Bafoussam, Cameroon Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bafoussam, Cameroon metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bafoussam in 2020 is 424,000, a 3.16% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Bafoussam in 2019 was 411,000, a 3.01% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bafoussam in 2018 was 399,000, a 4.18% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bafoussam in 2017 was 383,000, a 4.08% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Cameroon
City Name Population
Yaounde 3,992,000
Douala 3,663,000
Bamenda 533,000
Loum 498,000
Mbouda 486,000
Bafoussam 424,000
Garoua 346,000
Bafoussam - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%