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Indicators of economy in Mauritius

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2020 was at about 10.915 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Mauritius reached 8.628 US dollars per inhabitant, or 10.92 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Mauritius is one of the smaller economies and is currently ranked 140. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Mauritius is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 67.

Inflation in Mauritius was in 2021 at around 4.03%. Within the EU, the average in the same year was 2.62%. In the United States, it was most recently 4.70%.

Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 56.7% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.


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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020

The consequences of the Covid pandemic in 2020 were considerable in Mauritius. Overall, gross domestic product in 2020 fell from 14.05 billion US Dollar auf 10.92 billion US Dollar. With a large drop of 22.25 percent, the economy in Mauritius has struggled significantly more than other countries. The tourism sector alone slumped by around 74 percent. The unemployment rate rose from 6.3 to 7.4 percent. The consumer inflation rate has risen from 0.4% previously to 2.6% now.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2020

 Mauritius
Total
Mauritius
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP10.92 bn USD8,627.84 USD15,291.93 tn USD29,692.11 USD
Gross national product12.94 bn USD10,227.19 USD15,330.84 tn USD29,767.66 USD


Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1976 - 2020



Im- and Exports 2020

 Mauritius
Total
Mauritius
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports5.24 bn USD4,137.38 USD7,340.01 bn USD14,251.98 USD
Exports3.09 bn USD2,442.06 USD7,939.04 bn USD15,415.11 USD


Development of imports and exports in million US dollars 1976 - 2020

Exports
Imports



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