Mauritania Urban Population 1960-2020

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Mauritania urban population for 2019 was 2,466,821, a 4.38% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania urban population for 2018 was 2,363,349, a 4.47% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritania urban population for 2017 was 2,262,227, a 4.57% increase from 2016.
  • Mauritania urban population for 2016 was 2,163,456, a 4.66% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Cambodia 3,924,621
Nicaragua 3,846,137
Congo, Rep. 3,625,010
West Bank and Gaza 3,581,448
Lao PDR 2,555,552
Mauritania 2,466,821
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Mauritania Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,466,821 54.51 4.29%
2018 2,363,349 53.67 4.37%
2017 2,262,227 52.82 4.46%
2016 2,163,456 51.96 4.55%
2015 2,067,215 51.09 4.64%
2014 1,973,428 50.20 4.73%
2013 1,882,254 49.31 4.80%
2012 1,793,972 48.40 4.85%
2011 1,709,106 47.49 4.87%
2010 1,627,876 46.59 4.88%
2009 1,550,313 45.69 4.89%
2008 1,476,319 44.79 4.91%
2007 1,405,585 43.89 4.92%
2006 1,338,057 43.00 4.94%
2005 1,273,518 42.11 4.97%
2004 1,211,822 41.23 4.99%
2003 1,152,888 40.35 4.99%
2002 1,096,793 39.48 4.98%
2001 1,043,559 38.62 4.08%
2000 1,001,877 38.09 2.32%
1999 978,884 38.21 2.26%
1998 956,974 38.34 2.22%
1997 935,924 38.46 2.21%
1996 915,513 38.58 2.21%
1995 895,490 38.71 2.22%
1994 875,794 38.83 2.24%
1993 856,372 38.95 2.26%
1992 837,239 39.08 2.27%
1991 818,441 39.20 2.28%
1990 799,966 39.32 2.30%
1989 781,800 39.45 2.32%
1988 763,872 39.57 5.91%
1987 720,043 38.31 7.16%
1986 670,283 36.63 7.33%
1985 622,904 34.99 7.50%
1984 577,911 33.39 7.68%
1983 535,202 31.82 7.83%
1982 494,915 30.30 7.96%
1981 457,069 28.81 8.06%
1980 421,689 27.37 8.16%
1979 388,634 25.98 8.26%
1978 357,838 24.63 8.35%
1977 329,177 23.33 8.92%
1976 301,081 21.97 9.54%
1975 273,691 20.57 9.65%
1974 248,514 19.24 9.77%
1973 225,385 17.97 9.87%
1972 204,202 16.77 10.00%
1971 184,767 15.64 10.10%
1970 167,017 14.56 10.20%
1969 150,821 13.55 10.28%
1968 136,092 12.61 10.39%
1967 122,665 11.71 10.45%
1966 110,491 10.87 10.50%
1965 99,478 10.09 10.54%
1964 89,528 9.36 10.59%
1963 80,531 8.67 10.62%
1962 72,414 8.03 10.65%
1961 65,099 7.44 10.68%
1960 58,506 6.88 10.71%