Youth Unemployment Rate of Mauritius
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Mauritius was 23.84% in 2019, a difference of +0.2 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Mauritius in 2019 was 606,150. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 20.48% and 28.05% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines youth unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total youth, male youth, and female youth unemployment rates of Mauritius for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Mauritius.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Mauritius (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Mauritius
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 21.39 18.98 25.92
1992 21.87 19.32 26.64
1993 22.46 20.03 27.01
1994 22.84 20.47 27.25
1995 23.17 20.82 27.53
1996 24.08 21.84 28.15
1997 24.87 22.77 28.61
1998 25.55 23.62 28.92
1999 26.17 24.75 28.61
2000 26.75 25.08 29.56
2001 27.53 26.68 28.94
2002 25.45 23.43 28.77
2003 25.21 22.04 30.32
2004 24.67 20.94 30.58
2005 25.62 20.4 33.61
2006 23.13 17.83 30.71
2007 24.24 19.6 30.81
2008 18.99 14.78 24.96
2009 21.15 17.67 26.14
2010 23.18 18.79 29.12
2011 21.33 17.19 27.06
2012 23.29 18.38 30.1
2013 21.9 16.89 29.26
2014 24.3 19.17 31.88
2015 25.02 20.76 30.82
2016 22.44 17.27 29.36
2017 23.65 18.32 30.68
2018 23.64 20.32 27.84
2019 23.84 20.48 28.05