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Currency
 

Currency ouguiya
DEC alternative conversion factor > LCU per US$ 268.6
ISO code MRO 478
Official exchange rate > LCU per US$, period average 265.53
PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio 0.27 [125th of 169]
Regime composite
Subdivision 5 [192nd of 192]
Symbol UM
Terms of trade since 1995 103.94 [38th of 117]

SOURCES
Pacific Exchange Rate Services; World Development Indicators database; The World Bank Group

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah, Muritaniyah

Energy
 

Aviation Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry

26,000 ton

[8th of 75]

Aviation Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry (per capita)

8,472.527 ton per million people

[6th of 73]

Aviation Gasoline > Consumption in air transport

26,000 ton

[8th of 75]

Aviation Gasoline > Consumption in air transport (per capita)

8,472.527 ton per million people

[6th of 73]

Aviation Gasoline > Energy balance requirement

26,000 ton

[2nd of 96]

Aviation Gasoline > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

8,472.527 ton per million people

[5th of 91]

Aviation Gasoline > Gross inland availability

26,000 ton

[9th of 106]

Aviation Gasoline > Gross inland availability (per capita)

8,472.527 ton per million people

[6th of 101]

Aviation Gasoline > Imports

26,000 ton

[3rd of 95]

Aviation Gasoline > Imports (per capita)

8,472.527 ton per million people

[12th of 89]

Aviation Gasoline > Net inland availability

26,000 ton

[8th of 75]

Aviation Gasoline > Net inland availability (per capita)

8,472.527 ton per million people

[6th of 73]

Aviation Gasoline > Statistical differences (per capita)

6,590,293,403,981.28 ton per 1e+15 people

[4th of 55]

Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants

158,000 ton

[41st of 120]

Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants (per capita)

51,486.896 ton per million people

[10th of 119]

Coal > Consumption by households

1,000 ton

[39th of 39]

Coal > Consumption by households (per capita)

0.401 ton per 1,000 people

[37th of 39]

Coal > Consumption by households and other consumers

1,000 ton

[51st of 52]

Coal > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)

0.401 ton per 1,000 people

[47th of 52]

Coal > Energy balance requirement

1,000 ton

[103rd of 108]

Coal > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

0.401 ton per 1,000 people

[94th of 105]

Coal > Gross inland availability

1,000 ton

[103rd of 108]

Coal > Gross inland availability (per capita)

0.401 ton per 1,000 people

[94th of 105]

Coal > Imports

1,000 ton

[89th of 94]

Coal > Imports (per capita)

0.401 ton per 1,000 people

[81st of 92]

Coal > Net inland availability

1,000 ton

[86th of 89]

Coal > Net inland availability (per capita)

0.401 ton per 1,000 people

[80th of 87]

Coal > Statistical differences (per capita)

823,786,675,497.66 ton per 1e+15 people

[34th of 83]

Crude Petroleum > Statistical differences (per capita)

457,859,944,305.916 ton per 1e+15 people

[40th of 77]

Electrical outages > days

41.94 days

[5th of 42]

Electricity > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

13.05 %

[16th of 39]

Electricity > Consumption

383,400,000 kWh

[144th of 210]

Electricity > Consumption (per capita)

121.569 kWh per capita

[155th of 201]

Electricity > Consumption by households

153,000,000 kWh

[153rd of 189]

Electricity > Consumption by households (per capita)

49.858 kWh per capita

[159th of 188]

Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers

153,000,000 kWh

[169th of 202]

Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)

49.858 kWh per capita

[176th of 201]

Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses

20,000,000 kWh

[158th of 179]

Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses (per capita)

6.517 kWh per capita

[165th of 178]

Electricity > Energy balance requirement

92,500,000 kWh

[136th of 155]

Electricity > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

30.143 kWh per capita

[130th of 154]

Electricity > Gross inland availability

375,500,000 kWh

[164th of 211]

Electricity > Gross inland availability (per capita)

122.363 kWh per capita

[178th of 210]

Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer

375,000,000 kWh

[160th of 211]

Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer (per capita)

122.2 kWh per capita

[178th of 210]

Electricity > Hydro > Production

50,000,000 kWh

[132nd of 147]

Electricity > Hydro > Production (per capita)

16.293 kWh per capita

[127th of 146]

Electricity > Hydro > Production > Public

50,000,000 kWh

[131st of 145]

Electricity > Hydro > Production > Public (per capita)

16.293 kWh per capita

[126th of 144]

Electricity > Imports

42,500,000 kWh

[83rd of 94]

Electricity > Imports (per capita)

13,849.323 kWh per 1,000 people

[71st of 93]

Electricity > Net inland availability

153,000,000 kWh

[174th of 202]

Electricity > Net inland availability (per capita)

49.858 kWh per capita

[184th of 201]

Electricity > Net production

333,000,000 kWh

[160th of 211]

Electricity > Net production (per capita)

108.514 kWh per capita

[181st of 210]

Electricity > Production

412,300,000 kWh

[98th of 210]

Electricity > Production (per capita)

130.733 kWh per capita

[108th of 198]

Electricity > Production by source > Fossil fuel

85.9%

[100th of 223]

Electricity > Production by source > Hydro

14.1%

[101st of 223]

Electricity > Production by source > Nuclear

0%

[182nd of 223]

Electricity > Production by source > Other

0%

[179th of 210]

Electricity > Station use & station loss

42,000,000 kWh

[121st of 179]

Electricity > Station use & station loss (per capita)

13.686 kWh per capita

[136th of 178]

Electricity > Thermal > Production

325,000,000 kWh

[142nd of 209]

Electricity > Thermal > Production (per capita)

105.907 kWh per capita

[163rd of 208]

Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public

325,000,000 kWh

[135th of 207]

Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public (per capita)

105.907 kWh per capita

[159th of 205]

Electricity > Total production, public

375,000,000 kWh

[157th of 211]

Electricity > Total production, public (per capita)

122.2 kWh per capita

[178th of 210]

electricity consumption > Date of > Information

2003

Fuel exports > % of merchandise exports

4.31 %

[54th of 143]

Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports

29.24 %

[8th of 154]

Fuelwood > Consumption by households

1,623,000 m³

[68th of 116]

Fuelwood > Consumption by households and other consumers

1,623,000 m³

[79th of 143]

Fuelwood > Net inland availability

1,623,000 m³

[81st of 145]

Gas-diesel oils > Bunkers

5,000 ton

[80th of 89]

Gas-diesel oils > Bunkers (per capita)

1.629 ton per 1,000 people

[68th of 89]

Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by households and other consumers

238,000 ton

[61st of 138]

Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)

77.556 ton per 1,000 people

[41st of 138]

Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by other consumers

238,000 ton

[35th of 114]

Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by other consumers (per capita)

77.556 ton per 1,000 people

[15th of 114]

Gas-diesel oils > Conversion in thermal power plants

71,000 ton

[58th of 161]

Gas-diesel oils > Conversion in thermal power plants (per capita)

23.137 ton per 1,000 people

[54th of 158]

Gas-diesel oils > Conversion to other forms of energy

71,000 ton

[61st of 166]

Gas-diesel oils > Conversion to other forms of energy (per capita)

23.137 ton per 1,000 people

[54th of 165]

Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement

303,000 ton

[67th of 205]

Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

98.738 ton per 1,000 people

[72nd of 204]

Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability

303,000 ton

[118th of 205]

Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability (per capita)

98.738 ton per 1,000 people

[137th of 204]

Gas-diesel oils > Imports

308,000 ton

[96th of 192]

Gas-diesel oils > Imports (per capita)

100.367 ton per 1,000 people

[87th of 191]

Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability

238,000 ton

[125th of 190]

Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability (per capita)

77.556 ton per 1,000 people

[123rd of 189]

Gas-diesel oils > Production from refineries

148,000 ton

[103rd of 117]

Gas-diesel oils > Production from refineries (per capita)

60.96 ton per 1,000 people

[77th of 113]

Gas-diesel oils > Statistical differences (per capita)

-1,955,198,579,743.75 ton per 1e+15 people

[63rd of 155]

Gas-diesel oils > Total production

148,000 ton

[103rd of 117]

Gas-diesel oils > Total production (per capita)

60.96 ton per 1,000 people

[77th of 113]

Gasoline prices

1.1

[58th of 141]

Hydroelectricity consumption

0.04

[136th of 213]

Hydroelectricity consumption (per capita)

0.13 per 10 million people

[130th of 207]

Jet Fuel > Bunkers

2,000 ton

[147th of 149]

Jet Fuel > Bunkers (per capita)

0.801 ton per 1,000 people

[132nd of 145]

Jet Fuel > Energy balance requirement

3,000 ton

[60th of 151]

Jet Fuel > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

1,338,942,012,653 ton per 1e+15 people

[46th of 141]

Jet Fuel > Gross inland availability

3,000 ton

[121st of 143]

Jet Fuel > Gross inland availability (per capita)

1,338,942,012,653 ton per 1e+15 people

[104th of 135]

Jet Fuel > Imports

2,000 ton

[141st of 145]

Jet Fuel > Imports (per capita)

801.128 ton per million people

[119th of 140]

Jet Fuel > Statistical differences (per capita)

1,338,942,012,653 ton per 1e+15 people

[61st of 106]

Kerosene > Consumption by households

1,000 ton

[140th of 146]

Kerosene > Consumption by households (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[126th of 145]

Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers

1,000 ton

[156th of 165]

Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[143rd of 163]

Kerosene > Energy balance requirement

1,000 ton

[119th of 157]

Kerosene > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

325.866 ton per million people

[104th of 148]

Kerosene > Gross inland availability

1,000 ton

[169th of 176]

Kerosene > Gross inland availability (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[158th of 171]

Kerosene > Imports

1,000 ton

[120th of 130]

Kerosene > Imports (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[110th of 123]

Kerosene > Net inland availability

1,000 ton

[162nd of 170]

Kerosene > Net inland availability (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[149th of 167]

Kerosene > Production from refineries

65,000 ton

[62nd of 106]

Kerosene > Production from refineries (per capita)

26.773 ton per 1,000 people

[26th of 102]

Kerosene > Statistical differences (per capita)

26,361,173,615,925.1 ton per 1e+15 people

[6th of 109]

Kerosene > Total production

65,000 ton

[62nd of 106]

Kerosene > Total production (per capita)

26.773 ton per 1,000 people

[26th of 102]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households

29,000 ton

[88th of 148]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households (per capita)

9,450.126 ton per million people

[88th of 148]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households and other consumers

29,000 ton

[102nd of 159]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)

9,450.126 ton per million people

[103rd of 159]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Energy balance requirement

29,000 ton

[60th of 161]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

9,450.126 ton per million people

[70th of 160]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Gross inland availability

29,000 ton

[108th of 166]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Gross inland availability (per capita)

9,450.126 ton per million people

[118th of 165]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Imports

29,000 ton

[73rd of 141]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Imports (per capita)

9,450.126 ton per million people

[79th of 140]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Net inland availability

29,000 ton

[108th of 161]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Net inland availability (per capita)

9,450.126 ton per million people

[117th of 160]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Production from refineries

38,000 ton

[72nd of 105]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Production from refineries (per capita)

15.652 ton per 1,000 people

[45th of 102]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Statistical differences (per capita)

19,770,880,211,943.8 ton per 1e+15 people

[13th of 117]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Total production

38,000 ton

[77th of 107]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Total production (per capita)

15.652 ton per 1,000 people

[52nd of 103]

Lubricants > Energy balance requirement

5,000 ton

[59th of 124]

Lubricants > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

1,629.332 ton per million people

[65th of 118]

Lubricants > Gross inland availability

5,000 ton

[101st of 143]

Lubricants > Gross inland availability (per capita)

1.629 ton per 1,000 people

[102nd of 134]

Lubricants > Imports

5,000 ton

[79th of 121]

Lubricants > Imports (per capita)

1.629 ton per 1,000 people

[84th of 114]

Lubricants > Net inland availability

5,000 ton

[4th of 12]

Lubricants > Net inland availability (per capita)

1.629 ton per 1,000 people

[5th of 12]

Lubricants > Statistical differences (per capita)

1,235,680,013,246.49 ton per 1e+15 people

[19th of 74]

Motor Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry

25,000 ton

[165th of 197]

Motor Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry (per capita)

8.147 ton per 1,000 people

[169th of 196]

Motor Gasoline > Consumption in road transport

25,000 ton

[164th of 194]

Motor Gasoline > Consumption in road transport (per capita)

8.147 ton per 1,000 people

[165th of 193]

Motor Gasoline > Gross inland availability

25,000 ton

[168th of 202]

Motor Gasoline > Gross inland availability (per capita)

8.147 ton per 1,000 people

[177th of 201]

Motor Gasoline > Imports

25,000 ton

[137th of 183]

Motor Gasoline > Imports (per capita)

8,146.661 ton per million people

[138th of 183]

Motor Gasoline > Motor gasoline- energy balance requirement

25,000 ton

[104th of 201]

Motor Gasoline > Motor gasoline- energy balance requirement (per capita)

8,146.661 ton per million people

[109th of 200]

Motor Gasoline > Net inland availability

25,000 ton

[166th of 198]

Motor Gasoline > Net inland availability (per capita)

8.147 ton per 1,000 people

[173rd of 197]

Motor Gasoline > Production from refineries

234,000 ton

[85th of 115]

Motor Gasoline > Production from refineries (per capita)

96.383 ton per 1,000 people

[60th of 111]

Motor Gasoline > Statistical differences (per capita)

4,118,933,377,488.3 ton per 1e+15 people

[38th of 131]

Motor Gasoline > Total production

234,000 ton

[85th of 115]

Motor Gasoline > Total production (per capita)

96.383 ton per 1,000 people

[60th of 111]

Natural gas > Consumption

0 cu m

[153rd of 206]

Natural gas > Consumption (per capita)

0 cu m per capita

[153rd of 206]

Natural gas > Exports

0 cu m

[170th of 202]

Natural gas > Imports

0 cu m

[165th of 200]

Natural gas > Proved reserves

28,320,000,000 cu m

[70th of 203]

natural gas consumption > Date of > Information

2003 est.

Oil > Consumption

19,320 bbl/day

[88th of 212]

Oil > Consumption (per capita)

6.126 bbl/day per 1,000 people

[100th of 190]

Oil > Exports

0 bbl/day

[172nd of 184]

Oil > Imports

23,630 bbl/day

[92nd of 186]

Oil > Production

14,990 bbl/day

[77th of 212]

Oil > Production (per capita)

4,584.007 bbl/day per million peopl

[56th of 198]

Oil > Proved reserves

100,000,000 bbl

[66th of 206]

Oil Consumption Test (per $ GDP)

32,302.642 Btu per $1 of GDP

[2nd of 171]

Oil Consumption Test (per capita)

16,776,513.686 Btu per capita

[89th of 177]

Oil Consumption Test Test (per $ GDP)

32,302.642 Btu per $1 of GDP

[2nd of 171]

Oil Consumption Test Test (per capita)

16,776,513.686 Btu per capita

[89th of 177]

Oil reserves

1,000,000,000 barrels

[39th of 97]

Oil reserves (per capita)

314,723.918 barrels per 1,000 people

[22nd of 97]

Petroleum Waxes > Consumption for non-energy uses

88,000 ton

[7th of 46]

Petroleum Waxes > Consumption for non-energy uses (per capita)

36.247 ton per 1,000 people

[1st of 46]

Petroleum Waxes > Gross inland availability

96,000 ton

[6th of 53]

Petroleum Waxes > Gross inland availability (per capita)

39.542 ton per 1,000 people

[1st of 53]

Petroleum Waxes > Production from refineries

96,000 ton

[6th of 34]

Petroleum Waxes > Production from refineries (per capita)

39.542 ton per 1,000 people

[1st of 34]

Petroleum Waxes > Statistical differences (per capita)

3,295,146,701,990.64 ton per 1e+15 people

[1st of 27]

Petroleum Waxes > Total production

96,000 ton

[6th of 34]

Petroleum Waxes > Total production (per capita)

39.542 ton per 1,000 people

[1st of 34]

Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by industry & construction

99,000 ton

[75th of 134]

Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by industry & construction (per capita)

32.261 ton per 1,000 people

[49th of 131]

Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other industries and construction

99,000 ton

[72nd of 134]

Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other industries and construction (per capita)

32.261 ton per 1,000 people

[39th of 131]

Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion in thermal power plants

1,000 ton

[119th of 131]

Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion in thermal power plants (per capita)

0.412 ton per 1,000 people

[109th of 129]

Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion to other forms of energy

1,000 ton

[121st of 133]

Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion to other forms of energy (per capita)

0.412 ton per 1,000 people

[111st of 131]

Residual Fuel Oil > Imports

99,000 ton

[82nd of 150]

Residual Fuel Oil > Imports (per capita)

32.261 ton per 1,000 people

[59th of 144]

Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability

99,000 ton

[82nd of 155]

Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability (per capita)

32.261 ton per 1,000 people

[63rd of 153]

Traditional fuel consumption

0%

[126th of 130]

Wall plugs > Frequency

50 HZ

[86th of 151]

Wall plugs > Plug type
Europe

Wall plugs > Voltage

220 V

[127th of 209]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Consumption for non-energy uses

1,000 ton

[53rd of 53]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Consumption for non-energy uses (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[51st of 53]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Energy balance requirement

1,000 ton

[36th of 51]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Energy balance requirement (per capita)

325.866 ton per million people

[27th of 48]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Gross inland availability

1,000 ton

[61st of 62]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Gross inland availability (per capita)

0.326 ton per 1,000 people

[54th of 61]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Imports

1,000 ton

[43rd of 44]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Imports (per capita)

325.866 ton per million people

[38th of 43]

White spirit/industrial spirit > Statistical differences (per capita)

823,786,675,497.66 ton per 1e+15 people

[9th of 36]


 

SOURCES
Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption ; German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Fuel Prices and Taxation (1999) and the electronic update for2000. Available from World Bank, World Development Indicators 2002, WDI table 3.12. via ciesin.org; Energy Information Administration; Wikipedia: List of countries by natural gas consumption ; World bank; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC;

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah, Muritaniyah

Industry
 

Adjusted savings: mineral depletion > % of GNI

28.05 % of GNI

[1st of 84]

Changes in inventories > current LCU

600000000

Changes in inventories > current US$

9,403,902 $

[73rd of 138]

Changes in inventories > current US$ (per $ GDP)

12,936.332 $ per $1 million of GDP

[72nd of 167]

Changes in inventories > current US$ (per capita)

5,310,043.959 $ per 1,000 people

[104th of 167]

Chemicals > % of value added in manufacturing

0.23 %

[83rd of 91]

Iron ore > Mining > Country

10

[14th of 14]

Manufactures exports > % of merchandise exports

1.91 %

[135th of 156]

Manufactures imports > % of merchandise imports

43.51 %

[131st of 155]

Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth

-11.67 %

[108th of 156]

Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$

65,384,490 constant 2000 US$

[100th of 155]

Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

21.307 constant 2000 US$ per c

[98th of 155]

Manufacturing, value added > constant LCU

15981000000

Manufacturing, value added > current LCU

22479000000

Manufacturing, value added > current US$

83,689,500 $

[105th of 167]

Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

45.229 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[110th of 180]

Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per capita)

27.272 $ per capita

[98th of 180]

Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports

41.65 %

[7th of 154]

Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports

0.14 %

[135th of 155]

Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing

99.17 %

[2nd of 107]

value added > annual % growth

-2.24 %

[127th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$

329,788,300 constant 2000 US$

[119th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

107.467 constant 2000 US$ per c

[107th of 164]

value added > constant LCU

75162000000

value added > current LCU

130374000000

value added > current US$

485,383,500 $

[117th of 172]

value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

0.262 $ per $1 of GDP

[64th of 180]

value added > current US$ (per capita)

158.17 $ per capita

[99th of 180]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: Iron ore

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah, Muritaniyah

Agriculture
 

Agricultural growth

104

[88th of 149]

Agricultural land > % of land area

38.77 % of land area

[102nd of 198]

Agricultural land > sq. km

397,500 sq. km

[26th of 198]

Agricultural land > sq. km (per capita)

137,405.467 sq. km per 1,000 people

[6th of 199]

Agricultural machinery > tractors

380

[140th of 190]

Agricultural machinery > tractors (per capita)

0.131 per 1 million people

[154th of 190]

Agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land

7.79

[160th of 188]

Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports

0.03 %

[136th of 154]

Agricultural raw materials imports > % of merchandise imports

0.7 %

[124th of 155]

Agriculture, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

81.857 $ per capita

[115th of 164]

Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

212.088 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[39th of 182]

Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per capita)

127.881 $ per capita

[101st of 182]

Arable and permanent cropland

500 thousand hectares

[124th of 148]

Arable and permanent cropland (per capita)

161.97 thousand hectares per 1 m

[93rd of 148]

Arable land > % of land area

0.48 % of land area

[194th of 199]

Arable land > hectares

488,000 hectares

[128th of 199]

Arable land > hectares (per capita)

168.689 hectares per 1,000 peop

[92nd of 200]

Cereal production

104 thousand metric tons

[88th of 149]

Cereal production (per capita)

0.0336897 thousand metric tons per

[24th of 149]

Cereal production growth

12%

[68th of 149]

Cereal yield > kg per hectare

1,448.3 kg/ha

[126th of 171]

Crop production index

100.5 %

[132nd of 182]

Fertilizer consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land

59.43 100 g/ha of arable land

[140th of 169]

Fertilizer consumption > metric tons

2,900 metric tons

[140th of 169]

Fertilizer consumption > metric tons (per capita)

1.033 metric tons per 1 milli

[142nd of 176]

Food production index

108.8 %

[69th of 182]

Irrigated land > % of cropland

9.8 %

[79th of 164]

Labor share

52.6%

[46th of 149]

Land under cereal production > hectares

243,020 hectares

[117th of 176]

Land under cereal production > hectares (per capita)

79,192.06 hectares per 1,000 peop

[84th of 177]

Livestock production index

110 %

[57th of 181]

Meat production

58 thousand metric tons

[124th of 149]

Meat production (per capita)

0.0187885 thousand metric tons per

[78th of 149]

Meat production growth

6%

[102nd of 149]

Permanent cropland > % of land area

0.01 % of land area

[187th of 187]

Permanent crops

12,000 hectares

[145th of 181]

Permanent crops (per capita)

3.88727 hectares per 1,000 peopl

[146th of 181]

Products
dates, millet, sorghum, rice, corn; cattle, sheep

Root and tuber production

5 thousand metric tons

[147th of 149]

Root and tuber production (per capita)

0.0016197 thousand metric tons per

[146th of 149]

Root and tuber production growth

-6%

[117th of 149]

Tractor concentration

0.8

[120th of 147]

Tractors

380

[130th of 147]

Tractors (per capita)

123.097 per 1 million people

[122nd of 147]

Value added

20.92

[50th of 158]

value added > annual % growth

7.94 %

[11th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$

251,197,700 constant 2000 US$

[114th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

81.857 constant 2000 US$ per c

[115th of 164]

value added > constant LCU

55839000000

value added > current LCU

105408000000

value added > current US$

392,434,800 $

[113rd of 172]

value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

212.088 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[39th of 182]

value added > current US$ (per capita)

127.881 $ per capita

[101st of 182]

value added per worker > constant 2000 US$

337.75 constant 2000 US$

[122nd of 163]

Workers per hectare

1.2

[42nd of 148]


 

SOURCES
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2000; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; The World Bank

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah, Muritaniyah

Transportation

 

Air transport, freight > million tons per km

0.09 million tons/km

[136th of 153]

Air transport, passengers carried

138,595

[130th of 164]

Air transport, passengers carried (per capita)

45.163 per 1,000 people

[119th of 177]

Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide

1,720

[138th of 164]

Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide (per capita)

0.56 per 1,000 people

[122nd of 177]

Aircraft departures

2,200

[131st of 155]

Aircraft departures (per capita)

0.712666 per 1,000 people

[110th of 155]

Airports

25

[133rd of 247]

Airports (per $ GDP)

9.389 per billion $ of GDP

[44th of 200]

Airports (per capita)

7.645 per million people

[119th of 234]

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m

5

[78th of 181]

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m

5

[57th of 139]

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m (per $ GDP)

3,684.598 per $1 trillion of GDP

[9th of 150]

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m (per capita)

1.529 per million people

[63rd of 178]

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m (per capita)

1.6197 per 1 million people

[44th of 131]

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m

3

[64th of 119]

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m

3

[93rd of 158]

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m (per $ GDP)

2.211 per $1 billion of GDP

[8th of 141]

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m (per capita)

0.917 per million people

[49th of 156]

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m (per capita)

0.971817 per 1 million people

[38th of 117]

Airports > With paved runways > Total

8

[126th of 234]

Airports > With paved runways > Total (per $ GDP)

3.005 per billion $ of GDP

[34th of 179]

Airports > With paved runways > Total (per capita)

2.446 per million people

[130th of 228]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m

9

[40th of 133]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m

9

[31st of 99]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m (per $ GDP)

6,632.277 per $1 trillion of GDP

[7th of 118]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m (per capita)

2.752 per million people

[15th of 130]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m (per capita)

2.91545 per 1 million people

[13th of 94]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m

1

[30th of 47]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m (per capita)

356.234 per billion people

[14th of 46]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m

7

[99th of 175]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m

6

[78th of 137]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per $ GDP)

5,158.438 per $1 trillion of GDP

[30th of 152]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per capita)

1.94363 per 1 million people

[55th of 130]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per capita)

2.141 per million people

[62nd of 170]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total

17

[122nd of 204]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total (per $ GDP)

6,384.789 per trillion $ of GDP

[44th of 165]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total (per capita)

5.199 per million people

[87th of 195]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m

1

[176th of 187]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m (per $ GDP)

375.576 per trillion $ of GDP

[97th of 172]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m (per capita)

0.306 per million people

[152nd of 184]

Driving side of the road > Left or right

Right side

Highways > Paved

830 km

[58th of 113]

Highways > Paved (per capita)

0.314 km per 1,000 people

[54th of 108]

Highways > Total

7,720 km

[53rd of 118]

Highways > Total (per capita)

2.919 km per 1,000 people

[48th of 113]

Highways > Unpaved

6,890 km

[33rd of 113]

Highways > Unpaved (per capita)

2.605 km per 1,000 people

[22nd of 108]

Motor vehicles

5 motor vehicles per 100 p

[116th of 134]

Ports and harbors
Bogue, Kaedi, Nouadhibou, Nouakchott, Rosso

Ports and terminals

Nouadhibou, Nouakchott

Rail lines > total route-km

717 km

[86th of 111]

Railways

717 km

[2nd of 86]

Railways (per capita)

0.232264 km per 1,000 people

[2nd of 75]

Railways > A note
owned and operated by government mining company (2001)

Railways > Standard gauge

717 km

[42nd of 64]

Railways > Standard gauge (per $ GDP)

269.288 km per billion $ of GDP

[2nd of 64]

Railways > Total

717 km

[101st of 220]

Railways > Total (per $ GDP)

269.288 km per billion $ of GDP

[12th of 189]

Railways > Total (per capita)

227.348 km per million people

[60th of 218]

Roads, paved > % of total roads

11.3 %

[120th of 163]

Roads, total network > km

7,660 km

[117th of 172]

Roadways > Paved

2,966 km

[45th of 81]

Roadways > Total

11,066 km

[47th of 85]

Roadways > Unpaved

8,100 km

[27th of 79]

Transnational Issues > Disputes > international
Mauritanian claims to Western Sahara have been dormant in recent years

Travel services > % of commercial service exports

82.69 %

[8th of 153]

Travel services > % of commercial service imports

32.8 %

[39th of 153]

Vehicle abundance

0.23 per square km

[126th of 141]

Waterways > A note
ferry traffic on the Senegal River


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; World standards on users.pandora.be; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005 World Bank Global Development Indicators, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah, Muritaniyah

Taxation
 

Average time to clear customs > days

3.86 days

[19th of 39]

CPIA fiscal policy rating

2.5

[67th of 75]

Net taxes on products > constant LCU

29964400000

Net taxes on products > current LCU

51713000000

Net taxes on products > current US$

192,527,900 $

[107th of 159]

Net taxes on products > current US$ (per $ GDP)

0.104 $ per $1 billion of GDP

[61st of 174]

Net taxes on products > current US$ (per capita)

62.738 $ per 1 million people

[92nd of 174]

Tax payments > number

61

[21st of 171]

Tax payments > number (per capita)

19.878 per 1 million people

[34th of 170]

Tax rates > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

12.84 %

[12th of 39]

Total tax rate > % of profit

104.3 %

[9th of 171]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah, Muritaniyah

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