Number of banks reached 18.0 banks in 2019 in Mauritania, according to the National Central Bank. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in Mauritania reached an all time high of 18.0 banks in 2018 and an all time low of banks in. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, number of banks in Algeria amounted to 20.0 banks, 14.0 banks in Mali, 24.0 banks in Morocco and 25.0 banks in Senegal in 2019.
Mauritania has been ranked 83rd within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 55 places above the position seen 10 years ago.