Cameroon Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2020 was 11,266,065, a 1.18% increase from 2019.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2019 was 11,135,127, a 1.22% increase from 2018.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2018 was 11,000,846, a 1.26% increase from 2017.
  • Cameroon rural population for 2017 was 10,863,853, a 1.3% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
India 898,024,053
Pakistan 138,797,696
Indonesia 118,597,107
Bangladesh 101,815,917
Nigeria 99,033,580
Vietnam 60,992,356
Egypt 58,552,675
Philippines 57,630,884
Kenya 38,718,025
Myanmar 37,466,040
Sudan 28,391,086
Sri Lanka 17,817,298
Uzbekistan 16,973,620
Morocco 13,460,542
Ukraine 13,413,416
Ghana 13,252,922
Cambodia 12,667,630
Cameroon 11,266,065
Angola 10,903,384
Zambia 10,179,380
Papua New Guinea 7,753,046
Lao PDR 4,635,257
Kyrgyz Republic 4,162,200
Honduras 4,124,378
Tunisia 3,596,642
Bolivia 3,487,551
Nicaragua 2,715,272
Mauritania 2,077,143
Congo, Rep. 1,775,225
El Salvador 1,722,476
Lesotho 1,520,399
Georgia 1,505,916
Moldova 1,496,110
West Bank and Gaza 1,118,249
Mongolia 1,027,515
Timor-Leste 905,506
Eswatini 879,741
Solomon Islands 517,425
Bhutan 445,097
Vanuatu 228,750
Djibouti 216,748
Cabo Verde 185,411
Micronesia 88,643
Sao Tome and Principe 56,206
Kiribati 53,041
Cameroon Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 11,266,065 42.44 1.17%
2019 11,135,127 43.03 1.21%
2018 11,000,846 43.63 1.25%
2017 10,863,853 44.22 1.29%
2016 10,724,119 44.82 1.33%
2015 10,582,588 45.42 1.37%
2014 10,439,096 46.02 1.40%
2013 10,293,983 46.63 1.43%
2012 10,147,706 47.23 1.46%
2011 10,000,782 47.84 1.48%
2010 9,853,498 48.44 1.51%
2009 9,706,165 49.05 1.53%
2008 9,558,953 49.65 1.54%
2007 9,412,716 50.25 1.55%
2006 9,268,015 50.86 1.55%
2005 9,125,434 51.46 1.55%
2004 8,985,203 52.06 1.54%
2003 8,847,674 52.66 1.54%
2002 8,712,388 53.26 1.54%
2001 8,579,470 53.86 1.54%
2000 8,448,584 54.46 1.53%
1999 8,320,392 55.06 1.53%
1998 8,194,074 55.65 1.55%
1997 8,068,033 56.25 1.59%
1996 7,940,451 56.84 1.66%
1995 7,810,063 57.43 1.73%
1994 7,675,952 58.02 1.81%
1993 7,538,486 58.60 1.89%
1992 7,397,578 59.18 1.96%
1991 7,254,223 59.77 2.03%
1990 7,108,457 60.34 2.11%
1989 6,960,373 60.92 2.18%
1988 6,810,167 61.49 2.24%
1987 6,659,587 62.06 1.87%
1986 6,536,263 62.88 1.76%
1985 6,421,952 63.77 1.78%
1984 6,308,449 64.65 1.79%
1983 6,196,274 65.52 1.80%
1982 6,085,572 66.39 1.81%
1981 5,976,561 67.24 1.81%
1980 5,869,369 68.08 1.80%
1979 5,764,624 68.91 1.79%
1978 5,662,505 69.73 1.77%
1977 5,563,183 70.53 1.76%
1976 5,466,402 71.32 0.90%
1975 5,417,515 72.71 0.71%
1974 5,378,934 74.22 0.78%
1973 5,337,312 75.68 0.84%
1972 5,292,734 77.07 0.89%
1971 5,245,763 78.42 0.95%
1970 5,196,244 79.70 1.62%
1969 5,112,567 80.42 1.61%
1968 5,030,894 81.13 1.59%
1967 4,951,484 81.81 1.57%
1966 4,874,169 82.48 1.55%
1965 4,798,965 83.12 1.54%
1964 4,725,763 83.75 1.52%
1963 4,654,686 84.35 1.49%
1962 4,585,789 84.94 1.46%
1961 4,519,322 85.51 1.42%
1960 4,455,413 86.06 %