Cameroon Population 1950-2023

Chart and table of Cameroon population from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Cameroon in 2023 is 28,647,293, a 2.63% increase from 2022.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2022 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2023 Population
India 1,428,627,663
Indonesia 277,534,122
Pakistan 240,485,658
Nigeria 223,804,632
Bangladesh 172,954,319
Philippines 117,337,368
Egypt 112,716,598
Vietnam 98,858,950
Kenya 55,100,586
Myanmar 54,577,997
Sudan 48,109,006
Morocco 37,840,044
Ukraine 36,744,634
Angola 36,684,202
Uzbekistan 35,163,944
Ghana 34,121,985
Cameroon 28,647,293
Sri Lanka 21,893,579
Zambia 20,569,737
Cambodia 16,944,826
Tunisia 12,458,223
Bolivia 12,388,571
Honduras 10,593,798
Papua New Guinea 10,329,931
Nicaragua 7,046,310
El Salvador 6,364,943
Republic of Congo 6,106,869
Mauritania 4,862,989
Georgia 3,728,282
Mongolia 3,447,157
Moldova 3,435,931
Lesotho 2,330,318
Timor-Leste 1,360,596
Eswatini 1,210,822
Djibouti 1,136,455
Bhutan 787,424
Solomon Islands 740,424
Cabo Verde 598,682
Micronesia 544,321
Vanuatu 334,506
Sao Tome and Principe 231,856
Kiribati 133,515
Cameroon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2023 28,647,293 2.63%
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%