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Mauritania Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Mauritania Population is increasing
  • Mauritania Population Density is increasing
  • Mauritania Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Mauritania Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Mauritania population is expected to increase by 132326 people. Mauritania contributes 0.08% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Mauritania is 63.807 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Mauritania owns 0.00692% of land i.e. 1030700 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 27 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Mauritania Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Mauritania Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Mauritania Population (in million) 3.6 4.78 6.07
Mauritania Global Rank 133rd 128th 119th
Mauritania Global Population Share 0.05% 0.06% 0.07%
Mauritania Global Population Density 3.23 3.93 4.6
Mauritania Global Population Density Rank 192nd 194th 196th
Mauritania Average Life Expectancy 61.99 63.8 65.13
Mauritania Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 162nd 174th 179th
Mauritania Fertility Rate 4.98 4.43 3.9
Mauritania Fertility Rate Global Rank 29th 23rd 20th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Mauritania population is expected to increase by 132326 people. 
  • Mauritania population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Mauritania will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Mauritania Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 128th-106th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Mauritania population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.79%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Mauritania is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Mauritania contributes 0.08% of world's total population. 

Mauritania
 Population Fact

Mauritania
 Total Population Trend

Mauritania
 Population Growth Rate

Mauritania
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 3.6 Million 133rd
2020 4.78 Million 128th
2030 6.07 Million 119th
2040 7.48 Million 114th
2050 8.96 Million 106th
2060 10.45 Million 100th
2070 11.9 Million 99th
2080 13.26 Million 96th
2090 14.48 Million 90th
2100 15.51 Million 88th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 3.6 Million 2.94%
2020 4.78 Million 2.31%
2030 6.07 Million 2.05%
2040 7.48 Million 1.78%
2050 8.96 Million 1.51%
2060 10.45 Million 1.29%
2070 11.9 Million 1.07%
2080 13.26 Million 0.86%
2090 14.48 Million 0.67%
2100 15.51 Million 0.51%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 3.6 Million 0.05%
2020 4.78 Million 0.06%
2030 6.07 Million 0.07%
2040 7.48 Million 0.08%
2050 8.96 Million 0.09%
2060 10.45 Million 0.1%
2070 11.9 Million 0.11%
2080 13.26 Million 0.12%
2090 14.48 Million 0.13%
2100 15.51 Million 0.13%

Mauritania Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Mauritania population density is 5.18 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Mauritania Ranks in range of 194th-202nd in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Mauritania. 

Mauritania
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 3.23 192nd
2020 3.93 194th
2030 4.6 196th
2040 5.25 198th
2050 5.82 200th
2060 6.28 202nd
2070 6.56 204th
2080 6.63 206th
2090 6.49 208th
2100 6.14 210th

Mauritania Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Mauritania is 63.807 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Mauritania ranks 174th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Mauritania
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 61.99 162nd
2020 63.8 174th
2030 65.13 179th
2040 66.29 187th
2050 67.36 193rd
2060 68.37 195th
2070 69.34 195th
2080 70.29 195th
2090 71.24 196th
2100 0

Mauritania Average Fertility Rate

  • In Mauritania, Women gives birth to 4.432 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Mauritania rank is in range of 23rd-13th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Mauritania
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 4.98 29th
2020 4.43 23rd
2030 3.9 20th
2040 3.48 18th
2050 3.15 17th
2060 2.89 13th
2070 2.68 11th
2080 2.5 10th
2090 2.35 10th
2100 2.22 10th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Mauritania population was 660491 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Mauritania population is around 3609543 and by year 2030 its expected to be 6076668 .Mauritania ranks 133rd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Mauritania in 2010 was 61.997, in 2020 its 63.807 and by 2050 it will be 67.368.As mentioned in Highlight's Mauritania population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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