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Mauritius: Unemployment declined slightly in the second quarter 2014 on the island




Mauritius: Unemployment declined slightly in the second quarter 2014 on the island
The unemployment rate dropped slightly in Mauritius in the second quarter of 2014, with some 44,500 people actively seeking employment, representing 7.8% of the working population against 8% a year earlier.
 
According to the latest figures from Statistics Mauritius, 19,900 men and 24,600 women are unemployed are thus counted in Mauritius.
 
42% of jobseekers are aged under 25, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
 
On 30 June 2014, 527,900 Mauritians identified against 522,000 working on the same date in 2013.
 



Fabrice François


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