Unemployment Rate in Mauritius decreased to 8.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021 from 9.50 percent in the third quarter of 2021. source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius

Unemployment Rate in Mauritius averaged 7.73 percent from 1983 until 2021, 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. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 8.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritius Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.00 percent in 2023 and 6.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Mauritius Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-23 08:00 PM Q3 9.5% 10.5% 10.3%
2022-03-31 02:00 PM Q4 8.1% 9.5% 9.3%
2022-06-30 11:00 AM Q1 8.1% 9.3%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 8.10 9.50 percent Dec 2021
Employed Persons 509.90 476.10 Thousand Dec 2021
Unemployed Persons 44.90 49.80 Thousand Dec 2021
Productivity 121.30 134.60 points Dec 2020
Labour Costs 145.70 135.70 points Dec 2020
Job Vacancies 5063.00 4124.00 Dec 2019
Wages 33259.00 31813.00 MUR/Month Dec 2020
Population 1.27 1.27 Million Dec 2021
Wages In Manufacturing 128.00 124.20 points Dec 2021
Employment Rate 91.90 90.50 percent Dec 2021

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.10 9.50 19.70 2.70 1983 - 2021 percent Quarterly