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Niamey

Area of Niamey 391.9 km²
Population 1.2 million
Male Population 597,270 (49.8%)
Female Population 602,567 (50.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +188%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +56.2%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 19.2 years old
Female Median Age 18.3 years old
Timezone West Africa Standard Time
Niamey is the capital and largest city of the West African country Niger. Niamey lies on the Niger River, primarily situated on the east bank. Source: Wikipedia

Niamey Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 416,643 579,788 768,258 1,199,841
Population Density 1,063 / km² 1,479 / km² 1,960 / km² 3,061 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Niamey Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 56.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Niamey +188% +106.9% +56.2%
Niger +285.2% +151.4% +77.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Niamey Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 97,920 100,987 198,908
5-9 81,476 86,413 167,889
10-14 67,723 70,355 138,078
15-19 61,882 65,271 127,154
20-24 57,934 59,931 117,866
25-29 51,216 54,803 106,020
30-34 41,871 43,501 85,373
35-39 33,435 34,237 67,673
40-44 27,011 25,159 52,171
45-49 21,339 18,979 40,319
50-54 16,290 14,186 30,476
55-59 13,306 10,203 23,510
60-64 9,414 6,442 15,856
65-69 6,880 4,793 11,674
70-74 4,725 3,278 8,003
75-79 2,505 1,794 4,300
80-84 1,002 1,041 2,044
85 Plus 1,340 1,193 2,533
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Niamey Population Density

Population Density: 3,061 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Niamey 1.2 million 391.9 km² 3,061 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Niamey Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1790 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 29,593 n/a n/a
1900 82,961 10.9% 5,336
1910 92,351 11.3% 9,390
1920 103,518 12.1% 11,167
1930 117,681 13.7% 14,163
1940 138,230 17.5% 20,549
1950 181,996 31.7% 43,766
1960 251,510 38.2% 69,514
1970 368,565 46.5% 117,055
1990 579,788 25.4% 105,611
2000 768,258 32.5% 188,470
2020 1,337,730 32% 284,736
2030 1,684,207 25.9% 346,477
2040 2,109,151 25.2% 424,944
2050 2,595,336 23.1% 486,185
2060 3,082,023 18.8% 486,687
2070 3,564,870 15.7% 482,847
2080 4,021,518 12.8% 456,648
2090 4,424,854 10% 403,336
2100 4,770,695 7.8% 345,841
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Niamey CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Niamey 186,730 t 0.16 t 476.5 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Niamey Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1940 to 2020)

Average Temp
34.1°C
93.3°F
Average High
40.4°C
104.7°F
Average Low
27.7°C
81.9°F
   Record High Temperature
46.2°C
115.2°F
   Record Low Temperature
18.0°C
64.4°F
   Average Precipitation
32.4 mm
1.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
4.1 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Medium (4)
Flood High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Niamey

Other places in Niger

Place Area Population Population Density
Agadez 622,225.3 km² 562,972 0.9 / km²
Diffa Region 146,085.5 km² 691,189 4.73 / km²
Dosso 31,359.7 km² 2.3 million 73.1 / km²
Maradi 39,469.9 km² 3.9 million 99.1 / km²
Tahoua 105,308 km² 4.0 million 37.6 / km²
Tillabéri 90,964.4 km² 3.1 million 33.5 / km²
Zinder 146,827.2 km² 4.2 million 28.6 / km²
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