June 29 (Bloomberg) -- Mauritius’s unemployment rate is estimated at 8.3 percent for the first quarter of this year, the Central Statistics Office said.
The jobless rate was 7.2 percent in the final three months of last year and 8.4 percent in the first quarter of 2010, the Port Louis-based agency said in a statement on its website today. Employment of Mauritians is expected to increase by 8,400 in 2011, it said.
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