Mauritius Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Mauritius increased to 8.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 7.76 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius. Unemployment Rate in Mauritius averaged 7.62 Percent from 1983 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 19.70 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1983 and a record low of 2.70 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1991. In Mauritius, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Mauritius Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
8.20 7.76 19.70 2.70 8.03 | 2014/06 1983 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Mauritius Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 535.30 2013-11-15 526200.00 558000.00 535.30 -6773.61 2014-06-30 [+]
Job Vacancies 2488.00 2013-06-30 3050.00 7285.00 1558.00 2253.58 2014-06-30 [+]
Labour Costs 119.14 2012-06-29 115.60 148.20 87.10 91.47 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 111.57 2012-06-29 109.80 133.00 83.50 91.58 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Unemployed Persons 43.40 2013-11-15 45900.00 56100.00 43.40 6338.34 2014-06-30 [+]
Wages 112.20 2013-11-15 111.80 147.10 101.10 113.96 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Population 1.29 2012-12-31 1.29 1.29 0.66 1.30 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.20 2013-12-31 7.76 19.70 2.70 8.03 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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Mauritius Inflation Rate at 4.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Mauritius was recorded at 4.50 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Bank Lending Rate at 3.05 Percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Mauritius decreased to 3.05 percent in March of 2014 from 3.23 percent in February of 2014. Bank Lending Rate in Mauritius is reported by the Bank of Mauritius.
Mauritius Changes in Inventories at 3773.00 MUR Million  
Changes in Inventories in Mauritius decreased to 3773 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4833 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 107.70 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Mauritius decreased to 107.70 Index Points in March of 2014 from 108.46 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Consumer Spending at 75832.00 MUR Million  
Consumer Spending in Mauritius increased to 75832 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 67717 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Employed Persons at 535.30  
The number of employed persons in Mauritius decreased to 535.30 in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 526200 in the third quarter of 2013. Employed Persons in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius External Debt at 23322.00 MUR Million  
External Debt in Mauritius decreased to 23322 MUR Million in 2008 from 26886 MUR Million in 2007. External Debt in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius GDP Constant Prices at 101114.00 MUR Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Mauritius increased to 101114 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 91055 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Government Budget Value at 375.20 MUR Million  
Mauritius recorded a government budget surplus of 375.20 MUR Million in 2008. Government Budget Value in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Government Spending at 13972.00 MUR Million  
Government Spending in Mauritius increased to 13972 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 13202 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Government Spending in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
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