Population Density rose 2.57 % to 45.9 km per capita in Cameroon in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Cameroon | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 45.9 km per capita in 2015 in Cameroon, according to Faostat. This is 2.57 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Cameroon reached an all time high of 47.1 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 11.6 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, population density in Central African Republic amounted to 7.26 km per capita, 9.89 km per capita in Chad, 6.34 km per capita in Gabon and 185 km per capita in Nigeria in 2015.

Cameroon has been ranked 121st within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Angola km per capita 15.2 15.7 16.2 16.7 17.2
Benin km per capita 82.0 84.3 86.7 89.1 91.6
Cameroon km per capita 42.5 43.6 44.8 45.9 47.1
Central African Republic km per capita 6.85 6.98 7.12 7.26 7.41
Chad km per capita 9.03 9.31 9.59 9.89 10.2
Congo km per capita 11.7 12.0 12.4 12.7 13.0
Dem. Republic of the Congo km per capita 26.7 27.4 28.2 29.0 29.8
Equatorial Guinea km per capita 24.1 24.8 25.5 26.2 27.0
Gabon km per capita 5.90 6.04 6.19 6.34 6.49
Niger km per capita 12.1 12.5 13.0 13.5 14.1
Nigeria km per capita 171 175 180 185 191
Sudan km per capita 18.7 19.2 19.7 20.2 20.7