Mauritius Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 23.88%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 23.77%, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 23.65%, a 1.21% increase from 2016.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 22.44%, a 2.58% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Mauritius Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 23.88% 0.11%
2018 23.77% 0.12%
2017 23.65% 1.21%
2016 22.44% -2.58%
2015 25.02% 0.72%
2014 24.30% 2.41%
2013 21.90% -1.39%
2012 23.29% 1.96%
2011 21.33% -1.85%
2010 23.18% 2.04%
2009 21.15% 2.16%
2008 18.99% -5.26%
2007 24.24% 1.11%
2006 23.13% -2.49%
2005 25.62% 0.95%
2004 24.67% -0.42%
2003 25.09% -0.37%
2002 25.45% -2.07%
2001 27.53% 1.01%
2000 26.52% 0.30%
1999 26.22% 0.86%
1998 25.36% 0.62%
1997 24.74% 0.72%
1996 24.02% 0.85%
1995 23.17% 0.36%
1994 22.81% 0.42%
1993 22.39% 0.64%
1992 21.75% 0.41%
1991 21.34% 0.41%