Mauritius Unemployment Rate 1983-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Mauritius increased to 8.70 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 7.54 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Mauritius averaged 7.65 percent from 1983 until 2015, 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. Unemployment Rate in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.

Mauritius Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.70 7.54 19.70 2.70 1983 - 2015 percent Quarterly
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 the latest reported value for - Mauritius Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Mauritius Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, September 5, 2015.


Mauritius Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.70 7.54 19.70 2.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 529.10 538.90 549.30 482.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 50.30 44.00 56.10 35.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 3978.00 2488.00 7285.00 1558.00 [+]
Productivity 116.97 114.49 116.97 83.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 24654.00 23391.00 24654.00 12600.00 MUR/Month [+]
Labour Costs 128.73 125.76 128.73 81.87 Index Points [+]
Population 1.26 1.25 1.26 0.66 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 7.00 Aug/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Jun/15 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.10 Aug/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]