Mauritania Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2021 was 2,094,698, a 0.85% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2020 was 2,077,143, a 0.89% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2019 was 2,058,876, a 0.93% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania rural population for 2018 was 2,039,966, a 0.97% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Mauritania Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 2,094,698 43.87 0.84%
2020 2,077,143 44.67 0.88%
2019 2,058,876 45.49 0.92%
2018 2,039,966 46.33 0.97%
2017 2,020,351 47.18 1.01%
2016 2,000,078 48.04 1.06%
2015 1,979,088 48.91 1.10%
2014 1,957,467 49.80 1.14%
2013 1,935,242 50.69 1.18%
2012 1,912,582 51.60 1.21%
2011 1,889,541 52.51 1.24%
2010 1,866,322 53.41 1.25%
2009 1,843,096 54.31 1.27%
2008 1,819,918 55.21 1.27%
2007 1,796,929 56.11 1.29%
2006 1,773,850 57.00 1.31%
2005 1,750,678 57.89 1.34%
2004 1,727,424 58.77 1.35%
2003 1,704,261 59.65 1.36%
2002 1,681,304 60.52 1.34%
2001 1,658,844 61.38 1.86%
2000 1,628,341 61.91 2.84%
1999 1,582,700 61.79 2.78%
1998 1,539,242 61.66 2.74%
1997 1,497,641 61.54 2.72%
1996 1,457,388 61.42 2.73%
1995 1,418,140 61.30 2.75%
1994 1,379,724 61.17 2.76%
1993 1,342,163 61.05 2.78%
1992 1,305,406 60.93 2.79%
1991 1,269,473 60.80 2.80%
1990 1,234,381 60.68 2.82%
1989 1,200,101 60.55 2.83%
1988 1,166,557 60.43 0.59%
1987 1,159,715 61.70 0.03%
1986 1,159,394 63.37 0.20%
1985 1,157,128 65.01 0.37%
1984 1,152,827 66.61 0.54%
1983 1,146,658 68.18 0.69%
1982 1,138,739 69.71 0.82%
1981 1,129,427 71.19 0.93%
1980 1,118,954 72.63 1.03%
1979 1,107,543 74.03 1.12%
1978 1,095,191 75.37 1.22%
1977 1,081,963 76.67 1.18%
1976 1,069,281 78.03 1.16%
1975 1,056,904 79.43 1.29%
1974 1,043,342 80.76 1.41%
1973 1,028,772 82.03 1.52%
1972 1,013,241 83.23 1.63%
1971 996,895 84.36 1.73%
1970 979,760 85.44 1.84%
1969 961,927 86.45 1.94%
1968 943,488 87.39 2.01%
1967 924,680 88.29 2.08%
1966 905,603 89.13 2.14%
1965 886,429 89.91 2.19%
1964 867,267 90.64 2.22%
1963 848,211 91.33 2.26%
1962 829,275 91.97 2.29%
1961 810,486 92.57 2.32%
1960 791,871 93.12 %