General Information for Mauritania Mauritania Flag Icon

What is the capital city of Mauritania ?Nouakchott
What is the total area of Mauritania ? (km2)1.030.700
What is the population in Mauritania ? (2020)4.649.658
What is the median age in Mauritania ?20
What is the iso country code for Mauritania ? (2lt)MR
What is the iso country code for Mauritania ? (3lt)MRT
What continent is Mauritania in ?Africa
What currency is used in Mauritania ?Mauritanian Ouguiya
What is the currency code for Mauritania ?MRO
What is the tel code for Mauritania ?+222
What language use in Mauritania ?Arabic
What is the language code for Arabic ?AR
What is the internet TLD code for Mauritania ?.mr
Where is the highest place in Mauritania ?Kediet ej Jill (915 m.)
Where is the lowest place in Mauritania ?Sebkha de Ndrhamcha (-5 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Mauritania

World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)400
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)580
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)50,7
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)62
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)92
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)749
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)67
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)8,4
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)6
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)152
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)6
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)51,0629
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)44.943.600
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)20,26
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)7
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)12
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)14
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)104
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)67
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)0
World map icon Tax payments (number)33
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)56,7
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)10,3
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)270
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)4
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)4
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)4
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)6
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)6
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)6
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)0
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)15,8
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)15,8
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)4
World map icon Time required to register property (days)49
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)370
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)2
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)64
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)69
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)99.083.700
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)54.140.100
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)0
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)99.083.700
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)10,322
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)9,111
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)12,959
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)667.988.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)323.450.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)667.988.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)667.988.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)344.538.000
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)377.092.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)195.783.000
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)16,01
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)15,113
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)17,897
World map icon Labor force, total1.258.540
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)31,7127
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)46,253
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)63,17
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)46,253
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)29,218
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)47,449
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)64,307
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)30,228
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)24,775
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)33,102
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)16,198
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)33,854
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)31,519
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,163
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)377.092.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)377.092.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)181.309.000
World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)11,165
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)13,068
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)6,838
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)15.087,9
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)8,489
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)6,223
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)13,638
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)44,832
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)50,837
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)31,181
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)52,452
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)45,629
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)67,96
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)41,479
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)57,415
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)25,432
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)55,168
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)49,163
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)68,819
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)2,716
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,533
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,858
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)20,809
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)28,099
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)13,299
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)54,981
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)55,413
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)53,999
World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)0,848841
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)64.458.900
World map icon Personal transfers, receipts (BoP, current US$)64.458.900
World map icon Secondary income receipts (BoP, current US$)347.508.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)-11,6354
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)-883.561.000
World map icon Travel services (% of service exports, BoP)5,43422
World map icon Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)34,9032
World map icon Exports of goods, services and primary income (BoP, current US$)2.718.350.000
World map icon Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$)5.927,65
World map icon Service exports (BoP, current US$)205.489.000
World map icon Goods exports (BoP, current US$)2.319.240.000
World map icon Insurance and financial services (% of service exports, BoP)0,524167
World map icon Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)2.524.730.000
World map icon Primary income receipts (BoP, current US$)193.620.000
World map icon Communications, computer, etc. (% of service exports, BoP)40,5011
World map icon Net capital account (BoP, current US$)22.349.400
World map icon Net secondary income (BoP, current US$)316.167.000
World map icon Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$)187.307.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)883.561.000
World map icon Net errors and omissions (BoP, current US$)1.790.390.000
World map icon Net trade in goods (BoP, current US$)-570.216.000
World map icon Net trade in goods and services (BoP, current US$)-1.158.210.000
World map icon Net primary income (BoP, current US$)10.935.100
World map icon Net financial account (BoP, current US$)981.635.000
World map icon Current account balance (% of GDP)-10,9446
World map icon Current account balance (BoP, current US$)-831.106.000
World map icon Personal remittances, paid (current US$)10.091.800
World map icon Secondary income, other sectors, payments (BoP, current US$)25.459.600
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)0,0629289
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)4.778.670
World map icon Travel services (% of service imports, BoP)3,95318
World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)7,1
World map icon Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)39,676
World map icon Imports of goods, services and primary income (BoP, current US$)3.865.620.000
World map icon Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$)2.131.530
World map icon Service imports (BoP, current US$)793.482.000
World map icon Goods imports (BoP, current US$)2.889.460.000
World map icon Insurance and financial services (% of service imports, BoP)0,415377
World map icon Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)3.682.940.000
World map icon Primary income payments (BoP, current US$)182.684.000
World map icon Communications, computer, etc. (% of service imports, BoP)7,38118
World map icon Trade in services (% of GDP)13,1552


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