Cameroon - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Cameroon was 23,344,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23,344,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 5,361,367 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

See also:

Year Value
1960 5,361,367
1961 5,474,509
1962 5,593,768
1963 5,719,135
1964 5,850,454
1965 5,987,671
1966 6,130,990
1967 6,280,743
1968 6,437,157
1969 6,600,479
1970 6,770,967
1971 6,948,847
1972 7,134,374
1973 7,327,874
1974 7,529,704
1975 7,740,196
1976 7,959,500
1977 8,187,840
1978 8,425,707
1979 8,673,666
1980 8,932,121
1981 9,201,146
1982 9,480,638
1983 9,770,555
1984 10,070,780
1985 10,381,100
1986 10,701,460
1987 11,031,520
1988 11,370,390
1989 11,716,980
1990 12,070,360
1991 12,430,310
1992 12,796,740
1993 13,169,100
1994 13,546,820
1995 13,929,580
1996 14,317,190
1997 14,709,960
1998 15,108,630
1999 15,514,250
2000 15,927,710
2001 16,349,360
2002 16,779,430
2003 17,218,590
2004 17,667,580
2005 18,127,000
2006 18,597,110
2007 19,078,100
2008 19,570,420
2009 20,074,520
2010 20,590,670
2011 21,119,060
2012 21,659,490
2013 22,211,170
2014 22,773,010
2015 23,344,000

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Cameroon was 50.00 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 50.84 in 1960, while its lowest value was 50.00 in 2015.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on male/female distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 50.84
1961 50.83
1962 50.81
1963 50.79
1964 50.77
1965 50.75
1966 50.73
1967 50.71
1968 50.69
1969 50.67
1970 50.65
1971 50.63
1972 50.62
1973 50.60
1974 50.59
1975 50.58
1976 50.56
1977 50.54
1978 50.53
1979 50.51
1980 50.49
1981 50.47
1982 50.46
1983 50.44
1984 50.42
1985 50.41
1986 50.39
1987 50.37
1988 50.36
1989 50.34
1990 50.33
1991 50.32
1992 50.30
1993 50.29
1994 50.28
1995 50.26
1996 50.25
1997 50.24
1998 50.22
1999 50.21
2000 50.19
2001 50.17
2002 50.15
2003 50.14
2004 50.12
2005 50.10
2006 50.08
2007 50.07
2008 50.06
2009 50.04
2010 50.03
2011 50.02
2012 50.02
2013 50.01
2014 50.00
2015 50.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population