Mauritania

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

27

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

128

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

84

U5MR by sex 2012, male

92

U5MR by sex 2012, female

76

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

82

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

65

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

34

Total population (thousands) 2012

3796.1

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

130.9

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

11

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

1110

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

61.4

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

58.6

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

75.3

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

34.7

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

81.3

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

45.9

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

60.6

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

46.5

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

20.3

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

3.5

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

22.5

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

12.2

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

1.2

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

99

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

22.6

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

49.6

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

52.3

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

47.7

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

26.6

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

51.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

9.2

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

15

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

95

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

95

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

80

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

80

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

75

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

80

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

80

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

80

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

43.1

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

30.4

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

18.8

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

19.7

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

18.7

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

45.7

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

0.4

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

10

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

7.7

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

15

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

5

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

0.2

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

0.2

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

6.3

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

100

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

71.6

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

66.2

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

111.1

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

5.4

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

98.1

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

103.9

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

73.3

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

77.4

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

60

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

62

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

81.2

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

78

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

26

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

22

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

3796.1

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

1771.5

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

575

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.9

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

2.2

Crude death rate, 1970

16.2

Crude death rate, 1990

10.5

Crude death rate, 2012

8.8

Crude birth rate, 1970

46.1

Crude birth rate, 1990

40.7

Crude birth rate, 2012

34.5

Life expectancy, 1970

49.1

Life expectancy, 1990

58.4

Life expectancy, 2012

61.4

Total fertility rate, 2012

4.7

Urbanized population (%), 2012

41.7

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

3.1

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

3.2

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

1110

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

2520

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-1.1

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.2

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

8

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

23.4

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

2.2

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

4

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

3.4

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

381.1

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

9.3

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

16

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

47

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

105.1

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

79.6

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

105.9

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

84

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

101.9

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

9.3

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

84.2

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

48.4

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

65.1

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

64.5

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

9.6

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

630

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

510

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

44

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

14.6

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

14.3

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

14.9

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

14.2

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

34.3

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

58.8

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

69.4

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

53.6

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

40.7

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

37.9

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

86.9

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

86.5

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

87.2

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

27

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

194

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

128

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

111

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

84

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

2.1

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

1.5

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

2.3

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

1.9

Reduction since 1990 (%)

34

Reduction since 2000 (%)

24

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-1.1

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.2

Total fertility rate, 1970

6.8

Total fertility rate, 1990

6

Total fertility rate, 2012

4.7

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

0.6

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

1.1

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

840.9

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

22.2

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

25.7

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

19.2

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

88

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

36

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

54.6

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

44.4

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

29.1

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

22.7

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

5.2

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

75.2

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

48.6

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.5

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

88.4

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

48.7

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.8

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

26

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

14

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

72.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

55

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.3

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

9.4

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

3.5

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2.7

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

51.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

9.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

5.5

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

32.6

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

84.4

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2.6

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

26.7

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

95.9

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

3.6

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

9

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

33

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

3.8

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

44.7

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

83.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.9

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

1.5

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

11.9

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

7.9

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

13.6

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

13.5

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

13.7

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

1.6

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

41.3

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

54.5

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

53.7

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

55.4

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

55.3

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

64.1

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

28.3

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

40.4

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

42.1

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

38.9

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

26.1

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

26.8

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

25.5

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

24.2

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

25.1

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