The gross domestic product in Mauritius grew 3.3 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, easing from a 4.1 percent expansion in the previous three-month period, as output rose at a softer pace for: manufacturing (0.4 percent vs 2.3 percent); construction (8.7 percent vs 9.9 percent); financial and insurance activities (5.0 percent vs 5.2 percent); transportation and storage (3.2 percent vs 3.4 percent); and public administration and defense (2.6 percent vs 3.0 percent). In addition, output growth was unchanged for wholesale and retail trade (at 3.6 percent) and real estate activities (at 3.1 percent), while a contraction was recorded for accommodation and food services activities (-1.1 percent vs 4.2 percent). GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritius averaged 3.88 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.80 percent in the first quarter of 2003 and a record low of -0.80 percent in the first quarter of 2005.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 3.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Mauritius to stand at 3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 4.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.