Mauritius Youth Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

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 2022 was 21.76%, a 3.08% decline from 2021.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 24.85%, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 24.76%, a 2.69% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritius youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 22.07%, a 2.13% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Libya 50.45%
South Africa 49.83%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 43.82%
Botswana 43.52%
Jordan 41.91%
Namibia 38.97%
Gabon 36.90%
North Macedonia 32.44%
Algeria 32.01%
Bosnia 31.89%
Iraq 31.76%
St. Lucia 30.78%
Costa Rica 30.74%
Albania 28.20%
Montenegro 28.06%
Suriname 26.60%
Guyana 25.48%
Serbia 24.25%
Lebanon 23.94%
Iran 22.83%
Romania 22.59%
Mauritius 21.76%
Colombia 21.04%
Brazil 20.68%
Samoa 20.35%
Turkey 19.25%
Armenia 19.02%
Jamaica 18.06%
Belize 17.93%
Equatorial Guinea 16.53%
Fiji 16.01%
Maldives 15.14%
China 14.85%
Paraguay 14.51%
Russia 14.37%
Azerbaijan 13.58%
Dominican Republic 12.89%
Venezuela 10.98%
Bulgaria 10.77%
Malaysia 10.39%
Belarus 10.27%
Turkmenistan 8.99%
Ecuador 8.40%
Peru 8.04%
Tonga 7.03%
Mexico 6.52%
Guatemala 6.28%
Thailand 5.39%
Kazakhstan 3.82%
Cuba 3.09%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
Mauritius Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 21.76% -3.08%
2021 24.85% 0.09%
2020 24.76% 2.69%
2019 22.07% -2.13%
2018 24.20% 0.00%
2017 24.20% 1.25%
2016 22.95% -2.63%
2015 25.58% 0.85%
2014 24.73% 2.58%
2013 22.15% -1.37%
2012 23.52% 1.96%
2011 21.56% -1.92%
2010 23.47% 2.05%
2009 21.42% 2.23%
2008 19.19% -5.30%
2007 24.50% 1.29%
2006 23.21% -2.40%
2005 25.61% 1.01%
2004 24.60% -0.58%
2003 25.18% -0.38%
2002 25.56% -2.11%
2001 27.67% 1.52%
2000 26.15% 0.40%
1999 25.75% 0.87%
1998 24.88% 0.36%
1997 24.52% 0.34%
1996 24.17% 0.43%
1995 23.74% 0.29%
1994 23.45% 0.12%
1993 23.33% 0.32%
1992 23.01% 0.06%
1991 22.96% 22.96%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%