Urban Population in Cameroon

Urban population reached 13.4 mil in 2017 in Cameroon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.73 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Cameroon reached an all time high of 13.4 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.721 mil in 1960. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, urban population in Central African Republic amounted to 1.91 mil, 3.41 mil in Chad, 1.80 mil in Gabon and 94.5 mil in Nigeria in 2017.

Cameroon has been ranked 51st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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