Niger Urban Population 1960-2022

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 2020 was 4,024,595, a 4.53% increase from 2019.
  • Niger urban population for 2019 was 3,850,231, a 4.45% increase from 2018.
  • Niger urban population for 2018 was 3,686,235, a 4.37% increase from 2017.
  • Niger urban population for 2017 was 3,531,990, a 4.3% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Congo, Dem. Rep. 40,874,034
Ethiopia 24,941,349
Tanzania 21,042,571
North Korea 16,081,083
Mozambique 11,587,640
Uganda 11,414,209
Yemen 11,306,428
Madagascar 10,670,457
Afghanistan 10,131,490
Syrian Arab Republic 9,708,489
Mali 8,891,939
Senegal 8,057,514
Somalia 7,333,290
Haiti 6,509,478
Burkina Faso 6,397,866
Nepal 5,995,190
Benin 5,869,446
Guinea 4,842,717
Zimbabwe 4,792,105
Niger 4,024,595
Chad 3,863,362
Togo 3,543,299
Sierra Leone 3,423,961
Malawi 3,333,777
Liberia 2,634,493
Tajikistan 2,623,424
South Sudan 2,261,021
Rwanda 2,257,829
Central African Republic 2,038,064
Burundi 1,629,988
Gambia 1,512,397
Guinea-Bissau 869,776
Comoros 255,487
Niger Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 4,024,595 16.63 4.43%
2019 3,850,231 16.52 4.35%
2018 3,686,235 16.43 4.27%
2017 3,531,990 16.35 4.21%
2016 3,386,494 16.29 4.12%
2015 3,249,670 16.25 4.05%
2014 3,120,565 16.22 3.97%
2013 2,999,175 16.21 3.88%
2012 2,884,959 16.21 3.87%
2011 2,775,331 16.22 3.85%
2010 2,670,629 16.22 3.82%
2009 2,570,548 16.23 3.79%
2008 2,475,071 16.23 3.75%
2007 2,384,028 16.23 3.73%
2006 2,296,698 16.24 3.72%
2005 2,212,887 16.24 3.70%
2004 2,132,567 16.25 3.68%
2003 2,055,424 16.25 3.66%
2002 1,981,483 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 1,622,099 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 3.93%
1993 1,383,092 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 1,189,521 15.29 3.55%
1988 1,148,041 15.21 4.38%
1987 1,098,827 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 879,911 13.87 4.44%
1981 841,716 13.66 4.45%
1980 805,101 13.44 4.46%
1979 769,997 13.23 4.48%
1978 736,258 13.03 5.84%
1977 694,522 12.65 7.97%
1976 641,330 12.02 7.99%
1975 592,068 11.42 7.98%
1974 546,674 10.85 7.98%
1973 504,725 10.30 7.99%
1972 465,951 9.77 8.03%
1971 429,987 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 285,986 7.10 7.05%
1965 266,512 6.81 7.08%
1964 248,285 6.53 7.13%
1963 231,207 6.26 7.13%
1962 215,294 6.00 4.63%
1961 205,554 5.90 4.60%
1960 196,312 5.79 %