Cameroon Cameroon

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  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 26,545,864
  • 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 26,545,864 people, it is ranked at 52º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 56 people per km2.

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

Cameroon is holding the 93 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 16,082 millions of euros (18,328 millions of dollars), ( 44.85% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €606 euros per inhabitant$690 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 0.563 points in 2019, leaving it in 153th place in the table of 189 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
Annual GDP [+]2020€35,856M
Annual GDP [+]2020$40,863M
GDP per capita [+]2020€1,351
GDP per capita [+]2020$1,539
Debt (M.€.) [+]202016,082
Debt ($M) [+]202018,328
Debt (%GDP) [+]202044.85%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€606
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$690
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-1,143
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-1,303
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-3.19%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20205,945.1
Expenditure ($M) [+]20206,775.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20191,098.8
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20191,230.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202114.89%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017199.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017224.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20173.14%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020362.3
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020412.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20205.83%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202016.58%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€224
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$255
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. [+]2020€14
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$16
S&P Rating [+]04/10/2020B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/22/2020B
Corruption Index [+]202127
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019123º
Fragile States Index [+]201895.3
Innovation Ranking [+]2018111º
NMW [+]2014$65.4
Human Capital Ranking [+]201773º
Doing Business [+]2019166º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,529
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.12
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201514.89
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201914.2%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/202019.25%
Annual arrivals [+]20171,081,000
Exports [+]2021€3,479.2M
Exports [+]2021$4,114.9M
Exports % GDP [+]20207.69%
Imports [+]2021€4,794.4M
Imports [+]2021$5,670.3M
Imports % GDP [+]202013.06%
Trade balance [+]2021€-1,315.2M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,555.5M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-5.37%
Density [+]202056
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021145º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017278.0
% Immigrant [+]20191.95%
% Emigrant [+]20191.48%
Birth Rate [+]201934.89‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20172,780.6
Crude death rate [+]20199.06‰
Fertility Rate [+]20194.51
% risk of poverty [+]201437.5%
Population [+]202026,545,864
Immigrant stock [+]2019505,692
Emigrant stock [+]2019383,029
HDI [+]20190.563
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202096º
Life expectancy [+]201959.29
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 [+]20200.36
Annual crude oil production [+]202163
Crude Oil Reserves [+]2021200.0
Consumption GWh [+]20196,509
Generation GWh [+]20208,742
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/21/20221,927
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/21/2022119,780
Fully vaccinated [+]04/26/20221,209,108
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/21/202272.59
Doses administered [+]04/26/20221,828,882