Cameroon Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of Cameroon is 25,876,380 and the population growth amounts 2.55% (2019). The male and female population are 12,939,924 (50.01%) and 12,936,456 (49.99%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 2.65% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Cameroon population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2019 25,876,380 2.55% 12,939,924
50.01%
12,936,456
49.99%
2018 25,216,237 2.58% 12,607,239
50.00%
12,608,998
50.00%
2017 24,566,045 2.60% 12,279,485
49.99%
12,286,560
50.01%
2016 23,926,539 2.63% 11,957,208
49.97%
11,969,331
50.03%
2015 23,298,368 2.65% 11,640,876
49.96%
11,657,492
50.04%
2014 22,681,858 2.67% 11,330,732
49.96%
11,351,126
50.04%
2013 22,077,298 2.68% 11,026,876
49.95%
11,050,422
50.05%
2012 21,485,266 2.69% 10,729,397
49.94%
10,755,869
50.06%
2011 20,906,388 2.70% 10,438,336
49.93%
10,468,052
50.07%
2010 20,341,241 2.71% 10,153,794
49.92%
10,187,447
50.08%
2009 19,789,919 2.71% 9,875,759
49.90%
9,914,160
50.10%
2008 19,252,666 2.71% 9,604,448
49.89%
9,648,218
50.11%
2007 18,730,282 2.70% 9,340,473
49.87%
9,389,809
50.13%
2006 18,223,674 2.69% 9,084,550
49.85%
9,139,124
50.15%
2005 17,733,410 2.67% 8,837,180
49.83%
8,896,230
50.17%
2004 17,259,322 2.66% 8,598,312
49.82%
8,661,010
50.18%
2003 16,800,865 2.64% 8,367,618
49.80%
8,433,247
50.20%
2002 16,357,602 2.62% 8,144,930
49.79%
8,212,672
50.21%
2001 15,928,910 2.61% 7,929,955
49.78%
7,998,955
50.22%
2000 15,513,945 2.59% 7,722,267
49.78%
7,791,678
50.22%
1999 15,112,592 2.57% 7,521,861
49.77%
7,590,731
50.23%
1998 14,723,768 2.58% 7,328,151
49.77%
7,395,617
50.23%
1997 14,344,449 2.60% 7,139,379
49.77%
7,205,070
50.23%
1996 13,970,813 2.65% 6,953,344
49.77%
7,017,469
50.23%
1995 13,599,988 2.71% 6,768,386
49.77%
6,831,602
50.23%
1994 13,230,984 2.77% 6,583,918
49.76%
6,647,066
50.24%
1993 12,864,090 2.83% 6,400,135
49.75%
6,463,955
50.25%
1992 12,499,499 2.89% 6,217,256
49.74%
6,282,243
50.26%
1991 12,137,912 2.95% 6,035,824
49.73%
6,102,088
50.27%
1990 11,780,088 3.01% 5,856,358
49.71%
5,923,730
50.29%
1989 11,425,800 3.07% 5,678,774
49.70%
5,747,026
50.30%
1988 11,075,422 3.11% 5,503,213
49.69%
5,572,209
50.31%
1987 10,731,064 3.13% 5,330,700
49.68%
5,400,364
50.32%
1986 10,395,480 3.12% 5,162,573
49.66%
5,232,907
50.34%
1985 10,070,806 3.11% 4,999,861
49.65%
5,070,945
50.35%
1984 9,757,841 3.09% 4,842,961
49.63%
4,914,880
50.37%
1983 9,456,494 3.06% 4,691,861
49.62%
4,764,633
50.38%
1982 9,166,816 3.04% 4,546,593
49.60%
4,620,223
50.40%
1981 8,888,535 3.01% 4,407,047
49.58%
4,481,488
50.42%
1980 8,621,406 2.97% 4,273,117
49.56%
4,348,289
50.44%
1979 8,365,567 2.92% 4,144,868
49.55%
4,220,699
50.45%
1978 8,121,084 2.88% 4,022,336
49.53%
4,098,748
50.47%
1977 7,887,560 2.83% 3,905,327
49.51%
3,982,233
50.49%
1976 7,664,406 2.78% 3,793,569
49.50%
3,870,837
50.50%
1975 7,451,054 2.73% 3,686,770
49.48%
3,764,284
50.52%
1974 7,247,287 2.68% 3,584,835
49.46%
3,662,452
50.54%
1973 7,052,849 2.63% 3,487,632
49.45%
3,565,217
50.55%
1972 6,867,178 2.58% 3,394,827
49.44%
3,472,351
50.56%
1971 6,689,662 2.54% 3,306,051
49.42%
3,383,611
50.58%
1970 6,519,762 2.50% 3,220,980
49.40%
3,298,782
50.60%
1969 6,357,092 2.45% 3,139,413
49.38%
3,217,679
50.62%
1968 6,201,413 2.40% 3,061,247
49.36%
3,140,166
50.64%
1967 6,052,420 2.36% 2,986,367
49.34%
3,066,053
50.66%
1966 5,909,882 2.31% 2,914,713
49.32%
2,995,169
50.68%
1965 5,773,543 2.26% 2,846,202
49.30%
2,927,341
50.70%
1964 5,643,036 2.21% 2,780,672
49.28%
2,862,364
50.72%
1963 5,518,104 2.16% 2,717,964
49.26%
2,800,140
50.74%
1962 5,398,729 2.11% 2,658,084
49.24%
2,740,645
50.76%
1961 5,285,017 2.05% 2,601,055
49.22%
2,683,962
50.78%
1960 5,176,918 N/A% 2,546,848
49.20%
2,630,070
50.80%

Growth rates of Cameroon population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of Cameroon population growth rates for 60 years.

Cameroon population and growth rate by ages

The Cameroon population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 10,961,786, 14,209,812, 704,782 respectively in 2019.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 25,876,380 10,961,786
42.36%
14,209,812
54.91%
704,782
2.72%
2018 25,216,237 10,750,080
42.63%
13,778,037
54.64%
688,120
2.73%
2017 24,566,045 10,530,807
42.87%
13,364,242
54.40%
670,996
2.73%
2016 23,926,539 10,303,606
43.06%
12,969,357
54.20%
653,576
2.73%
2015 23,298,368 10,068,777
43.22%
12,593,699
54.05%
635,892
2.73%
2014 22,681,858 9,838,323
43.38%
12,218,621
53.87%
624,914
2.76%
2013 22,077,298 9,602,252
43.49%
11,861,117
53.73%
613,929
2.78%
2012 21,485,266 9,363,030
43.58%
11,519,533
53.62%
602,703
2.81%
2011 20,906,388 9,124,136
43.64%
11,191,311
53.53%
590,941
2.83%
2010 20,341,241 8,887,236
43.69%
10,875,579
53.47%
578,426
2.84%
2009 19,789,919 8,666,896
43.79%
10,552,045
53.32%
570,978
2.89%
2008 19,252,666 8,452,983
43.91%
10,236,727
53.17%
562,956
2.92%
2007 18,730,282 8,244,889
44.02%
9,931,185
53.02%
554,208
2.96%
2006 18,223,674 8,039,623
44.12%
9,639,438
52.90%
544,613
2.99%
2005 17,733,410 7,834,424
44.18%
9,364,911
52.81%
534,075
3.01%
2004 17,259,322 7,657,833
44.37%
9,074,234
52.58%
527,255
3.05%
2003 16,800,865 7,485,884
44.56%
8,795,542
52.35%
519,439
3.09%
2002 16,357,602 7,318,139
44.74%
8,528,881
52.14%
510,582
3.12%
2001 15,928,910 7,154,771
44.92%
8,273,470
51.94%
500,669
3.14%
2000 15,513,945 6,995,203
45.09%
8,029,079
51.75%
489,663
3.16%
1999 15,112,592 6,858,642
45.38%
7,771,782
51.43%
482,168
3.19%
1998 14,723,768 6,723,901
45.67%
7,525,715
51.11%
474,152
3.22%
1997 14,344,449 6,586,666
45.92%
7,292,248
50.84%
465,535
3.25%
1996 13,970,813 6,442,065
46.11%
7,072,560
50.62%
456,188
3.27%
1995 13,599,988 6,287,522
46.23%
6,866,560
50.49%
445,906
3.28%
1994 13,230,984 6,140,912
46.41%
6,652,356
50.28%
437,716
3.31%
1993 12,864,090 5,984,783
46.52%
6,450,144
50.14%
429,163
3.34%
1992 12,499,499 5,820,189
46.56%
6,259,175
50.08%
420,135
3.36%
1991 12,137,912 5,648,846
46.54%
6,078,530
50.08%
410,536
3.38%
1990 11,780,088 5,471,854
46.45%
5,907,961
50.15%
400,273
3.40%
1989 11,425,800 5,305,645
46.44%
5,728,397
50.14%
391,758
3.43%
1988 11,075,422 5,136,025
46.37%
5,556,424
50.17%
382,973
3.46%
1987 10,731,064 4,964,312
46.26%
5,392,864
50.25%
373,888
3.48%
1986 10,395,480 4,790,972
46.09%
5,239,955
50.41%
364,553
3.51%
1985 10,070,806 4,616,024
45.84%
5,099,774
50.64%
355,008
3.53%
1984 9,757,841 4,457,500
45.68%
4,952,752
50.76%
347,589
3.56%
1983 9,456,494 4,301,280
45.48%
4,815,121
50.92%
340,093
3.60%
1982 9,166,816 4,147,942
45.25%
4,686,461
51.12%
332,413
3.63%
1981 8,888,535 3,998,184
44.98%
4,565,947
51.37%
324,404
3.65%
1980 8,621,406 3,852,219
44.68%
4,453,243
51.65%
315,944
3.66%
1979 8,365,567 3,722,101
44.49%
4,333,925
51.81%
309,541
3.70%
1978 8,121,084 3,596,880
44.29%
4,221,257
51.98%
302,947
3.73%
1977 7,887,560 3,475,601
44.06%
4,115,830
52.18%
296,129
3.75%
1976 7,664,406 3,356,812
43.80%
4,018,537
52.43%
289,057
3.77%
1975 7,451,054 3,239,428
43.48%
3,929,953
52.74%
281,673
3.78%
1974 7,247,287 3,135,443
43.26%
3,835,738
52.93%
276,106
3.81%
1973 7,052,849 3,034,110
43.02%
3,748,363
53.15%
270,376
3.83%
1972 6,867,178 2,935,256
42.74%
3,667,501
53.41%
264,421
3.85%
1971 6,689,662 2,838,852
42.44%
3,592,616
53.70%
258,194
3.86%
1970 6,519,762 2,744,393
42.09%
3,523,722
54.05%
251,647
3.86%
1969 6,357,092 2,663,986
41.91%
3,446,407
54.21%
246,699
3.88%
1968 6,201,413 2,587,225
41.72%
3,372,676
54.39%
241,512
3.89%
1967 6,052,420 2,512,905
41.52%
3,303,447
54.58%
236,068
3.90%
1966 5,909,882 2,438,786
41.27%
3,240,677
54.83%
230,419
3.90%
1965 5,773,543 2,363,120
40.93%
3,185,844
55.18%
224,579
3.89%
1964 5,643,036 2,301,863
40.79%
3,121,234
55.31%
219,939
3.90%
1963 5,518,104 2,241,093
40.61%
3,061,855
55.49%
215,156
3.90%
1962 5,398,729 2,181,122
40.40%
3,007,442
55.71%
210,165
3.89%
1961 5,285,017 2,122,955
40.17%
2,957,175
55.95%
204,887
3.88%
1960 5,176,918 2,066,922
39.93%
2,910,751
56.23%
199,245
3.85%

The below chart and table represents Cameroon population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 2.62% 1.97% 3.13% 2.42%
2018 2.65% 2.08% 3.10% 2.55%
2017 2.67% 2.21% 3.04% 2.67%
2016 2.70% 2.33% 2.98% 2.78%
2015 2.72% 2.34% 3.07% 1.76%
2014 2.74% 2.46% 3.01% 1.79%
2013 2.76% 2.55% 2.97% 1.86%
2012 2.77% 2.62% 2.93% 1.99%
2011 2.78% 2.67% 2.90% 2.16%
2010 2.79% 2.54% 3.07% 1.30%
2009 2.79% 2.53% 3.08% 1.42%
2008 2.79% 2.52% 3.08% 1.58%
2007 2.78% 2.55% 3.03% 1.76%
2006 2.76% 2.62% 2.93% 1.97%
2005 2.75% 2.31% 3.20% 1.29%
2004 2.73% 2.30% 3.17% 1.50%
2003 2.71% 2.29% 3.13% 1.73%
2002 2.69% 2.28% 3.09% 1.98%
2001 2.67% 2.28% 3.04% 2.25%
2000 2.66% 1.99% 3.31% 1.55%
1999 2.64% 2.00% 3.27% 1.69%
1998 2.64% 2.08% 3.20% 1.85%
1997 2.67% 2.24% 3.11% 2.05%
1996 2.73% 2.46% 3.00% 2.31%
1995 2.79% 2.39% 3.22% 1.87%
1994 2.85% 2.61% 3.13% 1.99%
1993 2.92% 2.83% 3.05% 2.15%
1992 2.98% 3.03% 2.97% 2.34%
1991 3.04% 3.23% 2.89% 2.56%
1990 3.10% 3.13% 3.13% 2.17%
1989 3.16% 3.30% 3.10% 2.29%
1988 3.21% 3.46% 3.03% 2.43%
1987 3.23% 3.62% 2.92% 2.56%
1986 3.22% 3.79% 2.75% 2.69%
1985 3.21% 3.56% 2.97% 2.13%
1984 3.19% 3.63% 2.86% 2.20%
1983 3.16% 3.70% 2.75% 2.31%
1982 3.13% 3.75% 2.64% 2.47%
1981 3.10% 3.79% 2.53% 2.68%
1980 3.06% 3.50% 2.75% 2.07%
1979 3.01% 3.48% 2.67% 2.18%
1978 2.96% 3.49% 2.56% 2.30%
1977 2.91% 3.54% 2.42% 2.45%
1976 2.86% 3.62% 2.25% 2.62%
1975 2.81% 3.32% 2.46% 2.02%
1974 2.76% 3.34% 2.33% 2.12%
1973 2.70% 3.37% 2.20% 2.25%
1972 2.65% 3.40% 2.08% 2.41%
1971 2.61% 3.44% 1.96% 2.60%
1970 2.56% 3.02% 2.24% 2.01%
1969 2.51% 2.97% 2.19% 2.15%
1968 2.46% 2.96% 2.10% 2.31%
1967 2.41% 3.04% 1.94% 2.45%
1966 2.36% 3.20% 1.72% 2.60%
1965 2.31% 2.66% 2.07% 2.11%
1964 2.26% 2.71% 1.94% 2.22%
1963 2.21% 2.75% 1.81% 2.37%
1962 2.15% 2.74% 1.70% 2.58%
1961 2.09% 2.71% 1.59% 2.83%

Global rank of Cameroon population

The global rank of Cameroon population is 46 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 46
0-14 35
15-64 49
65 over 78

Data Source

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