Cameroon Cameroon

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  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 27,198,628
  • Surface Area: 475,440 km2
  • Currency: Central African CFA francs
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • 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 27,198,628 people, it is ranked at 53º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 57 people per km2.

It's capital is Yaoundé and its currency is Central African CFA francs

Cameroon is holding the 94 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 17,464 millions of euros (20,669 millions of dollars), ( 45.54% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €642 euros per inhabitant$760 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 0.576 points in 2021, leaving it in 151th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Cameroon are business, you must know it's in the 167th 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
Annual GDP [+]2021€38,352M
Annual GDP [+]2021$45,391M
GDP per capita [+]2021€1,410
GDP per capita [+]2021$1,669
Debt (M.€.) [+]202117,464
Debt ($M) [+]202120,669
Debt (%GDP) [+]202145.54%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€642
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$760
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-911
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-1,078
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-2.37%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20216,336.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]20217,499.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20191,098.7
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20191,230.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202114.89%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017198.8
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017224.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20173.14%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021392.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2021464.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20215.54%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202116.52%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€233
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$276
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€42
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$48
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€8
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$9
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021€14
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021$17
S&P Rating [+]04/10/2020B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/22/2020B
Corruption Index [+]202226
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019123º
Fragile States Index [+]201895.3
Innovation Ranking [+]2018111º
NMW [+]2021$65.4
Human Capital Ranking [+]201773º
Doing Business [+]2020167º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,529
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.12
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201514.89
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202012.8%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/202019.25%
Annual arrivals [+]20171,081,000
Exports [+]2021€3,479.2M
Exports [+]2021$4,114.9M
Exports % GDP [+]20219.07%
Imports [+]2021€4,794.4M
Imports [+]2021$5,670.3M
Imports % GDP [+]202112.50%
Trade balance [+]2021€-1,315.2M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,555.5M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-3.43%
Density [+]202157
Global Peace Ranking [+]2022142º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017278.0
% Immigrant [+]20191.95%
% Emigrant [+]20191.48%
Birth Rate [+]202035.51‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20172,780.6
Crude death rate [+]20208.42‰
Fertility Rate [+]20204.54
% risk of poverty [+]201437.5%
Population [+]202127,198,628
Immigrant stock [+]2019505,692
Emigrant stock [+]2019383,029
HDI [+]20210.576
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202297º
Life expectancy [+]202060.83
Suicides [+]20152,787
Suicide rate [+]201511.96
Number of homicides [+]2017341
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.39
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.38
Annual crude oil production [+]202163
Crude Oil Reserves [+]2021200.0
Consumption GWh [+]20216,084
Generation GWh [+]20218,045
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/21/20231,968
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/21/2023124,679
Fully vaccinated [+]03/12/20232,895,351
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/21/202372.36
Doses administered [+]03/12/20234,278,883