The unemployment rate in Mauritius decreased to 7.0 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 7.2 percent in the same quarter of the previous year. 40.5 thousand persons were unemployed, of which 21.5 thousand were aged below 25 years. Around 6 percent or 2.4 thousand had not reached the Certificate of Primary Education level or equivalent and a further 29 percent or 11.8 thousand did not have the Cambridge School Certificate or equivalent. Additionally, 3.1 thousand or 8 percent of the unemployed were heads of households and 5.5 thousand or 14 percent lived in household with no employed persons. There were 541.5 thousand employed people, 7.9 thousand less than in the second quarter of 2017. In the previous quarter, the jobless rate was at 7.1 percent. Unemployment Rate in Mauritius averaged 7.58 percent from 1983 until 2018, 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.

Mauritius Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-28 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 6.7% 7.0% 6.7%
2018-06-29 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.1% 6.7% 6.9%
2018-09-28 07:20 AM Unemployment Rate 7.0% 7.1% 6.9%
2018-12-20 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.0% 6.8%


Mauritius Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.00 7.10 19.70 2.70 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 40.50 41.00 56.10 35.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 541.50 540.00 549.40 482.70 Thousand [+]
Labour Costs 132.30 130.00 132.30 22.54 Index Points [+]
Productivity 127.50 124.60 127.50 45.68 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 4106.00 3799.00 7285.00 1558.00 [+]
Wages 27574.00 26594.00 27574.00 12600.00 MUR/Month [+]
Population 1.26 1.26 1.26 0.66 Million [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 116.50 107.80 116.50 78.20 Index Points [+]
Employment Rate 93.04 92.94 93.36 0.00 percent [+]


Mauritius Unemployment Rate

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. Mauritius Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 7.10 19.70 2.70 1983 - 2018 percent Quarterly




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