Digital 2021: Mauritania
This report contains all the latest internet stats, mobile stats, and social media stats for Mauritania, but read on below for essential insights into digital use in Mauritania in 2021.
Mauritania had a population of 4.71 million in January 2021.
Mauritania’s population increased by 124 thousand (+2.7%) between January 2020 and January 2021.
49.8% of Mauritania’s population is female, while 50.2% of its population is male [note: the United Nations does not publish data for genders other than ‘female’ and ‘male’].
55.7% of Mauritania’s population lives in urban centres, while 44.3% lives in rural areas.
Internet users in Mauritania
There were 1.56 million internet users in Mauritania in January 2021.
The number of internet users in Mauritania increased by 189 thousand (+14%) between 2020 and 2021.
Internet penetration in Mauritania stood at 33.1% in January 2021.
Note: we no longer include data sourced from social media platforms in our internet user numbers, so the numbers shown above and in our complete Digital 2021 reports are not comparable with numbers published in our reports from previous years.
Social media statistics for Mauritania
There were 940.0 thousand social media users in Mauritania in January 2021.
The number of social media users in Mauritania increased by 150 thousand (+19%) between 2020 and 2021.
The number of social media users in Mauritania was equivalent to 19.9% of the total population in January 2021.
Note: Figures for social media users shown here and in our complete Digital 2021 reports may not equate to unique individuals. We have also included new sources in this year’s social media figures, so numbers shown here and in our Digital 2021 reports will not be comparable with numbers published in our previous reports.
Mobile connections in Mauritania
There were 4.74 million mobile connections in Mauritania in January 2021.
The number of mobile connections in Mauritania increased by 226 thousand (+5.0%) between January 2020 and January 2021.
The number of mobile connections in Mauritania in January 2021 was equivalent to 100.5% of the total population.
Note: many people have more than one mobile connection, so figures for mobile connections may exceed 100% of the total population.
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