Mauritania

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Nouakchott

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Arabic

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

1,030,700 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Algeria,Mali, Morocco, Senegal

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

4216 KM

2014

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Population

3,984,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.4%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

57%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

42.8%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.498 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.352

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.0 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 1069

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

6.70 %

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 1060

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

9%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

1154,1 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

44.21

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

N.A.

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 124 (0-175)

Score: 30 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 28.23 (0-100)

Score: -0.68 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 17.54 (0-100)

Score: -1.02(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 19.14 (0-100)

Score: -0.90 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 54 (0-171)

Score: 8.17 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Hot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind blows primarily in March and April; periodic

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 0

Presence of container terminal: 2

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

176 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

24 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 148 (0-160)

Score: 2.23 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

175.8 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

120.4 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

16 Meat indigenous, ass
17 Meat indigenous, camel
19 Milk, whole fresh camel
21 Melonseed
32 Cow peas, dry

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

6,577 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=MRO 292.0000

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

9.00%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

17.0%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

49

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

71.3%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

14%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

67%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$3.355 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

38 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

67%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$2.728 billion (

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

31 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-19.07 MRO Billion

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

156.1

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

9 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

8%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

2,1%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

9%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

45%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

115

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

38.5% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

271770 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 0.44%
permanent crops: 0.01%
other: 99.55%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

102

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 455,553

% of Pop with Internet: 11.43%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 10,628 km
paved: 3,158 km
unpaved: 7,470 km

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

26,7%

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

728 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

651.9 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 49,6%

% of rural pop. with access: 47,7%

% of urban pop. With access: 52,3%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

10.10 %

2012

Trading economics

Labor force

1255793

2013

World Bank

Income

Lower–middle-income:
US$1,006–3,975

2012-2013

World Bank

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