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Tableau de Bord --- ICT Indicators 2011-2016
ICT Economic Indicators 
  PERIOD UNIT 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016a
Value added in the ICT sector as % GDP as at end of year % +5.7         5.6         5.6         5.6         5.6          5.6
Growth rate of ICT sector  as at end of year  %  9.4 8.9 6.9 6.6 7.0 6.2
Value added of the ICT Sector  as at end of year Rs M 16,657 17,348 18,254 19,363 20,415 21,448
ICT-BPO companiesb as at end of year No. 497 575 631 650 700 -
Gross Output of the ICT sector as at end of year Rs M 30,454 32,174 34,437 35,841 36,642 -
Exports of ICT services as at end of year Rs M 4,630 5,107 4,538 5,880 5,423 -
 ICT Infrastructure Readiness Indicators
  PERIOD UNIT 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Fixed telephone lines as at end of year No.   374,600   349,100   363,000   372,200   380,000
Mobile phone subscriptions as at end of year No. 1,294,100 1,485,800 1,533,600 1,652,000 1,762,300
Internet Subscriptions as at end of year No.   370,000   568,700   680,800   735,000   840,900
Broadband Internet Subscriptions as at end of year No.   279,800   423,400   520,200   579,000   661,600
International Internet Bandwidth  as at end of year Mbps 5806 8,274 11,921 17,077 21,305
Fixed telephone lines subscriptions as at end of year per 100 inhab 29.1 27.0 28.8 29.5 29.7
Mobile cellular phone subscriptions as at end of year per 100 inhab 103.3 118.3 121.8 130.9 139.5
Internet Subscriptions  as at end of year per 100 inhab 29.5 45.3 54.1 58.3 66.6
Broadband Internet Subscriptions  as at end of year per 100 inhab 22.3 33.7 41.3 45.9 52.4
 
Tariff for Internet Access Servciesc
  PERIOD UNIT 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
FIXED WIRED - ADSL                
ADSL 1 Mbps (Unlimited Vol. Usage)                
Residential use as at end of year Rs/month 708 708 708 708 708 708
Business use as at end of year Rs/month 2,400 1,890 1,890 1,890 1,890 1,290
FIXED WIRELESS - WIMAX                
Asymmetric 512 Kbps Home as at end of year Rs/month 729 729 729 590 590 590
Asymmetric 512 Kbps Business as at end of year Rs/month 1,699 1,699 1,699 1,090 1,090 1,090
MOBILE DATA - 3G / HSDPA / GPRS                
Postpaid plan of 500 MB capacity as at end of year Rs/month 250 230 175 175  -  -
Postpaid plan of 1 GB capacity as at end of year Rs/month 299 299 275 216 196 196
           
Tariffs for IPLC Full Circuit on SAFE (2Mbps) in USD as at end of year in $      4,100      3,500      2,975      2,975      1,620       1,620
ICT in Education      
  PERIOD UNIT 2013 2014 2015
Students to Computer in Primary schools as at end of year Ratio 23 23 22
Students to Computer in Secondary schools as at end of year Ratio 20 19 18
Percentage of Primary schools having Internet access for students  as at end of year % 55.9 49.4 40.94
Percentage of Secondary schools having Internet access for students  as at end of year % 96.1 96.6 98.88
Percentage of Primary schools having a website  as at end of year %      15.94 15.9 11.25
Percentage of Secondary schools having a website  as at end of year %      39.33 49.2 52.25
Percentage of students enrolled in ICT/ICT related field at Tertiary level as at end of year % 7.6 8.0  8.0
Community Access and ICT Culture Promotion
  PERIOD UNIT 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016-Jun
Total Computer Clubs as at end of year No. 118 209 263 280 270 270
Number of PIAPs as at end of year No. 99 100 100 100 100 99
Number of localities with Computer clubs as at end of year No. 118 209 263 280 270 270
Total number of Learning Corners in Rodrigues as at end of year No. - - 11 21 21 21
Total number of visitors in Learning Corners in Rodrigues as at end of year No. - - 2,159 4,150 3,984 4,468
   
 Indicators for ICT penetration in private households    
  PERIOD UNIT 2010 2012 2014    
Households with a television set as at end of year % 96.9 97.4 97.1    
Households with a fixed telephone as at end of year % 73.0 71.0 71.6    
Households with a mobile telephone as at end of year % 87.5 90.8 92.2    
Households with a personal computer as at end of year % 37.7 44.9 53.1    
Households with internet access  as at end of year % 29.0 39.2 52.0    
 ICT Manpower
  PERIOD UNIT 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
ICT Workforce in the ICT sector as at end of July No. 13,116 12,972 14,094 14,747 15,006
Growth of employment in the ICT sector as at end of July % 2% -1% 9% 5% 2%
Students examined in an ICT field of study (as a % of total number of enrolments)              
(a)     SC as at end of year % 29 31.5 34.4 37.5 36.1
(b)     HSC as at end of year % 9.2 9.7 9.0 8.9 7.7
Students enrolled in tertiary education in ICT as at end of year % 8.4 7.1 7.6 8.0  8.0
ICT Professionals supply from tertiary institutions. as at end of year No. 1,200 950 1,300 1200 1100  
% students studying ICT overseas at tertiary level as at end of year % 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.8  
    ICT Usage in Business      
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Percentage of businesses using computers 97.9 98 99.6 99.8 98.5 98.6 98.5
Percentage of businesses having  a website 48.3 50 53.9 57.1 65.5 63.1 55.2
Percentage of businesses with Internet/Email 92 92.7 96.5 97.1 95.9 96.9 97.7
Percentage of businesses with an Intranet 40.6             44 45.1 43 46.1 48.6 43.2
Percentage of businesses receiving orders over the Internet 34.9             36.0 37.9 37.4 39.9 42.4 43
Percentage of businesses placing orders over the Internet 34.7             36.0        38.0 36.7 37.4 39.3 40.5
a: Forecasted
b: Source: Board of Investment
c:The tariffs provided for the relevant service markets refer to the cheapest approved tariffs being commercialised across 
Sources: ICTA/SM/MOEHR/NCB