General information

Capital: Port Louis

Currency unit: Mauritian rupee

Official language: English, French

Area: 2,030 km²

Population in million: 1,265,300.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 11,239 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 23,751 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 58.2 

Annual growth rate of the population: 0.1 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 13.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 74.5 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 91 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 14,220,300,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 2.8 

Industry value added of GDP: 17.6 

Services value added of GDP: 4.1 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 2,516,480.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 5,594,840.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
T-shirts, singlets and other vests (11.81 %)
Men's shirts (6.44 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (4.61 %)
Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans and waistcoats (3.59 %)
Women's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and dresses (2.53 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Prepared or preserved fish (13.99 %)
Cane or beet sugar (13.60 %)
Frozen fish (2.37 %)
Other live animals (0.95 %)
Molasses (0.61 %)

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              Global Sustainable Competitiveness Indicator

              The indicator highlights the scores of each of the three pillars of the sustainable competitiveness. A larger area means a higher score (0-100) and therefore a more favorable economic situation.

              Price competitiveness

              Mauritius: 69
              Breakdown by component
              Price competitiveness69
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Mauritius: 58
              Products competitiveness
              Mauritius: 55

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Mauritius: -
              Breakdown by component
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Mauritius: 75
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Mauritius: 52