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International Rankings of Mauritania - 2020

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2020


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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 (%)176 18%July 2016
Internet users - total142 661,913July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants59 22017
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions152 57,0572017
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants57 1082017
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions126 4,074,1572017
Economy
Budget - expenditures1631.396 billion2017
Budget - revenues158 1.354 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) % of GDP38 -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
Exports147 $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 - production74 4,000 bbl/day2018
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 areas80 2.3%2017
Electricity access - electrification - total population66 41.7%2017
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas42 81%2017
Electricity access - population without electricity27 3 million2017
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)177 264.392016
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 km291,030,700 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km31 1,030,700 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)93 754 kmNA
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 (%)157 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 (%)36 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 km*223 3.89July 2020
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP243.02% of GDP2018
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)3937.56%20
Age structure 15-24 years (%)42 19.71%20
Age structure 25-54 years (%)174 33.91%20
Age structure 55-64 years (%)169 4.9%20
Age structure 65 years and over (%)165 3.92%20
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)33 29 births/1,000 population2020
Children under the age of 5 years underweight18 24.9%2015
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)119 17.8%2015
Current health expenditures69 4.2%2016
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)49 7.5 deaths/1,000 population2020
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)107 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
Education expenditures - percent of GDP55 2.6% of GDP2016
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)37 0.2%2018
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS84 5,6002018
Infant mortality rate - female (deaths/1,000 live births)24 43.1 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Infant mortality rate - male (deaths/1,000 live births)24 52.5 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Infant mortality rate - total (deaths/1,000 live births)24 47.9 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Life expectancy at birth - female (years)123 67 years2020
Life expectancy at birth - male (years)122 62.1 years2020
Life expectancy at birth - total population117 64.5 years2020
Literacy - female (%)103 41.6%2015
Literacy - male (%)94 62.6%2015
Literacy - total population110 52.1%2015
Maternal mortality rate6 766 deaths/100,000 live births2017
Median age - female (years)138 22 years2020
Median age - male (years)133 20.1 years2020
Median age - total (years)131 21 years2020
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)63 -0.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population2020
Obesity - adult prevalence rate98 12.7%2016
Physicians density142 0.18 physicians/1,000 population2017
Population127 4,005,475July 2020
Population growth rate (%)37 2.09%2020
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)137 13.8% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)118 40%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)106 57.5% of population2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - female15 8 years2017
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - male13 8 years2017
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - total14 8 years2017
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)15 1.01 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)28 0.96 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)38 0.87 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)40 0.83 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)39 0.73 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)11 1.03 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)108 92.9 male(s)/female2020
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)33 3.65 children born/woman2020
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)80 17%2012
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)79 14.1%2012
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)74 15.2%2012
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)13 4.28% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)106 54.5% of total population2019
Transportation
Airports93302013
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m42 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 m51 82013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total77 212013
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m69 22013
Merchant marine - total125 7an style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 159

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 gauge45 728 km2014
Railways (km)102 728 kmNA
Roadways - paved (km)93 3,988 kmNA
Roadways - total (km)125 12,253 kmNA
Roadways - unpaved (km)77 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: 1) The information regarding Mauritania on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mauritania <%HEADING%> 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mauritania <%HEADING%> 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.







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