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 27,914,536, a 2.63% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2021 was 27,198,628, a 2.67% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2020 was 26,491,087, a 2.75% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2019 was 25,782,341, a 2.81% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2022 Population
India 1,417,173,173
Indonesia 275,501,339
Pakistan 235,824,862
Nigeria 218,541,212
Bangladesh 171,186,372
Philippines 115,559,009
Egypt 110,990,103
Vietnam 98,186,856
Myanmar 54,179,306
Kenya 54,027,487
Sudan 46,874,204
Ukraine 39,701,739
Morocco 37,457,971
Angola 35,588,987
Uzbekistan 34,627,652
Ghana 33,475,870
Cameroon 27,914,536
Sri Lanka 21,832,143
Zambia 20,017,675
Cambodia 16,767,842
Tunisia 12,356,117
Bolivia 12,224,110
Honduras 10,432,860
Papua New Guinea 10,142,619
Nicaragua 6,948,392
El Salvador 6,336,392
Republic of Congo 5,970,424
Mauritania 4,736,139
Georgia 3,744,385
Mongolia 3,398,366
Moldova 3,272,996
Lesotho 2,305,825
Timor-Leste 1,341,296
Eswatini 1,201,670
Djibouti 1,120,849
Bhutan 782,455
Solomon Islands 724,273
Cabo Verde 593,149
Micronesia 539,013
Vanuatu 326,740
Sao Tome and Principe 227,380
Kiribati 131,232
Cameroon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 27,914,536 2.63%
2021 27,198,628 2.67%
2020 26,491,087 2.75%
2019 25,782,341 2.81%
2018 25,076,747 2.80%
2017 24,393,181 2.87%
2016 23,711,630 3.04%
2015 23,012,646 3.20%
2014 22,299,585 3.08%
2013 21,632,850 2.85%
2012 21,032,684 2.85%
2011 20,448,873 2.87%
2010 19,878,036 2.89%
2009 19,319,274 2.89%
2008 18,777,081 2.88%
2007 18,251,866 2.82%
2006 17,751,333 2.76%
2005 17,275,171 2.77%
2004 16,809,407 2.78%
2003 16,354,326 2.77%
2002 15,914,033 2.72%
2001 15,493,253 2.66%
2000 15,091,594 2.67%
1999 14,698,973 2.69%
1998 14,314,599 2.68%
1997 13,941,181 2.70%
1996 13,575,324 2.75%
1995 13,211,647 2.82%
1994 12,848,862 2.90%
1993 12,486,773 2.95%
1992 12,128,604 2.98%
1991 11,777,719 3.04%
1990 11,430,520 3.08%
1989 11,089,222 3.06%
1988 10,759,573 3.12%
1987 10,433,905 3.18%
1986 10,112,712 3.15%
1985 9,804,254 3.11%
1984 9,508,570 2.90%
1983 9,240,672 2.14%
1982 9,046,986 2.47%
1981 8,829,048 3.63%
1980 8,519,891 3.35%
1979 8,243,377 2.87%
1978 8,013,279 2.78%
1977 7,796,825 2.62%
1976 7,598,028 2.71%
1975 7,397,417 2.82%
1974 7,194,697 2.80%
1973 6,998,688 2.78%
1972 6,809,468 2.75%
1971 6,627,350 2.71%
1970 6,452,787 2.65%
1969 6,286,232 2.60%
1968 6,127,193 2.55%
1967 5,975,087 2.50%
1966 5,829,580 2.45%
1965 5,690,086 2.41%
1964 5,556,209 2.37%
1963 5,427,511 2.33%
1962 5,303,841 1.99%
1961 5,200,355 1.62%
1960 5,117,608 1.78%
1959 5,028,160 1.96%
1958 4,931,680 1.87%
1957 4,840,930 1.83%
1956 4,753,921 1.79%
1955 4,670,538 1.70%
1954 4,592,370 1.62%
1953 4,519,183 1.56%
1952 4,449,602 1.54%
1951 4,381,975 1.53%
1950 4,315,816 0.00%