Douala Population 2021

3,793,363
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Douala's 2021 population is now estimated at 3,793,363. In 1950, the population of Douala was 94,769. Douala has grown by 130,136 since 2015, which represents a 3.55% 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 Douala, which typically includes Douala's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Douala Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20355,956,3493.03%175,301
20345,781,0483.07%172,078
20335,608,9703.10%168,809
20325,440,1613.13%165,314
20315,274,8473.18%162,605
20305,112,2423.22%159,560
20294,952,6823.26%156,422
20284,796,2603.30%153,205
20274,643,0553.34%149,968
20264,493,0873.37%146,669
20254,346,4183.41%143,310
20244,203,1083.44%139,908
20234,063,2003.48%136,555
20223,926,6453.51%133,282
20213,793,3633.55%130,136
20203,663,2273.59%127,108
20193,536,1193.63%124,016
20183,412,1034.71%153,481
20173,258,6224.71%146,577
20163,112,0454.71%139,984
20152,972,0614.71%133,687
20142,838,3744.71%127,674
20132,710,7004.71%121,931
20122,588,7694.71%116,446
20112,472,3234.71%111,209
20102,361,1144.71%106,206
20092,254,9084.71%101,428
20082,153,4804.71%96,868
20072,056,6124.71%92,508
20061,964,1044.71%88,348
20051,875,7564.70%84,260
20041,791,4964.72%80,693
20031,710,8034.71%76,954
20021,633,8494.71%73,493
20011,560,3564.70%70,093
20001,490,2634.72%67,124
19991,423,1394.71%64,015
19981,359,1244.71%61,135
19971,297,9894.70%58,307
19961,239,6824.72%55,838
19951,183,8444.71%53,251
19941,130,5934.71%50,856
19931,079,7374.70%48,503
19921,031,2344.72%46,448
1991984,7864.71%44,297
1990940,4894.71%42,305
1989898,1844.70%40,347
1988857,8374.72%38,639
1987819,1985.17%40,259
1986778,9395.32%39,355
1985739,5845.31%37,317
1984702,2675.33%35,528
1983666,7395.32%33,687
1982633,0525.32%31,984
1981601,0685.31%30,327
1980570,7415.33%28,875
1979541,8665.32%27,377
1978514,4895.32%25,994
1977488,4955.31%24,647
1976463,8487.22%31,218
1975432,6307.76%31,167
1974401,4637.76%28,922
1973372,5417.75%26,803
1972345,7387.77%24,941
1971320,7977.76%23,110
1970297,6877.76%21,446
1969276,2417.75%19,875
1968256,3667.77%18,493
1967237,8737.76%17,137
1966220,7367.76%15,902
1965204,8347.75%14,737
1964190,0975.65%10,170
1963179,9275.64%9,614
1962170,3135.64%9,099
1961161,2145.64%8,602
1960152,6125.65%8,165
1959144,4475.64%7,718
1958136,7295.64%7,305
1957129,4245.64%6,906
1956122,5184.95%5,784
1955116,7344.26%4,766
1954111,9684.26%4,572
1953107,3964.25%4,380
1952103,0164.26%4,212
195198,8044.26%4,035
195094,7690.00%

Douala Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Yaounde4,164,1674.30%
Douala3,793,3633.55%
Bamenda553,0843.72%
Loum523,5775.23%
Mbouda516,0156.25%
Bafoussam437,1503.11%
Garoua352,9802.06%

Other Cities in Cameroon

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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