Cameroon Population

Population now

26,497,362
Male:13,252,536(50.02 %)
Female:13,244,826(49.98 %)
Births in 2020:388,030
Deaths in 2020:100,107

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:58.35 years
Female:60.90 years
Total:59.63 years
Median Age:17.69 years
Birth Rate:34.42
Death Rate:8.88
Growth Rate:2.88 %
Fertility Rate:4.44

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Cameroon Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19605M3M3M0.970.91%42.5522.245.6541.7940.5843.0119.2813.94%10.89
19615M3M3M0.970.95%42.8221.955.7142.2641.0543.4819.1614.49%11.12
19625M3M3M0.970.99%43.1021.665.7742.7241.5243.9419.0415.06%11.36
19636M3M3M0.971.03%43.3721.375.8343.1841.9944.4018.9215.65%11.61
19646M3M3M0.971.07%43.6321.085.8943.6442.4544.8518.8216.26%11.87
19656M3M3M0.971.11%43.8720.795.9544.1042.9145.3018.7416.88%12.14
19666M3M3M0.971.15%44.0820.506.0044.5643.3645.7718.5617.53%12.43
19676M3M3M0.971.19%44.2620.196.0645.0343.8246.2518.4218.19%12.73
19686M3M3M0.971.24%44.4319.866.1145.5144.2846.7618.3018.88%13.04
19696M3M3M0.981.28%44.5719.526.1646.0144.7447.2918.1919.58%13.37
19707M3M3M0.981.33%44.7019.176.2046.5245.2247.8418.0920.30%13.71
19717M3M3M0.981.38%44.8218.806.2547.0545.7248.4117.9221.58%14.07
19727M3M3M0.981.44%44.9218.426.2947.5946.2248.9817.7722.93%14.44
19737M3M4M0.981.50%45.0318.046.3348.1446.7449.5517.6424.32%14.83
19747M4M4M0.981.56%45.1317.666.3748.6847.2650.1017.5225.78%15.24
19757M4M4M0.981.62%45.2417.296.4149.2147.7850.6417.4027.29%15.67
19768M4M4M0.981.68%45.3816.936.4549.7248.3051.1517.2228.68%16.12
19778M4M4M0.981.75%45.5416.596.4950.2148.7951.6517.0729.47%16.59
19788M4M4M0.981.81%45.7316.276.5450.6849.2652.1116.9430.27%17.08
19798M4M4M0.981.88%45.9215.976.5851.1249.7052.5516.8131.09%17.60
19809M4M4M0.981.94%46.1115.696.6351.5450.1152.9716.7031.92%18.13
19819M4M4M0.982.00%46.2715.426.6651.9350.5053.3716.5432.76%18.70
19829M5M5M0.982.06%46.3815.166.6952.3150.8753.7616.4033.61%19.28
19839M5M5M0.982.11%46.4314.916.7052.6751.2254.1416.2734.48%19.89
198410M5M5M0.992.16%46.4114.676.7153.0051.5354.4816.1635.35%20.52
198510M5M5M0.992.20%46.3114.466.7053.2751.7954.7716.0736.23%21.18
198610M5M5M0.992.23%46.1314.286.6753.4851.9854.9915.9437.12%21.86
198711M5M5M0.992.24%45.8714.166.6353.5952.0955.1215.8537.94%22.57
198811M6M6M0.992.24%45.5714.086.5753.6152.1155.1415.7938.51%23.30
198911M6M6M0.992.22%45.2114.056.5153.5452.0355.0715.7539.08%24.03
199012M6M6M0.992.19%44.8214.076.4453.3651.8654.8915.7339.66%24.78
199112M6M6M0.992.14%44.4114.156.3553.0951.5854.6215.6840.24%25.53
199212M6M6M0.992.08%43.9714.276.2652.7451.2154.2915.6640.82%26.29
199313M6M6M0.992.02%43.5314.416.1752.3450.7953.9315.6741.40%27.06
199413M7M7M0.991.96%43.0914.566.0751.9450.3553.5615.7141.99%27.83
199514M7M7M0.991.91%42.6914.695.9851.5549.9453.2115.7742.57%28.61
199614M7M7M0.991.87%42.3414.775.8951.2449.6052.9215.8143.16%29.39
199714M7M7M0.991.84%42.0314.815.8051.0149.3752.7015.8843.76%30.17
199815M7M7M0.991.83%41.7814.775.7250.8949.2752.5515.9744.35%30.97
199915M8M8M0.991.83%41.5814.675.6550.8849.3052.5016.0744.94%31.79
200016M8M8M0.991.86%41.4214.505.5850.9949.4952.5416.1845.54%32.63
200116M8M8M0.991.89%41.3014.275.5251.2249.8052.6816.2546.14%33.50
200216M8M8M0.991.94%41.2014.005.4851.5450.2052.8916.3246.74%34.41
200317M8M8M0.992.00%41.0913.715.4351.9150.6553.1716.3947.34%35.34
200417M9M9M0.992.06%40.9813.415.3952.3251.1353.5116.4847.94%36.30
200518M9M9M0.992.12%40.8313.105.3552.7651.6353.8916.5648.54%37.30
200618M9M9M0.992.18%40.6412.805.3153.2252.1154.3116.6149.14%38.33
200719M9M9M0.992.23%40.4012.505.2753.6852.5754.7816.6749.75%39.40
200819M10M10M12.29%40.1212.195.2254.1553.0355.2716.7450.35%40.49
200920M10M10M12.35%39.8011.895.1754.6353.4655.7916.8150.95%41.62
201020M10M10M12.40%39.4211.585.1155.1053.8956.3116.8851.56%42.78
201121M10M10M12.46%38.9911.285.0555.5854.3256.8416.9352.16%43.97
201221M11M11M12.51%38.5210.974.9856.0754.7857.3816.9952.77%45.19
201322M11M11M12.57%38.0210.664.9256.5855.2657.9017.0553.37%46.44
201423M11M11M12.62%37.5010.354.8557.0855.7658.4217.1353.98%47.71
201523M12M12M12.68%36.9610.054.7857.5856.2758.9117.2154.58%49.00
201624M12M12M12.73%36.439.764.7158.0656.7759.3717.2855.18%50.33
201725M12M12M12.78%35.909.504.6458.5157.2459.8017.3755.78%51.67
201825M13M13M12.79%35.449.354.5858.8157.5260.1017.4656.37%53.04
201926M13M13M12.83%34.939.114.5159.2257.9360.5017.5756.97%54.43
202027M13M13M12.88%34.428.884.4459.6358.3560.9017.6957.56%55.83

Cameroon Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202127M14M14M12.89%34.018.744.3859.9258.6261.2117.8158.15%57.26
202228M14M14M12.90%33.608.614.3260.2058.8961.5217.9358.73%58.71
202329M14M14M12.92%33.208.474.2760.4959.1561.8418.0759.32%60.17
202429M15M15M12.93%32.798.344.2160.7759.4262.1518.2259.89%61.66
202530M15M15M12.95%32.388.204.1561.0659.6962.4618.3860.46%63.17
202631M15M15M12.96%32.028.094.1061.3459.9562.7618.5361.03%64.70
202731M16M16M12.96%31.667.994.0561.6260.2163.0518.6961.59%66.25
202832M16M16M12.97%31.317.883.9961.8960.4763.3518.8662.15%67.82
202933M17M16M12.98%30.957.783.9462.1760.7363.6419.0462.70%69.41
203034M17M17M12.99%30.597.673.8962.4560.9963.9419.2563.24%71.02
203135M17M17M12.98%30.267.603.8462.7061.2364.2119.4463.78%72.65
203235M18M18M12.98%29.937.523.8062.9661.4664.4919.6464.30%74.30
203336M18M18M12.97%29.597.453.7563.2161.7064.7619.8464.82%75.96
203437M18M18M12.97%29.267.373.7163.4761.9365.0420.0465.34%77.64
203538M19M19M12.96%28.937.303.6663.7262.1765.3120.2465.86%79.34
203639M19M19M12.95%28.627.253.6263.9562.3865.5620.4366.37%81.06
203739M20M20M12.93%28.317.213.5864.1862.6065.8120.6266.88%82.79
203840M20M20M12.91%28.017.163.5464.4262.8166.0720.8267.38%84.54
203941M21M21M12.89%27.707.123.5064.6563.0366.3221.0167.88%86.30
204042M21M21M12.87%27.397.073.4664.8863.2466.5721.2168.38%88.07
204143M21M21M12.84%27.107.053.4265.0963.4366.8021.3968.87%89.86
204244M22M22M12.81%26.817.033.3965.3063.6267.0221.5769.36%91.66
204344M22M22M12.78%26.537.013.3565.5063.8267.2521.7669.84%93.47
204445M23M23M12.75%26.246.993.3265.7164.0167.4721.9570.32%95.28
204546M23M23M12.72%25.956.973.2865.9264.2067.7022.1470.79%97.11
204647M24M24M12.68%25.676.973.2566.1164.3767.9122.3171.26%98.95
204748M24M24M12.64%25.396.973.2266.3064.5468.1222.4971.73%100.80
204849M24M24M12.60%25.126.983.1866.5064.7168.3422.6772.19%102.65
204950M25M25M12.56%24.846.983.1566.6964.8868.5522.8672.65%104.51
205051M25M25M12.52%24.566.983.1266.8865.0568.7623.0573.10%106.37

Highest City Populations in Cameroon

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Yaounde3,979,6591,299,369
2Douala3,653,7811,338,082
3Bamenda531,621393,835
4Loum496,113177,429
5Mbouda483,750111,320
6Bafoussam423,056290,768
7Garoua345,492346,000

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