Niamey, Niger Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Niamey, Niger metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Niamey in 2020 is 1,292,000, a 3.19% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Niamey in 2019 was 1,252,000, a 3.13% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Niamey in 2018 was 1,214,000, a 3.06% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Niamey in 2017 was 1,178,000, a 3.06% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Niger
City Name Population
Niamey 1,292,000
Zinder 489,000
Niamey - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,292,000 3.19%
2019 1,252,000 3.13%
2018 1,214,000 3.06%
2017 1,178,000 3.06%
2016 1,143,000 3.07%
2015 1,109,000 3.07%
2014 1,076,000 3.07%
2013 1,044,000 3.06%
2012 1,013,000 3.05%
2011 983,000 3.04%
2010 954,000 3.02%
2009 926,000 3.12%
2008 898,000 2.98%
2007 872,000 3.07%
2006 846,000 3.05%
2005 821,000 3.14%
2004 796,000 2.98%
2003 773,000 3.07%
2002 750,000 3.02%
2001 728,000 4.60%
2000 696,000 4.66%
1999 665,000 4.89%
1998 634,000 4.62%
1997 606,000 4.84%
1996 578,000 4.71%
1995 552,000 4.74%
1994 527,000 4.77%
1993 503,000 4.57%
1992 481,000 4.79%
1991 459,000 4.79%
1990 438,000 4.78%
1989 418,000 4.50%
1988 400,000 4.99%
1987 381,000 4.67%
1986 364,000 4.90%
1985 347,000 4.83%
1984 331,000 4.75%
1983 316,000 4.64%
1982 302,000 4.86%
1981 288,000 4.73%
1980 275,000 4.96%
1979 262,000 4.80%
1978 250,000 6.38%
1977 235,000 8.80%
1976 216,000 9.09%
1975 198,000 8.79%
1974 182,000 8.98%
1973 167,000 9.15%
1972 153,000 8.51%
1971 141,000 9.30%
1970 129,000 8.40%
1969 119,000 9.17%
1968 109,000 9.00%
1967 100,000 8.70%
1966 92,000 8.24%
1965 85,000 7.59%
1964 79,000 6.76%
1963 74,000 8.82%
1962 68,000 7.94%
1961 63,000 8.62%
1960 58,000 9.43%
1959 53,000 10.42%
1958 48,000 9.09%
1957 44,000 7.32%
1956 41,000 10.81%
1955 37,000 8.82%
1954 34,000 6.25%
1953 32,000 10.34%
1952 29,000 7.41%
1951 27,000 12.50%
1950 24,000 0.00%