Cameroon Cameroon

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  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 27,912,000
  • 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 27,912,000 people, it is ranked at 52º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 59 people per km2.

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

Cameroon is holding the 95 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2022 was 19,142 millions of euros (20,173 millions of dollars), ( 45.51% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €686 euros per inhabitant$723 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 [+]2022€42,056M
Annual GDP [+]2022$44,322M
GDP per capita [+]2022€1,507
GDP per capita [+]2022$1,588
Debt (M.€.) [+]202219,142
Debt ($M) [+]202220,173
Debt (%GDP) [+]202245.51%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€686
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$723
Deficit (M.€) [+]2022-469
Deficit ($M) [+]2022-494
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2022-1.12%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20227,202.9
Expenditure ($M) [+]20227,591.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20201,133.6
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20201,293.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202114.89%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017198.8
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017224.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20173.14%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022399.2
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2022420.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20225.57%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202217.13%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€258
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$272
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€43
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$49
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€8
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$9
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€14
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$15
S&P Rating [+]03/22/2024B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/22/2020B
Corruption Index [+]202226
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019123º
Fragile States Index [+]201895.3
Innovation Ranking [+]2018111º
NMW [+]2022$58.2
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) [+]202113.3%
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 [+]202259
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023139º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017278.0
% Immigrant [+]20202.18%
% Emigrant [+]20201.66%
Birth Rate [+]202134.94‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20172,780.6
Crude death rate [+]20218.58‰
Fertility Rate [+]20214.46
% risk of poverty [+]201437.5%
Population [+]202227,912,000
Immigrant stock [+]2020579,209
Emigrant stock [+]2020441,015
HDI [+]20210.576
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202394º
Life expectancy [+]202160.33
Suicides [+]20152,787
Suicide rate [+]201511.96
Number of homicides [+]20201,202
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20204.54
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.38
Annual crude oil production [+]202261
Crude Oil Reserves [+]2021200.0
Consumption GWh [+]20216,084
Generation GWh [+]20218,045
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]04/07/20241,974
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]04/07/2024125,146
Fully vaccinated [+]10/15/20233,197,286
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]04/07/202470.72
Doses administered [+]10/15/20234,880,572