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International Rankings of Mauritania - 2018

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2018


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This table lists the international rankings of Mauritania, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Mauritania, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Date of Info
Communications
Internet users - percent of population (%)17818.0% July 2016
Internet users - total143 661,913July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants60 1 July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions158 53,191July 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants69 98 July 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular - total131 3,614,172July 2016
Economy
Budget - expenditures165$1.301 billion 2017
Budget - revenues161 $1.248 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)32 -1.1% of GDP2017
Central bank discount rate (%)24 9%31 December 2009
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)25 17%31 December 2017
Current account balance109 -$709 million2017
Debt - external139 $4.117 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index65 3706
Exports146 $1.606 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)114 30.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)45 19.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)109 56.9%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)158 -76.4% 2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)3 48.6%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)3 21.7%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)36 22.5%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)30 37.8%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin – services(%)173 39.7% 2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)146 $4,5002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)36 3.8%2017
GDP - official exchange rate164 $4.985 billion2016
GDP - purchasing power parity154 $17.37 billion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)31 28.1% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)64 29.5% 2000
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)26 2.5%2000
Imports157 $2.097 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)69 0.7%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)67 2.1%2017
Labor force132 1.437 million2017
Labor force - by occupation – agriculture (%)30 50%2014
Labor force - by occupation – industry (%)122 1.9%2014
Labor force - by occupation – services (%)112 48.1% 2014
Population below poverty line (%)51 31%2014
Public debt (% of GPD)17 99.6% of GDP2016
Stock of domestic credit158 $1.451 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues89 25% of GDP2017
Unemployment rate (%)50 11.7%2016
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy1252.4 million Mt2013
Crude Oil - exports61 6,750 bbl/day2014
Crude Oil - imports86 0 bbl/day2014
Crude Oil - production79 5,000 bbl/day2016
Crude Oil - proved reserves78 20 million bbl1 January 2017
Electricity – consumption (kWh)154 1.108 billion kWh2015
Electricity – exports (kWh)95 0 kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels82 63.8% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants78 23.5% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity - from nuclear fuels30 0% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity - from other renewable sources36 16.7% of total installed capacity2015
Electricity – imports (kWh)112 0 kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity150 412,000 kW2015
Electricity – production (kWh)148 1.191 billion kWh2015
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas68 2% 2013
Electricity access - electrification - total population51 28%2013
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas43 47%2013
Electricity access - population without electricity46 2,800,0002013
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)175 294.792015
Natural gas – consumption (cu m)112 0 cu m2013
Natural gas – exports (cu m)58 0 cu m2013
Natural gas – imports (cu m)78 0 cu m2013
Natural gas – production (cu m)95 0 cu m2013
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)70 28.32 billion cu m1 January 2017
Refined petroleum products - consumption127 16,000 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - exports128 0 bbl/day2014
Refined petroleum products - imports124 16,390 bbl/day2014
Refined petroleum products - production109 0 bbl/day2014
Geography
Land Area - sq km281,030,700 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km31 1,030,700 sq kmNA
Water Area - sq km143 0 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)91 754 kmNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)112 276 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)113 450 sq km2012
Land boundaries - total km38 5,002 kmNA
Land use - agricultural land (%)97 38.5%2011
Land use - forest (%)182 0.2%2011
Land use – other (%)35 61.3% 2011
Maritime claims - contiguous zone1 24 nmNA
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone5 200 nmNA
Maritime claims - territorial sea7 12 nmNA
Population Density - Persons per sq km222 3.65July 2017
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP302.97% of GDP2016
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)3938.56% 17
Age structure 15-24 years (%)42 19.81% 17
Age structure 25-54 years (%)162 33.21% 17
Age structure 55-64 years (%)157 4.67% 17
Age structure 65 years and over (%)160 3.76% 17
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)33 30.4 births/1,000 population2017
Children under the age of 5 years underweight18 24.9%2015
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)117 17.8%2015
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)50 7.9 deaths/1,000 population2017
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)108 5.52015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio31 18.3 2015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)40 76.52015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)39 712015
Drinking water source - Improved – rural101 57.1% of population2015
Drinking water source - Improved – total104 57.9%2015
Drinking water source - Improved – urban89 58.4% of population2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved – rural27 42.9% of population2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved - total17 42.1%2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved - urban3 41.6% of population2015
Education expenditures - percent of GDP55 2.9% of GDP2013
Health expenditures75 3.8% of GDP2014
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)36 0.5%2016
HIV/AIDS - deaths54 <10002016
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS66 11,0002016
Hospital bed density67 0.4 beds/1,000 population2006
Infant mortality rate – female (deaths/1,000 live births)27 46.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2017
Infant mortality rate – male (deaths/1,000 live births)24 56.7 deaths/1,000 live births2017
Infant mortality rate – total (deaths/1,000 live births)26 51.9 deaths/1,000 live births2017
Life expectancy at birth – female (years)122 65.8 years 2017
Life expectancy at birth – male (years)116 61.1 years2017
Life expectancy at birth - total population115 63.4 years2017
Literacy – female (%)103 41.6% 2015
Literacy – male (%)100 62.6%2015
Literacy - total population106 52.1%2015
Maternal mortality ratio14 602 deaths/100,000 live births2015
Median age – female (years)143 21.4 years 2017
Median age – male (years)140 19.5 years2017
Median age – total (years)137 20.5 years2017
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)61 -0.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population2017
Obesity - adult prevalence rate98 12.7%2016
Physicians density135 0.13 physicians/1,000 population2009
Population131 3,758,571July 2017
Population growth rate (%)32 2.17%2017
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)142 13.8% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)122 40%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)108 57.5% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Rural UnImproved (% of population)22 86.2% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total UnImproved (% of population)36 60%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban UnImproved (% of population)39 42.5% of population2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - female17 9 years 2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - male12 9 years2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - total12 9 years2015
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)16 1.01 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)27 0.96 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)40 0.86 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)40 0.82 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)38 0.74 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)14 1.02 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)26 0.93 male(s)/female 2017
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)32 3.86 children born/woman2017
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)38 3.2% annual rate of change 15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)85 61% of total population 2017
Transportation
Airports93302013
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m48 4 2017
Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m35 52017
Airports - with paved runways - total70 92017
Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m24 102013
Airports - with unpaved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m10 12013
Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m50 82013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total80 212013
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m71 2 2013
Merchant marine - total130 62017
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers138 0 mt-km 2015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers136 248,1582015
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers110 42015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers37 12015
Railways (km)101 728 km2014
Roadways - paved (km)115 3,158 km2010
Roadways - total (km)134 10,628 km2010
Roadways - unpaved (km)97 7,470 km 2010




*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.


NOTE: The information regarding the international rankings of Mauritania on this page is derived from the CIA World Factbook 2018. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of international rankings of Mauritania contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about international rankings of Mauritania should be addressed to the CIA.







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