Cameroon Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2021 was 11,393,898, a 1.13% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2020 was 11,266,065, a 1.18% increase from 2019.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2019 was 11,135,127, a 1.22% increase from 2018.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2018 was 11,000,846, a 1.26% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 900,239,774
Pakistan 140,885,076
Indonesia 118,034,120
Bangladesh 101,534,935
Nigeria 99,895,289
Vietnam 60,813,626
Egypt 59,571,123
Philippines 58,095,301
Kenya 39,318,626
Myanmar 37,570,619
Sudan 28,924,766
Sri Lanka 17,977,378
Uzbekistan 17,308,463
Morocco 13,419,849
Ghana 13,332,254
Ukraine 13,250,844
Cambodia 12,766,097
Cameroon 11,393,898
Angola 11,041,997
Zambia 10,370,034
Papua New Guinea 7,891,952
Lao PDR 4,653,497
Kyrgyz Republic 4,207,572
Honduras 4,127,639
Tunisia 3,594,097
Bolivia 3,493,674
Nicaragua 2,729,410
Mauritania 2,094,698
Republic of Congo 1,794,236
El Salvador 1,687,118
Lesotho 1,522,574
Georgia 1,488,191
Moldova 1,467,190
West Bank and Gaza 1,132,085
Mongolia 1,039,235
Timor-Leste 917,934
Eswatini 886,674
Solomon Islands 527,095
Bhutan 444,481
Vanuatu 233,757
Djibouti 218,309
Cabo Verde 184,854
Micronesia 89,437
Sao Tome and Principe 55,678
Kiribati 53,004
Cameroon Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 11,393,898 41.85 1.13%
2020 11,266,065 42.44 1.17%
2019 11,135,127 43.03 1.21%
2018 11,000,846 43.63 1.25%
2017 10,863,853 44.22 1.29%
2016 10,724,119 44.82 1.33%
2015 10,582,588 45.42 1.37%
2014 10,439,096 46.02 1.40%
2013 10,293,983 46.63 1.43%
2012 10,147,706 47.23 1.46%
2011 10,000,782 47.84 1.48%
2010 9,853,498 48.44 1.51%
2009 9,706,165 49.05 1.53%
2008 9,558,953 49.65 1.54%
2007 9,412,716 50.25 1.55%
2006 9,268,015 50.86 1.55%
2005 9,125,434 51.46 1.55%
2004 8,985,203 52.06 1.54%
2003 8,847,674 52.66 1.54%
2002 8,712,388 53.26 1.54%
2001 8,579,470 53.86 1.54%
2000 8,448,584 54.46 1.53%
1999 8,320,392 55.06 1.53%
1998 8,194,074 55.65 1.55%
1997 8,068,033 56.25 1.59%
1996 7,940,451 56.84 1.66%
1995 7,810,063 57.43 1.73%
1994 7,675,952 58.02 1.81%
1993 7,538,486 58.60 1.89%
1992 7,397,578 59.18 1.96%
1991 7,254,223 59.77 2.03%
1990 7,108,457 60.34 2.11%
1989 6,960,373 60.92 2.18%
1988 6,810,167 61.49 2.24%
1987 6,659,587 62.06 1.87%
1986 6,536,263 62.88 1.76%
1985 6,421,952 63.77 1.78%
1984 6,308,449 64.65 1.79%
1983 6,196,274 65.52 1.80%
1982 6,085,572 66.39 1.81%
1981 5,976,561 67.24 1.81%
1980 5,869,369 68.08 1.80%
1979 5,764,624 68.91 1.79%
1978 5,662,505 69.73 1.77%
1977 5,563,183 70.53 1.76%
1976 5,466,402 71.32 0.90%
1975 5,417,515 72.71 0.71%
1974 5,378,934 74.22 0.78%
1973 5,337,312 75.68 0.84%
1972 5,292,734 77.07 0.89%
1971 5,245,763 78.42 0.95%
1970 5,196,244 79.70 1.62%
1969 5,112,567 80.42 1.61%
1968 5,030,894 81.13 1.59%
1967 4,951,484 81.81 1.57%
1966 4,874,169 82.48 1.55%
1965 4,798,965 83.12 1.54%
1964 4,725,763 83.75 1.52%
1963 4,654,686 84.35 1.49%
1962 4,585,789 84.94 1.46%
1961 4,519,322 85.51 1.42%
1960 4,455,413 86.06 %