$name - General

Niger became independent from France in 1960 and experienced single-party and military rule until 1991, when Gen. Ali SAIBOU was forced by public pressure to allow multiparty elections, which resulted in a democratic government in 1993. Political infighting brought the government to a standstill and in 1996 led to a coup by Col. Ibrahim BARE. In 1999, BARE was killed in a counter coup by military officers who restored democratic rule and held elections that brought Mamadou TANDJA to power in December of that year. TANDJA was reelected in 2004 and in 2009 spearheaded a constitutional amendment that would allow him to extend his term as president. In February 2010, a military coup deposed TANDJA, immediately suspended the constitution, and dissolved the Cabinet. ISSOUFOU Mahamadou emerged victorious from a crowded field in the election following the coup and was inaugurated in April 2011. Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world with minimal government services and insufficient funds to develop its resource base. The largely agrarian and subsistence-based economy is frequently disrupted by extended droughts common to the Sahel region of Africa. The Nigerien Movement for Justice, a predominantly ethnic Tuareg rebel group, emerged in February 2007, and attacked several military targets in Niger's northern region throughout 2007 and 2008. Successful government offensives in 2009 ended the rebellion. Niger is facing increased security concerns on its borders from various external threats including insecurity in Libya, spillover from the conflict in Mali, and violent extremism in northeastern Nigeria.

Source: CIA World Fact Book


Country name:
conventional long form: Republic of Niger
conventional short form: Niger
local long form: Republique du Niger
local short form: Niger

Government type:



name: Niamey
geographic coordinates: 13 31 N, 2 07 E
time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)

Administrative divisions:

8 regions (regions, singular - region) includes 1 capital district* (communite urbaine); Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Niamey*, Tahoua, Tillaberi, Zinder


3 August 1960 (from France)

National holiday:

Republic Day, 18 December (1958); note - commemorates the founding of the Republic of Niger which predated independence from France in 1960


several previous; passed by referendum 31 October 2010, entered into force 25 November 2010 (2014)

Legal system:

mixed legal system of civil law (based on French civil law), Islamic law, and customary law

International law organization participation:

has not submitted an ICJ jurisdiction declaration; accepts ICCt jurisdiction


18 years of age; universal

Executive branch:

chief of state: President ISSOUFOU Mahamadou (since 7 April 2011)
head of government: Prime Minister Brigi RAFINI (since 7 April 2011); appointed by the president and shares some executive responsibilities with the president
cabinet: 37-member Cabinet appointed by the president; note - in August 2013, the president authorized a cabinet reshuffle and increased its membership to 37 from 26 in order to create a government of national unity
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elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); candidate must receive a majority of the votes to be elected president; a presidential election to restore civilian rule was held on 31 January 2011 with a runoff election on 12 March 2011 between ISSOUFOU Mahamadou (PNDS-Tarayya) and Seini OUMAROU (MNSD-Nassara)
election results: ISSOUFOU Mahamadou elected president; percent of vote - ISSOUFOU Mahamadou 58%, Seini OUMAROU 42%

Legislative branch:

unicameral National Assembly (113 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms)
elections: last held on 31 January 2011
election results: percent of vote by party - PNDS-Tarrayya 33%, MNSD-Nassara 21%, MODEN/FA-Lumana 20%, ANDP-Zaman Lahiya 7.5%, RDP-Jama'a 6.5%, UDR-Tabbat 5.4%, CDS-Rahama 3.3%, UNI 1%; seats by party - PNDS-Tarrayya 37, MNSD-Nassara 26, MODEN/FA-Lumana 25, ANDP-Zaman Lahiya 8, RDP-Jama'a 7, UDR-Tabbat 6, CDS-Rahama 3, UNI 1

Judicial branch:

highest court(s): Constitutional Court (consists of 7 judges); High Court of Justice (consists of 7 members)
judge selection and term of office: Constitutional Court judges nominated/elected - 1 by the president of the Republic, 1 by the president of the National Assembly, 2 by peer judges, 2 by peer lawyers, 1 law professor by peers, and 1 from within Nigerien society; all appointed by the president; judges serve 6-year nonrenewable terms with one-third of membership renewed every 2 years; High Judicial Court members selected from among the legislature and judiciary; members serve 5-year terms
subordinate courts: Court of Cassation; Council of State; Court of Finances; various specialized tribunals and customary courts

Political parties and leaders:

Democratic and Social Convention-Rahama or CDS-Rahama [Mahamane OUSMANE]
National Movement for a Society of Development-Nassara or MNSD-Nassara [Seini OUMAROU]
National Union of Independents or UNI [Amadou DJIBO ALI]
Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Progress-Zaman Lahiya or ANDP-Zaman Lahiya [Moussa Moumouni DJERMAKOYE]
Nigerien Democratic Movement for an African Federation or MODEN/FA Lumana [Hama AMADOU]
Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism or PNDS-Tarrayya [Mohamed BAZOUM]
Rally for Democracy and Progress-Jama'a or RDP-Jama'a [Hamid ALGABID]
Social and Democratic Rally or RSD-Gaskiyya [Cheiffou AMADOU]
Union for Democracy and the Republic-Tabbat or UDR-Tabbat [Amadou Boubacar CISSE]
note: the SPLM and SPLM-DC are banned political parties

International organization participation:


Diplomatic representation in the US:

chief of mission: Ambassador Maman Sambo SIDIKOU (since 2 December 2011)
chancery: 2204 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
telephone: [1] (202) 483-4224 through 4227
FAX: [1] (202)483-3169

Diplomatic representation from the US:

chief of mission: Ambassador (vacant); Charge d'Affaires Richard BELL (since September 2012)
embassy: BP 11201, Rue Des Ambassades, Niamey
mailing address: 2420 Niamey Pl, Washington DC 20521-2420
telephone: [227] 20-73-31-69 or [227] 20-72-39-41
FAX: [227] 20-73-55-60

Flag description:

three equal horizontal bands of orange (top), white, and green with a small orange disk centered in the white band; the orange band denotes the drier northern regions of the Sahara; white stands for purity and innocence; green symbolizes hope and the fertile and productive southern and western areas, as well as the Niger River; the orange disc represents the sun and the sacrifices made by the people
note: similar to the flag of India, which has a blue spoked wheel centered in the white band

National anthem:

name: 'La Nigerienne' (The Nigerien)
lyrics/music: Maurice Albert THIRIET/Robert JACQUET and Nicolas Abel Francois FRIONNET
note: adopted 1961

Source: CIA World Fact Book


Western Africa, southeast of Algeria

Geographic coordinates:

16 00 N, 8 00 E

Map references:



total: 1.267 million sq km
country comparison to the world: 22
land: 1,266,700 sq km
water: 300 sq km

Area - comparative:

slightly less than twice the size of Texas

Land boundaries:

total: 5,697 km
border countries: Algeria 956 km, Benin 266 km, Burkina Faso 628 km, Chad 1,175 km, Libya 354 km, Mali 821 km, Nigeria 1,497 km


0 km (landlocked)

Maritime claims:

none (landlocked)


desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south


predominately desert plains and sand dunes; flat to rolling plains in south; hills in north

Elevation extremes:

lowest point: Niger River 200 m
highest point: Idoukal-n-Taghes 2,022 m

Natural resources:

uranium, coal, iron ore, tin, phosphates, gold, molybdenum, gypsum, salt, petroleum

Land use:

arable land: 11.79%
permanent crops: 0.05%
other: 88.16% (2011)

Irrigated land:

736.6 sq km (2005)

Total renewable water resources:

33.65 cu km (2011)

Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural):

total: 0.98 cu km/yr (30%/3%/67%)
per capita: 70.53 cu m/yr (2005)

Natural hazards:

recurring droughts

Environment - current issues:

overgrazing; soil erosion; deforestation; desertification; wildlife populations (such as elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, and lion) threatened because of poaching and habitat destruction

Environment - international agreements:

party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: Law of the Sea

Geography - note:

landlocked; one of the hottest countries in the world; northern four-fifths is desert, southern one-fifth is savanna, suitable for livestock and limited agriculture

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Demographics and Population Development

noun: Nigerien(s)
adjective: Nigerien

Ethnic groups:

Haoussa 55.4%, Djerma Sonrai 21%, Tuareg 9.3%, Peuhl 8.5%, Kanouri Manga 4.7%, other 1.2% (2001 census)


French (official), Hausa, Djerma


Muslim 80%, other (includes indigenous beliefs and Christian) 20%


17,466,172 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 63

Age structure:

0-14 years: 49.8% (male 4,387,785/female 4,308,312)
15-24 years: 18.4% (male 1,586,720/female 1,626,457)
25-54 years: 25.9% (male 2,261,287/female 2,266,576)
55-64 years: 3.3% (male 294,446/female 274,268)
65 years and over: 2.6% (male 234,079/female 226,242) (2014 est.)
population pyramid:  

Dependency ratios:

total dependency ratio: 111.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 1.6 %
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5 %
potential support ratio: 18 (2014 est.)

Median age:

total: 15.1 years
male: 15 years
female: 15.2 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:

3.28% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 7

Birth rate:

46.12 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 1

Death rate:

12.73 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 22

Net migration rate:

-0.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 137


urban population: 17.8% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 4.91% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:

NIAMEY (capital) 1.297 million (2011)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.03 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth:

note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2012 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:

590 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 14

Infant mortality rate:

total: 86.27 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 7
male: 90.86 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 81.53 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 54.74 years
country comparison to the world: 208
male: 53.54 years
female: 55.97 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:

6.89 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 1

Contraceptive prevalence rate:

13.9% (2012)

Health expenditures:

5.3% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 128

Physicians density:

0.02 physicians/1,000 population (2008)

Hospital bed density:

0.31 beds/1,000 population (2005)

Drinking water source:

urban: 98.7% of population
rural: 42.1% of population
total: 52.3% of population
urban: 1.3% of population
rural: 57.9% of population
total: 47.7% of population (2012 est.)

Sanitation facility access:

urban: 32.9% of population
rural: 3.8% of population
total: 9% of population
urban: 67.1% of population
rural: 96.2% of population
total: 91% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.5% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 71

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

46,300 (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 62

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

3,400 (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 49

Major infectious diseases:

degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: malaria and dengue fever
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis
animal contact disease: rabies
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2013)

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:

2.4% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 180

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:

39.9% (2006)
country comparison to the world: 4

Education expenditures:

4.2% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 101


definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 28.7%
male: 42.9%
female: 15.1% (2005 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 5 years
male: 6 years
female: 5 years (2012)

Child labor - children ages 5-14:

total number: 1,557,913
percentage: 43 % (2006 est.)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24:

total: 3.2%
country comparison to the world: 142
male: 4%
female: 1.7% (2001)

Source: CIA World Fact Book


Economy - overview:
Niger is a landlocked, Sub-Saharan nation, whose economy centers on subsistence crops, livestock, and some of the world's largest uranium deposits. Agriculture contributes about one-third of GDP and provides livelihood for about nine-tenths of the population. Drought, desertification, and strong population growth have undercut the economy. Niger shares a common currency, the CFA franc, and a common central bank, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), with seven other members of the West African Monetary Union. Debt relief has significantly reduced Niger's annual debt service obligations, freeing funds for expenditures on basic health care, primary education, HIV/AIDS prevention, rural infrastructure, and other programs geared at poverty reduction. Nearly half of the government's budget is derived from foreign donor resources. The economy in recent years has been hurt by terrorist activity and kidnappings near its uranium mines and instability in Mali. Future growth may be sustained by exploitation of oil, gold, coal, and other mineral resources. Niger has sizable reserves of oil and oil production, which began in 2012, along with refining, and exports are expected to grow through 2016. However, oil revenues have fallen well short of predictions, mainly because of logistical challenges. Food insecurity and drought remain perennial problems for Niger. The mining sector may be affected by the government’s attempt to renegotiate extraction rights contracts.

GDP (purchasing power parity):

$13.98 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 147
$13.17 billion (2012 est.)
$11.84 billion (2011 est.)
note: data are in 2013 US dollars

GDP (official exchange rate):

$7.304 billion (2013 est.)

GDP - real growth rate:

6.2% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 34
11.2% (2012 est.)
2.2% (2011 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP):

$800 (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 222
$800 (2012 est.)
$800 (2011 est.)
note: data are in 2013 US dollars

Gross national saving:

23.7% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 59
22% of GDP (2012 est.)
25.3% of GDP (2011 est.)

GDP - composition, by end use:

household consumption: 61%
government consumption: 25.1%
investment in fixed capital: 44.7%
investment in inventories: 0%
exports of goods and services: 26.3%
imports of goods and services: -57.1%
(2013 est.)

GDP - composition, by sector of origin:

agriculture: 35.2%
industry: 14.2%
services: 50.6% (2013 est.)

Agriculture - products:

cowpeas, cotton, peanuts, millet, sorghum, cassava (manioc, tapioca), rice; cattle, sheep, goats, camels, donkeys, horses, poultry


uranium mining, petroleum, cement, brick, soap, textiles, food processing, chemicals, slaughterhouses

Industrial production growth rate:

5.7% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 45

Labor force:

4.688 million (2007)
country comparison to the world: 82

Labor force - by occupation:

agriculture: 90%
industry: 6%
services: 4% (1995)

Unemployment rate:


Population below poverty line:

63% (1993 est.)

Household income or consumption by percentage share:

lowest 10%: 3.7%
highest 10%: 28.5% (2007)

Distribution of family income - Gini index:

34 (2007)
country comparison to the world: 96
50.5 (1995)


revenues: $1.911 billion
expenditures: $2.086 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues:

26.2% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 114

Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-):

-2.4% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 97

Fiscal year:

calendar year

Inflation rate (consumer prices):

1.9% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 68
0.5% (2012 est.)

Central bank discount rate:

4.25% (31 December 2009)
country comparison to the world: 74
4.75% (31 December 2008)

Commercial bank prime lending rate:

4% (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 158
4% (31 December 2012 est.)

Stock of narrow money:

$1.388 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 142
$1.284 billion (31 December 2012 est.)

Stock of broad money:

$1.74 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 157
$1.61 billion (31 December 2012 est.)

Stock of domestic credit:

$992.7 million (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 153
$915 million (31 December 2012 est.)

Market value of publicly traded shares:


Current account balance:

-$1.45 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 131
-$1.453 billion (2012 est.)


$1.539 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 149
$1.458 billion (2012 est.)

Exports - commodities:

uranium ore, livestock, cowpeas, onions

Exports - partners:

Nigeria 40.3%, US 17.2%, India 14.3%, Italy 8.6%, China 7.8%, Ghana 5.3% (2012)


$2.314 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 159
$2.273 billion (2012 est.)

Imports - commodities:

foodstuffs, machinery, vehicles and parts, petroleum, cereals

Imports - partners:

France 14.4%, China 11.3%, Nigeria 10.1%, French Polynesia 9.2%, Togo 5.1%, Cote dIvoire 4.5% (2012)

Debt - external:

$1.556 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 150
$1.551 billion (31 December 2012 est.)

Exchange rates:

Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF) per US dollar -
500.7 (2013 est.)
510.53 (2012 est.)
495.28 (2010)
472.19 (2009)
447.81 (2008)

Source: CIA World Fact Book


Telephones - main lines in use:
100,500 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 145

Telephones - mobile cellular:

5.4 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 107

Telephone system:

general assessment: inadequate; small system of wire, radio telephone communications, and microwave radio relay links concentrated in the southwestern area of Niger
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity remains only about 30 per 100 persons despite a rapidly increasing cellular subscribership base; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations and 1 planned
international: country code - 227; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2010)

Broadcast media:

state-run TV station; 3 private TV stations provide a mix of local and foreign programming; state-run radio has only radio station with a national reach; about 30 private radio stations operate locally; as many as 100 community radio stations broadcast; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:


Internet hosts:

454 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 185

Internet users:

115,900 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 155

Source: CIA World Fact Book


30 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 115

Airports - with paved runways:

total: 10
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2013)

Airports - with unpaved runways:

total: 20
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 15
under 914 m: 
2 (2013)


1 (2013)


total: 18,949 km
country comparison to the world: 114
paved: 3,912 km
unpaved: 15,037 km (2010)


300 km (the Niger, the only major river, is navigable to Gaya between September and March) (2012)
country comparison to the world: 94

Source: CIA World Fact Book


Electricity - production:
250 million kWh (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 179

Electricity - consumption:

832.5 million kWh (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 156

Electricity - exports:

0 kWh (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 175

Electricity - imports:

600 million kWh (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 76

Electricity - installed generating capacity:

134,000 kW (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 168

Electricity - from fossil fuels:

100% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 26

Electricity - from nuclear fuels:

0% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 149

Electricity - from hydroelectric plants:

0% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 188

Electricity - from other renewable sources:

0% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 208

Crude oil - production:

20,000 bbl/day (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 79

Crude oil - exports:

0 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 161

Crude oil - imports:

0 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 102

Crude oil - proved reserves:

NA bbl (1 January 2013 est.)

Refined petroleum products - production:

0 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 180

Refined petroleum products - consumption:

5,629 bbl/day (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 165

Refined petroleum products - exports:

0 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 203

Refined petroleum products - imports:

5,136 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 150

Natural gas - production:

0 cu m (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 173

Natural gas - consumption:

0 cu m (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 178

Natural gas - exports:

0 cu m (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 155

Natural gas - imports:

0 cu m (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 103

Natural gas - proved reserves:

0 cu m (1 January 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 176

Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy:

1.272 million Mt (2011 est.)

Source: CIA World Fact Book


Source: CIA World Fact Book

Annual Exports

Top 20 Sectors exported from Kwazulu-Natal in 2017

#DescriptionChapter CodeTotal (in Rands)
1Plastics and articles thereof39 R 59,115.00
2Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet61 R 19,134.00
3Rubber and articles thereof40 R 18,811.00
4Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet62 R 631.00
5Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus90 R 600.00

Source: SARS

Visa Requirements

Visa Required: Yes 


Visa Fee: Yes  

Visa Issuing Authority: Embassy of Niger-Ghana Tel +23321224962

Compulsory Vaccination Requirements: 

Yellow Fever if coming from endemic country or travelled through an endemic country

Recommend Vaccination Requirements: 

Hepatitus A, Tetanus, Typhoid & Meningitis

Source: CIA World Fact Book

Realistic Export Opportunities

A total of 11 Realistic Export Opportunities (REOs) from South Africa to Niger are identified based on the North-West University’s (South Africa) TRADE Decision Support Model (DSM).

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In total 11 of the products associated with import demand are identified as realistic export opportunities. The relative 'untapped' potential of the market opportunity is shown in the chart below:

A total 'untapped' potential from South Africa’s perspective of approximately 1.83 (in million US dollar terms) based on the average value of the top 6 supplying countries (excluding South Africa) are associated with these specific product export opportunities.

The highest number of identified opportunities are associated with the economic sector of

Machinery & equipment (356-359) .

Not all sectors will be present, as not all economic sectors (some of which are based on economic activity while the REOs are based on traded products) are relevant for all products. However, various other sectors also do exhibit potential.

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Sub-heading 84.27:
Fork-lift trucks; other works trucks fitted with lifting or handling equipment:
HS 6-digit product code 8427.10:
Self-propelled trucks powered by an electric motor.

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