Population of Cities in Cameroon (2021)

Cameroon’s population is about 52.55 million people, making it the 52nd-most populous country in the world. Its most populous city is Douala, the country’s main port city, with about 2.45 million residents. The capital of Cameroon and the second-largest city, Yaoundé, follows with a population of 2.44 million. These are the only two cities in Cameroon with populations above 1 million. Fifteen cities in Cameroon have populations above 100,000.

Cameroon’s population is about 57% urban, a significant increase from 2000, where it sat at 45.54%. Cameroon has one of the highest urbanization rates in sub-Saharan Africa. The United Nations estimated that its population would be 70% urban by 2070.

Cameroon has 2 cities with more than a million people, 13 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 56 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Cameroon is Douala, with a population of 1,338,082 people.

Name 2021 Population
Douala1,338,082
Yaounde1,299,369
Garoua436,899
Kousseri435,547
Bamenda393,835
Maroua319,941
Bafoussam290,768
Mokolo275,239
Ngaoundere231,357
Bertoua218,111
Edea203,149
Loum177,429
Kumba144,413
Nkongsamba117,063
Mbouda111,320
Dschang96,112
Foumban92,673
Ebolowa87,875
Guider84,647
Foumbot84,065
Bafang80,688
Yagoua80,235
Mbalmayo80,206
Meiganga80,100
Bali72,606
Limbe72,106
Bafia69,270
Wum68,836
Bangangte65,385
Tiko55,914
Kribi55,224
Mora55,216
Sangmelima54,251
Kumbo53,970
Nkoteng50,334
Mutengene47,478
Buea47,300
Garoua Boulai46,615
Batouri43,821
Fundong43,509
Fontem42,689
Mbanga42,590
Banyo40,798
Manjo37,661
Melong37,086
Tibati35,589
Muyuka31,384
Obala30,012
Nanga Eboko29,909
Penja28,406
Mbandjok26,947
Kaele25,199
Bamusso24,741
Lagdo24,596
Tchollire23,187
Belabo22,553
Lolodorf22,252
Eseka22,221
Mamfe19,472
Dizangue19,243
Akonolinga17,181
Bogo16,952
Tonga16,036
Abong Mbang14,661
Yokadouma13,287
Bazou13,058
Mundemba11,912
Betare Oya11,866
Pitoa11,454
Rey Bouba11,454
Mindif10,538
Babanki9,851
Mbengwi9,734
Akom II9,709
Batibo9,163
Belo8,705
Ambam8,476
Dimako8,476
Ndikinimeki8,247
Njinikom8,247
Bonaberi8,091
Kontcha8,018
Ngou7,560
Bansoa7,560
Yabassi7,560
Bekondo7,331
Makary7,331
Bandjoun6,872
Belel6,831
Bamendjou6,643
Ngambe6,414
Ntui6,185
Mme-Bafumen6,149
Bana5,727
Bankim5,727
Poli5,727
Saa5,727
Doume5,581
Ndom5,498
Nguti5,498
Okola5,390
Jakiri5,269
Yoko5,269
Ndelele5,040

Population of All Cities in Cameroon

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