Logo

Niger  

  • Capital: Niamey
  • Population: 20,672,987
  • Surface Area: 1,267,000 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU

Niger, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 1,267,000 Km2, and it may be considered a large country.

Niger, with a population of 20,672,987 people, it is ranked at 58º position by population of 196 countries and it has a low population density, 16 people per km2.

The capital is Niamey and its currency is West African CFA francs

Niger is holding the 145 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 2,671 millions of euros2,963 millions of dollars, ( 41.04% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 134€ euros per inhabitant149$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Niger, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.353 points in 2015, leaving it in 187th place in the table of 188 countries published.

If the reason to visit Niger are business, you must know it's in the 150th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Niger, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Niamey: Monthly Temp.
Niamey: Monthly Rainfall
Niger Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20166,768M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]20167,492M.$
GDP per capita [+]2016327€
GDP per capita [+]2016362$
Debt [+]20152,671
Debt [+]20152,963
Debt (%GDP) [+]201541.04%
Debt Per Capita [+]2015134€
Debt Per Capita [+]2015149$
Deficit [+]2015-589
Deficit [+]2015-653
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-9.05%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20152,115.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,347.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014416.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014553.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201421.66%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.62%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016149.8
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016165.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200510.57%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201532.51%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015106€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015118$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201422€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201429$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20148€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201410$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$
Corruption Index [+]201635
Fragile States Index [+]201597.8
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201673º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016124º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017150º
Trade
Exports [+]2016948.6 M.€
Exports [+]20161,050.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201614.02%
Imports [+]20161,490.7 M.€
Imports [+]20161,650.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201622.02%
Trade balance [+]2016-542.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-600.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-8.01%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201616
Population [+]201620,672,987
Immigrant stock [+]2015189,255
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015145.9
% Immigrant [+]20150.95%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015339.5
Emigrant stock [+]2015356,793
% Emigrant [+]20151.79%
HDI [+]20150.353
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017126º
Birth Rate [+]201548.44‰
Fertility Rate [+]20157.29
Crude death rate [+]20159.94‰
Life expectancy [+]201559.68
Number of homicides [+]2012788
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20124.5
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.11