Real GDP growth was moderate yet steady, averaging 3.8% during 2015–19. Growth was mainly driven by financial services, retail and wholesale trade, and information and communications technology. GDP per capita trended upward, reaching an estimated $10,200 in 2019— the third highest in Africa after Equatorial Guinea and Seychelles. The economy is largely service-based (76% of GDP in 2019), followed by industry (21%) and agriculture (3%). Aggregate demand has been underpinned by strong growth in household consumption, while investment stood at 19% of GDP in 2019.
Credit distributed to businesses by Mauritius banks represents $6.2billion and, more broadly, credit to private sector totaling $13 billion.
In April 2017, the banking sector of Mauritius represented a total asset of $ 10.3 billion.
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius accounts 76 listed companies, representing, in the end of 2017, a market capitalization of $8 billion.