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Mauritania: Value added by industry as percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Mauritania from 1960 to 2014. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 31.34 percent with a minumum of 19.3 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 48.39 percent in 2011.
The importance of industry in the economy of Mauritania and other countries is measured as the value added of the industrial sector as percent of GDP. Industry includes mining, manufacturing, construction, electricity, water, and gas. Share of industry rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Mauritania Share of industry and other indicators with the country comparator.
Definition: Industry corresponds to ISIC divisions 10-45 and includes manufacturing (ISIC divisions 15-37). It comprises value added in mining, manufacturing (also reported as a separate subgroup), construction, electricity, water, and gas. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.