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Population (Total) fell 0.584% to 26.4 mil in Cameroon in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Cameroon | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 0.584% to 26.4 mil in Cameroon in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Cameroon reached an all time high of 26.5 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 4.47 mil in 1950. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, total population in Central African Republic amounted to 5.26 mil, 15.9 mil in Chad, 1.95 mil in Gabon and 211 mil in Nigeria in 2021.

Cameroon has been ranked 52nd within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Angola mil 43.9 44.6 45.3 46.1 46.8
Benin mil 18.3 18.5 18.8 19.0 19.2
Cameroon mil 39.6 40.2 40.7 41.3 41.8
Central African Republic mil 7.05 7.11 7.18 7.24 7.30
Chad mil 26.9 27.4 27.9 28.4 28.9
Congo mil 8.47 8.62 8.76 8.91 9.06
Dem. Republic of the Congo mil 127 129 131 133 135
Equatorial Guinea mil 1.34 1.36 1.37 1.39 1.40
Gabon mil 2.72 2.75 2.78 2.81 2.84
Niger mil 53.1 54.7 56.4 58.1 59.8
Nigeria mil 355 362 369 376 383
Sudan mil 63.9 64.6 65.3 66.0 66.7