Mauritania Life Expectancy 1950-2021

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Mauritania life expectancy from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Mauritania in 2021 is 65.19 years, a 0.3% increase from 2020.
  • The life expectancy for Mauritania in 2020 was 64.99 years, a 0.3% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Mauritania in 2019 was 64.80 years, a 0.3% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Mauritania in 2018 was 64.61 years, a 0.44% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2021 Life Expectancy
Sri Lanka 77.22
Morocco 76.99
Tunisia 76.98
Vietnam 75.57
Honduras 75.52
Nicaragua 74.80
Georgia 73.95
Micronesia 73.70
El Salvador 73.63
Cabo Verde 73.23
Solomon Islands 73.14
Bangladesh 73.00
Ukraine 72.23
Egypt 72.22
Bhutan 72.17
Moldova 72.05
Indonesia 71.96
Bolivia 71.84
Uzbekistan 71.84
Philippines 71.41
Vanuatu 70.69
Sao Tome and Principe 70.63
Mongolia 70.14
Cambodia 70.10
India 69.96
Timor-Leste 69.77
Kiribati 68.70
Pakistan 67.48
Myanmar 67.37
Djibouti 67.34
Kenya 66.95
Sudan 65.63
Mauritania 65.19
Papua New Guinea 64.79
Ghana 64.42
Zambia 64.12
Angola 61.55
Eswatini 60.35
Cameroon 59.70
Nigeria 55.12
Lesotho 54.79
Mauritania - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2021 65.19 0.300%
2020 64.99 0.300%
2019 64.80 0.300%
2018 64.61 0.440%
2017 64.33 0.440%
2016 64.05 0.440%
2015 63.77 0.440%
2014 63.49 0.440%
2013 63.21 0.410%
2012 62.95 0.410%
2011 62.69 0.420%
2010 62.43 0.420%
2009 62.17 0.420%
2008 61.91 0.310%
2007 61.72 0.320%
2006 61.52 0.320%
2005 61.33 0.320%
2004 61.13 0.320%
2003 60.94 0.120%
2002 60.86 0.130%
2001 60.79 0.130%
2000 60.71 0.130%
1999 60.64 0.130%
1998 60.56 0.140%
1997 60.48 0.140%
1996 60.40 0.140%
1995 60.31 0.140%
1994 60.23 0.140%
1993 60.15 0.420%
1992 59.90 0.420%
1991 59.65 0.420%
1990 59.39 0.430%
1989 59.14 0.430%
1988 58.89 0.870%
1987 58.38 0.880%
1986 57.87 0.890%
1985 57.36 0.900%
1984 56.85 0.910%
1983 56.34 1.010%
1982 55.78 1.020%
1981 55.22 1.030%
1980 54.65 1.040%
1979 54.09 1.050%
1978 53.53 0.840%
1977 53.09 0.840%
1976 52.64 0.850%
1975 52.20 0.860%
1974 51.75 0.870%
1973 51.31 0.770%
1972 50.92 0.780%
1971 50.53 0.780%
1970 50.13 0.790%
1969 49.74 0.790%
1968 49.35 1.310%
1967 48.71 1.330%
1966 48.07 1.340%
1965 47.44 1.360%
1964 46.80 1.380%
1963 46.16 1.520%
1962 45.47 1.540%
1961 44.78 1.560%
1960 44.09 1.590%
1959 43.40 1.620%
1958 42.71 1.490%
1957 42.08 1.510%
1956 41.45 1.540%
1955 40.83 1.560%
1954 40.20 1.590%
1953 39.57 1.610%
1952 38.94 1.640%
1951 38.31 1.670%
1950 37.69 0.000%