The mid-2019 population is projected to be 23.315 million. This means an increase of 30.2% compared to the 2012 census that counted 17.139 million people. Population projections of departments and communes provided by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger assume the same growth as of the region to which they belong.
According to the 2012 census, 49.6% of the population of Niger lives in 3,046 localities with 1,000 inhabitants or more. The other half of the population resides in 30,347 localities with less than 1,000 inhabitants.
The regions of Niger as well as all cities and urban centers.
1977, 1988, 2001, 2012 census, 2019 projection
The population of the departments, communes and municipal arrondissements of Niger.
2001, 2012 census
For each region, all urban and rural localities with 1,000 inhabitants or more – 2001, 2012 census