Mauritania Mauritania: 11,366 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Mauritania is a country in North-West Africa.
Mauritania has a population of 4,08 million. Mauritania has a fertility rate von 4,70 births per women. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Mauritania in the year 2050 will rise to 7,92 million and in the year 2100 to 12,40 million. The life expectency in Mauritania is low in the international comparison at 61,5 years.

With an area of 1,03 million sq. km Mauritania ranks 28th among all countries in the world. The population density of Mauritania is 4,0 people per sq. km (World rank 213). By 2050 the population density will rise to 7,7 people per sq. km und and by 2100 will rise to 12,1 people per sq. km. The border of Mauritania with its neighbor countries is 5.074 km in total length. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 754 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2016 came to 4,63 billion US $ and ranks 161th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita is 1.078 US $ and ranks at the lower end in the international comparison. Mauritania has an unemployment rate of 11,7 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1962
ISO country code MR
Internet Domain .mr
License plate RIM
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Mauritania

All datasets for Mauritania by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
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Population and Health (158)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (119)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (9,565)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,181)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Education expenditure, public (% of GDP)
Geography and Agriculture (313)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (30)
Internet users
Mobile phones