Mauritania Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2020 was 2,077,143, a 0.89% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2019 was 2,058,876, a 0.93% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2018 was 2,039,966, a 0.97% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2017 was 2,020,351, a 1.01% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 898,024,053
Pakistan 138,797,696
Indonesia 118,597,107
Bangladesh 101,815,917
Nigeria 99,033,580
Vietnam 60,992,356
Egypt 58,552,675
Philippines 57,630,884
Kenya 38,718,025
Myanmar 37,466,040
Sudan 28,391,086
Sri Lanka 17,817,298
Uzbekistan 16,973,620
Morocco 13,460,542
Ukraine 13,413,416
Ghana 13,252,922
Cambodia 12,667,630
Cameroon 11,266,065
Angola 10,903,384
Zambia 10,179,380
Papua New Guinea 7,753,046
Lao PDR 4,635,257
Kyrgyz Republic 4,162,200
Honduras 4,124,378
Tunisia 3,596,642
Bolivia 3,487,551
Nicaragua 2,715,272
Mauritania 2,077,143
Congo, Rep. 1,775,225
El Salvador 1,722,476
Lesotho 1,520,399
Georgia 1,505,916
Moldova 1,496,110
West Bank and Gaza 1,118,249
Mongolia 1,027,515
Timor-Leste 905,506
Eswatini 879,741
Solomon Islands 517,425
Bhutan 445,097
Vanuatu 228,750
Djibouti 216,748
Cabo Verde 185,411
Micronesia 88,643
Sao Tome and Principe 56,206
Kiribati 53,041
Mauritania Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 2,077,143 44.67 0.88%
2019 2,058,876 45.49 0.92%
2018 2,039,966 46.33 0.97%
2017 2,020,351 47.18 1.01%
2016 2,000,078 48.04 1.06%
2015 1,979,088 48.91 1.10%
2014 1,957,467 49.80 1.14%
2013 1,935,242 50.69 1.18%
2012 1,912,582 51.60 1.21%
2011 1,889,541 52.51 1.24%
2010 1,866,322 53.41 1.25%
2009 1,843,096 54.31 1.27%
2008 1,819,918 55.21 1.27%
2007 1,796,929 56.11 1.29%
2006 1,773,850 57.00 1.31%
2005 1,750,678 57.89 1.34%
2004 1,727,424 58.77 1.35%
2003 1,704,261 59.65 1.36%
2002 1,681,304 60.52 1.34%
2001 1,658,844 61.38 1.86%
2000 1,628,341 61.91 2.84%
1999 1,582,700 61.79 2.78%
1998 1,539,242 61.66 2.74%
1997 1,497,641 61.54 2.72%
1996 1,457,388 61.42 2.73%
1995 1,418,140 61.30 2.75%
1994 1,379,724 61.17 2.76%
1993 1,342,163 61.05 2.78%
1992 1,305,406 60.93 2.79%
1991 1,269,473 60.80 2.80%
1990 1,234,381 60.68 2.82%
1989 1,200,101 60.55 2.83%
1988 1,166,557 60.43 0.59%
1987 1,159,715 61.70 0.03%
1986 1,159,394 63.37 0.20%
1985 1,157,128 65.01 0.37%
1984 1,152,827 66.61 0.54%
1983 1,146,658 68.18 0.69%
1982 1,138,739 69.71 0.82%
1981 1,129,427 71.19 0.93%
1980 1,118,954 72.63 1.03%
1979 1,107,543 74.03 1.12%
1978 1,095,191 75.37 1.22%
1977 1,081,963 76.67 1.18%
1976 1,069,281 78.03 1.16%
1975 1,056,904 79.43 1.29%
1974 1,043,342 80.76 1.41%
1973 1,028,772 82.03 1.52%
1972 1,013,241 83.23 1.63%
1971 996,895 84.36 1.73%
1970 979,760 85.44 1.84%
1969 961,927 86.45 1.94%
1968 943,488 87.39 2.01%
1967 924,680 88.29 2.08%
1966 905,603 89.13 2.14%
1965 886,429 89.91 2.19%
1964 867,267 90.64 2.22%
1963 848,211 91.33 2.26%
1962 829,275 91.97 2.29%
1961 810,486 92.57 2.32%
1960 791,871 93.12 %