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Cameroon Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Cameroon Population is increasing
  • Cameroon Population Density is increasing
  • Cameroon Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Cameroon Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Cameroon population is expected to increase by 796333 people. Cameroon contributes 0.45% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Cameroon is 60.069 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Cameroon owns 0.00317% of land i.e. 472710 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 52 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Cameroon Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Cameroon Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Cameroon Population (in million) 19.97 25.95 32.97
Cameroon Global Rank 59th 53rd 54th
Cameroon Global Population Share 0.28% 0.33% 0.38%
Cameroon Global Population Density 42.82 52.24 61.37
Cameroon Global Population Density Rank 46th 48th 50th
Cameroon Average Life Expectancy 55.42 60.06 64.35
Cameroon Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 187th 188th 184th
Cameroon Fertility Rate 5.11 4.44 3.87
Cameroon Fertility Rate Global Rank 25th 22nd 22nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Cameroon population is expected to increase by 796333 people. 
  • Cameroon population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Cameroon will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Cameroon Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 53rd-42nd. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Cameroon population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.93%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Cameroon is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Cameroon contributes 0.45% of world's total population. 

Cameroon
 Population Fact

Cameroon
 Total Population Trend

Cameroon
 Population Growth Rate

Cameroon
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 19.97 Million 59th
2020 25.95 Million 53rd
2030 32.97 Million 54th
2040 41.02 Million 47th
2050 49.81 Million 42nd
2060 58.96 Million 37th
2070 68.1 Million 34th
2080 76.87 Million 31st
2090 84.84 Million 28th
2100 91.64 Million 27th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 19.97 Million 2.76%
2020 25.95 Million 2.39%
2030 32.97 Million 2.17%
2040 41.02 Million 1.95%
2050 49.81 Million 1.69%
2060 58.96 Million 1.44%
2070 68.1 Million 1.18%
2080 76.87 Million 0.94%
2090 84.84 Million 0.72%
2100 91.64 Million 0.53%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 19.97 Million 0.28%
2020 25.95 Million 0.33%
2030 32.97 Million 0.38%
2040 41.02 Million 0.44%
2050 49.81 Million 0.5%
2060 58.96 Million 0.57%
2070 68.1 Million 0.64%
2080 76.87 Million 0.7%
2090 84.84 Million 0.76%
2100 91.64 Million 0.81%

Cameroon Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Cameroon population density is 69.44 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Cameroon Ranks in range of 48th-56th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Cameroon. 

Cameroon
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 42.82 46th
2020 52.24 48th
2030 61.37 50th
2040 70.46 52nd
2050 78.82 54th
2060 84.3 56th
2070 87.99 58th
2080 89.63 60th
2090 89.08 62nd
2100 86.39 64th

Cameroon Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Cameroon is 60.069 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Cameroon ranks 188th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Cameroon
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 55.42 187th
2020 60.06 188th
2030 64.35 184th
2040 67.78 180th
2050 70.64 171st
2060 73.1 164th
2070 75.04 163rd
2080 76.81 163rd
2090 78.19 163rd
2100 0

Cameroon Average Fertility Rate

  • In Cameroon, Women gives birth to 4.441 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Cameroon rank is in range of 22nd-18th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Cameroon
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 5.11 25th
2020 4.44 22nd
2030 3.87 22nd
2040 3.42 20th
2050 3.08 19th
2060 2.81 18th
2070 2.6 17th
2080 2.42 16th
2090 2.27 15th
2100 2.14 16th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Cameroon population was 4307022 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Cameroon population is around 19970495 and by year 2030 its expected to be 32979644 .Cameroon ranks 59th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Cameroon in 2010 was 55.424, in 2020 its 60.069 and by 2050 it will be 70.647.As mentioned in Highlight's Cameroon population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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