Bamenda, Cameroon Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bamenda, Cameroon metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bamenda in 2020 is 533,000, a 3.7% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bamenda in 2019 was 514,000, a 3.84% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bamenda in 2018 was 495,000, a 4.87% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bamenda in 2017 was 472,000, a 5.12% 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
Bamenda - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 533,000 3.70%
2019 514,000 3.84%
2018 495,000 4.87%
2017 472,000 5.12%
2016 449,000 4.91%
2015 428,000 4.90%
2014 408,000 4.88%
2013 389,000 4.85%
2012 371,000 5.10%
2011 353,000 4.75%
2010 337,000 4.98%
2009 321,000 4.90%
2008 306,000 4.79%
2007 292,000 5.04%
2006 278,000 4.91%
2005 265,000 5.16%
2004 252,000 4.56%
2003 241,000 5.24%
2002 229,000 4.57%
2001 219,000 5.29%
2000 208,000 5.05%
1999 198,000 4.76%
1998 189,000 5.00%
1997 180,000 4.65%
1996 172,000 4.88%
1995 164,000 5.13%
1994 156,000 4.70%
1993 149,000 4.93%
1992 142,000 5.19%
1991 135,000 4.65%
1990 129,000 4.88%
1989 123,000 5.13%
1988 117,000 5.41%
1987 111,000 6.73%
1986 104,000 7.22%
1985 97,000 7.78%
1984 90,000 8.43%
1983 83,000 7.79%
1982 77,000 8.45%
1981 71,000 7.58%
1980 66,000 8.20%
1979 61,000 7.02%
1978 57,000 7.55%
1977 53,000 8.16%
1976 49,000 11.36%
1975 44,000 12.82%
1974 39,000 14.71%
1973 34,000 9.68%
1972 31,000 14.81%
1971 27,000 12.50%
1970 24,000 4.35%
1969 23,000 4.55%
1968 22,000 4.76%
1967 21,000 5.00%
1966 20,000 5.26%
1965 19,000 5.56%
1964 18,000 5.88%
1963 17,000 0.00%
1962 17,000 6.25%
1961 16,000 6.67%
1960 15,000 7.14%
1959 14,000 0.00%
1958 14,000 7.69%
1957 13,000 8.33%
1956 12,000 0.00%
1955 12,000 9.09%
1954 11,000 0.00%
1953 11,000 10.00%
1952 10,000 0.00%
1951 10,000 11.11%
1950 9,000 0.00%