Cameroon Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Cameroon population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Cameroon in 2022 is 58.71 people per square kilometer, a 2.63% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2021 was 57.21 people per square kilometer, a 2.67% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2020 was 55.72 people per square kilometer, a 2.75% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2019 was 54.23 people per square kilometer, a 2.81% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
Cameroon - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 58.71 2.63%
2021 57.21 2.67%
2020 55.72 2.75%
2019 54.23 2.81%
2018 52.74 2.80%
2017 51.31 2.87%
2016 49.87 3.04%
2015 48.40 3.20%
2014 46.90 3.08%
2013 45.50 2.85%
2012 44.24 2.85%
2011 43.01 2.87%
2010 41.81 2.89%
2009 40.63 2.89%
2008 39.49 2.88%
2007 38.39 2.82%
2006 37.34 2.76%
2005 36.34 2.77%
2004 35.36 2.78%
2003 34.40 2.77%
2002 33.47 2.72%
2001 32.59 2.66%
2000 31.74 2.67%
1999 30.92 2.69%
1998 30.11 2.68%
1997 29.32 2.70%
1996 28.55 2.75%
1995 27.79 2.82%
1994 27.03 2.90%
1993 26.26 2.95%
1992 25.51 2.98%
1991 24.77 3.04%
1990 24.04 3.08%
1989 23.32 3.06%
1988 22.63 3.12%
1987 21.95 3.18%
1986 21.27 3.15%
1985 20.62 3.11%
1984 20.00 2.90%
1983 19.44 2.14%
1982 19.03 2.47%
1981 18.57 3.63%
1980 17.92 3.35%
1979 17.34 2.87%
1978 16.85 2.78%
1977 16.40 2.62%
1976 15.98 2.71%
1975 15.56 2.82%
1974 15.13 2.80%
1973 14.72 2.78%
1972 14.32 2.75%
1971 13.94 2.71%
1970 13.57 2.65%
1969 13.22 2.60%
1968 12.89 2.55%
1967 12.57 2.50%
1966 12.26 2.45%
1965 11.97 2.41%
1964 11.69 2.37%
1963 11.42 2.33%
1962 11.16 1.99%
1961 10.94 1.62%
1960 10.76 1.78%
1959 10.58 1.96%
1958 10.37 1.87%
1957 10.18 1.83%
1956 10.00 1.79%
1955 9.82 1.70%
1954 9.66 1.62%
1953 9.51 1.56%
1952 9.36 1.54%
1951 9.22 1.53%
1950 9.08 0.00%