Mauritius External Debt: % of GDP

2009 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Mauritius External Debt: % of GDP

  • Mauritius External Debt accounted for 2,062.5 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 1,739.6 % in the previous year.
  • Mauritius External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2009 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2,062.5 % in Dec 2020 and a record low of 1,194.2 % in Dec 2014.

CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development provides External Debt in local currency. Statistics Mauritius provides Nominal GDP in local currency.


Related information about Mauritius External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Mauritius, Current Account recorded a deficit of 315.0 USD mn in Sep 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.5 USD bn in Sep 2021.
  • Mauritius Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 1.5 USD bn in Sep 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 244.0 USD mn in Sep 2021.
  • The country's External Debt reached 220,559.4 in Sep 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 3.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Mauritius's External Debt: % of GDP from 2009 to 2020 in the chart:

Mauritius External Debt: % of GDP

What was Mauritius's External Debt: % of GDP in 2020?

Mauritius External Debt accounted for 2,062.5 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 1,739.6 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,062.5 2020 1,739.6 2019 1,194.2 2014 2,062.5 2020 % yearly 2009 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 65.4 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Argentina (%) 70.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Armenia (%) 102.3 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 131.9 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 164.9 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 70.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 261.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 25.5 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 8.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 38.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 64.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 69.9 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 142.5 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 82.4 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 56.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 86.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 908.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 75.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 157.7 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 57.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) 91.1 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
European Union (%) 130.3 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Finland (%) 225.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 261.7 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 130.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Germany (%) 163.3 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Ghana (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Greece (%) 299.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 516.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 155.9 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 83.5 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 21.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 39.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 1.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 701.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 32.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Italy (%) 140.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 92.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 82.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 96.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
South Korea (%) 33.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 37.2 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kuwait (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 112.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Laos (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (%) 124.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 75.7 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 5,166.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 80.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 677.1 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 2,062.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 42.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 70.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 243.1 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 203.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (%) 53.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 443.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 89.9 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Norway (%) 180.9 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 41.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 198.0 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 53.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Peru (%) 43.3 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 27.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Poland (%) 60.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) 205.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 57.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Russia (%) 31.4 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Serbia (%) 61.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 471.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 120.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 101.9 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 50.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Spain (%) 198.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 105.1 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 164.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 280.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 28.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 37.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 60.4 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 80.8 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 137.062 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,820.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MUR bn) 151.348 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MUR bn) 327.894 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (MUR bn) 145.997 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (MUR mn) 314,313.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2021
Public Debt: General Government (MUR mn) 379,838.100 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2021
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 105,463.800 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.272 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -269.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 170.4 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,040.668 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 23,594.384 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,042.161 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 440.1 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 21.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 143,009.694 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,987.304 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 47.746 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 20.049 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2.369 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 62.710 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Feb 2021
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 5,247.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Sep 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 2,062.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 7,348.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 6,194.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,497.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 936.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 1,154.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Oct 2021
Exports: America: USA (MUR mn) 1,648.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Exports: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 2,859.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Exports: Europe: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 1,409.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Exports: Europe: France (MUR mn) 1,870.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Imports: SITC (MUR mn) 18,978.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (MUR mn) 3,779.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Imports: SITC: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,070.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 3,114.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 3,801.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Imports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (MUR mn) 2,937.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Imports: Asia: India (MUR mn) 8,679.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Imports: Europe: France (MUR mn) 3,615.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Imports: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 4,196.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Imports: Asia: China (MUR mn) 10,187.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,498.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -315.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,544.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 91.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 244.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 20.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 282.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 330.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 220,559.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,062.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,844.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 57.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.729 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 26,127.881 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 471,317.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 487,836.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) 16,518.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 9,160,401.318 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2021
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 8,530.700 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 14,193.300 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 192.000 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 228.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 1,540.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 504.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 4,173.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 336.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 916.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 257.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 106.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 122.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 56.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 54.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 33.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 6.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 931.279 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Nov 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,712.336 Nov 2021 monthly Jul 1976 - Nov 2021
M2 Growth (%) 14.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jul 1977 - Nov 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,681.9 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 1960 - Nov 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 62.345 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 721.048 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1976 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 34,881.096 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 17.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 16,953.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Nov 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Nov 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,310.373 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2018 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 75.02 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2 (MUR mn) 772,814.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Nov 2021
Broad Money Liabilities: M3 (MUR mn) 788,283.000 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2008 - Nov 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: USD (USD mn) 8,561.969 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 6,681.888 Nov 2021 monthly Aug 2007 - Nov 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Business Confidence Indicator: Manufacturing (% Point) 143.597 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Services (% Point) 207.467 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator (% Point) 11.200 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

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