Unemployment Rate in Mauritius decreased to 6.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 7 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Unemployment Rate in Mauritius averaged 7.57 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.

Unemployment Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 6.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Mauritius to stand at 6.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-28 07:20 AM Unemployment Rate 7.0% 7.1% 6.9%
2018-12-20 10:20 AM Unemployment Rate 6.9% 7.0% 6.8%
2019-03-28 10:05 AM Unemployment Rate 6.4% 6.9% 6.6%
2019-06-27 11:20 AM Unemployment Rate 6.9% 6.4% 7.00%
2019-09-26 07:20 AM Unemployment Rate 6.9% 6.70%
2019-12-19 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 6.5%


Mauritius Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.90 6.40 19.70 2.70 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 40.40 38.10 56.10 35.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 546.00 553.20 553.20 482.70 Thousand [+]
Labour Costs 134.90 132.30 134.90 22.54 Index Points [+]
Productivity 132.30 127.50 132.30 45.68 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 4124.00 4106.00 7285.00 1558.00 [+]
Wages 29841.00 28676.00 29841.00 12600.00 MUR/Month [+]
Population 1.26 1.26 1.26 0.66 Million [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 119.70 117.70 119.70 78.20 Index Points [+]
Employment Rate 93.10 93.60 93.60 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.90 6.40 19.70 2.70 1983 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
South Africa 27.60 Mar/19
Spain 14.70 Mar/19
Turkey 13.00 Apr/19
Brazil 12.30 May/19
Argentina 10.10 Mar/19
Italy 9.90 May/19
France 8.70 Mar/19
Euro Area 7.50 May/19
India 6.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 5.70 Mar/19
Canada 5.50 Jun/19
Australia 5.20 May/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.50 May/19
South Korea 4.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom 3.80 May/19
United States 3.70 Jun/19
China 3.67 Mar/19
Mexico 3.50 May/19
Netherlands 3.30 May/19
Germany 3.10 May/19
Japan 2.40 May/19
Singapore 2.20 Mar/19
Switzerland 2.10 Jun/19


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