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Fact
Fun Fact
If you look at Mauritania from space, you will see a clear bull’s-eye-like image called “The Eye of Africa”.
Mauritania Health Sector
Did you know
Did you Know?
Mauritania is one of the countries with highest maternal mortality and infant mortality rates in the world.

Quick Facts:

Life Expectancy

65 Years
Life expectancy,
2018

GDP

5.9
GDP growth (annual %),
2019

Export

Exported products
Iron Ore ($1.68B), Non- fillet Frozen Fish ($692M), Gold ($600M),
2019

Export percentage of gdp
40.0 Exports of goods and services as a % of GDP,
2019
Imported goods

Imported products
Special purpose ships ($160M), planes, helicopters, and/or spacecraft ($136M), wheat ($127M),
2019

Import as percentage of GDP
53.0
Imports of goods and services as % of GDP,
2019
Balance of trade
$1B deficit
Balance of trade,
2019