Bamenda's 2021 population is now estimated at 553,084. In 1950, the population of Bamenda was 9,427. Bamenda has grown by 19,827 since 2015, which represents a 3.72% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Bamenda, which typically includes Bamenda's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.