Mauritania: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 3,969,625 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 2.472 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 76.841 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 59.255 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 65.1 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 63.017 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 1,035,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 962,550,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 135,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 6,750.41 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 17,870 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 12,805.02 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 20,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 1,000,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 28 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 3,283,000 (2011 )
Highways 11,066 km (2006 )
Internet Hosts 22 (2012 )
Internet Users 75,000 (2009 )
Railways 728 km (2010 )
Telephones 72,300 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationNorthern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
Total Area1,030,700 sq. km
Land Area1,030,700 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline754 km
Climatedesert; constantly hot, dry, dusty
Terrainmostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; some central hills
Lowest PointSebkhet Te-n-Dghamcha -5 m
Highest Point Kediet Ijill 915 m

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