Mauritania Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Mauritania decreased to 10.10 percent in 2012 from 31.20 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania. From 1988 until 2012, Mauritania Unemployment Rate averaged 21.1 Percent reaching an all time high of 32.8 Percent in December of 2004 and a record low of 10.1 Percent in December of 2012. In Mauritania, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Mauritania Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.10 31.20 32.80 10.10 -5.70 | 2014/06 1988 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Mauritania Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 3.80 2012-12-31 3.70 3.80 0.86 3.94 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 10.10 2012-12-31 31.20 32.80 10.10 -5.70 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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Mauritania Inflation Rate at 4.10 Percent  
The inflation rate in Mauritania was recorded at 4.10 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Interest Rate at 9.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Mauritania was last recorded at 9 percent. Interest Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Personal Income Tax Rate at 33.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 33 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Industrial Production at 5.60 Percent  
Industrial Production in Mauritania increased 5.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Government Debt To GDP at 62.10 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 62.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account to GDP at -18.50 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Balance of Trade at -316.67 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a trade deficit of 316.67 MRO Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account at -374.85 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 374.85 MRO Billion in 2012. Current Account in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
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