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PORT LOUIS: The unemployment rate in Mauritius rose to 7.6 percent during the third quarter of 2016, from 7.4 percent a year earlier, official data showed on Wednesday. `Employment of Mauritians is estimated at 536,300 at the third quarter of 2016 compared to 536,500 at the third quarter of 2015 and 537,000 at the second quarter of 2016,` state-run Statistics Mauritius said in a statement. The body forecasts an unemployment rate of 7.4 percent this year down from 7.9 percent in 2015. The Indian