Mauritius Unemployment Rate

2004 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | Statistics Mauritius

Mauritius Unemployment Rate increased to 7.10 % in Mar 2020, from the previously reported number of 6.40 % in Dec 2019. Mauritius Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2004 to Mar 2020, with an average rate of 7.70 %. The data reached an all-time high of 9.80 % in Sep 2006 and a record low of 6.40 % in Dec 2019. The data is reported by reported by Statistics Mauritius.

In the latest reports, Mauritius Population reached 1.27 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Mauritius stood at 918.98 USD in Mar 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 70.00 % in Jun 2020.

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Mauritius Unemployment Rate

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.10 Mar 2020 6.40 Dec 2019 6.40 Dec 2019 9.80 Sep 2006 % quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.80 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 13.10 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 18.10 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 7.00 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 5.52 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.94 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jan 2021
Belgium (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 18.72 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.20 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Jan 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) 0.10 2017 yearly 2007 - 2017
Canada (%) 8.90 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2020
Chile (%) 11.60 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2009 - Oct 2020
China (%) 4.24 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 15.77 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 9.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 8.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) 2.79 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) 5.80 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2020
Ecuador (%) 4.96 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 7.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 8.20 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
France (%) 8.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 11.57 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Germany (%) 4.50 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) 4.51 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 16.80 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Aug 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.40 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1981 - Oct 2020
Hungary (%) 4.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Iceland (%) 5.60 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 10.60 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2020
Ireland (%) 7.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Israel (%) 4.71 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2020
Italy (%) 8.99 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 3.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1953 - Sep 2020
Jordan (%) 23.00 May 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - May 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 4.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (%) 29.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.50 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.00 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 10.40 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Luxembourg (%) 6.28 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.70 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.14 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 4.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.26 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2020
Moldova (%) 4.22 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Mongolia (%) 7.57 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 19.00 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) 12.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (%) 3.24 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) 27.11 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Norway (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2018 - Oct 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 8.16 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) 16.43 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2020
Philippines (%) 10.00 Jul 2020 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 6.10 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Portugal (%) 7.50 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1998 - Oct 2020
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.70 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) 6.35 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 8.98 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Serbia (%) 9.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 3.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2020
Slovakia (%) 7.35 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Slovenia (%) 5.10 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 32.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 16.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1976 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 8.91 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 137.062 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,222.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Revenue (MUR bn) 145.997 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (MUR mn) 270,674.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 91,253.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Public Debt: General Government (MUR mn) 327,708.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.879 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -205.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 132.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -22.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,372.743 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 31,801.890 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 612.349 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 338.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -13.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 140,085.594 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 11,138.733 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 47.746 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 15.188 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2.655 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1998 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 65.467 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 1979 - Dec 2020
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 3,441.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 5,299.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 1,730.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 657.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 4,642.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 1,644.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 648.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,428.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -465.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -15.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,259.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 74.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -246.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -27.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 612.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -486.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 216,329.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,007.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 6,193.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 57.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.703 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 26,127.881 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) 26,290.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 472,799.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 446,508.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
External Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 26.776 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
External Debt (MUR mn) 8,625,221.767 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 8,374,966.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 20,045.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 9,631.000 2018 yearly 2005 - 2018
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 1,211.000 2018 yearly 2005 - 2018
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 2,562.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 2,342.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 4,077.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 2,663.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad (MUR mn) 5,200.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 1,283.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 210.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 2,881.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 270.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 467.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 25.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 29.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 722.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 6.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 950.725 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,177.542 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1976 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 17.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1977 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,462.5 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1960 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 58.583 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 669.907 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1976 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 34,249.908 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 16.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 15,533.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,904.449 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2018 - Jan 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 72.69 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 6,462.517 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2007 - Feb 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Business Confidence Indicator: Manufacturing (% Point) 143.597 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator (% Point) 11.200 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Services (% Point) 207.467 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

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