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Niger

State in Nigeria

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The population development in Niger as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-11-26
Population
Census
2006-03-21
Population
Projection
2016-03-21
NigerState2,421,5813,954,7725,556,200
AgaieLocal Government Area79,937132,098185,600
AgwaraLocal Government Area38,91657,34780,600
BidaLocal Government Area...185,553260,700
BorguLocal Government Area110,336172,835242,800
BossoLocal Government Area86,273148,136208,100
ChanchagaLocal Government Area143,896202,151284,000
EdatiLocal Government Area...159,818224,500
GbakoLocal Government Area88,768126,845178,200
GuraraLocal Government Area48,90390,879127,700
KatchaLocal Government Area...120,893169,800
KontagoraLocal Government Area...151,968213,500
LapaiLocal Government Area73,647117,021164,400
LavunLocal Government Area...209,777294,700
MagamaLocal Government Area129,749181,470255,000
MarigaLocal Government Area...199,600280,400
MasheguLocal Government Area...215,197302,300
MokwaLocal Government Area98,234242,858341,200
MuyaLocal Government Area...103,461145,400
PaikoroLocal Government Area109,356158,178222,200
RafiLocal Government Area116,948186,118261,500
RijauLocal Government Area122,050176,199247,600
ShiroroLocal Government Area...235,665331,100
SulejaLocal Government Area151,300215,075302,200
TafaLocal Government Area...83,874117,800
WushishiLocal Government Area...81,756114,900
NigeriaFederal Republic88,992,220140,431,790193,392,500

Source: National Population Commission of Nigeria (web), National Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: The population projection assumes the same rate of growth for all LGAs within a state. The undercount of the 1991 census is estimated to be about 25 million. All population figures for Nigeria show high error rates; census results are disputed.


Further Population Figures:

Gender (C 2006)
Males2,004,350
Females1,950,422
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years1,857,615
15-64 years1,989,969
65+ years107,188
Age Distribution (C 2006)
0-9 years1,414,213
10-19 years834,577
20-29 years686,509
30-39 years447,630
40-49 years267,056
50-59 years143,272
60-69 years78,252
70-79 years43,023
80+ years40,240