Mauritania Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Mauritania population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Mauritania in 2021 is 4,775,119, a 2.7% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Mauritania in 2020 was 4,649,658, a 2.74% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Mauritania in 2019 was 4,525,696, a 2.78% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Mauritania in 2018 was 4,403,313, a 2.82% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population Growth Rate
India 1,393,409,038
Indonesia 276,361,783
Pakistan 225,199,937
Nigeria 211,400,708
Bangladesh 166,303,498
Philippines 111,046,913
Egypt 104,258,327
Vietnam 98,168,833
Kenya 54,985,698
Myanmar 54,806,012
Sudan 44,909,353
Ukraine 43,466,819
Morocco 37,344,795
Uzbekistan 33,935,763
Angola 33,933,610
Ghana 31,732,129
Cameroon 27,224,265
Sri Lanka 21,497,310
Zambia 18,920,651
Cambodia 16,946,438
Tunisia 11,935,766
Bolivia 11,832,940
Honduras 10,062,991
Papua New Guinea 9,119,010
Nicaragua 6,702,385
El Salvador 6,518,499
Mauritania 4,775,119
Moldova 4,024,019
Georgia 3,979,765
Mongolia 3,329,289
Lesotho 2,159,079
Timor-Leste 1,343,873
Eswatini 1,172,362
Djibouti 1,002,187
Bhutan 779,898
Solomon Islands 703,996
Cabo Verde 561,898
Micronesia 554,397
Vanuatu 314,464
Sao Tome and Principe 223,368
Kiribati 121,392
Mauritania - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 4,775,119 2.70%
2020 4,649,658 2.74%
2019 4,525,696 2.78%
2018 4,403,313 2.82%
2017 4,282,570 2.86%
2016 4,163,533 2.90%
2015 4,046,301 2.94%
2014 3,930,896 2.97%
2013 3,817,494 2.99%
2012 3,706,555 3.00%
2011 3,598,648 2.99%
2010 3,494,195 2.97%
2009 3,393,409 2.95%
2008 3,296,238 2.93%
2007 3,202,517 2.91%
2006 3,111,906 2.90%
2005 3,024,194 2.89%
2004 2,939,247 2.87%
2003 2,857,148 2.85%
2002 2,778,099 2.80%
2001 2,702,400 2.74%
2000 2,630,219 2.68%
1999 2,561,585 2.62%
1998 2,496,216 2.57%
1997 2,433,563 2.56%
1996 2,372,901 2.56%
1995 2,313,630 2.58%
1994 2,255,516 2.59%
1993 2,198,532 2.61%
1992 2,142,645 2.62%
1991 2,087,912 2.63%
1990 2,034,346 2.65%
1989 1,981,899 2.67%
1988 1,930,433 2.70%
1987 1,879,763 2.74%
1986 1,829,675 2.79%
1985 1,780,030 2.85%
1984 1,730,738 2.91%
1983 1,681,863 2.95%
1982 1,633,652 2.97%
1981 1,586,493 2.98%
1980 1,540,640 2.97%
1979 1,496,185 2.97%
1978 1,453,032 2.97%
1977 1,411,140 2.98%
1976 1,370,357 2.99%
1975 1,330,598 3.00%
1974 1,291,855 3.01%
1973 1,254,157 3.02%
1972 1,217,446 3.03%
1971 1,181,674 3.04%
1970 1,146,780 3.06%
1969 1,112,745 3.07%
1968 1,079,580 3.08%
1967 1,047,344 3.07%
1966 1,016,100 3.06%
1965 985,910 3.04%
1964 956,799 3.02%
1963 928,734 3.00%
1962 901,686 2.98%
1961 875,581 2.96%
1960 850,384 2.94%
1959 826,073 2.91%
1958 802,676 2.88%
1957 780,220 2.83%
1956 758,753 2.77%
1955 738,299 2.70%
1954 718,873 2.62%
1953 700,498 2.54%
1952 683,142 2.45%
1951 666,812 2.36%
1950 651,436 0.00%