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Population (Total) fell 1.62% to 4.57 mil in Mauritania in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Mauritania | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 1.62% to 4.57 mil in Mauritania in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Mauritania reached an all time high of 4.65 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 0.660 mil in 1950. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, total population in Algeria amounted to 43.1 mil, 19.3 mil in Mali, 35.3 mil in Morocco and 17.2 mil in Senegal in 2021.

Mauritania has been ranked 127th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Algeria mil 47.5 47.6 47.6 47.6 47.6
Burkina Faso mil 33.3 33.8 34.4 34.9 35.4
Gambia mil 3.94 4.01 4.08 4.15 4.22
Guinea mil 20.3 20.5 20.8 21.0 21.2
Libya mil 7.28 7.28 7.28 7.28 7.27
Mali mil 35.9 36.7 37.6 38.4 39.2
Mauritania mil 6.59 6.67 6.75 6.82 6.90
Morocco mil 37.6 37.6 37.6 37.5 37.4
Niger mil 53.1 54.7 56.4 58.1 59.8
Senegal mil 26.8 27.2 27.6 28.0 28.4
Spain mil 44.4 44.2 44.0 43.8 43.5
Tunisia mil 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.6 11.6