Loum, Cameroon Metro Area 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 Loum, Cameroon metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Loum in 2020 is 498,000, a 5.51% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Loum in 2019 was 472,000, a 5.83% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Loum in 2018 was 446,000, a 6.95% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Loum in 2017 was 417,000, a 6.65% 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
Loum - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 498,000 5.51%
2019 472,000 5.83%
2018 446,000 6.95%
2017 417,000 6.65%
2016 391,000 7.12%
2015 365,000 6.73%
2014 342,000 6.88%
2013 320,000 7.02%
2012 299,000 6.79%
2011 280,000 6.87%
2010 262,000 6.94%
2009 245,000 6.99%
2008 229,000 7.01%
2007 214,000 6.47%
2006 201,000 6.91%
2005 188,000 6.82%
2004 176,000 7.32%
2003 164,000 6.49%
2002 154,000 6.94%
2001 144,000 7.46%
2000 134,000 6.35%
1999 126,000 6.78%
1998 118,000 7.27%
1997 110,000 6.80%
1996 103,000 7.29%
1995 96,000 6.67%
1994 90,000 7.14%
1993 84,000 6.33%
1992 79,000 6.76%
1991 74,000 7.25%
1990 69,000 6.15%
1989 65,000 8.33%
1988 60,000 5.26%
1987 57,000 7.55%
1986 53,000 8.16%
1985 49,000 6.52%
1984 46,000 6.98%
1983 43,000 4.88%
1982 41,000 7.89%
1981 38,000 8.57%
1980 35,000 6.06%
1979 33,000 6.45%
1978 31,000 6.90%
1977 29,000 7.41%
1976 27,000 8.00%
1975 25,000 4.17%
1974 24,000 9.09%
1973 22,000 4.76%
1972 21,000 10.53%
1971 19,000 5.56%
1970 18,000 5.88%
1969 17,000 6.25%
1968 16,000 6.67%
1967 15,000 7.14%
1966 14,000 7.69%
1965 13,000 8.33%
1964 12,000 9.09%
1963 11,000 0.00%
1962 11,000 10.00%
1961 10,000 11.11%
1960 9,000 0.00%
1959 9,000 12.50%
1958 8,000 0.00%
1957 8,000 14.29%
1956 7,000 0.00%
1955 7,000 16.67%
1954 6,000 0.00%
1953 6,000 20.00%
1952 5,000 0.00%
1951 5,000 0.00%
1950 5,000 0.00%