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 2019 was 6.67%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.66%, a 0.09% decline 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Mauritius Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 6.67% 0.02%
2018 6.66% -0.09%
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% 0.03%
2003 8.31% 0.10%
2002 8.21% -0.93%
2001 9.14% -0.08%
2000 9.22% -0.11%
1999 9.33% -0.01%
1998 9.34% -0.09%
1997 9.43% -0.10%
1996 9.53% -0.06%
1995 9.59% 0.01%
1994 9.58% 0.03%
1993 9.56% 0.14%
1992 9.42% 0.07%
1991 9.35% 0.07%