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Currency
 

Currency rupee  
ISO code MUR 480  
Official exchange rate > LCU per US$, period average 31.71  
PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio 0.4 [87th of 169]
Regime composite  
S&P/EMDB indexes > annual % change 44.34 annual % change [19th of 58]
Subdivision 100 [57th of 192]
Symbol Mau Rs  
Terms of trade since 1995 96.15 [62nd of 117]

Energy

 
Bagasse > Consumption by industry & construction 476,000 ton [37th of 80]
Bagasse > Consumption by other industries and construction 476,000 ton [37th of 80]
Bagasse > Conversion to other forms of energy 1,056,000 ton [6th of 15]
Bagasse > Energy balance requirement 1,532,000 ton [25th of 83]
Bagasse > Gross inland availability 1,532,000 ton [25th of 83]
Bagasse > Net inland availability 476,000 ton [37th of 80]
Bagasse > Production 1,532,000 ton [25th of 83]
    Bagasse > Statistical differences (per capita) -817,787,867,462.755 ton per 1e+15 people [12th of 18]
Bitumen Asphalt > Consumption for non-energy uses 10,000 ton [87th of 114]
Bitumen Asphalt > Energy balance requirement 10,000 ton [42nd of 103]
Bitumen Asphalt > Gross inland availability 10,000 ton [89th of 126]
Bitumen Asphalt > Imports 10,000 ton [53rd of 83]
Charcoal > Consumption by households 100 ton [72nd of 72]
Charcoal > Consumption by households and other consumers 500 ton [109th of 109]
Charcoal > Consumption by other consumers 400 ton [46th of 50]
Charcoal > Net inland availability 500 ton [111st of 111]
Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants 300 ton [119th of 120]
Coal > Changes in stocks 15,000 ton [29th of 61]
Coal > Changes in stocks at importers 5,000 ton [9th of 19]
Coal > Consumption by industry & construction 23,000 ton [72nd of 83]
Coal > Consumption by other industries and construction 23,000 ton [69th of 82]
Coal > Conversion in thermal power plants 341,000 ton [50th of 63]
Coal > Conversion to other forms of energy 341,000 ton [58th of 73]
Coal > Energy balance requirement 364,000 ton [61st of 108]
Coal > Gross inland availability 364,000 ton [61st of 108]
Coal > Imports 379,000 ton [52nd of 94]
Coal > Net inland availability 23,000 ton [78th of 89]
    Coal > Statistical differences (per capita) 898,472,596,585.804 ton per 1e+15 people [43rd of 83]
Electrical outages > days 5.97 days [20th of 42]
Electricity > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 12.68 % [9th of 39]
Electricity > Consumption by energy sector 227,000,000 kWh [61st of 77]
Electricity > Consumption by households 608,000,000 kWh [123rd of 189]
Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers 1,226,000,000 kWh [126th of 202]
Electricity > Consumption by industry & construction 550,000,000 kWh [122nd of 166]
Electricity > Consumption by other consumers 556,000,000 kWh [113rd of 174]
Electricity > Consumption by other energy producers 227,000,000 kWh [21st of 43]
Electricity > Consumption by other industries and construction 550,000,000 kWh [118th of 165]
Electricity > Consumption by public lighting 35,000,000 kWh [21st of 76]
Electricity > Consumption in agriculture 27,000,000 kWh [89th of 100]
Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses 221,000,000 kWh [125th of 179]
Electricity > Energy balance requirement 114,000,000 kWh [133rd of 155]
Electricity > Gross inland availability 2,224,000,000 kWh [128th of 211]
Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer 2,271,000,000 kWh [126th of 211]
Electricity > Hydro > Production 114,000,000 kWh [120th of 147]
Electricity > Hydro > Production > Public 114,000,000 kWh [118th of 145]
Electricity > Hydro > Production > Self-producer 1,000,000 kWh [52nd of 56]
Electricity > Net inland availability 1,776,000,000 kWh [128th of 202]
Electricity > Net production 2,224,000,000 kWh [126th of 211]
Electricity > Production by source > Fossil fuel 90.8% [91st of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Hydro 9.2% [109th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Nuclear 0% [61st of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Other 0% [82nd of 210]
Electricity > Station use & station loss 47,000,000 kWh [118th of 179]
    Electricity > Station use & station loss (per capita) 37.804 kWh per capita [109th of 178]
Electricity > Thermal > Production 2,157,000,000 kWh [103rd of 209]
    Electricity > Thermal > Production (per capita) 1,734.965 kWh per capita [84th of 208]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public 1,094,000,000 kWh [117th of 207]
    Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public (per capita) 879.95 kWh per capita [110th of 205]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Self-producer 1,063,000,000 kWh [50th of 143]
    Electricity > Thermal > Production > Self-producer (per capita) 855.015 kWh per capita [17th of 136]
Electricity > Total production, public 1,208,000,000 kWh [137th of 211]
    Electricity > Total production, public (per capita) 971.645 kWh per capita [130th of 210]
Electricity > Total production, self-producer 1,063,000,000 kWh [55th of 145]
    Electricity > Total production, self-producer (per capita) 855.015 kWh per capita [20th of 138]
electricity consumption > Date of > Information 2003  
Fuelwood > Consumption by households 17,000 m³ [109th of 116]
Fuelwood > Consumption by households and other consumers 17,000 m³ [128th of 143]
Fuelwood > Consumption by industry & construction 1,000 m³ [36th of 37]
Fuelwood > Consumption by other industries and construction 1,000 m³ [36th of 37]
Fuelwood > Net inland availability 18,000 m³ [129th of 145]
Gas-diesel oils > Bunkers 135,000 ton [30th of 89]
    Gas-diesel oils > Bunkers (per capita) 108.586 ton per 1,000 people [11th of 89]
Gas-diesel oils > Changes in stocks -17,000 ton [62nd of 88]
    Gas-diesel oils > Changes in stocks (per capita) -13.673 ton per 1,000 people [84th of 87]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by households and other consumers 2,000 ton [137th of 138]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 1.609 ton per 1,000 people [128th of 138]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by industry & construction 41,000 ton [98th of 124]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by industry & construction (per capita) 32.978 ton per 1,000 people [44th of 123]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by other industries and construction 41,000 ton [98th of 124]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by other industries and construction (per capita) 32.978 ton per 1,000 people [43rd of 123]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by transportation industry 167,000 ton [115th of 169]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by transportation industry (per capita) 134.325 ton per 1,000 people [73rd of 168]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in agriculture 2,000 ton [91st of 96]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in agriculture (per capita) 1.609 ton per 1,000 people [84th of 96]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in road transport 167,000 ton [110th of 161]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in road transport (per capita) 134.325 ton per 1,000 people [72nd of 160]
Gas-diesel oils > Conversion in thermal power plants 2,000 ton [145th of 161]
    Gas-diesel oils > Conversion in thermal power plants (per capita) 1.609 ton per 1,000 people [122nd of 158]
Gas-diesel oils > Conversion to other forms of energy 2,000 ton [149th of 166]
    Gas-diesel oils > Conversion to other forms of energy (per capita) 1.609 ton per 1,000 people [130th of 165]
Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement 212,000 ton [79th of 205]
    Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 170.52 ton per 1,000 people [55th of 204]
Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability 212,000 ton [131st of 205]
    Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability (per capita) 170.52 ton per 1,000 people [111st of 204]
Gas-diesel oils > Imports 330,000 ton [91st of 192]
    Gas-diesel oils > Imports (per capita) 265.433 ton per 1,000 people [57th of 191]
Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability 210,000 ton [129th of 190]
    Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability (per capita) 168.912 ton per 1,000 people [87th of 189]
    Gas-diesel oils > Statistical differences (per capita) 810,776,188,476.276 ton per 1e+15 people [32nd of 155]
Hydroelectricity consumption 0.12 [120th of 213]
    Hydroelectricity consumption (per capita) 0.975 per 10 million people [96th of 207]
Investment in energy with private participation > current US$ 109,300,000 $ [25th of 44]
    Investment in energy with private participation > current US$ (per $ GDP) 26.361 $ per $1,000 of GDP [25th of 91]
    Investment in energy with private participation > current US$ (per capita) 94.19 $ per capita [13th of 93]
Jet Fuel > Bunkers 97,000 ton [76th of 149]
    Jet Fuel > Bunkers (per capita) 78.021 ton per 1,000 people [36th of 145]
Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks -15,000 ton [53rd of 71]
    Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks (per capita) -12.064 ton per 1,000 people [64th of 69]
Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks at importers 22,000 ton [5th of 15]
    Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks at importers (per capita) 20.814 ton per 1,000 people [4th of 14]
Jet Fuel > Consumption by transportation industry 138,000 ton [39th of 86]
    Jet Fuel > Consumption by transportation industry (per capita) 110.999 ton per 1,000 people [9th of 84]
Jet Fuel > Consumption in air transport 138,000 ton [39th of 86]
    Jet Fuel > Consumption in air transport (per capita) 110.999 ton per 1,000 people [9th of 84]
Jet Fuel > Energy balance requirement 138,000 ton [11th of 151]
    Jet Fuel > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 110,999,128,898,141 ton per 1e+15 people [5th of 141]
Jet Fuel > Gross inland availability 138,000 ton [43rd of 143]
    Jet Fuel > Gross inland availability (per capita) 110,999,128,898,141 ton per 1e+15 people [9th of 135]
Jet Fuel > Imports 220,000 ton [26th of 145]
    Jet Fuel > Imports (per capita) 176,955.133 ton per million people [23rd of 140]
Jet Fuel > Net inland availability 138,000 ton [39th of 86]
    Jet Fuel > Net inland availability (per capita) 110.999 ton per 1,000 people [9th of 84]
    Jet Fuel > Statistical differences (per capita) 68,798,311,219,175.8 ton per 1e+15 people [5th of 106]
Kerosene > Changes in stocks 5,000 ton [10th of 55]
    Kerosene > Changes in stocks (per capita) 4,053.881 ton per million people [5th of 54]
Kerosene > Consumption by households 10,000 ton [94th of 146]
    Kerosene > Consumption by households (per capita) 8.043 ton per 1,000 people [52nd of 145]
Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers 10,000 ton [106th of 165]
    Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 8.043 ton per 1,000 people [58th of 163]
Kerosene > Conversion in thermal power plants 18,000 ton [5th of 7]
    Kerosene > Conversion in thermal power plants (per capita) 14.478 ton per 1,000 people [1st of 7]
Kerosene > Conversion to other forms of energy 18,000 ton [5th of 8]
    Kerosene > Conversion to other forms of energy (per capita) 14.478 ton per 1,000 people [1st of 8]
Kerosene > Energy balance requirement 28,000 ton [39th of 157]
    Kerosene > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 22,521.562 ton per million people [19th of 148]
Kerosene > Gross inland availability 28,000 ton [78th of 176]
    Kerosene > Gross inland availability (per capita) 22.522 ton per 1,000 people [36th of 171]
Kerosene > Imports 28,000 ton [45th of 130]
    Kerosene > Imports (per capita) 22.522 ton per 1,000 people [24th of 123]
Kerosene > Net inland availability 10,000 ton [113rd of 170]
    Kerosene > Net inland availability (per capita) 8.043 ton per 1,000 people [66th of 167]
    Kerosene > Statistical differences (per capita) 826,312,432,035.803 ton per 1e+15 people [16th of 109]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Changes in stocks 2,000 ton [24th of 69]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households 61,000 ton [65th of 148]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households and other consumers 79,000 ton [69th of 159]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by other consumers 18,000 ton [52nd of 87]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption for non-energy uses 3,000 ton [10th of 27]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Energy balance requirement 61,000 ton [48th of 161]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Gross inland availability 61,000 ton [89th of 166]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Imports 63,000 ton [59th of 141]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Net inland availability 79,000 ton [84th of 161]
    Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Statistical differences (per capita) -14,478,147,247,583.6 ton per 1e+15 people [66th of 117]
Lubricants > Consumption for non-energy uses 8,000 ton [84th of 128]
Lubricants > Energy balance requirement 8,000 ton [46th of 124]
Lubricants > Gross inland availability 8,000 ton [89th of 143]
Lubricants > Imports 8,000 ton [66th of 121]
    Lubricants > Statistical differences (per capita) 925,069,380,203.515 ton per 1e+15 people [45th of 74]
Motor Gasoline > Changes in stocks -6,000 ton [58th of 91]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry 93,000 ton [134th of 197]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption in road transport 93,000 ton [133rd of 194]
Motor Gasoline > Gross inland availability 93,000 ton [136th of 202]
Motor Gasoline > Imports 87,000 ton [98th of 183]
Motor Gasoline > Motor gasoline- energy balance requirement 93,000 ton [69th of 201]
Motor Gasoline > Net inland availability 93,000 ton [136th of 198]
    Motor Gasoline > Statistical differences (per capita) 1,652,624,864,071.6 ton per 1e+15 people [20th of 131]
natural gas consumption > Date of > Information 2003 est.  
    Oil Consumption Test (per $ GDP) 7,420.422 Btu per $1 of GDP [61st of 171]
    Oil Consumption Test (per capita) 36,484,928.481 Btu per capita [58th of 177]
    Oil Consumption Test Test (per $ GDP) 7,420.422 Btu per $1 of GDP [61st of 171]
    Oil Consumption Test Test (per capita) 36,484,928.481 Btu per capita [58th of 177]
Petroleum Waxes > Consumption for non-energy uses 1,000 ton [42nd of 46]
Petroleum Waxes > Energy balance requirement 1,000 ton [23rd of 40]
Petroleum Waxes > Gross inland availability 1,000 ton [42nd of 53]
Petroleum Waxes > Imports 1,000 ton [29th of 33]
Residual Fuel Oil > Bunkers 55,000 ton [58th of 83]
Residual Fuel Oil > Changes in stocks 11,000 ton [28th of 86]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by industry & construction 47,000 ton [92nd of 134]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other industries and construction 47,000 ton [89th of 134]
Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion in thermal power plants 217,000 ton [74th of 131]
Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion to other forms of energy 217,000 ton [76th of 133]
Residual Fuel Oil > Imports 330,000 ton [53rd of 150]
Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability 47,000 ton [107th of 155]
Traditional fuel consumption 36.1% [46th of 130]
Wall plugs > Frequency 50 HZ [60th of 151]
Wall plugs > Plug type
UK
Wall plugs > Voltage 230 V [101st of 209]

SOURCES
Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption ; Energy Information Administration; Wikipedia: List of countries by natural gas consumption ; World bank; World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC;

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mauritius, Republic of Mauritius

Industry

 
Changes in inventories > constant LCU 2461816000  
Changes in inventories > current LCU 3547000000  
Changes in inventories > current US$ 122,563,900 $ [66th of 138]
    Changes in inventories > current US$ (per $ GDP) 19.487 $ per $1 million of GDP [30th of 167]
Chemicals > % of value added in manufacturing 2.81 % [58th of 91]
Machinery and transport equipment > % of value added in manufacturing 4.33 % [44th of 91]
Manufactures exports > % of merchandise exports 69.89 % [42nd of 156]
Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth -2.04 % [101st of 156]
Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$ 958,943,600 constant 2000 US$ [62nd of 155]
Manufacturing, value added > constant LCU 22171960000  
Manufacturing, value added > current LCU 32012990000  
Manufacturing, value added > current US$ 1,106,185,000 $ [61st of 167]
    Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) a 175.874 $ per $1,000 of GDP [28th of 180]
Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports 0.51 % [96th of 154]
Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports 1 % [87th of 155]
Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing 9.22 % [64th of 107]
Patent applications, nonresidents 12 [66th of 96]
Patent applications, residents 3 [77th of 97]
Textiles and clothing > % of value added in manufacturing 5.35 % [56th of 101]
value added > annual % growth -1.56 % [123rd of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ 1,334,980,000 constant 2000 US$ [90th of 164]
value added > constant LCU 31834930000  
value added > current LCU 44649320000  
value added > current US$ 1,542,824,000 $ [97th of 172]
    value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.245 $ per $1 of GDP [81st of 180]


 

Agriculture


 

Agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 37 [127th of 188]
Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports 0.47 % [90th of 154]
Agricultural raw materials imports > % of merchandise imports 1.91 % [26th of 155]
    Agriculture, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita) 231.856 $ per capita [48th of 164]
    Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 53.016 $ per $1,000 of GDP [102nd of 182]
    Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per capita) 268.207 $ per capita [58th of 182]
Arable land > % of land area 49.26 % of land area [7th of 199]
Arable land > hectares 100,000 hectares [64th of 199]
Cotton exports 15 thousand bales [50th of 109]
Cotton imports 85 thousand bales [45th of 109]
Cotton production 0 [99th of 109]
Cotton stocks 11 thousand bales [86th of 109]
Cotton use 70 thousand bales [56th of 109]
Crop production index 103.5 % [114th of 182]
Exports to USA > Fruit juices $0.00 [83rd of 84]
Exports to USA > Melons $0.00 [25th of 26]
Exports to USA > Papayas $0.00 [27th of 30]
Fertilizer consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 2,500 100 g/ha of arable land [24th of 169]
Fertilizer consumption > metric tons 25,000 metric tons [104th of 169]
Food production index 105.9 % [90th of 182]
Irrigated land > % of cropland 20.75 % [54th of 164]
Land under cereal production > hectares 63 hectares [171st of 176]
Livestock production index 113.6 % [40th of 181]
Permanent cropland > % of land area 2.96 % of land area [23rd of 187]
Permanent crops 6,000 hectares [153rd of 181]
Value added 6.32 [115th of 158]
value added > annual % growth 3.64 % [53rd of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ 288,255,200 constant 2000 US$ [110th of 164]
value added > constant LCU 6984782000  
value added > current LCU 9650014000  
value added > current US$ 333,449,000 $ [116th of 172]
    value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 53.016 $ per $1,000 of GDP [102nd of 182]
value added per worker > constant 2000 US$ 4,966.72 constant 2000 US$ [40th of 163]

Transportation

 
Air transport, freight > million tons per km 211.71 million tons/km [48th of 153]
Aircraft departures 12,800 [83rd of 155]
Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m 1 [107th of 117]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m 1 [105th of 119]
Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m 2 [116th of 137]
Container port traffic 381,470 TEU [60th of 63]
Driving side of the road > Left or right Left side  
Highways > Paved 1,868 km [54th of 113]
Highways > Total 1,926 km [61st of 118]
Highways > Unpaved 58 km [52nd of 113]
Investment in transport with private participation > current US$ 42,600,000 $ [19th of 30]
    Investment in transport with private participation > current US$ (per $ GDP) 9.716 $ per $1,000 of GDP [28th of 69]
Merchant marine > A note
includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience:, Belgium 1, India 3, Norway 1, Switzerland 2 (2002 est.)
Merchant marine > Note
includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience:, Belgium 1, India 3, Norway 1, Switzerland 2
Merchant marine > Ships by type
cargo 1, combination bulk 4, passenger/cargo 1, refrigerated cargo 2
Merchant marine > Total > Dwt 19,700 Dwt [125th of 157]
    Merchant marine > Total > Dwt (per $ GDP) 3.6 Dwt per million $ of GDP [84th of 129]
Merchant marine > Total > GRT 19,417 GRT [128th of 157]
    Merchant marine > Total > GRT (per $ GDP) 3.472 GRT per million $ of GDP [81st of 130]
Motor vehicles 88 motor vehicles per 100 p [67th of 134]
Ports and harbors Port Louis  
Railways 0 km [59th of 86]
Transnational Issues > Disputes > international
Mauritius claims the Chagos Archipelago (UK-administered British Indian Ocean Territory), and its former inhabitants, who reside chiefly in Mauritius, were granted UK citizenship and the right to repatriation in 2001; claims French-administered Tromelin Island
Travel services > % of commercial service exports 54.3 % [50th of 153]

Taxation

 
Average time to clear customs > days 3.3 days [20th of 39]
Net taxes on products > constant LCU 13457340000  
Net taxes on products > current LCU 23630000000  
Net taxes on products > current US$ 816,516,900 $ [80th of 159]
    Net taxes on products > current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.13 $ per $1 billion of GDP [31st of 174]
Social contributions > % of revenue 3.82 % [52nd of 78]
Social contributions > current LCU 1486500000  
Tax rates > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 27.8 % [18th of 39]
Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services 11.81 % [31st of 89]
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue 14.97 % [42nd of 98]
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 17.65 % [53rd of 98]

 
 

 

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