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 4,775,110 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 2021 was 4,318 millions of euros (5,111 millions of dollars), ( 51.66% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €904 euros per inhabitant$1,070 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Mauritania was on October of 2022 and it was 12.6%.

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 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 [+]2021€8,358M
Annual GDP [+]2021$9,892M
GDP per capita [+]2021€1,750
GDP per capita [+]2021$2,072
Debt (M.€.) [+]20214,318
Debt ($M) [+]20215,111
Debt (%GDP) [+]202151.66%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€904
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$1,070
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021234
Deficit ($M) [+]2021277
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20212.80%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20211,602.4
Expenditure ($M) [+]20211,896.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020142.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020162.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20209.75%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017103.3
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017116.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20176.07%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020186.5
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020212.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202012.50%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202119.17%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€336
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$397
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€31
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$35
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€17
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$19
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€40
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$46
Corruption Index [+]202128
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019134º
Fragile States Index [+]201892.2
NMW [+]2011$1,067.2
NMW [+]2011€81.0
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017129º
Euro / Ouguiya [+]11/24/202239.4700
US Dollar exchange rate [+]11/24/202237.9300
CPI (overall index) [+]October 202212.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/08/20227.00%
Doing Business [+]2020152º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201510.13
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201914.0%
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 [+]20215
Global Peace Ranking [+]2022112º
% Immigrant [+]20193.82%
% Emigrant [+]20192.84%
Birth Rate [+]202032.84‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017243.8
Crude death rate [+]20207.03‰
Fertility Rate [+]20204.45
% risk of poverty [+]201431.0%
Population [+]20214,775,110
Immigrant stock [+]2019172,987
Emigrant stock [+]2019128,506
HDI [+]20190.546
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2021146º
Life expectancy [+]202065.13
Suicides [+]2015240
Suicide rate [+]20155.92
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.87
Annual crude oil production [+]20184
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202120.0
Consumption GWh [+]20191,577
Generation GWh [+]20201,768
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]11/25/2022997
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]11/25/202263,419
Fully vaccinated [+]11/20/20221,493,749
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]11/25/2022208.79
Doses administered [+]11/20/20223,459,268