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 2021 was 4,209,662, a 4.6% increase from 2020.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Democratic Republic of Congo 42,710,962
Ethiopia 26,137,874
Tanzania 22,111,148
North Korea 16,216,163
Mozambique 12,102,311
Uganda 12,041,476
Yemen 11,752,922
Madagascar 11,145,504
Afghanistan 10,482,295
Syrian Arab Republic 10,257,056
Mali 9,317,712
Senegal 8,357,406
Somalia 7,644,958
Burkina Faso 6,715,693
Haiti 6,690,021
Nepal 6,234,107
Benin 6,097,519
Guinea 5,029,610
Zimbabwe 4,875,224
Niger 4,209,662
Chad 4,022,553
Togo 3,675,996
Sierra Leone 3,531,063
Malawi 3,476,657
Liberia 2,723,391
Tajikistan 2,703,181
South Sudan 2,334,776
Rwanda 2,332,419
Central African Republic 2,098,276
Burundi 1,722,868
Gambia 1,572,291
Guinea-Bissau 899,251
Comoros 263,098
Niger Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 4,209,662 16.75 4.50%
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 %