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 2021 was 20,921,148, a 3.66% increase from 2020.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 91,738,352
Democratic Republic of Congo 49,667,024
Tanzania 39,387,290
Uganda 35,082,057
Afghanistan 29,353,133
Nepal 23,440,813
Niger 20,921,148
Mozambique 20,060,734
Yemen 18,737,717
Madagascar 17,281,829
Malawi 16,171,024
Burkina Faso 14,781,404
Chad 12,892,432
Mali 11,538,012
Rwanda 10,944,098
Burundi 10,532,561
Zimbabwe 10,216,947
North Korea 9,670,882
South Sudan 9,046,601
Senegal 8,838,902
Somalia 8,714,542
Guinea 8,467,627
Syrian Arab Republic 8,018,648
Tajikistan 7,046,444
Benin 6,353,512
Haiti 4,851,662
Togo 4,802,246
Sierra Leone 4,610,280
Central African Republic 2,821,711
Liberia 2,456,817
Guinea-Bissau 1,116,239
Gambia 914,646
Comoros 625,358
Niger Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 20,921,148 83.25 3.60%
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 %