Mauritius has a population of 1.2 million people, and a land mass of 2030 km2. Life expectancy is 73 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 9627, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 3.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 12.1 billion.
Mauritius is ranked at place 49 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Mauritius is ranked at place 45, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Mauritius in 2016 were NOK 29 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Mauritius at a value of 18 million.