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 4,614,974 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 4 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 2021 was 4,256 millions of euros (5,037 millions of dollars), ( 50.92% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €922 euros per inhabitant$1,091 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Mauritania was on November of 2022 and it was 12.2%.

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 0.556 points in 2021, leaving it in 158th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Mauritania are business, you must know it's in the 152th 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 [+]2022€9,847M
Annual GDP [+]2022$10,375M
GDP per capita [+]2022€2,134
GDP per capita [+]2022$2,248
Debt (M.€.) [+]20214,256
Debt ($M) [+]20215,037
Debt (%GDP) [+]202150.92%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€922
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$1,091
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021234
Deficit ($M) [+]2021277
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20212.80%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20211,602.4
Expenditure ($M) [+]20211,896.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020142.0
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020162.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20209.73%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017103.3
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017116.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20176.07%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022223.9
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2022235.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202212.20%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202119.17%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€347
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$411
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€32
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$36
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€17
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$19
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€49
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$51
Corruption Index [+]202230
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019134º
Fragile States Index [+]201892.2
NMW [+]2022$82.8
NMW [+]2022€73.2
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017129º
Euro / Ouguiya [+]11/27/202343.2900
US Dollar exchange rate [+]11/27/202339.5200
CPI (overall index) [+]November 202212.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/21/20228.00%
Doing Business [+]2020152º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201510.39
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202113.3%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202040.0%
Annual arrivals [+]200030,000
Exports [+]2021€2,966.8M
Exports [+]2021$3,508.8M
Exports % GDP [+]202135.50%
Imports [+]2021€3,007.6M
Imports [+]2021$3,557.1M
Imports % GDP [+]202135.98%
Trade balance [+]2021€-40.8M
Trade balance [+]2021$-48.3M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-0.49%
Density [+]20214
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023114º
% Immigrant [+]20204.05%
% Emigrant [+]20202.89%
Birth Rate [+]202133.19‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017243.8
Crude death rate [+]20217.44‰
Fertility Rate [+]20214.40
% risk of poverty [+]201931.8%
Population [+]20214,614,974
Immigrant stock [+]2020182,286
Emigrant stock [+]2020130,226
HDI [+]20210.556
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2021146º
Life expectancy [+]202164.36
Suicides [+]2015240
Suicide rate [+]20156.07
Number of homicides [+]202046
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20201.02
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.87
Annual crude oil production [+]20220
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202120.0
Consumption GWh [+]20211,856
Generation GWh [+]20211,876
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]11/22/2023997
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]11/22/202363,775
Fully vaccinated [+]11/19/20231,540,597
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]11/22/2023216.04
Doses administered [+]11/19/20234,075,874