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International Rankings of Mauritania - 2019

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2019


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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
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total16412,6372017
Internet users - percent of population (%)175 18%July 2016
Internet users - total143 661,913July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants58 22017
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions153 57,0572017
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants55 1082017
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions126 4,074,1572017
Economy
Budget - expenditures1631.396 billion2017
Budget - revenues158 1.354 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)38 -0.8%17
Central bank discount rate (%)20 9%31 December 2009
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)25 17%31 December 2017
Current account balance126 -$711 million2017
Debt - external138 $4.15 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index67 3706
Exports148 $1.722 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)88 39%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)40 21.8%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)92 64.9%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)167 -78.6%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)1 56.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)71 -3.2%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)21 27.8%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)70 29.3%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin – services(%)164 42.9%2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)153 $4,5002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)43 3.5%2017
GDP - official exchange rate165 $4.935 billion2017
GDP - purchasing power parity153 $17.28 billion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)56 24.2% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)62 29.5%2000
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)26 2.5%2000
Imports164 $2.094 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)77 1%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)66 2.3%2017
Labor force132 1.437 million2017
Labor force - by occupation – agriculture (%)30 50%2014
Labor force - by occupation – industry (%)134 1.9%2014
Labor force - by occupation – services (%)114 48.1%2014
Population below poverty line (%)49 31%2014
Public debt (% of GPD)21 96.6% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold138 $875 million31 December 2017
Stock of broad money154 $1.296 billion31 December 2017
Stock of domestic credit144 $2.364 billion31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money148 $1.296 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues87 27.4%17
Unemployment rate (%)62 10.2%2017
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy1512.615 million Mt2017
Crude Oil - exports64 5,333 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - imports83 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - production77 4,000 bbl/day2017
Crude Oil - proved reserves77 20 million bbl1 January 2018
Electricity – consumption (kWh)154 1.059 billion kWh2016
Electricity – exports (kWh)95 0 kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels34 65% of total installed capacity2016
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants54 16% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from nuclear fuels20 0% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from other renewable sources23 20% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity – imports (kWh)118 0 kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity144 558,000 kW2016
Electricity – production (kWh)145 1.139 billion kWh2016
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas65 2%2013
Electricity access - electrification - total population51 28%2013
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas43 47%2013
Electricity access - population without electricity46 2.8 million2013
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)178 275.752016
Natural gas – consumption (cu m)107 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – exports (cu m)56 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – imports (cu m)79 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – production (cu m)91 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)68 28.32 billion cu m1 January 2018
Refined petroleum products - consumption125 17,000 bbl/day2016
Refined petroleum products - exports124 0 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - imports133 17,290 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - production110 0 bbl/day2015
Geography
Land Area - sq km281,030,700 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km31 1,030,700 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)93 754 kmNA
Elevation - elevation extremes37 -5 mNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)112 276 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)112 450 sq km2012
Land boundaries - total km38 5,002 kmNA
Land use - agricultural land (%)95 38.5%2011
Land use - arable land (%)160 0.4%2011
Land use - forest (%)181 0.2%2011
Land use – other (%)35 61.3%2011
Land use - permanent crops (%)85 0%2011
Land use - permanent pasture (%)37 38.1%2011
Maritime claims - contiguous zone1 24NA
Maritime claims - continental shelf1 200NA
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone1 200NA
Maritime claims - territorial sea3 12NA
Population Density - Persons per sq km224 3.73July 2018
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP272.97% of GDP2016
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)4138.24%18
Age structure 15-24 years (%)41 19.78%18
Age structure 25-54 years (%)185 33.44%18
Age structure 55-64 years (%)169 4.74%18
Age structure 65 years and over (%)167 3.81%18
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)32 29.9 births/1,000 population2018
Children under the age of 5 years underweight17 24.9%2015
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)118 17.8%2015
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)43 7.8 deaths/1,000 population2018
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)108 5.52015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio29 18.32015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)39 76.52015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)38 712015
Drinking water source - Improved – rural100 57.1% of population2015
Drinking water source - Improved – total103 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 GDP58 2.6% of GDP2016
Health expenditures75 3.8% of GDP2014
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)39 0.3%2017
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS68 9,0002017
Infant mortality rate – female (deaths/1,000 live births)27 45.6 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – male (deaths/1,000 live births)22 55.3 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – total (deaths/1,000 live births)23 50.5 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Life expectancy at birth – female (years)121 66.2 years2018
Life expectancy at birth – male (years)124 61.4 years2018
Life expectancy at birth - total population115 63.8 years2018
Literacy – female (%)104 41.6%2015
Literacy – male (%)100 62.6%2015
Literacy - total population106 52.1%2015
Maternal mortality rate13 602 deaths/100,000 live births2015
Median age – female (years)141 21.6 years2018
Median age – male (years)140 19.7 years2018
Median age – total (years)133 20.7 years2018
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)61 -0.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population2017
Obesity - adult prevalence rate98 12.7%2016
Physicians density127 0.13 physicians/1,000 population2009
Population129 3,840,429July 2018
Population growth rate (%)36 2.14%2018
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)141 13.8% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)121 40%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)108 57.5% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Rural UnImproved (% of population)21 86.2% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total UnImproved (% of population)35 60%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban UnImproved (% of population)39 42.5% of population2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - female13 9 years2015
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)/female2017
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)33 3.79 children born/woman2018
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)72 17%2012
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)70 14.1%2012
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)71 15.2%2012
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)13 4.28% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)115 53.7% of total population2018
Transportation
Airports92302013
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m41 42017
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 m8 12013
Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m50 82013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total80 212013
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m71 22013
Merchant marine - total117 6an style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world: 161

National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers137 02015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers135 248,1582015
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers92 42015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers28 12015
Railways - standard gauge46 728 km2014
Railways (km)99 728 kmNA
Roadways - paved (km)72 3,988 kmNA
Roadways - total (km)89 12,253 kmNA
Roadways - unpaved (km)54 8,265 kmNA




*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 2019. 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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