Yaounde, Cameroon Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Yaounde, Cameroon metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Yaounde in 2019 is 3,822,000, a 4.54% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Yaounde in 2018 was 3,656,000, a 5.7% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Yaounde in 2017 was 3,459,000, a 5.68% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Yaounde in 2016 was 3,273,000, a 5.68% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Cameroon
City Name Population
Yaounde 3,822,000
Douala 3,536,000
Bamenda 514,000
Loum 472,000
Mbouda 455,000
Bafoussam 411,000
Garoua 339,000
Yaounde - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 3,822,000 4.54%
2018 3,656,000 5.70%
2017 3,459,000 5.68%
2016 3,273,000 5.68%
2015 3,097,000 5.70%
2014 2,930,000 5.66%
2013 2,773,000 5.72%
2012 2,623,000 5.68%
2011 2,482,000 5.66%
2010 2,349,000 5.72%
2009 2,222,000 5.66%
2008 2,103,000 5.68%
2007 1,990,000 5.68%
2006 1,883,000 5.73%
2005 1,781,000 5.63%
2004 1,686,000 5.71%
2003 1,595,000 5.70%
2002 1,509,000 5.67%
2001 1,428,000 5.70%
2000 1,351,000 5.71%
1999 1,278,000 5.71%
1998 1,209,000 5.68%
1997 1,144,000 5.63%
1996 1,083,000 5.66%
1995 1,025,000 5.78%
1994 969,000 5.67%
1993 917,000 5.65%
1992 868,000 5.72%
1991 821,000 5.66%
1990 777,000 5.71%
1989 735,000 5.60%
1988 696,000 5.78%
1987 658,000 6.47%
1986 618,000 6.92%
1985 578,000 6.84%
1984 541,000 6.92%
1983 506,000 6.75%
1982 474,000 6.76%
1981 444,000 6.99%
1980 415,000 6.96%
1979 388,000 6.59%
1978 364,000 7.06%
1977 340,000 6.92%
1976 318,000 8.90%
1975 292,000 9.77%
1974 266,000 9.92%
1973 242,000 9.50%
1972 221,000 9.95%
1971 201,000 9.84%
1970 183,000 9.58%
1969 167,000 10.60%
1968 151,000 10.22%
1967 137,000 10.48%
1966 124,000 10.71%
1965 112,000 10.89%
1964 101,000 6.32%
1963 95,000 5.56%
1962 90,000 9.76%
1961 82,000 9.33%
1960 75,000 8.70%
1959 69,000 9.52%
1958 63,000 8.62%
1957 58,000 9.43%
1956 53,000 8.16%
1955 49,000 8.89%
1954 45,000 9.76%
1953 41,000 7.89%
1952 38,000 8.57%
1951 35,000 9.38%
1950 32,000 0.00%