Niger population 23,008,545 (live)

The population of Niger is expected to grow by 834,000 in 2018 and reach 23,177,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 5,699 people yearly. On average there are 1,060,781 births and 207,077 deaths in Niger per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 3.83 percent per year. The population density of Niger has changed from 4.7 in 1980 to 16.3 in 2016.

Current population 23,008,545 people at present (Sunday 21st of October 2018)
Median Age 20.4 years
Life expectancy 60.8 years
Population density 17.6 per km2
Population of Niger from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 22,311,000 834,000 (3.7%) -5,699 20.4 7.12 18 4,376,000 (19.6%)
2017 21,477,000 804,013 (3.7%) -5,699 20.4 7.17 17 4,146,000 (19.3%)
2016 20,672,987 776,022 (3.8%) -5,699 20.5 7.23 16 3,929,935 (19.0%)
2015 19,896,965 748,746 (3.8%) -5,699 20.5 7.29 16 3,727,099 (18.7%)
2010 16,425,578 611,665 (3.7%) -5,699 20.7 7.49 13 2,884,167 (17.6%)
2005 13,618,449 491,437 (3.6%) -5,699 20.9 7.61 11 2,277,005 (16.7%)
2000 11,352,973 405,144 (3.6%) -5,699 21.1 7.68 9 1,837,592 (16.2%)
1995 9,477,333 325,570 (3.4%) 4,811 21.1 7.73 7 1,494,860 (15.8%)
1990 8,012,861 243,866 (3.0%) -536 20.9 7.77 6 1,231,416 (15.4%)
1985 6,915,927 195,583 (2.8%) -18,383 20.7 7.87 5 1,005,299 (14.5%)
1980 5,988,904 170,398 (2.9%) -18,589 20.9 7.84 5 805,088 (13.4%)
1975 5,184,811 144,155 (2.8%) -3,628 20.4 7.67 4 592,054 (11.4%)
1970 4,510,479 124,721 (2.8%) -2,753 20.1 7.57 4 396,652 (8.8%)
1965 3,913,934 111,294 (2.8%) -2,309 20.0 7.53 3 266,500 (6.8%)
1960 3,388,764 97,531 (2.8%) -2,309 19.9 7.45 3 196,311 (5.8%)

In 2017 the population of Niger was 21,477,000 and the average age increased from 19.9 in 1960 to 20.4. Urban population has increased from 1,837,592 (16.2%) in 2000 to 4,376,000 (19.6%) in the current year. The population density of Niger has changed from 4.7 in 1980 to 16.3 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 24,075,000 898,000 (3.7%) -5,699 20.4 7.00 19 4,882,000 (20.3%)
2025 29,079,000 1,072,000 (3.7%) -5,699 20.3 6.64 23 6,465,000 (22.2%)
2030 34,994,000 1,259,000 (3.6%) -5,699 20.4 6.23 28 8,592,000 (24.6%)
2035 41,876,000 1,456,000 (3.5%) -5,699 20.7 5.81 33 11,324,000 (27.0%)
2040 49,755,000 1,656,000 (3.3%) -5,699 21.0 5.39 39 14,769,000 (29.7%)
2045 58,628,000 1,852,000 (3.2%) -5,699 21.5 4.99 46 19,037,000 (32.5%)
2050 68,454,000 2,039,000 (3.0%) -5,699 22.1 4.60 54 24,223,000 (35.4%)

Total Niger population should reach 24,075,000 by 2020 and should increase to 68,454,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 69.5 (67.7 years for male and 71.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 54.0 people per square kilometer.

Niger demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 3.88% (804,013 residents, including 200,979 deaths). The demographics of Niger constitutes of 11,118,000 women and 11,193,000 men, which means there are 1,007 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 60.8% of population (13,571,781) is 19 or younger, 36.6% of population (8,165,826) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.6% of population (568,931) is over 65.

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