Cameroon - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Cameroon was 20,030,360 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 20,030,360 in 2011 and a minimum value of 5,409,083 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) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 5,409,083
1961 5,525,481
1962 5,647,721
1963 5,775,774
1964 5,909,450
1965 6,048,706
1966 6,193,834
1967 6,345,309
1968 6,503,500
1969 6,668,834
1970 6,841,763
1971 7,022,124
1972 7,210,272
1973 7,407,756
1974 7,616,558
1975 7,837,926
1976 8,072,879
1977 8,320,635
1978 8,578,425
1979 8,842,355
1980 9,109,727
1981 9,379,109
1982 9,651,552
1983 9,929,831
1984 10,218,020
1985 10,518,860
1986 10,832,920
1987 11,158,600
1988 11,493,770
1989 11,835,340
1990 12,180,820
1991 12,529,900
1992 12,882,510
1993 13,236,570
1994 13,589,700
1995 13,940,340
1996 14,287,480
1997 14,631,910
1998 14,976,200
1999 15,324,050
2000 15,678,270
2001 16,039,740
2002 16,408,090
2003 16,783,370
2004 17,165,270
2005 17,553,590
2006 17,948,400
2007 18,350,020
2008 18,758,780
2009 19,175,030
2010 19,598,890
2011 20,030,360

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Cameroon was 50.08 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 50.84 in 1960, while its lowest value was 50.08 in 2011.

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: The United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 50.84
1961 50.82
1962 50.80
1963 50.78
1964 50.76
1965 50.74
1966 50.72
1967 50.70
1968 50.68
1969 50.66
1970 50.64
1971 50.63
1972 50.61
1973 50.60
1974 50.58
1975 50.57
1976 50.55
1977 50.54
1978 50.52
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 50.38
1988 50.36
1989 50.35
1990 50.33
1991 50.32
1992 50.31
1993 50.30
1994 50.29
1995 50.28
1996 50.27
1997 50.26
1998 50.24
1999 50.23
2000 50.22
2001 50.21
2002 50.20
2003 50.18
2004 50.17
2005 50.15
2006 50.14
2007 50.12
2008 50.11
2009 50.10
2010 50.09
2011 50.08

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population