Cameroon Life Expectancy 1950-2021

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Cameroon life expectancy from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Cameroon in 2021 is 59.70 years, a 0.52% increase from 2020.
  • The life expectancy for Cameroon in 2020 was 59.39 years, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Cameroon in 2019 was 59.08 years, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Cameroon in 2018 was 58.77 years, a 0.85% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2021 Life Expectancy
Sri Lanka 77.22
Morocco 76.99
Tunisia 76.98
Vietnam 75.57
Honduras 75.52
Nicaragua 74.80
Georgia 73.95
Micronesia 73.70
El Salvador 73.63
Cabo Verde 73.23
Solomon Islands 73.14
Bangladesh 73.00
Ukraine 72.23
Egypt 72.22
Bhutan 72.17
Moldova 72.05
Indonesia 71.96
Bolivia 71.84
Uzbekistan 71.84
Philippines 71.41
Vanuatu 70.69
Sao Tome and Principe 70.63
Mongolia 70.14
Cambodia 70.10
India 69.96
Timor-Leste 69.77
Kiribati 68.70
Pakistan 67.48
Myanmar 67.37
Djibouti 67.34
Kenya 66.95
Sudan 65.63
Mauritania 65.19
Papua New Guinea 64.79
Ghana 64.42
Zambia 64.12
Angola 61.55
Eswatini 60.35
Cameroon 59.70
Nigeria 55.12
Lesotho 54.79
Cameroon - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2021 59.70 0.520%
2020 59.39 0.520%
2019 59.08 0.530%
2018 58.77 0.850%
2017 58.27 0.860%
2016 57.77 0.870%
2015 57.28 0.880%
2014 56.78 0.880%
2013 56.28 0.830%
2012 55.82 0.830%
2011 55.36 0.840%
2010 54.89 0.850%
2009 54.43 0.860%
2008 53.97 0.820%
2007 53.53 0.830%
2006 53.09 0.840%
2005 52.65 0.840%
2004 52.21 0.850%
2003 51.77 0.370%
2002 51.58 0.370%
2001 51.39 0.370%
2000 51.20 0.370%
1999 51.01 0.370%
1998 50.82 -0.700%
1997 51.18 -0.690%
1996 51.53 -0.690%
1995 51.89 -0.680%
1994 52.24 -0.680%
1993 52.60 -0.410%
1992 52.81 -0.400%
1991 53.03 -0.400%
1990 53.24 -0.400%
1989 53.46 -0.400%
1988 53.67 0.480%
1987 53.42 0.480%
1986 53.16 0.480%
1985 52.91 0.480%
1984 52.65 0.480%
1983 52.40 0.750%
1982 52.01 0.760%
1981 51.62 0.760%
1980 51.23 0.770%
1979 50.84 0.770%
1978 50.45 1.040%
1977 49.93 1.050%
1976 49.41 1.060%
1975 48.89 1.080%
1974 48.37 1.090%
1973 47.85 1.100%
1972 47.33 1.120%
1971 46.81 1.130%
1970 46.28 1.140%
1969 45.76 1.150%
1968 45.24 1.010%
1967 44.79 1.020%
1966 44.34 1.030%
1965 43.88 1.040%
1964 43.43 1.050%
1963 42.98 1.110%
1962 42.51 1.120%
1961 42.04 1.140%
1960 41.56 1.150%
1959 41.09 1.160%
1958 40.62 1.040%
1957 40.20 1.050%
1956 39.78 1.060%
1955 39.37 1.070%
1954 38.95 1.080%
1953 38.53 1.100%
1952 38.11 1.110%
1951 37.69 1.120%
1950 37.28 0.000%