Garoua, Cameroon Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Garoua, Cameroon metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Garoua in 2020 is 346,000, a 2.06% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Garoua in 2019 was 339,000, a 1.8% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Garoua in 2018 was 333,000, a 2.78% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Garoua in 2017 was 324,000, a 2.53% 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
Garoua - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 346,000 2.06%
2019 339,000 1.80%
2018 333,000 2.78%
2017 324,000 2.53%
2016 316,000 2.93%
2015 307,000 2.68%
2014 299,000 2.75%
2013 291,000 2.83%
2012 283,000 2.91%
2011 275,000 2.61%
2010 268,000 2.68%
2009 261,000 2.76%
2008 254,000 2.83%
2007 247,000 2.92%
2006 240,000 2.56%
2005 234,000 3.08%
2004 227,000 2.71%
2003 221,000 2.79%
2002 215,000 2.87%
2001 209,000 2.45%
2000 204,000 3.03%
1999 198,000 2.59%
1998 193,000 2.66%
1997 188,000 2.73%
1996 183,000 2.81%
1995 178,000 2.89%
1994 173,000 2.98%
1993 168,000 2.44%
1992 164,000 3.14%
1991 159,000 2.58%
1990 155,000 2.65%
1989 151,000 2.72%
1988 147,000 2.80%
1987 143,000 6.72%
1986 134,000 7.20%
1985 125,000 7.76%
1984 116,000 7.41%
1983 108,000 8.00%
1982 100,000 7.53%
1981 93,000 6.90%
1980 87,000 7.41%
1979 81,000 8.00%
1978 75,000 7.14%
1977 70,000 7.69%
1976 65,000 14.04%
1975 57,000 14.00%
1974 50,000 16.28%
1973 43,000 16.22%
1972 37,000 15.63%
1971 32,000 14.29%
1970 28,000 7.69%
1969 26,000 8.33%
1968 24,000 4.35%
1967 23,000 9.52%
1966 21,000 5.00%
1965 20,000 5.26%
1964 19,000 11.76%
1963 17,000 6.25%
1962 16,000 6.67%
1961 15,000 7.14%
1960 14,000 7.69%
1959 13,000 8.33%
1958 12,000 0.00%
1957 12,000 9.09%
1956 11,000 10.00%
1955 10,000 0.00%
1954 10,000 11.11%
1953 9,000 12.50%
1952 8,000 0.00%
1951 8,000 14.29%
1950 7,000 0.00%