Table 1. Number of Animals per Department
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Department

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

                     

sheep

                     
Agadez

80,533

84,600

87,100

89,700

92,400

95,200

98,056

100,997

104,027

107,148

Diffa

1,446,410

1,518,700

1,564,200

1,611,100

1,659,400

1,709,200

1,760,476

1,813,290

1,867,689

1,923,720

Dosso

45,436

47,700

49,100

50,600

52,100

53,660

55,270

56,928

58,636

60,395

Maradi

197,441

207,300

213,500

219,900

226,500

233,300

240,599

247,817

251,252

258,910

Tahoua

517,787

543,700

560,000

576,800

594,100

610,570

628,887

647,754

667,187

687,203

Tillabery

425,895

447,200

460,600

474,100

488,300

502,900

517,987

533,527

549,533

566,019

Zinder

539,229

566,200

583,200

600,700

618,700

637,260

656,379

676,070

696,352

717,243

MCN

11,300

22,000

nd

55,500

57,200

58,900

60,667

62,487

64,362

66,293

Total

3,264,031

3,437,400

3,517,700

3,678,400

3,788,700

3,900,990

4,018,321

4,138,870

4,259,038

4,386,931

                     

goats

                     
Agadez

162,360

170,300

174,500

178,900

183,400

188,000

190,820

193,682

196,587

199,536

Diffa

1,245,954

1,307,000

1,339,700

1,373,200

1,407,500

1,442,700

1,464,340

1,486,305

1,508,600

1,531,229

Dosso

132,230

138,700

142,100

145,600

149,200

152,900

155,180

157,508

159,871

162,270

Maradi

321,235

337,000

345,400

354,000

364,600

373,700

167,875

170,393

172,949

175,543

Tahoua

1,056,308

1,108,100

1,135,800

1,164,200

1,193,300

1,223,100

1,241,446

1,259,888

1,278,786

1,297,968

Tillabery

1,027,602

1,078,000

1,104,900

1,132,500

1,160,800

1,189,800

1,191,658

1,370,406

1,390,362

1,411,826

Zinder

1,268,436

1,330,600

1,363,800

1,397,900

1,432,800

1,468,600

1,490,629

1,512,988

1,535,682

1,558,717

MCN

8,167

23,000

nd

33,300

34,100

34,900

35,423

35,954

36,493

37,040

Total

5,222,292

5,492,700

5,606,200

5,779,600

5,925,700

6,073,700

5,937,371

6,187,124

6,279,330

6,374,129

                     

cattle

                     
Agadez

10,770

11,300

11,500

11,700

11,900

12,140

12,382

12,629

12,881

13,139

Diffa

321,930

336,700

343,400

350,300

357,300

364,450

371,739

379,174

386,758

394,489

Dosso

312,162

326,500

333,000

339,700

346,400

353,330

360,396

367,604

374,956

382,455

Maradi

264,456

276,600

282,100

287,700

293,500

299,370

305,357

311,464

317,633

324,047

Tahoua

201,973

211,300

215,500

219,800

224,200

228,680

233,253

237,918

242,676

247,530

Tillabery

474,818

496,700

506,600

516,700

527,000

537,540

548,290

559,256

570,441

581,850

Zinder

203,602

213,000

217,200

221,500

225,900

230,420

235,028

239,729

244,524

249,414

MCN

12,100

20,400

nd

20,700

21,100

21,500

21,930

22,368

22,815

23,271

Total

1,801,811

1,892,500

1,909,300

1,968,100

2,007,300

2,047,430

2,088,375

2,130,142

2,172,684

2,216,195

                     

dromedaries

                     
Agadez

22,710

23,100

23,400

23,700

24,000

24,400

25,010

25,635

26,276

26,933

Diffa

58,870

60,000

60,900

61,800

62,700

63,600

65,190

66,820

68,490

70,203

Dosso

3,295

3,400

3,400

3,500

3,550

3,600

3,690

3,782

3,877

3,974

Maradi

17,360

17,700

17,900

18,200

18,500

18,800

19,270

19,752

20,246

20,752

Tahoua

122,551

124,900

126,700

128,600

130,500

132,500

135,812

139,207

124,687

146,254

Tillabery

37,686

38,400

39,000

39,600

40,200

40,800

41,820

42,865

43,936

45,034

Zinder

93,770

95,600

97,000

98,400

99,900

101,400

103,935

106,533

109,196

112

MCN

181

nd

nd

200

300

300

307

315

323

331

Total

356,423

363,100

368,300

374,000

379,650

385,400

395,034

404,909

397,031

313,593

                     

horses

                     
Agadez

nd

nd

nd

nd

nd

nd

nd

nd

nd

nd

Diffa

37,139

38,300

38,700

39,100

39,500

39,900

40,299

40,701

41,108

41,519

Dosso

2,402

2,500

2,520

2,500

2,520

2,540

2,565

2,591

2,616

2,642

Maradi

1,206

1,300

1,310

1,300

1,300

1,300

1,313

1,339

1,352

1,365

Tahoua

2,172

2,200

2,220

2,200

2,220

2,240

2,262

2,285

2,308

2,331

Tillabery

8,348

8,600

8,700

8,800

8,900

9,000

9,090

9,180

9,272

9,365

Zinder

33,961

35,000

35,350

35,700

36,000

36,400

36,464

36,829

37,198

37,590

MCN

nd

nd

nd

300

300

300

303

306

309

312

Total

85,282

87,900

88,800

89,900

90,740

91,680

92,296

93,231

94,163

95,124

                     

donkeys

                     
Agadez

13,722

14,300

14,500

14,800

15,100

15,700

15,857

16,015

16,175

16,336

Diffa

105,606

109,800

112,000

114,200

116,500

121,200

122,412

123,636

124,872

126,121

Dosso

7,421

7,700

7,800

7,900

8,100

8,400

8,484

8,568

8,654

8,741

Maradi

8,517

8,900

9,100

9,300

9,500

8,900

8,989

9,080

9,170

9,262

Tahoua

168,384

175,100

178,600

182,200

185,800

193,200

195,132

197,083

199,054

201,044

Tillabery

69,470

72,200

73,600

75,100

76,600

79,700

80,497

81,302

82,115

82,936

Zinder

75,582

78,600

80,200

81,800

83,400

86,700

87,567

88,423

89,307

90,200

MCN

nd

nd

nd

600

1,600

1,665

1,681

1,697

1,714

1,732

Total

448,702

466,600

475,800

485,900

496,600

515,465

520,619

525,804

531,061

536,372

nd = not determined, MCN = municipality of Niamey
[Source: Ministry of Animal Resources]