Cameroon Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Cameroon population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Cameroon in 2021 is 27,224,265, a 2.56% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Cameroon in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2021 Population Growth Rate
India 1,393,409,038
Indonesia 276,361,783
Pakistan 225,199,937
Nigeria 211,400,708
Bangladesh 166,303,498
Philippines 111,046,913
Egypt 104,258,327
Vietnam 98,168,833
Kenya 54,985,698
Myanmar 54,806,012
Sudan 44,909,353
Ukraine 43,466,819
Morocco 37,344,795
Uzbekistan 33,935,763
Angola 33,933,610
Ghana 31,732,129
Cameroon 27,224,265
Sri Lanka 21,497,310
Zambia 18,920,651
Cambodia 16,946,438
Tunisia 11,935,766
Bolivia 11,832,940
Honduras 10,062,991
Papua New Guinea 9,119,010
Nicaragua 6,702,385
El Salvador 6,518,499
Mauritania 4,775,119
Moldova 4,024,019
Georgia 3,979,765
Mongolia 3,329,289
Lesotho 2,159,079
Timor-Leste 1,343,873
Eswatini 1,172,362
Djibouti 1,002,187
Bhutan 779,898
Solomon Islands 703,996
Cabo Verde 561,898
Micronesia 554,397
Vanuatu 314,464
Sao Tome and Principe 223,368
Kiribati 121,392
Cameroon - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 27,224,265 2.56%
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%