Mauritius - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Mauritius was 37.84 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 37.84 in 2011, while its lowest value was 31.76 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 31.76
1991 32.02
1992 32.18
1993 32.38
1994 32.72
1995 32.86
1996 33.17
1997 33.50
1998 33.85
1999 34.20
2000 34.52
2001 34.74
2002 34.74
2003 34.74
2004 34.71
2005 35.85
2006 36.25
2007 35.92
2008 36.75
2009 37.14
2010 37.65
2011 37.84

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Mauritius was 601,482 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 601,482 in 2011 and a minimum value of 443,656 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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 443,656
1991 451,624
1992 460,262
1993 469,249
1994 478,366
1995 485,409
1996 492,901
1997 501,337
1998 509,612
1999 519,288
2000 527,064
2001 535,866
2002 536,676
2003 538,710
2004 539,157
2005 549,797
2006 556,064
2007 560,968
2008 570,116
2009 578,460
2010 595,289
2011 601,482

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure