Mauritius Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.11%, a 0.75% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.36%, a 0.07% decline from 2018.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.43%, a 0.32% decline from 2017.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.75%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.74%
Gabon 20.47%
Namibia 20.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.27%
Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
Bosnia 16.85%
Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
Mauritius Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 7.11% 0.75%
2019 6.36% -0.07%
2018 6.43% -0.32%
2017 6.75% -0.06%
2016 6.81% -0.60%
2015 7.41% -0.06%
2014 7.47% 0.15%
2013 7.32% -0.15%
2012 7.47% 0.02%
2011 7.45% -0.20%
2010 7.65% 0.39%
2009 7.26% 0.09%
2008 7.17% -1.31%
2007 8.48% -0.56%
2006 9.04% -0.48%
2005 9.52% 1.18%
2004 8.34% 0.04%
2003 8.30% 0.09%
2002 8.21% -0.93%
2001 9.14% -0.10%
2000 9.24% -0.10%
1999 9.34% -0.02%
1998 9.36% -0.08%
1997 9.44% -0.08%
1996 9.52% -0.07%
1995 9.59% -0.01%
1994 9.60% 0.05%
1993 9.55% 0.13%
1992 9.42% 0.08%
1991 9.34% 0.08%