household debts in Mauritania

Gross debt in Mauritania

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. Not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Mauritania in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 1.8 billion and 5.2 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at five billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 1,119 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,695 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearMauritania totalMauritania per capitaEU per capita
19982.05 bn USD823 USD14,079 USD
20002.21 bn USD840 USD11,232 USD
20012.19 bn USD809 USD11,255 USD
20021.97 bn USD710 USD12,258 USD
20032.03 bn USD709 USD15,286 USD
20042.28 bn USD775 USD17,595 USD
20052.46 bn USD814 USD18,327 USD
20061.83 bn USD588 USD18,877 USD
20071.80 bn USD561 USD20,898 USD
20082.13 bn USD646 USD24,086 USD
20092.28 bn USD673 USD25,361 USD
20102.47 bn USD708 USD26,496 USD
20112.63 bn USD730 USD29,231 USD
20122.65 bn USD714 USD28,174 USD
20132.89 bn USD757 USD29,981 USD
20143.20 bn USD813 USD30,648 USD
20153.62 bn USD918 USD25,918 USD
20163.62 bn USD893 USD26,261 USD
20173.72 bn USD895 USD27,024 USD
20184.33 bn USD1,013 USD28,448 USD
20194.49 bn USD1,024 USD27,168 USD
20204.69 bn USD1,043 USD30,783 USD
20215.16 bn USD1,119 USD33,695 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

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