Mauritania, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 1,030,700 Km2, and it may be considered a large country.

Mauritania, with a population of 4,420,184 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 4 people per km2.

The capital is Nouakchott and its currency is Ouguiya

Mauritania is holding the 154 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 4,243 millions of euros4,697 millions of dollars, ( 98.75% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 987€ euros per inhabitant1,092$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Mauritania was on February of 2018 and it was 3.2%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Mauritania, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.52 points in 2017, leaving it in 160th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Mauritania are business, you must know it's in the 148th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Mauritania, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Mauritania Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]20174,426M.€
Annual GDP [+]20175,000M.$
GDP per capita [+]20171,001€
GDP per capita [+]20171,131$
Debt [+]20164,243
Debt [+]20164,697
Debt (%GDP) [+]201698.75%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016987€
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,092$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-22
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-24
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.51%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,207.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,336.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013126.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013167.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201311.41%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.01%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016172.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016190.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201610.30%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.11%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016281€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016311$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201336€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201347$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201428$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201640€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201644$
Corruption Index [+]201728
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018131º
Fragile States Index [+]201594.9
NMW [+]2011106.4 $
NMW [+]201181.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016130º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]01/15/201936.1600
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20183.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/01/20099.00%
Doing Business [+]2019148º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]20159.80
Exports [+]20171,424.1 M.€
Exports [+]20171,608.8 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201732.18%
Imports [+]20171,997.1 M.€
Imports [+]20172,256.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201745.12%
Trade balance [+]2017-573.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-647.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-12.95%
Density [+]20174
Population [+]20174,420,184
Immigrant stock [+]2017168,438
% Immigrant [+]20173.81%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017243.8
Emigrant stock [+]2017120,433
% Emigrant [+]20172.72%
HDI [+]20170.520
Global Peace Ranking [+]2018127º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016129º
Birth Rate [+]201634.16‰
Fertility Rate [+]20164.67
Crude death rate [+]20167.88‰
Life expectancy [+]201663.24
Number of homicides [+]2015416
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201510.22
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20160.60