Population of Cameroon

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Cameroon is 28,083,236 as of October 01, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Cameroon is projected at 27,224,265 or 27.22 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Cameroon is projected at 26,545,863 or 26.55 million people for the year 2020. Cameroon ranks number 52nd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Cameroon is ranked 16th among 58 countries in Africa.

Cameroon's population will be increased year by year. The Cameroon population is projected to reach 33.77 million in 2030 and increase further to 50.57 million in 2050 and 90.23 million by 2100. Cameroon accounts for 0.35 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.18% in 1969 and is projected to increase by 0.83% by 2100.

Cameroon was at 72nd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 27th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Cameroon population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202026,545,863669,4832.590.34
202127,224,265678,4022.560.35
202227,911,548687,2832.520.35
202328,608,133696,5852.500.36
202429,314,688706,5552.470.36
202530,031,673716,9852.450.37
202630,759,099727,4262.420.37
202731,496,602737,5032.400.38
202832,243,887747,2852.370.38
202933,000,513756,6262.350.39
203033,766,121765,6082.320.39
203134,540,461774,3402.290.40
203235,323,391782,9302.270.41
203336,114,791791,4002.240.41
203436,914,551799,7602.210.42
203537,722,498807,9472.190.42
203638,538,396815,8982.160.43
203739,361,903823,5072.140.44
203840,192,582830,6792.110.44
203941,029,922837,3402.080.45
204041,873,466843,5442.060.46
204142,722,776849,3102.030.46
204243,577,521854,7452.000.47
204344,437,460859,9391.970.47
204445,302,425864,9651.950.48
204546,172,137869,7121.920.49
204647,046,322874,1851.890.49
204747,924,419878,0971.870.50
204848,805,579881,1601.840.51
204949,688,733883,1541.810.51
205050,573,042884,3091.780.52
205151,457,947884,9051.750.53
205252,343,248885,3011.720.53
205353,228,832885,5841.690.54
205454,114,796885,9641.660.55
205555,001,109886,3131.640.55
205655,887,484886,3751.610.56
205756,773,532886,0481.590.57
205857,658,942885,4101.560.57
205958,543,373884,4311.530.58
206059,426,511883,1381.510.59
206160,308,068881,5571.480.59
206261,187,797879,7291.460.60
206362,065,416877,6191.430.61
206462,940,667875,2511.410.61
206563,813,298872,6311.390.62
206664,682,979869,6811.360.63
206765,549,409866,4301.340.63
206866,412,379862,9701.320.64
206967,271,719859,3401.290.64
207068,127,164855,4451.270.65
207168,978,442851,2781.250.66
207269,825,151846,7091.230.66
207370,666,799841,6481.210.67
207471,502,812836,0131.180.68
207572,332,686829,8741.160.68
207673,156,117823,4311.140.69
207773,972,763816,6461.120.70
207874,782,115809,3521.090.70
207975,583,606801,4911.070.71
208076,376,763793,1571.050.72
208177,161,140784,3771.030.72
208277,936,541775,4011.000.73
208378,703,125766,5840.980.73
208479,461,229758,1040.960.74
208580,210,996749,7670.940.75
208680,952,445741,4490.920.75
208781,685,147732,7020.910.76
208882,408,218723,0710.890.76
208983,120,509712,2910.860.77
209083,821,208700,6990.840.78
209184,510,014688,8060.820.78
209285,187,062677,0480.800.79
209385,852,784665,7220.780.79
209486,507,731654,9470.760.80
209587,152,318644,5870.750.80
209687,786,893634,5750.730.81
209788,411,584624,6910.710.81
209889,026,362614,7780.700.82
209989,631,022604,6600.680.82
210090,225,182594,1600.660.83

Cameroon population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19504,307,023--0.17
19514,383,96676,9431.790.17
19524,462,13078,1641.780.17
19534,541,79579,6651.790.17
19544,623,27681,4811.790.17
19554,706,99583,7191.810.17
19564,793,39886,4031.840.17
19574,883,01089,6121.870.17
19584,976,40993,3991.910.17
19595,074,20297,7931.970.17
19605,176,918102,7162.020.17
19615,285,017108,0992.090.17
19625,398,729113,7122.150.17
19635,518,104119,3752.210.17
19645,643,036124,9322.260.17
19655,773,543130,5072.310.17
19665,909,882136,3392.360.17
19676,052,420142,5382.410.17
19686,201,413148,9932.460.17
19696,357,092155,6792.510.18
19706,519,762162,6702.560.18
19716,689,662169,9002.610.18
19726,867,178177,5162.650.18
19737,052,849185,6712.700.18
19747,247,287194,4382.760.18
19757,451,054203,7672.810.18
19767,664,406213,3522.860.18
19777,887,560223,1542.910.19
19788,121,084233,5242.960.19
19798,365,567244,4833.010.19
19808,621,406255,8393.060.19
19818,888,535267,1293.100.20
19829,166,816278,2813.130.20
19839,456,494289,6783.160.20
19849,757,841301,3473.190.20
198510,070,806312,9653.210.21
198610,395,480324,6743.220.21
198710,731,064335,5843.230.21
198811,075,422344,3583.210.22
198911,425,800350,3783.160.22
199011,780,088354,2883.100.22
199112,137,912357,8243.040.22
199212,499,499361,5872.980.23
199312,864,090364,5912.920.23
199413,230,984366,8942.850.23
199513,599,988369,0042.790.24
199613,970,813370,8252.730.24
199714,344,449373,6362.670.24
199814,723,768379,3192.640.25
199915,112,592388,8242.640.25
200015,513,945401,3532.660.25
200115,928,910414,9652.670.26
200216,357,602428,6922.690.26
200316,800,865443,2632.710.26
200417,259,322458,4572.730.27
200517,733,410474,0882.750.27
200618,223,674490,2642.760.28
200718,730,282506,6082.780.28
200819,252,666522,3842.790.28
200919,789,919537,2532.790.29
201020,341,241551,3222.790.29
201120,906,388565,1472.780.30
201221,485,265578,8772.770.30
201322,077,294592,0292.760.31
201422,681,852604,5582.740.31
201523,298,368616,5162.720.32
201623,926,551628,1832.700.32
201724,566,073639,5222.670.33
201825,216,267650,1942.650.33
201925,876,380660,1132.620.34