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Mauritius

Mauritius Labor force Stats

Definitions

  • By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • Female > % of total labor force: 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 Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation 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."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
By occupation agriculture and fishing 14%, construction and industry 36%, transportation and communication 7%, trade, restaurants, hotels 16%, finance 3%, other services 24% 1995
Female > % of total labor force 36.35% 2008 141st out of 175
Per capita 466.07 per 1,000 people 2010 28th out of 62
Total 572,174.26 2008 143th out of 175

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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