Mauritania

Mauritania

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Statistics:

  • Total population (2006): 3 million
  • Gross national income per capita (2008-Atlas method -current US$): 840
  • Income share held by lowest 20% (2000): 6.2
  • Life expectancy at birth m/f (years): 55/60 (2006)
  • Rural population (% of total population) (2006): 60%
  • Agriculture, value added (% of GDP): n/a
  • Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 125 (2006)
  • Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2006): 2.2 %
  • Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$ million): n/a

(Source: WHO, IFAD, World Bank)


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