Mauritania Population 2022

Population Mauritania 2022 is 3 631 849 people. Mauritania ranks 130 in terms of population in the world - 0.047% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott, the official currency is the Ouguiya (MRU). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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Population of Mauritania

3 631 849 people Flag of  Mauritania Flag of Mauritania Data in June 2022

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area Mauritania

Population rank Mauritania 3 631 849 people
Male population 50.3%
Female population 49.7%
Life expectancy Mauritania
Life expectancy Male 58.9
Life expectancy Female 63.4
Median age Mauritania 19.7 age
<15 years 40.4%
15 - 65 years 56.2%
>65 years 3.5%
Total area
Total area Mauritania 1030700 km2 (#27 in world)
Population density 3.52 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in Mauritania was carried out in 2022.

⚡ What place does Mauritania occupy in terms of population on Earth?

Mauritania takes 130st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of Mauritania?

The capital of Mauritania is the city of Nouakchott with a population of 870 073 people.