Niger Urban Population 1960-2020

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Niger urban population for 2019 was 3,850,231, a 4.45% increase from 2018.
  • Niger urban population for 2018 was 3,686,254, a 4.37% increase from 2017.
  • Niger urban population for 2017 was 3,532,004, a 4.3% increase from 2016.
  • Niger urban population for 2016 was 3,386,502, a 4.21% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Congo, Dem. Rep. 39,095,679
Ethiopia 23,788,710
Tanzania 20,011,885
North Korea 15,947,412
Mozambique 11,092,106
Yemen 10,869,523
Uganda 10,784,516
Madagascar 10,210,849
Afghanistan 9,797,273
Syrian Arab Republic 9,358,019
Mali 8,479,688
Senegal 7,765,706
Somalia 7,034,861
Haiti 6,328,948
Burkina Faso 6,092,349
Nepal 5,765,513
Benin 5,648,149
Zimbabwe 4,717,305
Guinea 4,661,505
Niger 3,850,231
Chad 3,712,273
Togo 3,414,638
Sierra Leone 3,319,366
Malawi 3,199,301
Liberia 2,548,426
Tajikistan 2,545,477
South Sudan 2,201,250
Rwanda 2,186,104
Central African Republic 1,982,064
Burundi 1,541,177
Gambia 1,453,958
Guinea-Bissau 840,922
Comoros 248,152
Niger Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 3,850,231 16.52 4.35%
2018 3,686,254 16.43 4.27%
2017 3,532,004 16.35 4.21%
2016 3,386,502 16.29 4.12%
2015 3,249,670 16.25 4.05%
2014 3,120,561 16.22 3.97%
2013 2,999,170 16.21 3.88%
2012 2,884,956 16.21 3.87%
2011 2,775,330 16.22 3.85%
2010 2,670,629 16.22 3.82%
2009 2,570,548 16.23 3.79%
2008 2,475,070 16.23 3.75%
2007 2,384,028 16.23 3.73%
2006 2,296,698 16.24 3.72%
2005 2,212,886 16.24 3.70%
2004 2,132,568 16.25 3.68%
2003 2,055,424 16.25 3.66%
2002 1,981,482 16.26 3.63%
2001 1,910,772 16.26 4.09%
2000 1,834,126 16.19 4.12%
1999 1,760,045 16.10 4.10%
1998 1,689,424 16.02 4.07%
1997 1,622,100 15.94 4.03%
1996 1,558,007 15.86 4.00%
1995 1,496,903 15.77 3.97%
1994 1,438,600 15.69 3.94%
1993 1,383,091 15.61 3.89%
1992 1,330,334 15.53 3.82%
1991 1,280,527 15.45 3.74%
1990 1,233,527 15.37 3.63%
1989 1,189,522 15.29 3.55%
1988 1,148,041 15.21 4.38%
1987 1,098,828 14.99 4.45%
1986 1,050,961 14.76 4.44%
1985 1,005,309 14.54 4.44%
1984 961,668 14.31 4.44%
1983 919,886 14.09 4.44%
1982 879,910 13.87 4.44%
1981 841,716 13.66 4.45%
1980 805,102 13.44 4.46%
1979 769,997 13.23 4.48%
1978 736,258 13.03 5.84%
1977 694,521 12.65 7.97%
1976 641,331 12.02 7.99%
1975 592,068 11.42 7.98%
1974 546,675 10.85 7.98%
1973 504,725 10.30 7.99%
1972 465,951 9.77 8.03%
1971 429,988 9.27 8.07%
1970 396,666 8.79 8.12%
1969 365,742 8.34 8.15%
1968 337,106 7.91 8.20%
1967 310,554 7.49 8.24%
1966 285,985 7.10 7.05%
1965 266,512 6.81 7.08%
1964 248,285 6.53 7.13%
1963 231,206 6.26 7.13%
1962 215,294 6.00 4.63%
1961 205,554 5.90 4.60%
1960 196,311 5.79 4.53%