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Mauritius: 23,600 Mauritian employees occupy a second jobs

The analysis of the latest report of Agency Statistics Mauritius on employment for the year 2013 has implemented showed that 4.5% of the 525.700 employees listed in Mauritius, that is 23,600 active, occupy a second job and "working on their own account" to more than 58% of them, as indicated in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
As a reminder, the unemployment rate in Mauritius while remaining stable compared to 2012 amounted last year to 8% on 571,200 assets counted (331,800 men and 193,900 women).
The number of unemployed in Mauritius in 2013 thus stood to 45,500 people (18,600 men and 26.900 women).
The unemployment rate is more marked among young people under 20 years, with a rate that is close to 31.8% while at the same time the unemployment rate of the age group from 20 to 29 years reaching 15.8%.

Fabrice François

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