• Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 23,344,179
  • Surface Area: 475,440 km2
  • Currency: Central African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECCAS, IMF, UN, AU

Cameroon, is a country located at Middle Africa, it has an area of 475,440 Km2,

Cameroon, with a population of 23,344,179 people, it is ranked at 55º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 49 people per km2.

The capital is Yaoundé and its currency is Central African CFA francs

Cameroon is holding the 99 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 6,949 millions of euros7,710 millions of dollars, ( 27.12% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 298 € euros per inhabitant330$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Cameroon, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.512 points in 2014, leaving it in 153th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Cameroon are business, you must know it's in the 166th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Cameroon, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Yaoundé: Monthly Temp.
Yaoundé: Monthly Rainfall
Cameroon Economy
GDP Mill. € [+]201525,625M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201528,431M.$
GDP per capita [+]20151,098€
GDP per capita [+]20151,218$
Debt [+]20156,949 M.€
Debt [+]20157,710 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201527.12%
Debt Per Capita [+]2015298 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2015330$
Deficit [+]2015-696 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-772 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.72%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20155,282.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,861.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013674.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013895.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201313.82%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.26%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015319.1
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015354.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199912.42%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201520.62%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015226€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015251$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201330€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201340$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201410€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201413$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201514€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201515$
S&P Rating [+]02/26/2007B
Fitch Rating [+]11/25/2016B
Corruption Index [+]201626
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016114º
Fragile States Index [+]201594.3
Innovation Ranking [+]2016118º
Human Capital Ranking [+]201589º
Doing Business [+]2017166º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201414.49
Exports [+]20153,389.0 M.€
Exports [+]20153,760.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201513.23%
Imports [+]20156,003.7 M.€
Imports [+]20156,661.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201523.43%
Trade balance [+]2015-2,614.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]2015-2,901.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-10.20%
Density [+]201549
Population [+]201523,344,179
Immigrant stock [+]2015381,984
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015244.1
% Immigrant [+]20151.64%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,523.1
HDI [+]20140.512
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016130º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201685º
Birth Rate [+]201436.74‰
Fertility Rate [+]20144.70
Crude death rate [+]201411.46‰
Life expectancy [+]201455.49
Number of homicides [+]2012595
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20122.7
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.40