Bafoussam, Cameroon Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bafoussam, Cameroon metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bafoussam in 2022 is 451,000, a 3.2% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Bafoussam in 2021 was 437,000, a 3.07% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Bafoussam in 2020 was 424,000, a 3.16% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bafoussam in 2019 was 411,000, a 3.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Cameroon
City Name Population
Yaounde 4,337,000
Douala 3,927,000
Bamenda 573,000
Loum 549,000
Mbouda 546,000
Bafoussam 451,000
Garoua 361,000
Bafoussam - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 451,000 3.20%
2021 437,000 3.07%
2020 424,000 3.16%
2019 411,000 3.01%
2018 399,000 4.18%
2017 383,000 4.08%
2016 368,000 4.25%
2015 353,000 4.13%
2014 339,000 3.99%
2013 326,000 4.15%
2012 313,000 3.99%
2011 301,000 4.15%
2010 289,000 4.33%
2009 277,000 4.14%
2008 266,000 3.91%
2007 256,000 4.07%
2006 246,000 4.24%
2005 236,000 4.42%
2004 226,000 4.15%
2003 217,000 3.83%
2002 209,000 3.98%
2001 201,000 4.15%
2000 193,000 4.32%
1999 185,000 3.93%
1998 178,000 4.09%
1997 171,000 4.27%
1996 164,000 4.46%
1995 157,000 3.97%
1994 151,000 4.14%
1993 145,000 4.32%
1992 139,000 3.73%
1991 134,000 3.88%
1990 129,000 4.88%
1989 123,000 3.36%
1988 119,000 4.39%
1987 114,000 5.56%
1986 108,000 4.85%
1985 103,000 6.19%
1984 97,000 5.43%
1983 92,000 5.75%
1982 87,000 4.82%
1981 83,000 6.41%
1980 78,000 5.41%
1979 74,000 5.71%
1978 70,000 4.48%
1977 67,000 6.35%
1976 63,000 3.28%
1975 61,000 1.67%
1974 60,000 1.69%
1973 59,000 3.51%
1972 57,000 1.79%
1971 56,000 1.82%
1970 55,000 7.84%
1969 51,000 10.87%
1968 46,000 6.98%
1967 43,000 10.26%
1966 39,000 8.33%
1965 36,000 9.09%
1964 33,000 10.00%
1963 30,000 7.14%
1962 28,000 7.69%
1961 26,000 8.33%
1960 24,000 9.09%
1959 22,000 10.00%
1958 20,000 11.11%
1957 18,000 5.88%
1956 17,000 13.33%
1955 15,000 7.14%
1954 14,000 7.69%
1953 13,000 8.33%
1952 12,000 9.09%
1951 11,000 10.00%
1950 10,000 0.00%