Geography        0  2137 reads

1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly larger than California

Capital city with population

Yaounde - 1,430,000

 

capitals and largest cities > Countries > Cities larger than the capital

Douala

 

Forested Land

51.3%

[33rd of 193]

Geographic coordinates

6 00 N, 12 00 E

 

Largest city

Douala

 

Largest city population

1,320,000

[70th of 174]

Largest city with population
Douala - (est. 2,000,000 to 2,500,000)

Population density

32.92 people per sqkm

[162nd of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

35.07 people/m²

[146th of 204]

Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land

124.83 people/km² of arable lan

[141st of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

475,440 km²

[52nd of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain
Faso (On Mt. Cameroon)


SOURCES
All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; Wikipedia: List of capitals and largest cities by country ; FAO; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Heal The World Foundation.; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

Environment
 

Acidification

0%

[85th of 141]

Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.16 % of GNI

[147th of 179]

Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI

0.83 % of GNI

[36th of 165]

Areas under protection

18

[94th of 146]

Biodiversity richness

1

[40th of 53]

Biosphere reserves area

876 thousand hectares

[39th of 86]

Breeding birds threatened

2.17%

[73rd of 136]

Carbon efficiency

0.22 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[130th of 141]

CFC consumption

4,855.01

[46th of 107]

CO2 Emissions

3,413.4

[113rd of 178]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.12 kg/PPP$

[146th of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

3,534.79 kt

[121st of 195]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

4

[7th of 75]

Ecological footprint

0.89

[124th of 141]

Endangered species protection

72.2%

[65th of 141]

Fertiliser consumption

66.33 hundred grams/hectare

[117th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

45.65 % of land area

[52nd of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

212,450 km²

[28th of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.99

[82nd of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

74%

[61st of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

18%

[52nd of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

8%

[52nd of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

0

[129th of 188]

Known breeding bird species

165

[107th of 146]

Known mammal species

409

[5th of 145]

Marine areas under protection

2

[71st of 95]

Marine fish catch

59,651 tons

[65th of 141]

Non-wildness

1.09%

[98th of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.17 thousand metric tons/squ

[95th of 141]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day

10,031.89 kg/day

[43rd of 115]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker

0.19 kg per day per worker

[16th of 115]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

64.32 mcg/m³

[49th of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

1,281

[109th of 199]

Protected area

4.5

[85th of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

80 thousand metric tons/squ

[128th of 141]

SO2 exports

2,166.13 hundred metric tons

[31st of 141]

Threatened species

80

[23rd of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

32

[21st of 160]

Total renewable water resources

285.5 cu km

[3rd of 31]

Urban NO2 concentration

51.6 micrograms/m3

[68th of 141]

Urban SO2 concentration

114.97 micrograms/m3

[17th of 141]

Water > Availability

17.3 thousand cubic metres

[31st of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

4.87 mls/litre

[131st of 141]

Water > Freshwater pollution

0.05 tons/cubic km

[65th of 69]

Water > Phosphorus concentration

0.5 mls/litre

[30th of 141]

Water > Salinisation

493.57

[84th of 141]

Water > Severe water stress

0

[105th of 140]

Water > Suspended solids

5.42 mls/litre

[58th of 141]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

36.11 %

[1st of 114]

Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.05 %

[64th of 112]

Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions

48.77 %

[22nd of 114]

Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.42 %

[45th of 94]

Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.75 %

[42nd of 107]

Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions

5.15 %

[51st of 111]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

3.85 %

[46th of 114]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

4.96 %

[10th of 114]

Wildness

10.46%

[63rd of 141]


SOURCES
Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries: Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; ; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC: WRI, 2000. Original sources: World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020:

 

Cameroon Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050:


Source
US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor

 

Child employment in agriculture > % of economically active children ages 7-14

88.21 %

[4th of 11]

Child employment in agriculture, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14

86.32 %

[4th of 11]

Child employment in manufacturing > % of economically active children ages 7-14

2.1 %

[7th of 10]

Compensation of employees > % of expense

37.09 %

[19th of 97]

Compensation of employees > current LCU

274700000000

 

CPIA building human resources rating

3.5

[28th of 75]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

22.96

[37th of 89]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

47.43

[53rd of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

67.63

[123rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

73.27

[134th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34

74.69

[135th of 165]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39

77.73

[117th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44

79.17

[105th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49

80.51

[90th of 163]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54

77.43

[77th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

74.53

[44th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64

65.06

[35th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus

46.72

[31st of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14

24.86

[36th of 92]

Economic activity > Men aged 15-19

57.55

[47th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

86.9

[48th of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29

96.18

[50th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

96.73

[115th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 35-39

96.9

[122nd of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44

96.59

[107th of 163]

Economic activity > Men aged 45-49

96.07

[77th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 50-54

94.97

[47th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59

92.94

[36th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 60-64

87.8

[29th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

69.69

[26th of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 10-14

21.04

[37th of 89]

Economic activity > Women aged 15-19

37.25

[61st of 164]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

48.44

[133rd of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 25-29

50.53

[135th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34

52.98

[131st of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 35-39

58.99

[113rd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44

62.34

[97th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 45-49

65.69

[84th of 161]

Economic activity > Women aged 50-54

61.01

[78th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59

57.6

[48th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 60-64

44.61

[48th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

27.6

[37th of 167]

Economically active children, female

17.41 %

[7th of 34]

Economically active children, male

14.47 %

[11th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work

47.51 %

[11th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, female

41.3 %

[10th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, male

54.73 %

[10th of 34]

Economically active children, total

15.91 %

[8th of 34]

Economically active children, work only

52.49 %

[4th of 34]

Economically active children, work only, female

58.7 %

[4th of 33]

Economically active children, work only, male

45.27 %

[4th of 34]

Female economic activity

49.3%

[89th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

4%

[72nd of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

32.5 weeks of wages

[96th of 164]

force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64

53.94 %

[117th of 184]

force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64

81.1 %

[104th of 184]

force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64

67.42 %

[112nd of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

39.92 %

[115th of 184]

force, total

6,293,538

[60th of 184]

Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 70%, industry and commerce 13%, other 17%

Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date

August 13, 2001

 

Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age

14

[110th of 146]

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

14 weeks

 

Parental leave > Paid paternity leave
Up to 10 days paid leave for family events concerning workers' home

Regulation

44

[92nd of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

43

[111st of 123]

Regulation > Firing

39

[56th of 123]

Regulation > Hiring

48

[65th of 123]

regulations > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

1.16 %

[12th of 39]

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

September 3, 1962

 

Rigidity of employment index

56

[32nd of 166]

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force

6.7 %

[62nd of 95]

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force

8.2 %

[37th of 95]

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force

7.5 %

[57th of 101]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$

63,000,000 $

[73rd of 149]

    Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP)

3.733 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[78th of 166]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$

11,000,000 $

[137th of 156]

    Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP)

0.652 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[145th of 165]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

15,671,020 BoP $

[89th of 115]

    Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)

1,150.436 BoP $ per $1 million of

[84th of 142]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

People
 

African countries by population density > area

475,440

[23rd of 56]

African countries by population density > pop. dens.

34

[32nd of 56]

African countries by population density > population

16,184,748

[16th of 56]

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.81

[37th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

41.7

[45th of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

3,757,859

[49th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total

41.1%

[43rd of 227]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males

3,826,232

[49th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

55

[183rd of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

5,122,817

[62nd of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total

55.7%

[179th of 227]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males

5,164,338

[62nd of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females

321,625

[84th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

3.2%

[173rd of 227]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males

274,821

[82nd of 225]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural

72

[19th of 52]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total

79

[19th of 56]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban

94

[12th of 52]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female

50

[7th of 46]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male

52

[7th of 46]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20%

59

[7th of 43]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20%

36

[6th of 43]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of rural

58

[7th of 42]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total

51

[7th of 46]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban

39

[6th of 42]

Chinese population

50

[114th of 127]

CPIA social protection rating

3

[48th of 75]

Female population > Age 10-14

1,063,354

[50th of 224]

Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total

6.13

[41st of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19

976,485

[52nd of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total

5.63

[32nd of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24

828,916

[54th of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total

4.78

[60th of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29

686,842

[57th of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total

3.96

[92nd of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34

534,262

[60th of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total

3.08

[175th of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39

437,165

[63rd of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total

2.52

[192nd of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44

372,526

[68th of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total

2.15

[182nd of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49

316,457

[71st of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total

1.82

[179th of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54

263,279

[71st of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total

1.52

[172nd of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59

213,157

[69th of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total

1.23

[169th of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64

167,187

[70th of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total

0.96

[164th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69

124,940

[74th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total

0.72

[170th of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74

86,298

[81st of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total

0.5

[173rd of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79

52,766

[90th of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total

0.3

[179th of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84

39,150

[88th of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total

0.23

[169th of 224]

Gender development

0.5

[112nd of 141]

Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital

Yaoundé

 

Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
1,200 (est.) ( (they are quoting the statistics of the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad as on ))

Male population > Age 10-14

1,087,950

[51st of 224]

Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total

6.27

[45th of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19

1,000,003

[51st of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total

5.77

[34th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24

852,035

[54th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total

4.91

[59th of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29

711,642

[56th of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total

4.1

[85th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34

560,148

[60th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total

3.23

[173rd of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39

449,392

[61st of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total

2.59

[191st of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44

368,774

[64th of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total

2.13

[186th of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49

302,309

[71st of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total

1.74

[180th of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54

244,998

[73rd of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total

1.41

[171st of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59

195,113

[72nd of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total

1.13

[163rd of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64

151,039

[69th of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total

0.87

[154th of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69

110,969

[75th of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total

0.64

[171st of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74

74,834

[78th of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total

0.43

[174th of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79

44,093

[84th of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total

0.25

[178th of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84

30,446

[83rd of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total

0.18

[166th of 224]

Percentage living in rural areas.

49%

[81st of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

51%

[118th of 199]

Persons per room

1.2

[19th of 60]

Population > CIA Factbook

18,467,692

[58th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

41.22 %

[37th of 185]

Population ages 15-64 > % of total

55.1 %

[148th of 185]

Population ages 65 and above > % of total

3.68 %

[125th of 185]

Population growth > annual %

1.76 annual %

[68th of 195]

Population in largest city

1,761,352

[70th of 118]

Population in the largest city > % of urban population

19.76 %

[88th of 118]

Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million

3,246,336

[47th of 106]

Population, female > % of total

50.3 %

[111st of 190]

Projected population growth

119.34%

[33rd of 141]

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates

11 Jan 1993

 

Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories

25 Sep 1990

 

Rural population

7,410,126

[59th of 193]

Rural population growth > annual %

-0.25 annual %

[135th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

1.01

[95th of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65

1.01

[96th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth

1.03

[189th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65

0.86

[65th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

1.01

[66th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15

1.02

[181st of 215]

Total Population

17,340,702

[58th of 227]

Total population > Age 10-14

2,151,304

[49th of 224]

Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total

12.41

[43rd of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19

1,976,488

[51st of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total

11.4

[34th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24

1,680,951

[54th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total

9.69

[62nd of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29

1,398,484

[56th of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total

8.06

[88th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34

1,094,410

[60th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total

6.31

[177th of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39

886,557

[61st of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total

5.11

[194th of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44

741,300

[66th of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total

4.27

[190th of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49

618,766

[71st of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total

3.57

[181st of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54

508,277

[73rd of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total

2.93

[167th of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59

408,270

[71st of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total

2.35

[166th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64

318,226

[68th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total

1.84

[162nd of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69

235,909

[76th of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total

1.36

[168th of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74

161,132

[81st of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total

0.93

[174th of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79

96,859

[85th of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total

0.56

[173rd of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84

69,596

[89th of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total

0.4

[174th of 224]

Total Population > Female

8,630,477

[58th of 227]

Total Population > Male

8,710,225

[58th of 227]

Urban population

8,911,737

[51st of 195]

Urban population growth > annual %

3.46 annual %

[39th of 195]

Urbanization

50

[121st of 204]

Urbanization in 1975

26.9%

[117th of 164]

Urbanization in 2015

58.9%

[93rd of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

81

[94th of 144]

Women > Antenatal care coverage %

75

[95th of 133]

Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

26

[139th of 170]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

104

[136th of 173]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

430

[36th of 154]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted

730

[29th of 166]

Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %

60

[128th of 172]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; UNICEF; University Libraries, Ohio University; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; United Nations Secretariat and United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat), Compendium of Human Settlement Statistics 2001 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.01.XVII.5), Compendium of Human Settlement Statistics 1995 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.95.XVII.11) and United Nations, Compendium of Human Settlements Statistics 1983 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E/F.84.XVII.5); Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

16.99 per 1,000 people

[23rd of 195]

rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults

498.68 per 1,000 female adults

[15th of 185]

rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults

507.6 per 1,000 male adults

[14th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

87 per 1,000 live births

[26th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

149 per 1,000

[21st of 187]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

0.8394

[154th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

137,000

[107th of 195]

immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world

>0.1%

 

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[102nd of 225]

Refugees

52,010

[40th of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

23 Oct 1961 d

 

Refugees > Outflow

2,000

[55th of 76]

Refugees > US acceptance rates

44.4

[25th of 49]

Refugees > US applications

9

[42nd of 64]

Refugees > US applications approved

4

[36th of 53]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)
20,000-30,000 (Chad); 3,000 (Nigeria); 24,000 (Central African Republic)

US visa lottery winners

1,531 US visa lottery winners

[22nd of 178]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; Nationmaster.com calculations based on USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) data; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

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