Mauritania Mauritania

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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 4,649,660 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 5 people per km2.

It's capital is Nouakchott and its currency is Ouguiya

Mauritania is holding the 149 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 4,212 millions of euros (4,811 millions of dollars), ( 59.19% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €906 euros per inhabitant$1,035 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 0.546 points in 2019, leaving it in 157th 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
Annual GDP [+]2020€6,928M
Annual GDP [+]2020$7,914M
GDP per capita [+]2020€1,490
GDP per capita [+]2020$1,702
Debt (M.€.) [+]20204,212
Debt ($M) [+]20204,811
Debt (%GDP) [+]202059.19%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€906
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$1,035
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020207
Deficit ($M) [+]2020236
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20202.90%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20201,376.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]20201,572.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020130.7
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020149.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20209.75%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017103.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017116.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20176.07%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020171.3
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020195.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202012.50%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202019.34%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€296
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$338
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€28
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$32
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€17
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$19
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€37
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$42
Corruption Index [+]202029
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019134º
Fragile States Index [+]201892.2
NMW [+]2011$1,067.2
NMW [+]2011€81.0
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017129º
Euro / Ouguiya [+]01/20/202241.1000
US Dollar exchange rate [+]01/20/202236.2200
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20183.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/24/20205.00%
Doing Business [+]2019148º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201510.13
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201914.0%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202040.0%
Annual arrivals [+]200030,000
Exports [+]2020€2,098.0M
Exports [+]2020$2,396.3M
Exports % GDP [+]202030.28%
Imports [+]2020€2,658.9M
Imports [+]2020$3,037.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202038.38%
Trade balance [+]2020€-560.9M
Trade balance [+]2020$-640.7M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-8.10%
Density [+]20205
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021118º
% Immigrant [+]20193.82%
% Emigrant [+]20192.84%
Birth Rate [+]201933.26‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017243.8
Crude death rate [+]20197.12‰
Fertility Rate [+]20194.50
% risk of poverty [+]201431.0%
Population [+]20204,649,660
Immigrant stock [+]2019172,987
Emigrant stock [+]2019128,506
HDI [+]20190.546
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020141º
Life expectancy [+]201964.93
Suicides [+]2015240
Suicide rate [+]20155.92
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20200.56
Annual crude oil production [+]20184
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202120.0
Consumption GWh [+]20191,577
Generation GWh [+]20191,822
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/20/2022916
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/20/202256,666
Fully vaccinated [+]01/16/2022955,826
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/20/2022197.00
Doses administered [+]01/16/20222,418,040