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 4,403,319 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 156 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2017 was 3,310 millions of euros3,739 millions of dollars, ( 75.89% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 773€ euros per inhabitant873$ 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 0.52 points in 2017, leaving it in 160th 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 [+]20184,433M.€
Annual GDP [+]20185,235M.$
GDP per capita [+]20181,007€
GDP per capita [+]20181,189$
Debt [+]20173,310
Debt [+]20173,739
Debt (%GDP) [+]201775.89%
Debt Per Capita [+]2017773€
Debt Per Capita [+]2017873$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018152
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018179
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20183.42%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20171,226.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20171,386.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016111.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016123.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20169.33%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201774.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201783.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20176.07%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018133.8
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018158.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201811.19%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201728.13%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2017286€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2017324$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201627€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201630$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201717€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201719$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201830€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201836$
Corruption Index [+]201827
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019134º
Fragile States Index [+]201892.2
NMW [+]2011106.4 $
NMW [+]201181.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017129º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]11/24/202036.9400
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20183.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/02/20186.50%
Doing Business [+]2019148º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201510.13
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202040.0%
Annual arrivals [+]200030,000
Exports [+]20192,192.8 M.€
Exports [+]20192,454.9 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201836.27%
Imports [+]20192,489.0 M.€
Imports [+]20192,786.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201849.80%
Trade balance [+]2019-296.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-331.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2018-13.53%
Density [+]20184
Global Peace Ranking [+]2020117º
% Immigrant [+]20193.93%
% Emigrant [+]20192.92%
Birth Rate [+]201833.69‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017243.8
Crude death rate [+]20187.22‰
Fertility Rate [+]20184.56
Population [+]20184,403,319
Immigrant stock [+]2019172,987
Emigrant stock [+]2019128,506
HDI [+]20170.520
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2018136º
Life expectancy [+]201864.70
Suicides [+]2015240
Suicide rate [+]20155.92
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20180.71
Annual crude oil production [+]20184
Crude Oil Reserves (Million barrels) [+]202020.0
Consumption GWh [+]2018882
Generation GWh [+]2018948
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]11/23/20207,609
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]11/23/2020169
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]11/23/202038.38
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]11/23/20208,167