Urban population reached 2.33 mil in 2017 in Mauritania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.48 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Mauritania reached an all time high of 2.33 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.059 mil in 1960. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, urban population in Algeria amounted to 29.8 mil, 7.71 mil in Mali, 22.1 mil in Morocco and 7.41 mil in Senegal in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 129th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.