Cameroon Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Cameroon population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Cameroon in 2022 is 27,911,548, a 2.52% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2021 was 27,224,265, a 2.56% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2020 was 26,545,863, a 2.59% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2019 was 25,876,380, a 2.62% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2022 Population
India 1,406,631,776
Indonesia 279,134,505
Pakistan 229,488,994
Nigeria 216,746,934
Bangladesh 167,885,689
Philippines 112,508,994
Egypt 106,156,692
Vietnam 98,953,541
Kenya 56,215,221
Myanmar 55,227,143
Sudan 45,992,020
Ukraine 43,192,122
Morocco 37,772,756
Angola 35,027,343
Uzbekistan 34,382,084
Ghana 32,395,450
Cameroon 27,911,548
Sri Lanka 21,575,842
Zambia 19,470,234
Cambodia 17,168,639
Tunisia 12,046,656
Bolivia 11,992,656
Honduras 10,221,247
Papua New Guinea 9,292,169
Nicaragua 6,779,100
El Salvador 6,550,389
Mauritania 4,901,981
Moldova 4,013,171
Georgia 3,968,738
Mongolia 3,378,078
Lesotho 2,175,699
Timor-Leste 1,369,429
Eswatini 1,184,817
Djibouti 1,016,097
Bhutan 787,941
Solomon Islands 721,159
Cabo Verde 567,678
Micronesia 559,889
Vanuatu 321,832
Sao Tome and Principe 227,679
Kiribati 123,419
Cameroon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 27,911,548 2.52%
2021 27,224,265 2.56%
2020 26,545,863 2.59%
2019 25,876,380 2.62%
2018 25,216,267 2.65%
2017 24,566,073 2.67%
2016 23,926,551 2.70%
2015 23,298,368 2.72%
2014 22,681,852 2.74%
2013 22,077,294 2.76%
2012 21,485,265 2.77%
2011 20,906,388 2.78%
2010 20,341,241 2.79%
2009 19,789,919 2.79%
2008 19,252,666 2.79%
2007 18,730,282 2.78%
2006 18,223,674 2.76%
2005 17,733,410 2.75%
2004 17,259,322 2.73%
2003 16,800,865 2.71%
2002 16,357,602 2.69%
2001 15,928,910 2.67%
2000 15,513,945 2.66%
1999 15,112,592 2.64%
1998 14,723,768 2.64%
1997 14,344,449 2.67%
1996 13,970,813 2.73%
1995 13,599,988 2.79%
1994 13,230,984 2.85%
1993 12,864,090 2.92%
1992 12,499,499 2.98%
1991 12,137,912 3.04%
1990 11,780,088 3.10%
1989 11,425,800 3.16%
1988 11,075,422 3.21%
1987 10,731,064 3.23%
1986 10,395,480 3.22%
1985 10,070,806 3.21%
1984 9,757,841 3.19%
1983 9,456,494 3.16%
1982 9,166,816 3.13%
1981 8,888,535 3.10%
1980 8,621,406 3.06%
1979 8,365,567 3.01%
1978 8,121,084 2.96%
1977 7,887,560 2.91%
1976 7,664,406 2.86%
1975 7,451,054 2.81%
1974 7,247,287 2.76%
1973 7,052,849 2.70%
1972 6,867,178 2.65%
1971 6,689,662 2.61%
1970 6,519,762 2.56%
1969 6,357,092 2.51%
1968 6,201,413 2.46%
1967 6,052,420 2.41%
1966 5,909,882 2.36%
1965 5,773,543 2.31%
1964 5,643,036 2.26%
1963 5,518,104 2.21%
1962 5,398,729 2.15%
1961 5,285,017 2.09%
1960 5,176,918 2.02%
1959 5,074,202 1.97%
1958 4,976,409 1.91%
1957 4,883,010 1.87%
1956 4,793,398 1.84%
1955 4,706,995 1.81%
1954 4,623,276 1.79%
1953 4,541,795 1.79%
1952 4,462,130 1.78%
1951 4,383,966 1.79%
1950 4,307,023 0.00%