Niger Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Niger rural population for 2020 was 20,182,041, a 3.71% increase from 2019.
  • Niger rural population for 2019 was 19,460,488, a 3.75% increase from 2018.
  • Niger rural population for 2018 was 18,756,596, a 3.8% increase from 2017.
  • Niger rural population for 2017 was 18,070,398, a 3.84% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 90,022,234
Congo, Dem. Rep. 48,687,370
Tanzania 38,691,642
Uganda 34,326,791
Afghanistan 28,796,851
Nepal 23,141,618
Niger 20,182,041
Mozambique 19,667,795
Yemen 18,519,540
Madagascar 17,020,562
Malawi 15,796,178
Burkina Faso 14,505,412
Chad 12,562,497
Mali 11,358,895
Rwanda 10,694,380
Burundi 10,260,793
Zimbabwe 10,070,822
North Korea 9,697,732
South Sudan 8,932,708
Senegal 8,686,416
Somalia 8,559,929
Guinea 8,290,075
Syrian Arab Republic 7,792,168
Tajikistan 6,914,218
Benin 6,253,752
Haiti 4,893,055
Togo 4,735,438
Sierra Leone 4,553,024
Central African Republic 2,791,700
Liberia 2,423,184
Guinea-Bissau 1,098,222
Gambia 904,267
Comoros 614,108
Niger Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 20,182,041 83.37 3.64%
2019 19,460,488 83.48 3.68%
2018 18,756,596 83.58 3.73%
2017 18,070,398 83.65 3.77%
2016 17,402,295 83.71 3.81%
2015 16,751,993 83.75 3.85%
2014 16,119,617 83.78 3.89%
2013 15,505,112 83.79 3.91%
2012 14,910,250 83.79 3.90%
2011 14,339,439 83.78 3.88%
2010 13,793,396 83.78 3.85%
2009 13,272,583 83.78 3.81%
2008 12,775,842 83.77 3.78%
2007 12,301,376 83.77 3.76%
2006 11,847,271 83.76 3.75%
2005 11,411,587 83.76 3.73%
2004 10,993,347 83.75 3.71%
2003 10,592,559 83.75 3.69%
2002 10,208,505 83.75 3.67%
2001 9,840,592 83.74 3.55%
2000 9,497,435 83.81 3.51%
1999 9,169,877 83.90 3.48%
1998 8,856,296 83.98 3.45%
1997 8,556,097 84.06 3.42%
1996 8,268,593 84.15 3.39%
1995 7,993,386 84.23 3.35%
1994 7,729,716 84.31 3.32%
1993 7,477,205 84.39 3.27%
1992 7,236,439 84.47 3.20%
1991 7,008,212 84.55 3.12%
1990 6,793,065 84.63 3.02%
1989 6,590,721 84.71 2.93%
1988 6,400,388 84.79 2.70%
1987 6,230,107 85.01 2.64%
1986 6,067,924 85.24 2.63%
1985 5,910,685 85.46 2.62%
1984 5,757,642 85.69 2.62%
1983 5,608,760 85.91 2.62%
1982 5,463,619 86.13 2.63%
1981 5,321,995 86.34 2.63%
1980 5,183,899 86.56 2.64%
1979 5,048,766 86.77 2.66%
1978 4,916,397 86.98 2.47%
1977 4,796,636 87.35 2.17%
1976 4,693,753 87.98 2.17%
1975 4,592,872 88.58 2.17%
1974 4,494,121 89.16 2.18%
1973 4,397,426 89.70 2.19%
1972 4,302,274 90.23 2.22%
1971 4,207,997 90.73 2.26%
1970 4,113,979 91.21 2.31%
1969 4,020,183 91.66 2.35%
1968 3,926,819 92.09 2.39%
1967 3,834,034 92.51 2.43%
1966 3,741,983 92.90 2.55%
1965 3,647,606 93.19 2.59%
1964 3,554,517 93.47 2.61%
1963 3,462,778 93.74 2.63%
1962 3,372,934 94.00 2.77%
1961 3,280,768 94.10 2.73%
1960 3,192,462 94.21 %