Cameroon Population Growth Rate 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 Cameroon population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Cameroon in 2020 is 26,545,863, a 2.59% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2019 was 25,876,380, a 2.62% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2018 was 25,216,267, a 2.65% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2017 was 24,566,073, a 2.67% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2020 Population Growth Rate
India 1,380,004,385
Indonesia 273,523,615
Pakistan 220,892,340
Nigeria 206,139,589
Bangladesh 164,689,383
Philippines 109,581,078
Egypt 102,334,404
Vietnam 97,338,579
Myanmar 54,409,800
Kenya 53,771,296
Sudan 43,849,260
Ukraine 43,733,762
Morocco 36,910,560
Uzbekistan 33,469,203
Angola 32,866,272
Ghana 31,072,940
Cameroon 26,545,863
Sri Lanka 21,413,249
Zambia 18,383,955
Cambodia 16,718,965
Tunisia 11,818,619
Bolivia 11,673,021
Honduras 9,904,607
Papua New Guinea 8,947,024
Nicaragua 6,624,554
El Salvador 6,486,205
Mauritania 4,649,658
Moldova 4,033,963
Georgia 3,989,167
Mongolia 3,278,290
Lesotho 2,142,249
Timor-Leste 1,318,445
Eswatini 1,160,164
Djibouti 988,000
Bhutan 771,608
Solomon Islands 686,884
Cabo Verde 555,987
Micronesia 548,914
Vanuatu 307,145
Sao Tome and Principe 219,159
Kiribati 119,449
Cameroon - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2020 26,545,863 2.59%
2019 25,876,380 2.62%
2018 25,216,267 2.65%
2017 24,566,073 2.67%
2016 23,926,551 2.70%
2015 23,298,368 2.72%
2014 22,681,852 2.74%
2013 22,077,294 2.76%
2012 21,485,265 2.77%
2011 20,906,388 2.78%
2010 20,341,241 2.79%
2009 19,789,919 2.79%
2008 19,252,666 2.79%
2007 18,730,282 2.78%
2006 18,223,674 2.76%
2005 17,733,410 2.75%
2004 17,259,322 2.73%
2003 16,800,865 2.71%
2002 16,357,602 2.69%
2001 15,928,910 2.67%
2000 15,513,945 2.66%
1999 15,112,592 2.64%
1998 14,723,768 2.64%
1997 14,344,449 2.67%
1996 13,970,813 2.73%
1995 13,599,988 2.79%
1994 13,230,984 2.85%
1993 12,864,090 2.92%
1992 12,499,499 2.98%
1991 12,137,912 3.04%
1990 11,780,088 3.10%
1989 11,425,800 3.16%
1988 11,075,422 3.21%
1987 10,731,064 3.23%
1986 10,395,480 3.22%
1985 10,070,806 3.21%
1984 9,757,841 3.19%
1983 9,456,494 3.16%
1982 9,166,816 3.13%
1981 8,888,535 3.10%
1980 8,621,406 3.06%
1979 8,365,567 3.01%
1978 8,121,084 2.96%
1977 7,887,560 2.91%
1976 7,664,406 2.86%
1975 7,451,054 2.81%
1974 7,247,287 2.76%
1973 7,052,849 2.70%
1972 6,867,178 2.65%
1971 6,689,662 2.61%
1970 6,519,762 2.56%
1969 6,357,092 2.51%
1968 6,201,413 2.46%
1967 6,052,420 2.41%
1966 5,909,882 2.36%
1965 5,773,543 2.31%
1964 5,643,036 2.26%
1963 5,518,104 2.21%
1962 5,398,729 2.15%
1961 5,285,017 2.09%
1960 5,176,918 2.02%
1959 5,074,202 1.97%
1958 4,976,409 1.91%
1957 4,883,010 1.87%
1956 4,793,398 1.84%
1955 4,706,995 1.81%
1954 4,623,276 1.79%
1953 4,541,795 1.79%
1952 4,462,130 1.78%
1951 4,383,966 1.79%
1950 4,307,023 0.00%