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 4,301,018 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 2014 was 3,260 millions of euros4,331 millions of dollars, ( 80.36% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 802€ euros per inhabitant1,066$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Mauritania was on December of 2015 and it was -2.8%.

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 0.513 points in 2015, leaving it in 156th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Mauritania are business, you must know it's in the 150th 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
GDP Mill. € [+]20164,187M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]20164,635M.$
GDP per capita [+]2016973€
GDP per capita [+]20161,078$
Debt [+]20143,260
Debt [+]20144,331
Debt (%GDP) [+]201480.36%
Debt Per Capita [+]2014802€
Debt Per Capita [+]20141,066$
Deficit [+]2014-182
Deficit [+]2014-242
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-4.50%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20141,195.0
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,587.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013126.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013167.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201311.41%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.01%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016124.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016137.6
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201429.46%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014294€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014391$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201343$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201419€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201425$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201629€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201632$
Corruption Index [+]201627
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017133º
Fragile States Index [+]201594.9
NMW [+]2011106.4 $
NMW [+]201181.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015122º
Euro / Ouguiya [+]01/16/201843.1600
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2015-2.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/01/20099.00%
Doing Business [+]2018150º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]20159.80
Exports [+]20161,173.5 M.€
Exports [+]20161,298.9 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201628.03%
Imports [+]20161,648.5 M.€
Imports [+]20161,824.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201639.37%
Trade balance [+]2016-475.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-525.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-11.35%
Density [+]20164
Population [+]20164,301,018
Immigrant stock [+]2015138,162
% Immigrant [+]20153.30%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016222.8
Emigrant stock [+]2015119,334
% Emigrant [+]20152.85%
HDI [+]20150.513
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017128º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016129º
Birth Rate [+]201534.57‰
Fertility Rate [+]20154.74
Crude death rate [+]20157.96‰
Life expectancy [+]201563.05
Number of homicides [+]2015416
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201510.22
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.62