Niger (the)

Census Results


1977-10-15 5,102,990
1988-04-27 7,251,626
2001-06-01 11,060,291
2012-12-24 17,129,076

General Information


Official name the Republic of the Niger
Official name [native] la République du Niger «French»
Capital Niamey
Capital [native] Niamey «French»
Region Western Africa
ISO code NE
Statistical agency Institut National de la Statistique

Name in Chinese 尼日尔共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية النيجر
Name in Spanish la República del Níger
Name in Russian Республика Нигер
Name in French la République du Niger

Administrative units

coderégioncapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1988-04-27
census
population
2001-06-01
census
population
2012-12-24
prelim. census
01Région d'AgadezAgadez667,799208,828321,639481,982
02Région de DiffaDiffa156,906189,091346,595591,788
03Région de DossoDosso33,8441,018,8951,505,8642,040,699
04Région de MaradiMaradi41,7961,389,4332,235,5703,404,645
08Région de NiameyNiamey402397,437725,0301,011,277
05Région de TahouaTahoua113,3711,308,5981,972,9003,327,260
06Région de TillabériTillabéri97,2511,328,2831,872,4362,715,186
07Région de ZinderZinder155,7781,411,0612,080,2503,556,239
 total 1,267,0007,251,62611,060,29117,129,076
source: Institut National de la Statistique, Niger.
note: CU = Communauté Urbaine.
note: code for communes based on Niger's law 2002-014, prefixed by 'c' for communes urbaines and 'r' for rural communes.

Expanded administrative units

coderégion
départment
commune
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1988-04-27
census
population
2001-06-01
census
population
2012-12-24
prelim. census
01Région d'AgadezAgadez667,799208,828321,639481,982
ArlitArlit216,77468,97998,170103,369
c004Arlit CUArlit   68,835 
r045Dannet communeDannet  6,252 
r092Gougaram communeGougaram  4,010 
r107Iférouane communeIférouane  8,108 
r194Timia communeTimia  8,319 
BilmaBilma296,2798,92817,08017,459
c005Bilma CUBilma   4,078 
r054Dirkou communeDirkou  9,437 
r056Djado communeChirfa  936 
r068Fachi communeFachi  2,629 
TchirozérineTchirozérine154,746130,921206,389241,007
r002Aderbissinat communeAderbissinat  17,540 
c002Agadez CUAgadez   79,228 
r038Dabaga communeDabaga  18,286 
r110Ingall communeIngall  30,060 
r174Tabelot communeTabelot  20,667 
c043Tchirozérine CUTchirozérine  43,254 
Aderbissinat    35,465
Iferouane    32,864
Ingall    51,818
02Région de DiffaDiffa156,906189,091346,595591,788
DiffaDiffa7,56376,852148,151155,211
r034Bosso communeBosso  36,942 
r037Chétimari communeChétimari  47,327 
c010Diffa CUDiffa   33,988 
r095Gueskérou communeGueskérou  28,948 
r202Toumour communeToumour  946 
Maïné SoroaMaïné Soroa16,33883,414143,397133,000
r074Foulatari communeFoulatari  3,007 
r091Goudoumaria communeGoudoumaria  72,784 
c024Maïné Soroa CUMaïné Soroa  66,606 
r152N'Guelbely communeN'Guelbely  1,000 
N'GuigmiN'Guigmi133,00528,82555,04773,073
r112Kablewa communeKablewa  3,918 
r151N'Gourti communeN'Gourti  21,045 
c031N'Guigmi CUN'Guigmi   30,084 
Bosso    78,038
Goudoumaria    100,409
N'Gourti    52,057
03Région de DossoDosso33,8441,018,8951,505,8642,040,699
BoboyeBirni N'Gaouré4,794205,923270,188253,070
c006Birni N'Gaouré CUBirni N'Gaouré  39,578 
r067Fabidji communeFabidji  30,520 
r069Fakara communeKobodey  11,796 
r071Falmèy communeFalmèy  56,650 
r100Guilladjé communeGuilladjé  20,955 
r103Harikanassou communeHarikanassou  19,976 
r116Kankandi communeKankandi  11,307 
r124Kiota communeKiota  19,503 
r137Koygolo communeKoygolo  39,414 
r150N'Gonga communeN'Gonga  20,489 
DogondoutchiDogondoutchi11,936314,607494,354371,078
r044Dan-Kassari communeDan-Kassari  53,967 
c011Dogondoutchi CUDogondoutchi  57,521 
r060Dogonkiria communeDogonkiria  46,012 
r062Douméga communeDouméga  26,485 
r094Guéchémé communeGuéchémé  88,083 
r123Kiéché communeKiéché  40,578 
r130Koré Maïroua communeKoré Maïroua  42,592 
r144Matankari communeMatankari  57,646 
r172Soucoucoutane communeSoucoucoutane  26,888 
r193Tibiri communeTibiri  54,582 
DossoDosso8,587246,472353,950495,328
c012Dosso CUDosso   65,576 
r073Farey communeFarey  26,507 
r084Garankedey communeGarankedey  24,871 
r086Gollé communeGollé  19,950 
r087Goroubankassam communeGoroubankassam  24,870 
r119Karguibangou communeKarguibangou  35,677 
r148Mokko communeMokko  37,062 
r164Sambéra communeSambéra  36,746 
r192Téssa communeTéssa  19,734 
r197Tombokoirey I communeTombokoirey  22,714 
r198Tombokoirey II communeSakadamna  40,646 
GayaGaya4,446164,305253,444261,693
r021Bana communeBana  13,293 
r029Bengou communeBengou  13,452 
r055Dioundiou communeDioundiou  37,338 
c014Gaya CUGaya   40,903 
r118Karakara communeKarakara  31,511 
r184Tanda communeTanda  33,647 
r203Tounouga communeTounouga  29,444 
r210Yélou communeYélou  45,496 
r212Zabori communeZabori  7,957 
LogaLoga4,08187,588133,928176,673
r072Falwel communeFalwel  41,486 
c020Loga CULoga   63,189 
r171Sokorbé communeSokorbé  29,253 
Dioundiou    109,654
Falmèy    103,850
Tibiri (Doutchi)    269,353
04Région de MaradiMaradi41,7961,389,4332,235,5703,404,645
AguiéAguié3,001172,960276,938246,160
c003Aguié CUAguié  101,957 
r080Gangara communeGangara  29,255 
r085Gazaoua communeGazaoua  80,107 
r187Tchadoua communeTchadoua  65,619 
DakoroDakoro17,670258,098434,925631,429
r003Adjékoria communeAdjékoria  51,502 
r013Azagor communeAzagor  3,635 
r018Bader Goula communeBader Goula  45,142 
r030Bérmo communeBérmo  14,076 
r032Birni Lallé communeBirni Lallé  22,477 
c009Dakoro CUDakoro   42,126 
r042Dan-Goulbi communeDan-Goulbi  31,918 
r076Gadabédji communeGadabédji  3,818 
r129Korahane communeKorahane  6,846 
r132Kornaka communeKornaka  105,097 
r141Maïyara communeMaïyara  40,196 
r158Roumbou I communeRoumbou I  8,834 
r160Sabon-Machi communeSabon-Machi  25,205 
r177Tagriss communeTagriss  34,053 
Guidan-RoumdjiGuidan-Roumdji4,929210,610348,321524,406
r036Chadakori communeChadakori  69,765 
c015Guidan Roumdji CUGuidan Roumdji   63,599 
r097Guidan Sori communeGuidan Sori  66,969 
r161Saé Saboua communeSaé Saboua  65,935 
c046Tibiri (Maradi) CUTibiri   82,053 
MadarounfaMadarounfa3,773306,216439,431449,906
r043Dan-Issa communeDan-Issa  54,290 
r057Djiratawa communeDjiratawa  54,359 
r075Gabi communeGabi  56,547 
c022Madarounfa CUMadarounfa   47,617 
c000Communauté Urbaine de Maradi -  (148017) 
c025Maradi I CU   51,923 
c026Maradi II CU   46,318 
c027Maradi III CU   49,776 
r162Safo communeSafo  53,631 
r167Sarkin Yamma communeSarkin Yamma  24,970 
MayahiMayahi6,952227,812392,254559,009
r011Attantané communeAttantané  47,732 
r066El Allassane Maïreyrey communeEl Allassane Maïreyrey  40,136 
r096Guidan Amoumoune communeGuidan Amoumoune  60,461 
r111Issawane communeIssawane  29,987 
r115Kanan-Bakaché communeKanan-Bakaché  62,956 
c029Mayahi CUMayahi   67,544 
r166Sarkin Haoussa communeSarkin Haoussa  54,438 
r188Tchaké communeTchaké  29,000 
TessaouaTessaoua5,471213,737343,701516,227
r026Baoudetta communeBaoudetta  8,416 
r104Hawandawaki communeHawandawaki  35,143 
r128Koona communeKoona  10,990 
r131Korgom communeKorgom  36,563 
r140Maïjirgui communeMaïjirgui  44,183 
r155Ourafane communeOurafane  88,900 
c044Tessaoua CUTessaoua   119,506 
Bérmo    52,121
Gazaoua    160,490
Ville de Maradi    264,897
08Région de NiameyNiamey402397,437725,0301,011,277
Communauté Urbaine de Niamey 402397,437725,0301,011,277
c032Niamey Commune I CU   116,537 
c033Niamey Commune II CU   165,075 
c034Niamey Commune III CU   175,899 
c035Niamey Commune IV CU   165,347 
c036Niamey Commune V CU   102,172 
05Région de TahouaTahoua113,3711,308,5981,972,9003,327,260
AbalakAbalak  80,955255,914
c001Abalak CUAbalak   24,427 
r005Akoubounou communeAkoubounou  10,348 
r015Azèye communeAzèye  24,129 
r173Tabalak communeTabalak  12,999 
r182Tamaya communeTamaya  9,052 
Birnin KonniBirni-N'Konni5,317253,879363,176313,782
r009Alléla communeAlléla  32,031 
r028Bazaga communeBazaga  26,085 
c007Birni-N'Konni CUBirni-N'Konni  103,249 
r061Doguérawa communeDoguérawa  82,794 
r143Malbaza communeMalbaza  74,076 
r205Tsernaoua communeTsernaoua  44,941 
BouzaBouza3,777180,805277,782445,659
r008Allakaye communeAllakaye  53,556 
r016Babankatami communeBabankatami  38,479 
c008Bouza CUBouza   63,474 
r049Déoulé communeDéoulé  17,113 
r121Karofane communeKarofane  44,569 
r175Tabotaki communeTabotaki  24,368 
r180Tama communeTama  36,223 
IllélaIlléla6,933175,080263,832334,755
r017Badaguichiri communeBadaguichiri  88,976 
r019Bagaroua communeBagaroua  45,112 
c017Illéla CUIlléla  91,312 
r178Tajaé communeTajaé  38,432 
KeitaKeita5,297159,675218,337337,635
r083Garhanga communeGarhanga  48,270 
r105Ibohamane communeIbohamane  61,018 
c018Keita CUKeita  41,563 
r181Tamaské communeTamaské  67,486 
MadaouaMadaoua4,856214,025319,374544,215
r014Azarori communeAzarori  13,873 
r023Bangui communeBangui  75,903 
r078Galma Koudawatché communeGalma Koudawatché  33,965 
c021Madaoua CUMadaoua   82,449 
r157Ourno communeOurno  51,160 
r159Sabon-Guida communeSabon-Guida  62,024 
TahouaTahoua9,743240,184359,994434,295
r004Affala communeAffala  34,101 
r020Bambèye communeBambèye  78,348 
r027Barmou communeBarmou  34,987 
r114Kalfou communeKalfou  75,446 
c000Communauté Urbaine de Tahoua -  (88761) 
c039Tahoua I CU   35,651 
c040Tahoua II CU   53,110 
r179Takanamat communeTakanamat  17,580 
r189Tébaram communeTébaram  30,771 
Tchintabaradène Tchintabaradène 77,44884,95089,457143,598
r113Kao communeKao  32,083 
r186Tassara communeTassara  17,952 
c042Tchintabaradèn CUTchintabaradèn  22,212 
r195Tillia communeTillia  17,210 
Bagaroua    73,692
Malbaza    232,992
Tassara    24,365
Tillia    39,067
Ville de Tahoua    147,291
06Région de TillabériTillabéri97,2511,328,2831,872,4362,715,186
FilinguéFilingué26,217285,977406,334306,244
r001Abala communeAbala  56,803 
c013Filingué CUFilingué  52,401 
r108Imanan communeBonkoukou  29,286 
r134Kourfèye Centre communeChikal  44,290 
r165Sanam communeSanam  43,568 
r176Tagazar communeBalléyara  95,763 
r199Tondikandia communeDamana  84,223 
KolloKollo10,002234,588308,627465,303
r033Bitinkodji communeSaga Fondo  14,506 
r052Diantchandou communeDiantchandou  24,948 
r101Hamdallaye communeHamdallaye  40,110 
r120Karma communeKarma  51,449 
r125Kirtachi communeKirtachi  24,314 
c019Kollo CUKollo   29,359 
r133Kouré communeKouré  29,481 
r139Liboré communeLiboré Djérma  16,494 
r149N'Dounga communeN'Dounga Fondobon  14,862 
r153Namaro communeNamaro  33,527 
r211Youri communeKourtéré  29,577 
OuallamOuallam22,093190,171281,821323,939
r024Banibangou communeBanibangou  40,351 
r053Dingazi communeDingazi  36,933 
c037Ouallam CUOuallam   50,482 
r169Simiri communeSimiri  76,783 
r200Tondikiwindi communeTondikiwindi  77,272 
SaySay14,430163,376232,460174,211
r000Makalondi communeMakalondi    
r156Ouro Guéladjo communeGuéladjo  19,506 
c038Say CUSay   45,519 
r183Tamou communeTamou  52,917 
r201Torodi communeTorodi  114,518 
TéraTéra15,794295,969425,824337,433
r025Bankilaré communeBankilaré  24,328 
r048Dargol communeDargol  88,329 
r051Diagourou communeDiagourou  39,861 
r088Gorouol communeKolmane  48,570 
r089Gothèye communeGothèye  64,656 
r126Kokorou communeKokorou  71,200 
r146Méhana communeMéhana  20,884 
c045Téra CUTéra  67,996 
TillabériTillabéri8,715158,202217,370226,765
r010Anzourou communeSarakoira  23,871 
r012Ayérou communeAyérou  24,901 
r031Bibiyergou communeBibiyergou  2,187 
r050Dessa communeDessa  31,028 
r109Inatès communeInatès  2,113 
r136Kourtèye communeSansané Haoussa  50,171 
r163Sakoira communeSakoira  20,186 
r170Sinder communeSawani  25,133 
c047Tillabéri CUTillabéri  37,780 
Abala    139,812
Ayerou    54,201
Balleyara    108,366
Banibangou    63,844
Bankilare    84,543
Gotheye    241,401
Torodi    189,124
07Région de ZinderZinder155,7781,411,0612,080,2503,556,239
GouréGouré95,182162,275227,400332,278
r007Alakoss communeGarazou  15,173 
r035Bouné communeBouné  48,274 
r079Gamou communeGamou  13,715 
c016Gouré CUGouré  48,600 
r098Guidiguir communeGuidiguir  32,710 
r122Kellé communeKellé  44,225 
r191Tesker communeTesker  24,703 
MagariaMagaria8,434355,153496,874579,181
r022Bandé communeBandé  59,203 
r046Dantchiao communeDantchiao  41,430 
r059Dogo-Dogo communeDogo-Dogo  29,959 
r065Dungass communeDungass  71,621 
r090Gouchi communeGouchi  34,215 
r138Kwaya communeKwaya  15,198 
c023Magaria CUMagaria  75,876 
r142Malawa communeMalawa  48,013 
r168Sassoumbroum communeSassoumbroum  40,769 
r206Wacha communeWacha  48,020 
r209Yékoua communeYékoua  32,570 
Matamèye Matamèye 2,381164,107246,496401,012
r041Dan-Barto communeDan-Barto  28,911 
r047Daouché communeDaouché  25,162 
r063Doungou communeDoungou  22,879 
r106Ichirnawa communeIchirnawa  24,993 
r117Kantché communeKantché  36,608 
r135Kourni communeKourni  20,411 
c028Matamèy CUMatamèy  41,382 
r204Tsaouni communeTsaouni Haoussa  21,357 
r208Yaouri communeYaouri  24,793 
MirriahMirriah14,334536,695770,638506,165
r006Albarkaram communeAlbarkaram  10,993 
r039Dakoussa communeDakoussa  38,746 
r040Damagaram Takaya communeDamagaram Takaya  32,933 
r058Dogo communeDogo  61,551 
r064Droum communeDroum  55,078 
r077Gaffati communeGaffati  30,733 
r082Garagoumsa communeTakéita  45,828 
r093Gouna communeGouna  39,700 
r099Guidimouni communeGuidimouni  38,923 
r102Hamdara communeHamdara  22,824 
r127Kolléram communeKolléram  18,526 
r145Mazamni communeMazamni  6,414 
c030Mirriah CUMirriah   24,203 
r147Moa communeMoa  18,750 
r196Tirmini communeTirmini  69,356 
r207Wamé communeWamé  23,317 
r213Zermou communeZermou  17,818 
c000Communauté Urbaine de Zinder -  (214945) 
c048Zinder I CU   73,310 
c049Zinder II CU   43,505 
c050Zinder III CU   38,761 
c051Zinder IV CU   41,440 
c052Zinder V CUBabban Tapki  17,929 
TanoutTanout35,447192,831338,842439,741
r070Falenko communeFalenko  573 
r081Gangara communeGangara  88,670 
r154Olléléwa communeOlléléwa  75,003 
c041Tanout CUTanout   95,626 
r185Tarka communeBelbédji  63,848 
r190Tenhya communeTenhya  15,122 
Belbedji    97,484
Damagaram Takaya    240,961
Dungass    350,444
Takeita    249,036
Tesker    38,128
Ville de Zinder    321,809
 total 1,267,0007,251,62611,060,29117,129,076
source: Institut National de la Statistique, Niger.
note: CU = Communauté Urbaine.
note: code for communes based on Niger's law 2002-014, prefixed by 'c' for communes urbaines and 'r' for rural communes.

Main cities

namepopulation
1988-04-27
census
population
2001-06-01
census
latitude /
longitude
Niamey391,876707,95113.53/2.17
Zinder119,827170,57513.80/8.97
Maradi110,005148,01713.50/7.10
Agadez49,42478,28916.99/7.98
Tahoua49,94873,00214.89/5.26
Arlit32,27269,43518.75/7.39
source: Institut National de la Statistique, Niger.