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 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Currency 351.00 357 354 350 347 307 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.70 4.3 4.45 4.3 4.15 5.25 percent [+]
GDP 4.63 4.2 4.1 4 3.9 3 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 1296.00 1282 1278 1274 1270 1240 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3572.30 3537 3526 3515 3504 3417 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 11.66 12.8 13 13.2 13.4 12.8 percent [+]
Population 4.30 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.75 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Inflation Rate 1.50 2.8 2.9 3 4.3 4.5 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 2.67 3.75 4.7 5.36 6.16 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 104.10 115 119 123 126 145 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Interest Rate 9.00 9 9 9 9 8.5 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 5.81 5.58 5.56 5.55 5.53 6.73 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Balance of Trade -306.58 -99.95 -138 -65.48 -66.38 -40.21 MRO Billion [+]
Exports 160.15 167 161 161 159 144 MRO Billion [+]
Imports 466.74 318 356 299 304 245 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account -248.00 -246 -254 -262 -270 -257 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -15.30 -25 -27 -27 -12.65 -20 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.36 0.34 0.34 0.34 0.34 0.34 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 3889.80 3749 3720 3691 3662 3454 Million USD [+]
Crude Oil Production 5.00 10.88 10.71 8.88 7.77 9.07 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.72 0.92 1.12 1.32 1.9 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 78.30 85 88 88 102 94 percent [+]
Government Budget -0.10 2.55 2.59 2.63 2.67 -0.56 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 143.50 138 138 138 138 135 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Industrial Production -0.90 -1.73 -1.99 -2.43 -2.52 -3.07 percent [+]
IP Addresses 12408.00 11562 11430 11264 11106 10006 IP [+]
Ease of Doing Business 150.00 160 161 162 162 173 [+]
Corruption Index 27.00 26 26 26 26 28 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 142.00 123 126 130 134 121 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.09 3.06 3.06 3.06 3.06 3.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 133.00 134 134 134 134 126 [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 24 24 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 40.00 33 33 33 33 33 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 [+]
CLIMATE Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Precipitation 0.00 7.19 7.19 7.2 7.19 7.19 mm [+]
Temperature 21.00 24.51 27.51 30.35 27.64 27.19 celsius [+]