Mauritius - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Mauritius was 37.89 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 37.89 in 2013, while its lowest value was 31.73 in 1990.

Definition: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.

Source: International Labour Organization, using World Bank population estimates.

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Year Value
1990 31.73
1991 31.75
1992 31.89
1993 32.33
1994 32.74
1995 32.96
1996 33.25
1997 33.54
1998 33.92
1999 34.21
2000 34.44
2001 34.72
2002 34.68
2003 34.69
2004 34.62
2005 35.59
2006 35.97
2007 35.66
2008 36.36
2009 36.62
2010 37.49
2011 37.66
2012 37.77
2013 37.89

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Mauritius was 591,967 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 591,967 in 2013 and a minimum value of 443,610 in 1990.

Definition: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organization definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector.

Source: International Labour Organization, using World Bank population estimates.

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Year Value
1990 443,610
1991 451,661
1992 461,187
1993 470,762
1994 480,707
1995 487,564
1996 494,761
1997 503,428
1998 511,308
1999 520,357
2000 528,707
2001 534,991
2002 536,162
2003 536,621
2004 536,902
2005 546,850
2006 551,300
2007 553,421
2008 560,090
2009 566,183
2010 578,688
2011 582,454
2012 587,490
2013 591,967

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure