Niger - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Niger was 16,743,050 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16,743,050 in 2016 and a minimum value of 3,192,453 in 1960.

Definition: 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.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 3,192,453
1961 3,280,743
1962 3,372,867
1963 3,462,667
1964 3,554,366
1965 3,647,434
1966 3,741,787
1967 3,833,855
1968 3,926,653
1969 4,020,030
1970 4,113,827
1971 4,207,856
1972 4,302,141
1973 4,397,295
1974 4,493,997
1975 4,592,757
1976 4,693,608
1977 4,796,429
1978 4,916,136
1979 5,048,543
1980 5,183,816
1981 5,322,249
1982 5,464,353
1983 5,609,832
1984 5,758,528
1985 5,910,628
1986 6,066,099
1987 6,225,886
1988 6,393,456
1989 6,581,193
1990 6,781,445
1991 6,994,884
1992 7,221,784
1993 7,462,114
1994 7,715,760
1995 7,982,473
1996 8,263,009
1997 8,557,665
1998 8,865,390
1999 9,184,900
2000 9,515,381
2001 9,856,676
2002 10,208,490
2003 10,572,160
2004 10,949,240
2005 11,341,440
2006 11,748,970
2007 12,172,080
2008 12,611,500
2009 13,067,670
2010 13,541,410
2011 14,032,930
2012 14,542,420
2013 15,069,090
2014 15,611,730
2015 16,169,870
2016 16,743,050

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Niger was 80.99 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 94.21 in 1960, while its lowest value was 80.99 in 2016.

Definition: 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.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 94.21
1961 94.10
1962 94.00
1963 93.74
1964 93.47
1965 93.19
1966 92.90
1967 92.51
1968 92.09
1969 91.66
1970 91.21
1971 90.73
1972 90.23
1973 89.70
1974 89.16
1975 88.58
1976 87.98
1977 87.35
1978 86.98
1979 86.77
1980 86.56
1981 86.34
1982 86.13
1983 85.91
1984 85.69
1985 85.46
1986 85.24
1987 85.01
1988 84.79
1989 84.71
1990 84.63
1991 84.55
1992 84.47
1993 84.39
1994 84.31
1995 84.23
1996 84.15
1997 84.06
1998 83.98
1999 83.90
2000 83.81
2001 83.73
2002 83.64
2003 83.53
2004 83.41
2005 83.28
2006 83.14
2007 82.98
2008 82.82
2009 82.63
2010 82.44
2011 82.23
2012 82.01
2013 81.78
2014 81.53
2015 81.27
2016 80.99

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization