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Niger

Nigeria

Niger
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General information

 NigerNigeria
Region:Western AfricaWestern Africa
Area:1,267,000 km²923,770 km²
Government form:Semi-presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr.1960 n.Chr.
Capital:NiameyAbuja

Population

 NigerNigeria
Population:24,207,000206,140,000
Inhabitants/km²:19.1223.2
Life expectancy males:Ø 61 yearsØ 54 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 64 yearsØ 56 years
Average age:Ø 15.0 yearsØ 17.8 years
Birthrate:45.64 ‰37.45 ‰
Deathrate:8.03 ‰11.63 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.66 ‰-0.21 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)

 NigerNigeria
Political stability:4119
Civil rights:3224
Health:912
Climate:3951
Cost of Living:5259
Popularity:3538

Economy

 NigerNigeria
Currency:West African Franc Naira
(1 NGN =100 Kobo)
Unemployment rate:0.7 %9.0 %
Inflation rate:-2.49 %11.40 %
Cost of Living:44.77 %39.13 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:47.20 %34.80 %
Average income:540 US$2,000 US$
Corruption index:32 (bad)25 (very bad)


 NER:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:13,678 M US$0.57 M US$432,294 M US$2.10 M US$
Gross national product:13,173 M US$0.54 M US$412,805 M US$2.00 M US$
Exported goods:1,387 M US$0.06 M US$39,937 M US$0.19 M US$
Imported goods:3,395 M US$0.14 M US$72,178 M US$0.35 M US$

Infrastructure

 NER:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:18,949 km0.78 km195,000 km0.95 km
Waterways:300 km0.01 km8,600 km0.04 km
Harbours:10.0007280.004
Airports:300.001540.000

Energy balance

 NER:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:1.07 bn kWh43,996.20 kWh24.72 bn kWh119,918.74 kWh
Energy production:494.70 m kWh20,436.54 kWh29.35 bn kWh142,379.25 kWh
Energy imports:779.00 m kWh32,181.26 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.29 m t94.60 t130.67 m t633.89 t

Telecommunication

 NigerNigeria
International dialing:+227+234
Internet domain:.ne.ng

 NER
total
NER
per 1000
inh.
NGA
total
NGA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:114,3525107,1541
Mobile cellulars:8,778,880363184,592,255895
Internet server:45401,2340
Internet users:1,270,9675386,578,627420
Broadband Internet:8,650065,3130

Healthcare system

 NigerNigeria
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:0.300.50
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.050.38
Diabetes:2.4 %3.1 %
Malaria:356.6 %291.9 %
HIV:0.07 %0.61 %
Tuberculosis:0.8 %2.2 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:83.0 %87.0 %
Smokers:8.6 %4.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Niger and Nigeria

 NigerNigeria
Daytime temperatures:36.5 °C33.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C21.6 °C
Rel. humidity:39 %61 %
Rain days:3.26.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.57.2

Native languages

 NigerNigeria
Hausa:53.1 %21.1 %
Yoruba:n/a21.4 %
Songhai-zerma:21.2 %n/a
Ibo:n/a18.1 %
Fula:9.7 %11.3 %
Tamashek:10.4 %n/a
Ibibio:n/a5.6 %
Kanuri:4.4 %4.1 %
Edo:n/a3.3 %
Tiv:n/a2.3 %
Ijo:n/a1.8 %
Bura:n/a1.6 %
French:1.1 %n/a
other:0.1 %9.4 %

Religions

 NigerNigeria
Islam:80.0 %50.0 %
Christianity:n/a40.0 %
Native religions:n/a10.0 %
other:20.0 %0.0 %