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Table 1 Population demographic data of Mauritania

From: Malaria in Mauritania: retrospective and prospective overview

Indicator Value Reference
Population density (inhabitant/sq km) 3.4 [1]
Urban population (%) 60 [2]
Gender   
 Male (%) 50.2 [2]
 Female (%) 49.6 [2]
Age groups (%)   
 <15 years 43.7 [2]
 15-65 years 51.0 [2]
 >65 years 5.3 [2]
Birth rate (%) 4.6 [2]
Mortality rate (%) 1.3 [2]
Infant mortality (%) 7.7 [2]
Growth rate 2.4 [2]
Life expectancy at birth (years) 57.5 [2]