Cameroon Population 2023

Cameroon population 2023

The current population of Cameroon is 28,094,778 as of November 7, 2022, based on the latest United Nations data.

The estimated population in 2020 was 26,545,863 people at mid-year according to UN data. Cameroon’s population is equivalent to 0.34% of the total world population and ranks number 52 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in Cameroon is 56 per Km2 (145 people per mi2), and the total land area is 472,710 Km2 (182,514 sq. miles).

56.3% of the population is urban, with 14,941,523 people in 2020, and the median age in Cameroon is 18.7 years.

Country Code: +237.

The Population of Cameroon (2020 And Its Historical)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Cameroon
Global Rank
2020 26,545,863 2.59 % 669,483 -4,800 18.7 4.60 56 56.3 % 14,941,523 0.34 % 7,794,798,739 52
2019 25,876,380 2.62 % 660,113 -4,800 18.3 4.88 55 55.7 % 14,420,409 0.34 % 7,713,468,100 52
2018 25,216,267 2.65 % 650,194 -4,800 18.3 4.88 53 55.2 % 13,912,132 0.33 % 7,631,091,040 53
2017 24,566,073 2.67 % 639,522 -4,800 18.3 4.88 52 54.6 % 13,416,537 0.33 % 7,547,858,925 54
2016 23,926,551 2.70 % 628,183 -4,800 18.3 4.88 51 54.1 % 12,933,405 0.32 % 7,464,022,049 54
2015 23,298,368 2.75 % 591,425 -7,200 18.2 4.95 49 53.5 % 12,462,615 0.32 % 7,379,797,139 55
2010 20,341,241 2.78 % 521,566 -10,800 17.9 5.25 43 50.6 % 10,296,608 0.29 % 6,956,823,603 58
2005 17,733,410 2.71 % 443,893 -10,800 17.6 5.45 38 47.7 % 8,456,175 0.27 % 6,541,907,027 59
2000 15,513,945 2.67 % 382,791 -9,600 17.2 5.75 33 44.8 % 6,956,118 0.25 % 6,143,493,823 60
1995 13,599,988 2.91 % 363,980 -9,600 16.8 6.22 29 42.1 % 5,730,711 0.24 % 5,744,212,979 61
1990 11,780,088 3.19 % 341,856 -3,900 16.7 6.60 25 39.4 % 4,645,941 0.22 % 5,327,231,061 60
1985 10,070,806 3.16 % 289,880 -3,300 17.1 6.70 21 36.2 % 3,641,311 0.21 % 4,870,921,740 61
1980 8,621,406 2.96 % 234,070 0 17.7 6.50 18 31.9 % 2,751,106 0.19 % 4,458,003,514 68
1975 7,451,054 2.71 % 186,258 -500 18.4 6.31 16 27.3 % 2,035,248 0.18 % 4,079,480,606 70
1970 6,519,762 2.46 % 149,244 -200 19.1 6.09 14 20.3 % 1,325,110 0.18 % 3,700,437,046 69
1965 5,773,543 2.21 % 119,325 0 19.7 5.81 12 16.9 % 975,314 0.17 % 3,339,583,597 72
1960 5,176,918 1.92 % 93,985 0 20.3 5.53 11 13.9 % 721,399 0.17 % 3,034,949,748 72
1955 4,706,995 1.79 % 79,994 0 20.4 5.49 10 11.4 % 537,904 0.17 % 2,773,019,936 72

Source: The estimation of Cameroon’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

Cameroon Population Future Forecast

-4,800

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Cameroon
Global Rank
2020 26,545,863 2.64 % 649,499 -4,800 18.7 4.60 56 56.3 % 14,941,523 0.34 % 7,794,798,739 52
2025 30,031,673 2.50 % 697,162 -4,800 19.4 4.60 64 59.1 % 17,739,676 0.37 % 8,184,437,460 52
2030 33,766,121 2.37 % 746,890 -4,800 20.3 4.60 71 61.8 % 20,857,109 0.39 % 8,548,487,400 53
2035 37,722,498 2.24 % 791,275 -4,800 21.2 4.60 80 64.4 % 24,290,758 0.42 % 8,887,524,213 51
2040 41,873,466 2.11 % 830,194 -4,800 22.2 4.60 89 67.0 % 28,048,983 0.46 % 9,198,847,240 47
2045 46,172,137 1.97 % 859,734 -4,800 23.1 4.60 98 69.5 % 32,105,585 0.49 % 9,481,803,274 42
2050 50,573,042 1.84 % 880,181   24.0 4.60 107 72.0 % 36,415,328 0.52 % 9,735,033,990 41

Source: The estimation of Cameroon’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

Cameroon Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

60.32 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

54.0

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

78.0

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Cameroon

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Douala 1,338,082
2 Yaounde 1,299,369
3 Garoua 436,899
4 Kousseri 435,547
5 Bamenda 393,835
6 Maroua 319,941
7 Bafoussam 290,768
8 Mokolo 275,239
9 Ngaoundere 231,357
10 Bertoua 218,111
11 Edea 203,149
12 Loum 177,429
13 Kumba 144,413
14 Nkongsamba 117,063
15 Mbouda 111,320
16 Dschang 96,112
17 Foumban 92,673
18 Ebolowa 87,875
19 Guider 84,647
20 Foumbot 84,065
21 Bafang 80,688
22 Yagoua 80,235
23 Mbalmayo 80,206
24 Meiganga 80,100
25 Bali 72,606
26 Limbe 72,106
27 Bafia 69,270
28 Wum 68,836
29 Bangangte 65,385
30 Tiko 55,914
31 Kribi 55,224
32 Mora 55,216
33 Sangmelima 54,251
34 Kumbo 53,970
35 Nkoteng 50,334
36 Mutengene 47,478
37 Buea 47,300
38 Garoua Boulai 46,615
39 Batouri 43,821
40 Fundong 43,509
41 Fontem 42,689
42 Mbanga 42,590
43 Banyo 40,798
44 Manjo 37,661
45 Melong 37,086
46 Tibati 35,589
47 Muyuka 31,384
48 Obala 30,012
49 Nanga Eboko 29,909
50 Penja 28,406
51 Mbandjok 26,947
52 Kaele 25,199
53 Bamusso 24,741
54 Lagdo 24,596
55 Tchollire 23,187
56 Belabo 22,553
57 Lolodorf 22,252
58 Eseka 22,221
59 Mamfe 19,472
60 Dizangue 19,243
61 Akonolinga 17,181
62 Bogo 16,952
63 Tonga 16,036

 

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