Cameroon Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2020 was 15,279,799, a 3.65% increase from 2019.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2019 was 14,741,260, a 3.7% increase from 2018.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2018 was 14,215,415, a 3.75% increase from 2017.
  • Cameroon urban population for 2017 was 13,702,217, a 3.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 481,980,332
Indonesia 154,926,514
Nigeria 107,106,007
Pakistan 82,094,635
Bangladesh 62,873,466
Philippines 51,950,201
Egypt 43,781,728
Vietnam 36,346,227
Ukraine 30,721,277
Morocco 23,450,016
Angola 21,962,884
Ghana 17,820,023
Uzbekistan 17,258,430
Myanmar 16,943,754
Sudan 15,458,183
Cameroon 15,279,799
Kenya 15,053,275
Tunisia 8,221,976
Zambia 8,204,576
Bolivia 8,185,478
Honduras 5,780,230
El Salvador 4,763,725
Sri Lanka 4,101,702
Cambodia 4,051,341
Nicaragua 3,909,282
Congo, Rep. 3,742,867
West Bank and Gaza 3,685,020
Lao PDR 2,640,299
Mauritania 2,572,517
Kyrgyz Republic 2,429,400
Mongolia 2,250,777
Georgia 2,208,084
Papua New Guinea 1,193,981
Moldova 1,121,710
Djibouti 771,254
Lesotho 621,853
Timor-Leste 412,936
Cabo Verde 370,577
Bhutan 326,515
Eswatini 280,423
Solomon Islands 169,453
Sao Tome and Principe 162,955
Vanuatu 78,400
Kiribati 66,405
Micronesia 26,378
Cameroon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 15,279,799 57.56 3.59%
2019 14,741,260 56.97 3.63%
2018 14,215,415 56.37 3.68%
2017 13,702,217 55.78 3.72%
2016 13,202,430 55.18 3.76%
2015 12,715,788 54.58 3.79%
2014 12,242,757 53.98 3.83%
2013 11,783,317 53.37 3.86%
2012 11,337,561 52.77 3.88%
2011 10,905,610 52.16 3.91%
2010 10,487,738 51.56 3.93%
2009 10,083,757 50.95 3.94%
2008 9,693,721 50.35 3.96%
2007 9,317,567 49.75 3.96%
2006 8,955,662 49.14 3.96%
2005 8,607,974 48.54 3.96%
2004 8,274,119 47.94 3.96%
2003 7,953,195 47.34 3.95%
2002 7,645,217 46.74 3.95%
2001 7,349,440 46.14 3.94%
2000 7,065,360 45.54 3.94%
1999 6,792,206 44.94 3.94%
1998 6,529,698 44.35 3.96%
1997 6,276,411 43.76 4.00%
1996 6,030,361 43.16 4.07%
1995 5,789,921 42.57 4.14%
1994 5,555,026 41.99 4.22%
1993 5,325,605 41.40 4.29%
1992 5,101,921 40.82 4.37%
1991 4,883,689 40.24 4.44%
1990 4,671,629 39.66 4.51%
1989 4,465,434 39.08 4.59%
1988 4,265,256 38.51 4.65%
1987 4,071,471 37.94 5.35%
1986 3,859,218 37.12 5.61%
1985 3,648,854 36.23 5.62%
1984 3,449,400 35.35 5.64%
1983 3,260,222 34.48 5.65%
1982 3,081,241 33.61 5.65%
1981 2,911,973 32.76 5.65%
1980 2,752,040 31.92 5.65%
1979 2,600,936 31.09 5.63%
1978 2,458,576 30.27 5.61%
1977 2,324,388 29.47 5.59%
1976 2,197,996 28.68 7.78%
1975 2,033,542 27.29 8.47%
1974 1,868,350 25.78 8.53%
1973 1,715,535 24.32 8.58%
1972 1,574,436 22.93 8.66%
1971 1,443,896 21.58 8.71%
1970 1,323,510 20.30 6.15%
1969 1,244,529 19.58 6.13%
1968 1,170,516 18.88 6.13%
1967 1,100,935 18.19 6.11%
1966 1,035,705 17.53 6.08%
1965 974,573 16.88 6.06%
1964 917,276 16.26 6.05%
1963 863,418 15.65 6.02%
1962 812,941 15.06 5.99%
1961 765,693 14.49 5.94%
1960 721,507 13.94 %