 76,681

% of Pop with Internet: 6.14%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 2,149 km
paved: 2,149 km

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

90,8%

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

N.A.

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

2.358 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 99,8%

% of rural pop. with access: 99,7%

% of urban pop. With access: 99,9%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

7.60 %

2014

Trading economics

Labor force

609674

2013

World Bank

Income

Upper–middle-income: US$3,976–12,275

2012-2013

World Bank

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