Digest of agricultural statistics - Mauritius
This is the twenty-eighth issue of a regular publication of Statistics Mauritius on agricultural statistics for the Island of Mauritius. It contains metadata on agricultural statistics and an overview of the main indicators of the sector. The digest is published annually and is designed to bring together in a single report as many series as possible on agricultural statistics. It contains information on the sugar, tea, tobacco, food crops, livestock and fisheries sectors. Data showing the pattern of food consumption of the population are given in the yearly \"Food Balance Sheets\". Agricultural price statistics are shown in the section “Producer Price Index - Agriculture (PPI-A)”. All data relate to the Island of Mauritius, unless otherwise specified. The data published cover in general the five-year period from 2007 to 2011 and are the latest available as at end of September 2012. Some of the figures are provisional and subject to revision in later issues. Figures in this issue supersede those appearing in previous ones. Historical series of main agricultural statistics can also be accessed from Statistics Mauritius website ( http://statsmauritius.gov.mu).