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 4,525,696 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 150 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 3,945 millions of euros (4,416 millions of dollars), ( 58.12% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 872€ euros per inhabitant976$ 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
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]20196,789M.€
Annual GDP [+]20197,601M.$
GDP per capita [+]20191,500€
GDP per capita [+]20191,679$
Debt (M.€.) [+]20193,945
Debt (M.$.) [+]20194,416
Debt (%GDP) [+]201958.12%
Debt Per Capita [+]2019872€
Debt Per Capita [+]2019976$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019187
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019209
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20192.75%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20191,256.8
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20191,407.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016152.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016168.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20169.33%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017102.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017115.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20176.07%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019191.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019214.3
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201910.68%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201918.52%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019278€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019311$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201637€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201641$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201717€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201719$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201942€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201947$
Corruption Index [+]201827
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019134º
Fragile States Index [+]201892.2
Labour
NMW [+]2011106.4 $
NMW [+]201181.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017129º
Markets
Euro / Ouguiya [+]02/25/202143.7100
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/25/202135.7500
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20183.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/02/20186.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2019148º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201510.13
Taxes
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202040.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]200030,000
Exports [+]20192,192.8 M.€
Exports [+]20192,454.9 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201932.30%
Imports [+]20192,489.0 M.€
Imports [+]20192,786.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201936.66%
Trade balance [+]2019-296.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-331.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-4.36%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20194
Global Peace Ranking [+]2020117º
% Immigrant [+]20193.82%
% Emigrant [+]20192.84%
Birth Rate [+]201833.69‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017243.8
Crude death rate [+]20187.22‰
Fertility Rate [+]20184.56
Population [+]20194,525,696
Immigrant stock [+]2019172,987
Emigrant stock [+]2019128,506
HDI [+]20190.546
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2018136º
Life expectancy [+]201864.70
Suicides [+]2015240
Suicide rate [+]20155.92
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20191.64
Annual crude oil production [+]20184
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202120.0
Consumption GWh [+]2018882
Generation GWh [+]2018948
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/25/2021439
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/25/202117,179
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/25/202197.00