Mauritania | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Mauritania including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Mauritania economy.


MARKETS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Currency 358.00 361 364 375 371 428 [+]
GDP Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 3.59 4 4.3 3.66 5.25 percent [+]
GDP 5.44 5.8 5.74 5.69 5.72 6.19 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 1338.19 1328 1332 1337 1336 1326 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3693.54 3665 3677 3689 3686 3658 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 12.85 14.7 10.15 9.05 8.81 12.8 percent [+]
Population 4.07 4.05 4.07 4.09 4.09 4.53 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Inflation Rate 2.90 3.3 3.4 3.8 3.9 4.5 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.90 3.77 3.74 3.73 3.73 3.73 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 107.60 108 108 108 108 108 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Interest Rate 9.00 9 9 8.5 8.5 8.5 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 5.81 6.8 6.2 5.6 5.58 6.28 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Balance of Trade -79.64 -49.2 -211 -131 -132 -152 MRO Billion [+]
Exports 118.70 119 119 118 118 118 MRO Billion [+]
Imports 198.34 187 333 240 262 286 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account -308.60 -393 -409 -425 -427 -442 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -20.00 -25.94 -26.8 -27.66 -27.54 -32.26 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.07 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 [+]
External Debt 3831.80 3648 3739 3830 3830 3824 Million USD [+]
Crude Oil Production 5.00 5 5 5 5 5 BBL/D/1K [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 80.60 73.67 77.67 81.68 83.73 96.27 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.10 -2.87 -1.67 -0.46 -0.43 -1.85 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 142.80 154 152 150 149 145 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Industrial Production -0.90 -0.42 -1.65 -1.39 -0.84 -1.08 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 160.00 162 161 161 161 160 [+]
Corruption Index 27.00 27 27 27 27 31 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 142.00 126 131 136 135 132 [+]
Competitiveness Index 2.94 3.03 3.03 3.03 2.96 2.96 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 137.00 141 141 141 134 127 [+]
TAXES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 40.00 36.5 38.25 40 40 40 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 16.00 16 16 16 16 16 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 1.00 1 1 1 1 1 percent [+]