Cameroon Population

Population now

25,509,928
Male:12,772,239(50.07 %)
Female:12,737,689(49.93 %)
Births in 2019:709,603
Deaths in 2019:190,152

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:58.42 years
Female:60.73 years
Total:59.57 years
Median Age:17.65 years
Birth Rate:34.78
Death Rate:9.32
Growth Rate:2.73 %
Fertility Rate:4.51

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
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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%42.8322.375.6541.5540.2342.8819.2113.94%10.89
19615M3M3M0.970.95%43.1122.075.7141.9940.6843.3219.1014.49%11.12
19625M3M3M0.970.99%43.3921.785.7742.4341.1243.7518.9915.06%11.36
19636M3M3M0.971.03%43.6621.495.8342.8741.5744.1918.8915.65%11.61
19646M3M3M0.971.07%43.9221.205.8943.3042.0144.6218.8016.26%11.88
19656M3M3M0.971.11%44.1420.925.9543.7442.4445.0518.7316.88%12.15
19666M3M3M0.971.15%44.3420.626.0044.1842.8845.5018.5617.53%12.44
19676M3M3M0.971.19%44.5020.316.0644.6443.3245.9718.4218.19%12.74
19686M3M3M0.971.23%44.6419.996.1145.1143.7746.4718.3018.88%13.06
19696M3M3M0.971.28%44.7619.666.1645.6044.2246.9918.1919.58%13.39
19707M3M3M0.971.32%44.8619.316.2046.1044.6947.5318.1020.30%13.73
19717M3M3M0.971.37%44.9518.946.2546.6345.1848.0917.9321.58%14.09
19727M3M3M0.981.42%45.0218.576.2947.1645.6848.6617.7822.93%14.46
19737M3M4M0.981.48%45.0918.196.3347.7146.2049.2317.6524.32%14.85
19747M4M4M0.981.53%45.1617.826.3748.2546.7349.7917.5325.78%15.26
19757M4M4M0.981.59%45.2417.456.4148.7847.2550.3317.4227.29%15.69
19768M4M4M0.981.65%45.3517.106.4549.3147.7850.8717.2428.68%16.13
19778M4M4M0.981.71%45.4916.766.4949.8348.2951.3817.0929.47%16.60
19788M4M4M0.981.78%45.6516.436.5450.3248.7851.8716.9630.27%17.08
19798M4M4M0.981.84%45.8316.136.5850.7849.2552.3416.8431.09%17.59
19809M4M4M0.981.90%46.0015.866.6351.2149.6752.7716.7431.92%18.13
19819M4M4M0.981.96%46.1515.606.6651.6050.0653.1716.5832.76%18.68
19829M5M5M0.982.01%46.2515.376.6951.9650.4053.5316.4433.61%19.26
19839M5M5M0.982.05%46.3015.166.7052.2750.7053.8516.3234.48%19.87
198410M5M5M0.982.09%46.2714.976.7152.5250.9554.1116.2335.35%20.49
198510M5M5M0.982.12%46.1714.826.7052.7051.1354.2916.1536.23%21.14
198610M5M5M0.982.12%45.9914.726.6752.7951.2254.3716.0237.12%21.81
198711M5M5M0.982.12%45.7414.666.6352.7851.2354.3515.9237.94%22.50
198811M5M6M0.992.10%45.4314.656.5752.6851.1654.2215.8638.51%23.20
198911M6M6M0.992.07%45.0814.696.5152.4951.0153.9915.8339.08%23.92
199012M6M6M0.992.03%44.6914.776.4452.2150.7853.6615.8139.66%24.64
199112M6M6M0.991.97%44.2814.916.3551.8450.4753.2215.7640.24%25.37
199212M6M6M0.991.91%43.8415.086.2651.3950.0952.7115.7440.82%26.10
199313M6M6M0.991.84%43.4015.286.1750.9149.6952.1515.7441.40%26.84
199413M7M7M0.991.78%42.9715.476.0750.4349.2951.5915.7841.99%27.57
199513M7M7M0.991.73%42.5715.625.9850.0248.9451.1015.8542.57%28.31
199614M7M7M0.991.69%42.2115.715.8949.7148.7050.7215.8843.16%29.05
199714M7M7M0.991.67%41.9015.715.8049.5448.5950.5015.9543.76%29.79
199815M7M7M0.991.67%41.6515.615.7249.5448.6250.4516.0444.35%30.55
199915M7M7M0.991.69%41.4515.425.6549.7048.8150.5816.1444.94%31.32
200015M8M8M0.991.73%41.2915.145.5850.0349.1550.8916.2545.54%32.13
200116M8M8M0.991.79%41.1714.785.5250.5049.6251.3616.3246.14%32.96
200216M8M8M11.85%41.0714.395.4851.0650.1851.9216.4046.74%33.83
200317M8M8M11.93%40.9713.985.4351.6750.7952.5416.4847.34%34.73
200417M8M8M12.01%40.8513.585.3952.3051.4153.1816.5747.94%35.67
200517M9M9M12.09%40.7113.195.3552.9252.0153.8116.6648.54%36.64
200618M9M9M12.16%40.5212.845.3153.4952.5654.4216.7149.14%37.65
200718M9M9M12.22%40.2912.525.2754.0353.0655.0016.7849.75%38.69
200819M9M9M12.28%40.0112.215.2254.5453.5255.5616.8650.35%39.77
200919M10M10M12.33%39.6911.935.1755.0053.9256.0816.9350.95%40.87
201020M10M10M12.37%39.3111.665.1155.4254.2956.5717.0151.56%42.00
201121M10M10M12.41%38.8811.405.0555.8354.6557.0317.0552.16%43.16
201221M11M11M12.44%38.4011.154.9856.2455.0357.4717.1152.77%44.34
201322M11M11M12.48%37.9010.894.9256.6755.4457.9017.1753.37%45.55
201422M11M11M12.52%37.3710.624.8557.1155.9058.3417.2453.98%46.78
201523M11M11M12.56%36.8410.354.7857.5856.4058.7817.3254.58%48.03
201623M12M12M12.60%36.3010.084.7158.0756.9259.2317.3855.18%49.30
201724M12M12M12.64%35.819.834.6458.5857.4159.7617.4655.78%50.59
201825M12M12M12.68%35.309.584.5859.0757.9260.2417.5456.37%51.91
201925M13M13M12.73%34.789.324.5159.5758.4260.7317.6556.97%53.24

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
202026M13M13M12.78%34.279.064.4460.0758.9361.2217.7657.56%54.60
202127M13M13M12.82%33.848.864.3860.5259.3461.7217.8858.15%55.98
202227M14M14M12.86%33.418.664.3260.9859.7662.2218.0058.73%57.38
202328M14M14M12.89%32.998.474.2661.4360.1762.7118.1459.32%58.80
202429M14M14M12.94%32.568.274.2061.8960.5963.2118.2959.89%60.24
202529M15M15M12.98%32.138.074.1462.3461.0063.7118.4560.46%61.71
202630M15M15M13.01%31.777.924.0962.7461.3764.1518.6061.03%63.20
202731M15M15M13.05%31.407.764.0363.1461.7464.5918.7761.59%64.71
202831M16M16M13.08%31.047.613.9863.5562.1165.0218.9562.15%66.24
202932M16M16M13.12%30.677.453.9263.9562.4865.4619.1562.70%67.79
203033M17M16M13.15%30.317.303.8764.3562.8565.9019.3663.24%69.37
203134M17M17M13.18%29.987.183.8264.7263.1866.3019.5663.78%70.97
203235M17M17M13.19%29.657.073.7765.0963.5166.7019.7664.30%72.59
203335M18M18M13.22%29.326.953.7365.4563.8567.1119.9764.82%74.23
203436M18M18M13.24%28.996.843.6865.8264.1867.5120.1765.34%75.89
203537M18M18M13.26%28.666.723.6366.1964.5167.9120.3865.86%77.58
203638M19M19M13.27%28.356.643.5966.5164.8168.2620.5866.37%79.28
203739M19M19M13.27%28.046.563.5566.8365.1068.6120.7866.88%81.00
203839M20M20M13.28%27.726.483.5167.1565.4068.9520.9867.38%82.74
203940M20M20M13.28%27.416.403.4767.4765.6969.3021.1967.88%84.50
204041M21M20M13.29%27.106.323.4367.7965.9969.6521.3968.38%86.28
204142M21M21M13.27%26.806.273.3968.0866.2669.9521.5968.87%88.07
204243M21M21M13.26%26.506.223.3668.3666.5470.2521.7969.36%89.88
204344M22M22M13.25%26.196.163.3268.6566.8170.5621.9869.84%91.70
204444M22M22M13.24%25.896.113.2968.9367.0970.8622.1870.32%93.54
204545M23M23M13.22%25.596.063.2569.2267.3671.1622.3970.79%95.39
204646M23M23M13.19%25.296.033.2269.5167.6371.4622.5871.26%97.25
204747M24M24M13.17%25.005.993.1969.7967.8971.7722.7771.73%99.12
204848M24M24M13.14%24.705.963.1570.0868.1672.0722.9772.19%100.99
204949M24M24M13.12%24.415.923.1270.3668.4272.3823.1772.65%102.88
205050M25M25M13.09%24.115.893.0970.6568.6972.6823.3873.10%104.78

Highest City Populations in Cameroon

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Yaounde3,873,4801,299,369
2Douala3,574,4551,338,082
3Bamenda519,892393,835
4Loum480,063177,429
5Mbouda463,994111,320
6Bafoussam414,721290,768
7Garoua340,861339,000

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