Mauritius Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2022 was 7.23%, a 0.42% decline from 2021.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.66%, a 0.97% decline from 2020.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.63%, a 2.3% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.33%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Mauritius Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 7.23% -0.42%
2021 7.66% -0.97%
2020 8.63% 2.30%
2019 6.33% -0.10%
2018 6.43% -0.32%
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% 0.02%
2011 7.45% -0.20%
2010 7.65% 0.39%
2009 7.26% 0.09%
2008 7.17% -1.31%
2007 8.48% -0.56%
2006 9.04% -0.48%
2005 9.52% 1.18%
2004 8.34% 0.11%
2003 8.23% 0.03%
2002 8.20% -0.94%
2001 9.14% 0.00%
2000 9.14% -0.16%
1999 9.30% -0.02%
1998 9.33% -0.08%
1997 9.41% -0.08%
1996 9.49% -0.10%
1995 9.59% -0.03%
1994 9.62% -0.01%
1993 9.63% 0.00%
1992 9.63% -0.06%
1991 9.68% -0.06%