Mauritius Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 23.84%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 23.64%, a 0.01% decline 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 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Mauritius Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 23.84% 0.20%
2018 23.64% -0.01%
2017 23.65% 1.21%
2016 22.44% -2.58%
2015 25.02% 0.72%
2014 24.30% 2.40%
2013 21.90% -1.39%
2012 23.29% 1.96%
2011 21.33% -1.85%
2010 23.18% 2.03%
2009 21.15% 2.16%
2008 18.99% -5.25%
2007 24.24% 1.11%
2006 23.13% -2.49%
2005 25.62% 0.95%
2004 24.67% -0.54%
2003 25.21% -0.24%
2002 25.45% -2.08%
2001 27.53% 0.78%
2000 26.75% 0.58%
1999 26.17% 0.62%
1998 25.55% 0.68%
1997 24.87% 0.79%
1996 24.08% 0.91%
1995 23.17% 0.33%
1994 22.84% 0.38%
1993 22.46% 0.59%
1992 21.87% 0.48%
1991 21.39% 0.48%