Cameroon Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Cameroon population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Cameroon in 2019 is 54.43 people per square kilometer, a 2.62% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2018 was 53.04 people per square kilometer, a 2.65% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2017 was 51.67 people per square kilometer, a 2.67% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2016 was 50.33 people per square kilometer, a 2.7% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,104.42
Micronesia 776.41
India 415.67
Philippines 360.39
Sri Lanka 325.01
El Salvador 306.73
Vietnam 291.22
Pakistan 272.03
Sao Tome and Principe 224.02
Nigeria 217.55
Kiribati 145.19
Indonesia 141.42
Cabo Verde 136.46
Ghana 127.52
Moldova 119.45
Egypt 100.24
Cambodia 91.07
Kenya 90.59
Timor-Leste 86.96
Honduras 86.64
Morocco 81.67
Myanmar 79.88
Uzbekistan 73.72
Ukraine 72.89
Tunisia 71.48
Lesotho 70.00
Eswatini 66.14
Georgia 57.34
Cameroon 54.43
Nicaragua 50.21
Djibouti 41.96
Angola 25.53
Vanuatu 24.60
Zambia 23.73
Solomon Islands 23.18
Bhutan 19.88
Papua New Guinea 18.96
Bolivia 10.48
Mauritania 4.39
Mongolia 2.06
Sudan 0.00
Cameroon - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 54.43 2.62%
2018 53.04 2.65%
2017 51.67 2.67%
2016 50.33 2.70%
2015 49.00 2.72%
2014 47.71 2.74%
2013 46.44 2.76%
2012 45.19 2.77%
2011 43.97 2.78%
2010 42.78 2.79%
2009 41.62 2.79%
2008 40.49 2.79%
2007 39.40 2.78%
2006 38.33 2.76%
2005 37.30 2.75%
2004 36.30 2.73%
2003 35.34 2.71%
2002 34.41 2.69%
2001 33.50 2.67%
2000 32.63 2.66%
1999 31.79 2.64%
1998 30.97 2.64%
1997 30.17 2.67%
1996 29.39 2.73%
1995 28.61 2.79%
1994 27.83 2.85%
1993 27.06 2.92%
1992 26.29 2.98%
1991 25.53 3.04%
1990 24.78 3.10%
1989 24.03 3.16%
1988 23.30 3.21%
1987 22.57 3.23%
1986 21.86 3.22%
1985 21.18 3.21%
1984 20.52 3.19%
1983 19.89 3.16%
1982 19.28 3.13%
1981 18.70 3.10%
1980 18.13 3.06%
1979 17.60 3.01%
1978 17.08 2.96%
1977 16.59 2.91%
1976 16.12 2.86%
1975 15.67 2.81%
1974 15.24 2.76%
1973 14.83 2.70%
1972 14.44 2.65%
1971 14.07 2.61%
1970 13.71 2.56%
1969 13.37 2.51%
1968 13.04 2.46%
1967 12.73 2.41%
1966 12.43 2.36%
1965 12.14 2.31%
1964 11.87 2.26%
1963 11.61 2.21%
1962 11.36 2.15%
1961 11.12 2.09%
1960 10.89 2.02%
1959 10.67 1.97%
1958 10.47 1.91%
1957 10.27 1.87%
1956 10.08 1.84%
1955 9.90 1.81%
1954 9.72 1.79%
1953 9.55 1.79%
1952 9.39 1.78%
1951 9.22 1.79%
1950 9.06 0.00%