Mauritania Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Mauritania population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Mauritania in 2022 is 4,901,981, a 2.66% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Mauritania in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Ghana 32,395,450
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Tunisia 12,046,656
Bolivia 11,992,656
Honduras 10,221,247
Papua New Guinea 9,292,169
Nicaragua 6,779,100
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Mauritania 4,901,981
Moldova 4,013,171
Georgia 3,968,738
Mongolia 3,378,078
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Timor-Leste 1,369,429
Eswatini 1,184,817
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Mauritania - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 4,901,981 2.66%
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%