Mauritius Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.87%, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.75%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.81%, a 0.6% decline from 2015.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.41%, a 0.06% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 26.96%
Namibia 23.10%
North Macedonia 21.55%
St. Lucia 20.87%
Bosnia 20.84%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.76%
Gabon 19.49%
Botswana 17.94%
Armenia 17.71%
Libya 17.29%
Montenegro 15.46%
Jordan 15.03%
Albania 13.90%
Serbia 13.51%
Brazil 12.54%
Guyana 12.15%
Algeria 12.15%
Iran 12.00%
Turkey 10.90%
Jamaica 9.45%
Belize 9.37%
Equatorial Guinea 9.16%
Colombia 9.09%
Venezuela 8.37%
Samoa 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.13%
Iraq 7.93%
Suriname 7.63%
Mauritius 6.87%
Lebanon 6.17%
Maldives 6.08%
Dominican Republic 5.83%
Belarus 5.71%
Bulgaria 5.26%
Azerbaijan 5.22%
Kazakhstan 4.89%
Russia 4.74%
Paraguay 4.71%
China 4.42%
Romania 4.30%
Fiji 4.15%
Ecuador 3.91%
Turkmenistan 3.78%
Malaysia 3.36%
Mexico 3.32%
Peru 2.84%
Guatemala 2.73%
Cuba 2.26%
Tonga 1.03%
Thailand 0.67%
Mauritius Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 6.87% 0.12%
2017 6.75% -0.06%
2016 6.81% -0.60%
2015 7.41% -0.06%
2014 7.47% 0.15%
2013 7.32% -0.15%
2012 7.47% 0.03%
2011 7.45% -0.21%
2010 7.65% 0.40%
2009 7.26% 0.09%
2008 7.17% -1.31%
2007 8.48% -0.57%
2006 9.04% -0.48%
2005 9.52% 1.19%
2004 8.34% -0.02%
2003 8.36% 0.15%
2002 8.21% -0.93%
2001 9.14% -0.14%
2000 9.28% -0.02%
1999 9.29% 0.05%
1998 9.24% -0.14%
1997 9.38% -0.20%
1996 9.58% -0.01%
1995 9.59% 0.15%
1994 9.44% 0.07%
1993 9.37% 0.30%
1992 9.07% 0.18%
1991 8.89% 0.18%