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International Benchmarks

Mauritius is recognised by international organisations for continuous improvement in its doing business regime. The country is today acclaimed as a leading investment destination.

No Index Global Rank Africa Rank
1 World Bank Doing Business 2016 32 out of 189 countries 1st
2 Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 45 out of 138 countries 1st
3 Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 (Transparency International) 45 out of 168 countries 5th
4 International Property Rights Index 2014 31 of 97 countries 2nd
5 Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2015 - 1st
6 Press Freedom Index 2014 (Reporters without Borders) 70 out of 180 countries 11th
7 The A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index, 2016 30 out of 55 countries 3rd
8 2016 Index of Economic Freedom
(Heritage Foundation)
15 out of 178 countries 1st
9 Economic Freedom of the World 2016
(Fraser Institute)
5 out of 159 countries 1st
10 Human Development Index 2015 63 out 188 countries 1st
11 The Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index 2015 18 out of 167 countries 1st
12 Knowledge Economy Index 2012-World Bank 62 out of 145 countries 1st
13 Global Enabling Trade Report 2014 – World Economic Forum 29 out of 138 countries 1st
14 Environmental Performance Index 2014 56 out 178 countries 1st
15 Mercer’s 2014 Quality of Living Survey 82nd 1st
16 Outsourcing Readiness Index (Africa) 2009 53 2nd
17 E-government development Index 2012 93 out of 192 countries 2nd
18 Global Information Technology Report 2016 49 out of 139 countries 1st
19 ITU – United Nations Agency for Information and communications.
ITU’s Digital Access Index 2012
74 out of 155 countries 2nd
20 Forbes Survey of Best Countries for Business 2015 37 out of 144 countries 1st
21 The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness 2015 56 out of 141 countries 3rd
22 Social Progress Index 2016 40 out of 133 countries 1st
23 Global Innovation Index 2016 53 out of 128 countries 1st