Unemployment Rate in Mauritania increased to 11.80 percent in 2017 from 11.66 percent in 2016. Unemployment Rate in Mauritania averaged 13.41 percent from 1988 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.10 percent in 2000 and a record low of 9.85 percent in 2004.

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Mauritania Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.66 19.10 9.85 percent [+]
Population 4.40 4.30 4.40 0.86 Million [+]

Mauritania Unemployment Rate

In Mauritania, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Mauritania Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritania Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.80 11.66 19.10 9.85 1988 - 2017 percent Yearly

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