Cameroon Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Cameroon population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Cameroon in 2021 is 57.26 people per square kilometer, a 2.56% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2020 was 55.83 people per square kilometer, a 2.59% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Cameroon in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,126.49
Micronesia 792.00
India 423.88
Philippines 370.16
Sri Lanka 327.65
El Salvador 309.81
Vietnam 296.38
Pakistan 282.88
Sao Tome and Principe 232.68
Nigeria 228.85
Kiribati 149.87
Indonesia 144.42
Cabo Verde 139.43
Ghana 133.03
Moldova 118.88
Egypt 104.11
Kenya 94.74
Cambodia 93.61
Timor-Leste 90.37
Honduras 89.46
Morocco 83.63
Myanmar 81.00
Uzbekistan 75.85
Tunisia 72.95
Ukraine 72.02
Lesotho 71.12
Eswatini 67.53
Cameroon 57.26
Georgia 57.10
Nicaragua 51.41
Djibouti 43.20
Angola 27.22
Vanuatu 25.80
Zambia 25.14
Solomon Islands 24.36
Bhutan 20.31
Papua New Guinea 19.70
Bolivia 10.77
Mauritania 4.63
Mongolia 2.13
Sudan 0.00
Cameroon - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 57.26 2.56%
2020 55.83 2.59%
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%