Oil Rents (As % of GDP) fell to 0.574% in Mauritania in 2016

Oil Rents (As % of GDP) (%)
Oil & Gas | Mauritania | May 17, 2019
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Oil rents as a percentage of GDP reached 0.574 % in 2016 in Mauritania, according to EIA. This is 18.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, oil rents as a percentage of GDP in Mauritania reached an all time high of 15.8 % in 2006 and an all time low of 0.574 % in 2016. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, oil rents as a percentage of GDP in Algeria amounted to 10.0 % and 0.007 % in Morocco in 2016.

Mauritania has been ranked 47th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of oil rents as a percentage of GDP, 22 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Oil rents are the difference between the value of crude oil production at world prices and total costs of production.

Oil Rents (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria % 27.3% 26.2% 23.8% 20.5% 12.8%
Burkina Faso % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Gambia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Libya % 44.4% 60.8% 50.8% 39.4% 26.0%
Mali % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mauritania % 3.83% 3.17% 2.58% 2.04% 0.706%
Morocco % 0.018% 0.012% 0.013% 0.034% 0.013%
Niger % ... ... 1.28% 3.81% 6.00% 4.15% 1.30%
Senegal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Spain % 0.003% 0.005% 0.011% 0.008% 0.003%
Tunisia % 5.28% 5.32% 4.49% 3.51% 1.70%