Mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population reached 92.2 % in 2017 in Mauritania, according to World Bank. This is 9.69 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Mauritania reached an all time high of 105 % in 2012 and an all time low of 0.565 % in 2000. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Algeria amounted to 111 %, 119 % in Mali, 123 % in Morocco and 99.4 % in Senegal in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 118th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology which provide access to the public switched telephone network.