Cameroon Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2021 was 15,830,364, a 3.6% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2020 was 15,279,799, a 3.65% increase from 2019.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2019 was 14,741,260, a 3.7% increase from 2018.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2018 was 14,215,415, a 3.75% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 493,169,259
Indonesia 158,327,668
Nigeria 111,505,415
Pakistan 84,314,853
Bangladesh 64,768,559
Philippines 52,951,609
Egypt 44,687,204
Vietnam 37,355,203
Ukraine 30,563,737
Morocco 23,924,938
Angola 22,891,614
Ghana 18,399,874
Uzbekistan 17,606,637
Myanmar 17,235,395
Sudan 15,984,585
Cameroon 15,830,364
Kenya 15,667,076
Zambia 8,550,623
Tunisia 8,341,667
Bolivia 8,339,262
Honduras 5,935,355
El Salvador 4,831,382
Cambodia 4,180,349
Sri Lanka 4,178,622
Nicaragua 3,972,969
Republic of Congo 3,862,781
West Bank and Gaza 3,790,664
Lao PDR 2,725,861
Mauritania 2,680,412
Kyrgyz Republic 2,486,628
Mongolia 2,290,047
Georgia 2,220,419
Papua New Guinea 1,227,053
Moldova 1,106,738
Djibouti 783,888
Lesotho 636,493
Timor-Leste 425,941
Cabo Verde 377,047
Bhutan 335,419
Eswatini 285,695
Solomon Islands 176,900
Sao Tome and Principe 167,686
Vanuatu 80,707
Kiribati 68,384
Micronesia 26,818
Cameroon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 15,830,364 58.15 3.54%
2020 15,279,799 57.56 3.59%
2019 14,741,260 56.97 3.63%
2018 14,215,415 56.37 3.68%
2017 13,702,217 55.78 3.72%
2016 13,202,430 55.18 3.76%
2015 12,715,788 54.58 3.79%
2014 12,242,757 53.98 3.83%
2013 11,783,317 53.37 3.86%
2012 11,337,561 52.77 3.88%
2011 10,905,610 52.16 3.91%
2010 10,487,738 51.56 3.93%
2009 10,083,757 50.95 3.94%
2008 9,693,721 50.35 3.96%
2007 9,317,567 49.75 3.96%
2006 8,955,662 49.14 3.96%
2005 8,607,974 48.54 3.96%
2004 8,274,119 47.94 3.96%
2003 7,953,195 47.34 3.95%
2002 7,645,217 46.74 3.95%
2001 7,349,440 46.14 3.94%
2000 7,065,360 45.54 3.94%
1999 6,792,206 44.94 3.94%
1998 6,529,698 44.35 3.96%
1997 6,276,411 43.76 4.00%
1996 6,030,361 43.16 4.07%
1995 5,789,921 42.57 4.14%
1994 5,555,026 41.99 4.22%
1993 5,325,605 41.40 4.29%
1992 5,101,921 40.82 4.37%
1991 4,883,689 40.24 4.44%
1990 4,671,629 39.66 4.51%
1989 4,465,434 39.08 4.59%
1988 4,265,256 38.51 4.65%
1987 4,071,471 37.94 5.35%
1986 3,859,218 37.12 5.61%
1985 3,648,854 36.23 5.62%
1984 3,449,400 35.35 5.64%
1983 3,260,222 34.48 5.65%
1982 3,081,241 33.61 5.65%
1981 2,911,973 32.76 5.65%
1980 2,752,040 31.92 5.65%
1979 2,600,936 31.09 5.63%
1978 2,458,576 30.27 5.61%
1977 2,324,388 29.47 5.59%
1976 2,197,996 28.68 7.78%
1975 2,033,542 27.29 8.47%
1974 1,868,350 25.78 8.53%
1973 1,715,535 24.32 8.58%
1972 1,574,436 22.93 8.66%
1971 1,443,896 21.58 8.71%
1970 1,323,510 20.30 6.15%
1969 1,244,529 19.58 6.13%
1968 1,170,516 18.88 6.13%
1967 1,100,935 18.19 6.11%
1966 1,035,705 17.53 6.08%
1965 974,573 16.88 6.06%
1964 917,276 16.26 6.05%
1963 863,418 15.65 6.02%
1962 812,941 15.06 5.99%
1961 765,693 14.49 5.94%
1960 721,507 13.94 %