At a glance: Niger

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

10

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

326

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

114

U5MR by sex 2012, male

117

U5MR by sex 2012, female

110

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

137

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

63

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

28

Total population (thousands) 2012

17157

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

858.4

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

91

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

370

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

57.9

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

28.7

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

63.7

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

27

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

42.4

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

23.3

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

64.9

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

50.1

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

36.4

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

13.3

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

43.9

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

18

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

2.4

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

98

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

32

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

50.3

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

100

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

39.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

9.6

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

34

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

4.3

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

97

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

80

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

74

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

78

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

73

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

74

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

74

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

84

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

57.7

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

44.3

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

19.2

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

20.1

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

61.3

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

0.5

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

46

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

39

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

56

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

20

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

<0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

0.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

15.9

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

13.4

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

67

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

52.4

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

23.2

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

32.4

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

1.4

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

5.8

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

6.2

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

76.9

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

64.3

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

69.7

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

57.4

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

44.1

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

31

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

69.3

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

87.9

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

14.4

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

9.6

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

13.4

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

8.4

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

17157

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

9679

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

3556.9

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

3.6

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

3.9

Crude death rate, 1970

27.9

Crude death rate, 1990

22.6

Crude death rate, 2012

11.2

Crude birth rate, 1970

56.3

Crude birth rate, 1990

55

Crude birth rate, 2012

49.8

Life expectancy, 1970

36.3

Life expectancy, 1990

44

Life expectancy, 2012

57.9

Total fertility rate, 2012

7.6

Urbanized population (%), 2012

18.1

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

4.3

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

5.7

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

370

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

650

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-1.9

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

-0.7

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

4.5

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

43.6

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

2.4

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

3.9

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

0.9

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

646

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

10.8

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

20

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

43

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

100.6

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

35.1

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

83.7

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

64.7

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

93.7

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

13.9

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

82.9

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

14.9

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

29.3

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

29.8

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

1

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

650

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

590

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

23

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

42.8

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

42.7

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

42.9

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

36.1

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

74.5

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

31.8

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

2.2

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

0.9

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

2.7

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

70.1

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

10

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

319

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

326

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

227

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

114

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

-0.1

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

3.6

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

5.8

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

4.8

Reduction since 1990 (%)

65

Reduction since 2000 (%)

50

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-1.9

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

-0.7

Total fertility rate, 1970

7.4

Total fertility rate, 1990

7.8

Total fertility rate, 2012

7.6

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

-0.2

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

0.1

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

3956

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

23.1

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

2.9

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

59

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

50.9

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

206

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

67.9

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

65.6

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

47.5

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

20.5

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

4.8

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

14.4

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

12.3

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

70.7

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

24.7

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2.9

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

83

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

21.2

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

3.9

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

22.8

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

38.3

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

1.7

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

47.1

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

43.8

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

70.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

31.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2.2

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

31.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

8.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

3.8

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

34

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

4.3

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

7.9

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

20.3

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

67

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

3.3

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

5

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

58.8

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

11.8

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

13.9

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

31.8

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2.3

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

26.3

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

70

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2.7

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

4.6

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

30.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

6.5

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

5.9

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

34.3

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

5.8

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

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