Mauritania Rural Population 1960-2021

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 2019 was 2,058,875, a 0.93% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2018 was 2,039,970, a 0.97% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2017 was 2,020,347, a 1.01% increase from 2016.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2016 was 2,000,078, a 1.06% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 895,386,226
Pakistan 136,637,556
Indonesia 119,115,844
Bangladesh 102,058,744
Nigeria 98,156,651
Vietnam 61,129,966
Egypt 57,492,249
Philippines 57,140,712
Kenya 38,112,450
Myanmar 37,371,327
Sudan 27,856,005
Sri Lanka 17,750,912
Uzbekistan 16,644,921
Ukraine 13,549,456
Morocco 13,496,743
Ghana 13,168,802
Cambodia 12,561,921
Cameroon 11,135,124
Angola 10,764,270
Zambia 9,989,317
Papua New Guinea 7,613,275
Lao PDR 4,613,903
Honduras 4,119,684
Kyrgyz Republic 4,094,256
Tunisia 3,595,658
Bolivia 3,480,065
Nicaragua 2,699,365
Mauritania 2,058,875
El Salvador 1,758,851
Congo, Rep. 1,755,498
Georgia 1,523,906
Moldova 1,522,135
Lesotho 1,517,760
West Bank and Gaza 1,103,858
Mongolia 1,014,541
Timor-Leste 892,937
Eswatini 872,797
Solomon Islands 507,659
Bhutan 445,554
Vanuatu 223,730
Djibouti 215,011
Cabo Verde 185,906
Micronesia 87,852
Sao Tome and Principe 56,779
Kiribati 53,117
Mauritania Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,058,875 45.49 0.92%
2018 2,039,970 46.33 0.97%
2017 2,020,347 47.18 1.01%
2016 2,000,078 48.04 1.06%
2015 1,979,086 48.91 1.10%
2014 1,957,468 49.80 1.14%
2013 1,935,240 50.69 1.18%
2012 1,912,582 51.60 1.21%
2011 1,889,542 52.51 1.24%
2010 1,866,319 53.41 1.25%
2009 1,843,096 54.31 1.27%
2008 1,819,919 55.21 1.27%
2007 1,796,932 56.11 1.29%
2006 1,773,849 57.00 1.32%
2005 1,750,676 57.89 1.34%
2004 1,727,425 58.77 1.35%
2003 1,704,260 59.65 1.36%
2002 1,681,306 60.52 1.35%
2001 1,658,841 61.38 1.86%
2000 1,628,342 61.91 2.84%
1999 1,582,701 61.79 2.78%
1998 1,539,242 61.66 2.74%
1997 1,497,639 61.54 2.72%
1996 1,457,388 61.42 2.73%
1995 1,418,140 61.30 2.75%
1994 1,379,722 61.17 2.76%
1993 1,342,160 61.05 2.78%
1992 1,305,406 60.93 2.79%
1991 1,269,471 60.80 2.80%
1990 1,234,380 60.68 2.82%
1989 1,200,099 60.55 2.83%
1988 1,166,561 60.43 0.59%
1987 1,159,720 61.70 0.03%
1986 1,159,392 63.37 0.20%
1985 1,157,126 65.01 0.37%
1984 1,152,827 66.61 0.54%
1983 1,146,661 68.18 0.69%
1982 1,138,737 69.71 0.82%
1981 1,129,424 71.19 0.93%
1980 1,118,951 72.63 1.02%
1979 1,107,551 74.03 1.12%
1978 1,095,194 75.37 1.22%
1977 1,081,963 76.67 1.18%
1976 1,069,276 78.03 1.16%
1975 1,056,907 79.43 1.29%
1974 1,043,341 80.76 1.41%
1973 1,028,772 82.03 1.52%
1972 1,013,244 83.23 1.63%
1971 996,907 84.36 1.73%
1970 979,763 85.44 1.84%
1969 961,924 86.45 1.94%
1968 943,488 87.39 2.01%
1967 924,679 88.29 2.08%
1966 905,609 89.13 2.14%
1965 886,432 89.91 2.19%
1964 867,271 90.64 2.22%
1963 848,203 91.33 2.26%
1962 829,272 91.97 2.29%
1961 810,482 92.57 2.32%
1960 791,878 93.12 %