Niger Rural Population 1960-2020

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 2019 was 19,460,484, a 3.75% increase from 2018.
  • Niger rural population for 2018 was 18,756,694, a 3.8% increase from 2017.
  • Niger rural population for 2017 was 18,070,468, a 3.84% increase from 2016.
  • Niger rural population for 2016 was 17,402,336, a 3.88% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 88,290,020
Congo, Dem. Rep. 47,694,888
Tanzania 37,993,578
Uganda 33,485,078
Afghanistan 28,244,481
Nepal 22,843,197
Niger 19,460,484
Mozambique 19,273,930
Yemen 18,292,399
Madagascar 16,758,458
Malawi 15,429,446
Burkina Faso 14,229,029
Chad 12,234,603
Mali 11,178,343
Rwanda 10,440,846
Burundi 9,989,403
Zimbabwe 9,928,163
North Korea 9,718,749
South Sudan 8,860,863
Senegal 8,530,658
Somalia 8,408,044
Guinea 8,109,741
Syrian Arab Republic 7,712,116
Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
Haiti 4,934,129
Togo 4,667,728
Sierra Leone 4,493,849
Central African Republic 2,763,121
Liberia 2,388,948
Guinea-Bissau 1,080,000
Gambia 893,748
Comoros 602,734
Niger Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 19,460,484 83.48 3.68%
2018 18,756,694 83.58 3.73%
2017 18,070,468 83.65 3.77%
2016 17,402,336 83.71 3.81%
2015 16,751,993 83.75 3.85%
2014 16,119,596 83.78 3.89%
2013 15,505,085 83.79 3.91%
2012 14,910,235 83.79 3.90%
2011 14,339,431 83.78 3.88%
2010 13,793,396 83.78 3.85%
2009 13,272,585 83.78 3.81%
2008 12,775,838 83.77 3.78%
2007 12,301,371 83.77 3.76%
2006 11,847,273 83.76 3.75%
2005 11,411,581 83.76 3.73%
2004 10,993,348 83.75 3.71%
2003 10,592,560 83.75 3.69%
2002 10,208,501 83.75 3.67%
2001 9,840,593 83.74 3.55%
2000 9,497,431 83.81 3.51%
1999 9,169,873 83.90 3.48%
1998 8,856,292 83.98 3.45%
1997 8,556,101 84.06 3.42%
1996 8,268,591 84.15 3.39%
1995 7,993,385 84.23 3.35%
1994 7,729,712 84.31 3.32%
1993 7,477,196 84.39 3.27%
1992 7,236,436 84.47 3.20%
1991 7,008,208 84.55 3.12%
1990 6,793,064 84.63 3.02%
1989 6,590,723 84.71 2.93%
1988 6,400,392 84.79 2.70%
1987 6,230,115 85.01 2.64%
1986 6,067,922 85.24 2.63%
1985 5,910,688 85.46 2.62%
1984 5,757,641 85.69 2.62%
1983 5,608,755 85.91 2.62%
1982 5,463,613 86.13 2.63%
1981 5,321,989 86.34 2.63%
1980 5,183,902 86.56 2.64%
1979 5,048,766 86.77 2.66%
1978 4,916,394 86.98 2.47%
1977 4,796,632 87.35 2.17%
1976 4,693,754 87.98 2.17%
1975 4,592,873 88.58 2.17%
1974 4,494,123 89.16 2.18%
1973 4,397,426 89.70 2.19%
1972 4,302,276 90.23 2.22%
1971 4,208,000 90.73 2.26%
1970 4,113,978 91.21 2.31%
1969 4,020,185 91.66 2.35%
1968 3,926,821 92.09 2.39%
1967 3,834,038 92.51 2.43%
1966 3,741,978 92.90 2.55%
1965 3,647,605 93.19 2.59%
1964 3,554,518 93.47 2.61%
1963 3,462,774 93.74 2.63%
1962 3,372,934 94.00 2.77%
1961 3,280,772 94.10 2.73%
1960 3,192,453 94.21 2.68%