Population and Health of Mauritania

Population and Health of Mauritania

Total population: 3,359,185 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth rate: 2.323% (2012 est.)

Urban population: 41% of total population (2010)

Urban growth rate: 2.9% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Rural Population: 59% of total population (2010)

Population density of Madagascar: 3.36 people per square kilometer (2011)

Health

Life expectancy

Male: 59.3 years

Female: 63.82 years (2012 est.)

HIV prevalence: 0.7% (2009 est.)

Literacy

Male: 64.9%

Female: 51.2% (2010 est.)

Population Structure

Age (years)per% No of Males No of FemalesTotal
0-1444.93,670,2663,654,7327,324,998
15-2420.51,674,0051,677,6333,351,638
25-5428.32,338,8272,286,3144,625,141
55-643.6262,678319,617582,295
65 years and Over2.7187,461251,511438,972

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