Niger Population 2022


Niger map
  • The current population of Niger is estimated at 26,458,031 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Niger represent 0.33% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Niger is 12.2 inhabitants per km2.
  • Niger is located in Africa.
  • Niger ranks number 56 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Niger is 5.2722° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 14.8713° E.
  • The median age in Niger is 15.2 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Niger is 30,047 CFA francs (XOF) per month, around USD $48.50 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Niger shares its land boundary with are Algeria to the northwest, Libya to the northeast, Chad to the east, Benin and Nigeria to the south, and Mali and Burkina Faso to the west.

Niger

Official name Republic of the Niger
Location Africa
Capital Niamey
Population 26,010,912 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 12.2/km2
Population growth rate 3.82% (in 2022)
Area 1,267,000 km2 (489,191.23 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Life expectancy 63.26 years
Internet TLD .ne
Call code +227

Niger Population Graph

Niger Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 24,216,319 12,175,965 12,040,354 50.28% 49.72% 4,027,174 16.63%
2019 23,320,043 11,718,322 11,601,721 50.25% 49.75% 3,852,471 16.52%
2018 22,451,808 11,277,543 11,174,265 50.23% 49.77% 3,688,832 16.43%
2017 21,611,029 10,848,737 10,762,292 50.2% 49.8% 3,533,403 16.35%
2016 20,797,105 10,433,908 10,363,197 50.17% 49.83% 3,387,848 16.29%
2015 20,009,664 10,032,846 9,976,818 50.14% 49.86% 3,251,570 16.25%
2014 19,247,878 9,645,112 9,602,766 50.11% 49.89% 3,122,006 16.22%
2013 18,511,689 9,270,654 9,241,035 50.08% 49.92% 3,000,745 16.21%
2012 17,802,327 8,908,284 8,894,043 50.04% 49.96% 2,885,757 16.21%
2011 17,121,616 8,562,520 8,559,096 50.01% 49.99% 2,777,126 16.22%
2010 16,470,611 8,230,364 8,240,247 49.97% 50.03% 2,671,533 16.22%
2009 15,849,468 7,913,639 7,935,829 49.93% 50.07% 2,572,369 16.23%
2008 15,257,013 7,613,249 7,643,764 49.9% 50.1% 2,476,213 16.23%
2007 14,691,278 7,326,540 7,364,738 49.87% 50.13% 2,384,394 16.23%
2006 14,149,627 7,050,759 7,098,868 49.83% 50.17% 2,297,899 16.24%
2005 13,629,924 6,786,339 6,843,585 49.79% 50.21% 2,213,500 16.24%
2004 13,131,164 6,531,441 6,599,723 49.74% 50.26% 2,133,814 16.25%
2003 12,653,042 6,288,562 6,364,480 49.7% 50.3% 2,056,119 16.25%
2002 12,196,083 6,055,355 6,140,728 49.65% 50.35% 1,983,083 16.26%
2001 11,757,240 5,830,415 5,926,825 49.59% 50.41% 1,911,727 16.26%
2000 11,337,227 5,616,462 5,720,765 49.54% 50.46% 1,835,497 16.19%
1999 10,935,387 5,410,829 5,524,558 49.48% 50.52% 1,760,597 16.1%
1998 10,550,993 5,214,301 5,336,692 49.42% 50.58% 1,690,269 16.02%
1997 10,183,285 5,026,469 5,156,816 49.36% 50.64% 1,623,216 15.94%
1996 9,831,513 4,846,936 4,984,577 49.3% 50.7% 1,559,278 15.86%
1995 9,495,034 4,674,405 4,820,629 49.23% 50.77% 1,497,367 15.77%
1994 9,172,900 4,509,398 4,663,502 49.16% 50.84% 1,439,228 15.69%
1993 8,864,727 4,350,808 4,513,919 49.08% 50.92% 1,383,784 15.61%
1992 8,571,056 4,200,675 4,370,381 49.01% 50.99% 1,331,085 15.53%
1991 8,292,883 4,058,537 4,234,346 48.94% 51.06% 1,281,250 15.45%
1990 8,030,605 3,926,966 4,103,639 48.9% 51.1% 1,234,304 15.37%
1989 7,784,132 3,804,884 3,979,248 48.88% 51.12% 1,190,194 15.29%
1988 7,552,203 3,690,762 3,861,441 48.87% 51.13% 1,148,690 15.21%
1987 7,332,598 3,584,907 3,747,691 48.89% 51.11% 1,099,156 14.99%
1986 7,122,444 3,484,300 3,638,144 48.92% 51.08% 1,051,273 14.76%
1985 6,919,452 3,387,764 3,531,688 48.96% 51.04% 1,006,088 14.54%
1984 6,722,670 3,294,781 3,427,889 49.01% 50.99% 962,014 14.31%
1983 6,531,910 3,205,208 3,326,702 49.07% 50.93% 920,346 14.09%
1982 6,346,702 3,117,500 3,229,202 49.12% 50.88% 880,288 13.87%
1981 6,166,793 3,031,595 3,135,198 49.16% 50.84% 842,384 13.66%
1980 5,993,791 2,947,746 3,046,045 49.18% 50.82% 805,566 13.44%
1979 5,823,418 2,862,792 2,960,626 49.16% 50.84% 770,438 13.23%
1978 5,657,177 2,777,674 2,879,503 49.1% 50.9% 737,130 13.03%
1977 5,495,551 2,693,919 2,801,632 49.02% 50.98% 695,187 12.65%
1976 5,339,351 2,612,544 2,726,807 48.93% 51.07% 641,790 12.02%
1975 5,189,088 2,534,351 2,654,737 48.84% 51.16% 592,594 11.42%
1974 5,044,828 2,459,354 2,585,474 48.75% 51.25% 547,364 10.85%
1973 4,906,073 2,387,786 2,518,287 48.67% 51.33% 505,326 10.3%
1972 4,772,040 2,318,257 2,453,783 48.58% 51.42% 466,228 9.77%
1971 4,641,694 2,250,757 2,390,937 48.49% 51.51% 430,285 9.27%
1970 4,514,254 2,184,899 2,329,355 48.4% 51.6% 396,803 8.79%
1969 4,389,434 2,119,658 2,269,776 48.29% 51.71% 366,079 8.34%
1968 4,267,336 2,056,002 2,211,334 48.18% 51.82% 337,546 7.91%
1967 4,147,904 1,993,483 2,154,421 48.06% 51.94% 310,678 7.49%
1966 4,031,191 1,932,553 2,098,638 47.94% 52.06% 286,215 7.1%
1965 3,917,249 1,872,837 2,044,412 47.81% 52.19% 266,765 6.81%
1964 3,805,844 1,814,626 1,991,218 47.68% 52.32% 248,522 6.53%
1963 3,696,940 1,757,525 1,939,415 47.54% 52.46% 231,428 6.26%
1962 3,591,099 1,702,181 1,888,918 47.4% 52.6% 215,466 6%
1961 3,489,111 1,648,605 1,840,506 47.25% 52.75% 205,858 5.9%
1960 3,391,485 1,597,729 1,793,756 47.11% 52.89% 196,367 5.79%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Niger ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Niger. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Niger

# City Population 2022
1 Niamey 775,009
2 Zinder 193,013
3 Maradi 164,141
4 Agadez 125,045
5 Alaghsas 89,252
6 Tahoua 81,020
7 Dosso 50,267
8 Birni N Konni 48,598
9 Tessaoua 36,061
10 Gaya 33,299
11 Dogondoutchi 32,088
12 Diffa 28,236
13 Ayorou 26,550
14 Madaoua 25,077
15 Mayahi 22,338
16 Tera 21,255
17 Mirriah 20,911
18 Tibiri 20,185
19 Dakoro 19,990
20 Magaria 19,574
21 Tillaberi 19,405
22 Nguigmi 18,083
23 Matamey 17,002
24 Illela 16,830
25 Tanout 15,341
26 Goure 14,749
27 Abalak 13,691
28 Aguie 13,287
29 Filingue 11,802
30 Maine Soroa 10,780
31 Say 10,482
32 Kollo 10,453
33 Madarounfa 9,953
34 Keita 9,051
35 Tchintabaraden 8,999
36 Ouallam 7,589
37 Bouza 7,249

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2