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International Rankings of Mauritania - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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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 Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 57 0.4 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 166 18457 2020
Internet users - percent of population 59 59 % 2021
Internet users - total 123 2.714 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 58 1 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 158 47503 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 23 141 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 114 6.512 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 165 1.407 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 154 1.617 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 38 0.8 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 134 807.862 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 141 4.150 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 147 3.180 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 210 706.000 million US Dollars 2018
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 88 39 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 40 21.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 92 64.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 168 78.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 1 56.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 71 3.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 21 27.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 70 29.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 165 42.9 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 93 32.6 % 2014
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 64 29.5 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2000
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 26 2.5 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 149 4.312 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 180 6.61 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 92 3.57 % 2021
Labor force 139 1.197 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 56 31 % 2014
Public debt 29 96.6 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 146 24.494 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 142 2.45 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 140 5300 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 100 2.01 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 130 2.039 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 35 27.4 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 56 11.46 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 72 27.97 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 58 20.8 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 57 23 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 125 4.041 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 151 1.577 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 141 656000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 142 245.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 86 1 2020
Electricity access - electrification - total population 62 47.6 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 32 89.6 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 23 3.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 67 73.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 92 11.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 14 8.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 37 6.8 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 144 13.558 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 65 28.317 billion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 63 4800 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 75 20.000 million bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 124 27500 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 134 17290 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 138 2.74 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 112 6.16 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 15 41.98 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 96 38.5 2018
Land use - arable land 158 0.4 2018
Land use - forest 182 0.2 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 36 38.1 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 47 1.3 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 137 11.400 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 80 1.200 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 93 30.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 103 100.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 20 3.84 2025
Urbanization - urban population 102 57.7 2023
Geography
Area - land 33 1.031 million sq km 0
Area - total 33 1.031 million sq km 0
Area - water 220 030 sq km 0
Coastline 91 754 km 0
Elevation - highest point 143 915 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 34 05 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 113 276 meters 0
Irrigated land 112 450 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 38 5002 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 96 38.5 2018
Land use - arable land 158 0.4 2018
Land use - forest 182 0.2 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 36 38.1 2018
Military
Military expenditures 23 2.5 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 152 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 135 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 168 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 96 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 36 27.6 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 38 1.2 2021
Child marriage - women married by age 15 6 15.5 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 9 36.6 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 9 22.4 % 2022
Contraceptive prevalence rate 125 11.5 % 1920
Current health expenditure 81 3.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 30 66 % 2023
Death rate 55 7.3 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 135 6 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 31 16.8 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 19 82.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 20 76.8 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 13 98.7 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 27 31.6 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 36 14.8 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 52 1.3 % of population 0
Education expenditures 66 1.9 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 31 1.71 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 38 43.919 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 19 55.8 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 19 50 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 210 68.1203 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 127 63.1 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 126 65.6 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 98 62.2 % 2021
Literacy - male 78 71.8 % 0
Literacy - total population 88 67 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 16 465 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 188 22.8183 years 0
Median age - male 139 20.9 years 0
Median age - total 128 21.9 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 61 21.8 1921
Net migration rate 66 0.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 98 12.7 % 2016
Physicians density 143 0.19 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 128 4.245 million 2023
Population growth rate 38 1.96 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 63 83.5 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 18 74.8 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 29 42.5 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 32 16.5 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 15 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 33 0.9 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 40 0.73 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 11 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 26 0.93 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 39 3.46 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 20 3.84 2025
Urbanization - urban population 102 57.7 2023
Transportation
Airports 104 25 2024
Heliports 63 3 2024
Merchant marine - total 134 11 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 121 454435 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 96 6 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 70 728 km 2014
Roadways - paved 70 3988 km 2018
Roadways - total 80 12253 km 2018
Waterways 61 1086 km 2022

*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.

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