Mauritius Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.41%, a 0.01% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.41%, a 1.08% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.33%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • Mauritius unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.43%, a 0.32% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Mauritius Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 7.41% 0.01%
2020 7.41% 1.08%
2019 6.33% -0.10%
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% 0.09%
2003 8.25% 0.05%
2002 8.20% -0.94%
2001 9.14% -0.04%
2000 9.18% -0.12%
1999 9.30% -0.05%
1998 9.35% -0.08%
1997 9.43% -0.08%
1996 9.50% -0.09%
1995 9.59% -0.01%
1994 9.60% 0.00%
1993 9.61% 0.00%
1992 9.61% -0.03%
1991 9.63% -0.03%