Population and Health of Niger

Population

Total population: 16,344,687 (2012 est.)

Average population growth: 3.36%

Urban population: 2,778,596

Urban growth rate: 4.7%

Rural population: 13,566,091

Population density: 12.25 humans per square kilometre

Health

Life expectancy

Male: 52.51 years

Female: 55.13 years (2012 est.)

Infant mortality: 89.7 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence:   1%

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
0-1450.14,134,1984,056,3508,190,548
15-24181,456,0501,492,3572,948,407
25-54262,118,0422,125,3934,243,435
55-643.3273,892257,234541,126
65 yrs and over2.6219,011212,160431,171

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