Mauritius - Labor force

Labor force, female (% of total labor force)

Labor force, female (% of total labor force) in Mauritius was 39.12 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 39.32 in 2015, while its lowest value was 32.24 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 supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database and World Bank population estimates. Labor data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1990 32.24
1991 32.45
1992 32.59
1993 32.68
1994 32.78
1995 32.95
1996 33.24
1997 33.54
1998 33.85
1999 34.15
2000 34.44
2001 34.66
2002 34.67
2003 34.65
2004 34.61
2005 35.64
2006 35.95
2007 35.62
2008 36.33
2009 36.60
2010 37.39
2011 37.37
2012 37.60
2013 38.17
2014 38.75
2015 39.32
2016 38.97
2017 39.12

Labor force, total

The value for Labor force, total in Mauritius was 606,810 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 27 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 607,122 in 2015 and a minimum value of 450,355 in 1990.

Definition: Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes people who are currently employed and people who are unemployed but seeking work as well as first-time job-seekers. Not everyone who works is included, however. Unpaid workers, family workers, and students are often omitted, and some countries do not count members of the armed forces. Labor force size tends to vary during the year as seasonal workers enter and leave.

Source: Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database and World Bank population estimates. Labor data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1990 450,355
1991 458,414
1992 466,541
1993 473,443
1994 481,533
1995 487,656
1996 493,188
1997 501,719
1998 510,517
1999 520,525
2000 528,413
2001 536,533
2002 536,462
2003 535,241
2004 533,391
2005 542,499
2006 545,317
2007 545,437
2008 551,600
2009 557,094
2010 568,067
2011 568,780
2012 577,108
2013 587,440
2014 597,491
2015 607,122
2016 604,135
2017 606,810

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure