Niger - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Niger was 3,929,935 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3,929,935 in 2016 and a minimum value of 196,311 in 1960.

Definition: 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.

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

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Year Value
1960 196,311
1961 205,552
1962 215,289
1963 231,199
1964 248,274
1965 266,500
1966 285,971
1967 310,540
1968 337,092
1969 365,728
1970 396,652
1971 429,973
1972 465,937
1973 504,711
1974 546,659
1975 592,054
1976 641,310
1977 694,492
1978 736,219
1979 769,963
1980 805,088
1981 841,757
1982 880,029
1983 920,062
1984 961,816
1985 1,005,299
1986 1,050,645
1987 1,098,083
1988 1,146,797
1989 1,187,802
1990 1,231,416
1991 1,278,092
1992 1,327,640
1993 1,380,301
1994 1,436,003
1995 1,494,860
1996 1,556,955
1997 1,622,396
1998 1,691,159
1999 1,762,929
2000 1,837,592
2001 1,915,300
2002 1,997,512
2003 2,084,713
2004 2,177,771
2005 2,277,005
2006 2,383,090
2007 2,496,258
2008 2,617,022
2009 2,746,244
2010 2,884,167
2011 3,031,703
2012 3,189,212
2013 3,357,285
2014 3,536,485
2015 3,727,099
2016 3,929,935

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Niger was 19.01 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 19.01 in 2016, while its lowest value was 5.79 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 5.79
1961 5.90
1962 6.00
1963 6.26
1964 6.53
1965 6.81
1966 7.10
1967 7.49
1968 7.91
1969 8.34
1970 8.79
1971 9.27
1972 9.77
1973 10.30
1974 10.85
1975 11.42
1976 12.02
1977 12.65
1978 13.03
1979 13.23
1980 13.44
1981 13.66
1982 13.87
1983 14.09
1984 14.31
1985 14.54
1986 14.76
1987 14.99
1988 15.21
1989 15.29
1990 15.37
1991 15.45
1992 15.53
1993 15.61
1994 15.69
1995 15.77
1996 15.86
1997 15.94
1998 16.02
1999 16.10
2000 16.19
2001 16.27
2002 16.37
2003 16.47
2004 16.59
2005 16.72
2006 16.86
2007 17.02
2008 17.19
2009 17.37
2010 17.56
2011 17.77
2012 17.99
2013 18.22
2014 18.47
2015 18.73
2016 19.01

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization