• Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 24,053,727
  • 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 24,053,727 people, it is ranked at 55º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 51 people per km2.

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

Cameroon is holding the 97 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 9,170 millions of euros10,150 millions of dollars, ( 31.48% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 391€ euros per inhabitant433$ 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 0.556 points in 2017, leaving it in 151th 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
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]201730,982M.€
Annual GDP [+]201735,000M.$
GDP per capita [+]20171,288€
GDP per capita [+]20171,455$
Debt [+]20169,170
Debt [+]201610,150
Debt (%GDP) [+]201631.48%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016391€
Debt Per Capita [+]2016433$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-1,796
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-1,988
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.17%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20166,165.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20166,824.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013738.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013980.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201313.82%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.26%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017407.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017460.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20176.53%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.17%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016263€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016291$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201334€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201345$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201411€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201717€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201719$
S&P Rating [+]02/26/2007B
Fitch Rating [+]11/09/2018B
Corruption Index [+]201725
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018121º
Fragile States Index [+]201594.3
Innovation Ranking [+]2017117º
Human Capital Ranking [+]201692º
Doing Business [+]2019166º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201515.20
Exports [+]20173,195.6 M.€
Exports [+]20173,610.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201710.31%
Imports [+]20174,674.6 M.€
Imports [+]20175,280.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201715.09%
Trade balance [+]2017-1,479.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-1,670.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-4.77%
Density [+]201751
Population [+]201724,053,727
Immigrant stock [+]2017540,266
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017278.0
% Immigrant [+]20172.25%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20172,780.6
Emigrant stock [+]2017333,316
% Emigrant [+]20171.39%
HDI [+]20170.556
Global Peace Ranking [+]2018133º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201685º
Birth Rate [+]201636.30‰
Fertility Rate [+]20164.71
Crude death rate [+]201610.08‰
Life expectancy [+]201658.07
Number of homicides [+]20151,385
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20155.93
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20160.40