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World > Africa > Mauritania > Ranking Positions (Facts)

Mauritania - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 1,030,700.00 sq km 29
Area - land 1,030,400.00 sq km 28
Area - water 300.00 sq km 119
Land boundaries 5,074.00 km 31
Coastline 754.00 km 88
Elevation extremes - highest point 915 m 162
Land use - arable land 0.20 % 200
Land use - permanent crops 0.01 % 188
Land use - other 99.79 % 14
People
Population 3,270,065 132
Age structure: 0-14 years 45.50 % 13
Age structure: 15-64 years 52.40 % 195
Age structure: 65 years and over 2.20 % 206
Population growth rate 2.87 % 13
Birth rate 40.56 births/1,000 population 18
Death rate 11.89 deaths/1,000 population 162
Net migration rate 0.00 migrant(s)/1,000 population 84
Sex ratio - total population 0.98 male(s)/female 110
Infant mortality rate 68.07 deaths/1,000 live births 173
Life expectancy at birth - total population 53.51 years 174
Life expectancy at birth - male 51.24 years 178
Life expectancy at birth - female 55.85 years 171
Total fertility rate 5.78 children born/woman 14
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.60 % 95
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 9,500 67
HIV/AIDS - deaths 500 58
Literacy - total population 51.20 % 184
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 14.10 % 5
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 2,600 $ 154
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 25.00 % 42
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 29.00 % 90
GDP - composition by sector (services) 46.00 % 149
Population below poverty line 40.00 % 91
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 2.50 % 58
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 30.20 % 58
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 7.00 % 150
Labor force 786,000 137
Unemployment rate 20.00 % 146
Budget - revenues 421,000,000 $ 161
Electricity - production 176,700,000 kWh 170
Electricity - consumption 164,300,000 kWh 171
Electricity - exports 0 kWh 83
Exports 784,000,000 $ 149
Imports 1,124,000,000 $ 156
Debt - external 2,500,000,000 $ 126
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 34,900 166
Telephones - mobile cellular 1,060,000 109
Internet users 100,000 135
Transportation
Roadways - total 7,660.00 km 141
Airports with paved runways - total 8 123
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 17 121
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 5.50 % 14


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Relations with U.S.





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