Mauritania Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Mauritania population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Mauritania in 2022 is 4.60 people per square kilometer, a 2.63% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Mauritania in 2021 was 4.48 people per square kilometer, a 2.59% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Mauritania in 2020 was 4.36 people per square kilometer, a 2.62% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Mauritania in 2019 was 4.25 people per square kilometer, a 2.65% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
Mauritania - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 4.60 2.63%
2021 4.48 2.59%
2020 4.36 2.62%
2019 4.25 2.65%
2018 4.14 2.66%
2017 4.04 2.67%
2016 3.93 2.68%
2015 3.83 2.68%
2014 3.73 2.68%
2013 3.63 2.94%
2012 3.53 3.17%
2011 3.42 3.06%
2010 3.32 2.91%
2009 3.22 2.76%
2008 3.14 2.53%
2007 3.06 2.35%
2006 2.99 2.29%
2005 2.92 2.23%
2004 2.86 2.19%
2003 2.80 2.18%
2002 2.74 2.17%
2001 2.68 2.48%
2000 2.61 2.84%
1999 2.54 2.75%
1998 2.47 2.67%
1997 2.41 2.28%
1996 2.36 2.04%
1995 2.31 2.81%
1994 2.25 3.49%
1993 2.17 4.17%
1992 2.08 3.93%
1991 2.00 3.00%
1990 1.95 2.61%
1989 1.90 2.58%
1988 1.85 2.96%
1987 1.80 2.95%
1986 1.74 2.96%
1985 1.69 2.98%
1984 1.65 3.00%
1983 1.60 3.00%
1982 1.55 3.01%
1981 1.51 2.99%
1980 1.46 2.95%
1979 1.42 2.93%
1978 1.38 2.93%
1977 1.34 2.96%
1976 1.30 3.01%
1975 1.26 3.01%
1974 1.23 3.01%
1973 1.19 3.02%
1972 1.16 3.03%
1971 1.12 3.04%
1970 1.09 3.06%
1969 1.06 3.07%
1968 1.02 3.06%
1967 0.99 3.05%
1966 0.97 3.01%
1965 0.94 2.96%
1964 0.91 2.91%
1963 0.88 2.86%
1962 0.86 2.82%
1961 0.84 2.77%
1960 0.81 2.69%
1959 0.79 2.63%
1958 0.77 2.56%
1957 0.75 2.51%
1956 0.73 2.46%
1955 0.72 2.41%
1954 0.70 2.35%
1953 0.68 2.31%
1952 0.67 2.28%
1951 0.65 2.24%
1950 0.64 0.00%