Mauritius - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Mauritius was 37.99 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 37.99 in 2014, 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 31.74
1992 31.89
1993 32.33
1994 32.75
1995 32.96
1996 33.26
1997 33.55
1998 33.93
1999 34.22
2000 34.44
2001 34.71
2002 34.68
2003 34.69
2004 34.62
2005 35.59
2006 35.97
2007 35.65
2008 36.35
2009 36.61
2010 37.47
2011 37.64
2012 37.76
2013 37.87
2014 37.99

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Mauritius was 592,300 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 592,300 in 2014 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 452,393
1992 461,862
1993 470,898
1994 480,498
1995 487,564
1996 493,435
1997 502,250
1998 510,993
1999 520,565
2000 528,707
2001 535,577
2002 535,843
2003 534,596
2004 533,478
2005 542,709
2006 545,938
2007 547,800
2008 554,696
2009 560,828
2010 572,915
2011 577,450
2012 582,950
2013 587,691
2014 592,300

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure