Mauritania Rural Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 2,040,187, a 0.78% increase from 2021.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2021 was 2,024,451, a 0.74% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2020 was 2,009,661, a 0.77% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2019 was 1,994,344, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 908,804,812
Pakistan 146,845,783
Indonesia 115,892,393
Bangladesh 103,206,552
Nigeria 101,575,770
Egypt 63,300,985
Vietnam 60,123,739
Philippines 60,117,263
Kenya 38,358,435
Myanmar 36,965,999
Sudan 30,020,115
Sri Lanka 17,960,843
Uzbekistan 17,657,930
Ghana 13,853,989
Morocco 13,261,620
Cambodia 12,556,766
Cameroon 11,519,492
Ukraine 11,430,780
Angola 11,359,649
Zambia 10,857,387
Papua New Guinea 8,765,048
Lao PDR 4,698,995
Kyrgyz Republic 4,254,716
Honduras 4,214,875
Tunisia 3,680,393
Bolivia 3,565,773
Nicaragua 2,810,208
Mauritania 2,040,187
Republic of Congo 1,866,593
Lesotho 1,615,392
El Salvador 1,598,862
Georgia 1,473,975
Moldova 1,473,227
West Bank and Gaza 1,145,354
Mongolia 1,055,872
Timor-Leste 911,089
Eswatini 906,348
Solomon Islands 538,975
Bhutan 440,632
Vanuatu 242,389
Djibouti 242,328
Cabo Verde 192,507
Micronesia 87,659
Kiribati 56,354
Sao Tome and Principe 55,128
Mauritania Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 2,040,187 43.08 0.77%
2021 2,024,451 43.87 0.73%
2020 2,009,661 44.67 0.77%
2019 1,994,344 45.49 0.80%
2018 1,978,535 46.33 0.81%
2017 1,962,529 47.18 0.82%
2016 1,946,447 48.04 0.84%
2015 1,930,136 48.91 0.85%
2014 1,913,785 49.80 0.86%
2013 1,897,456 50.69 1.12%
2012 1,876,234 51.60 1.38%
2011 1,850,477 52.51 1.31%
2010 1,826,403 53.41 1.20%
2009 1,804,646 54.31 1.08%
2008 1,785,189 55.21 0.89%
2007 1,769,433 56.11 0.74%
2006 1,756,362 57.00 0.72%
2005 1,743,825 57.89 0.70%
2004 1,731,732 58.77 0.69%
2003 1,719,875 59.65 0.71%
2002 1,707,695 60.52 0.73%
2001 1,695,317 61.38 1.60%
2000 1,668,449 61.91 3.00%
1999 1,619,171 61.79 2.91%
1998 1,572,715 61.66 2.83%
1997 1,528,850 61.54 2.46%
1996 1,491,730 61.42 2.22%
1995 1,459,030 61.30 2.98%
1994 1,416,225 61.17 3.63%
1993 1,365,683 61.05 4.29%
1992 1,308,381 60.93 4.06%
1991 1,256,332 60.80 3.16%
1990 1,217,197 60.68 2.78%
1989 1,183,835 60.55 2.75%
1988 1,151,703 60.43 0.84%
1987 1,142,031 61.70 0.24%
1986 1,139,326 63.37 0.36%
1985 1,135,177 65.01 0.50%
1984 1,129,472 66.61 0.62%
1983 1,122,444 68.18 0.74%
1982 1,114,117 69.71 0.85%
1981 1,104,646 71.19 0.94%
1980 1,094,297 72.63 1.00%
1979 1,083,366 74.03 1.09%
1978 1,071,643 75.37 1.18%
1977 1,059,106 76.67 1.16%
1976 1,046,840 78.03 1.18%
1975 1,034,538 79.43 1.30%
1974 1,021,129 80.76 1.41%
1973 1,006,789 82.03 1.53%
1972 991,547 83.23 1.63%
1971 975,552 84.36 1.74%
1970 958,761 85.44 1.84%
1969 941,252 86.45 1.93%
1968 923,224 87.39 2.00%
1967 904,945 88.29 2.06%
1966 886,534 89.13 2.09%
1965 868,190 89.91 2.11%
1964 850,077 90.64 2.12%
1963 832,272 91.33 2.12%
1962 814,788 91.97 2.13%
1961 797,598 92.57 2.13%
1960 780,791 93.12 %