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International Rankings of Cameroon - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Cameroon, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Cameroon, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 51 3 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 81 722579 2020
Internet users - percent of population 75 46 % 2021
Internet users - total 56 12.420 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 56 3 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 74 929007 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 74 83 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 58 22.442 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 40 2.1 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 8 45.3 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 105 7.405 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 106 6.118 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 63 3.4 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 150 1.795 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 116 9.375 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 120 7.449 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 102 34.990 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 145 21.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 107 11.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 86 66.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 21 20.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 78 21.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 59 0.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 54 16.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 83 26.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 118 56.8 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 19 46.6 % 2014
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 34 35.4 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2001
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 1 37.5 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 122 9.027 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 113 3.22 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 127 2.27 % 2021
Labor force 52 11.810 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 45 37.5 % 2014
Public debt 138 36.9 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 94 100.648 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 121 3.65 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 151 3700 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 123 0.82 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 113 3.459 billion US Dollars 2018
Taxes and other revenues 175 10.87 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 166 3.87 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 179 7.318 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 138 6 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 136 6.6 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 94 1.935 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 117 5.171 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 114 6.509 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 115 19.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 124 1.754 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 90 1.864 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 62 24.8 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 45 65.4 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 22 94.6 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 16 10.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 124 32.5 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 27 67.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 67 0.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 166 6.187 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 93 986.189 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 38 1.603 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 56 2.678 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 46 135.071 billion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 36 62200 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 65 20200 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 51 200.000 million bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 113 37900 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 58 63200 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 86 8545 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 139 14090 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 84 39080 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 106 8.29 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 48 30.71 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 6 56.37 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 143 20.6 2018
Land use - arable land 80 13.1 2018
Land use - forest 68 41.7 2018
Land use - permanent crops 56 3.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 139 4.2 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 27 2.5 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 36 283.150 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 90 740.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 84 100.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 90 250.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 30 3.43 2025
Urbanization - urban population 95 59.3 2023
Geography
Area - land 56 472710 sq km 0
Area - total 58 475440 sq km 0
Area - water 100 273056 sq km 0
Coastline 116 402 km 0
Elevation - highest point 39 4045 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 53 667 meters 0
Irrigated land 122 290 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 37 5018 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 143 20.6 2018
Land use - arable land 80 13.1 2018
Land use - forest 68 41.7 2018
Land use - permanent crops 56 3.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 139 4.2 2018
Military
Military expenditures 39 1 % of GDP 2023
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 68 2.36 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 17 1.56 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 134 0.01 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 85 4.09 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 81 0.16 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 13 35.1 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 28 2.9 2018
Child marriage - women married by age 15 10 10.7 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 21 29.8 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 40 11 % 1819
Contraceptive prevalence rate 115 19.3 % 2018
Current health expenditure 78 3.8 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 96 54.2 % 2023
Death rate 53 7.5 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 144 4.9 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 17 20.3 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 21 82.3 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 19 77.3 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 39 95.1 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 11 43.8 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 23 21.4 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 26 4.9 % of population 0
Education expenditures 54 3.2 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 14 2.22 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 41 42.523 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 25 52.2 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 23 47.4 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 216 65.621 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 132 61.9 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 131 63.7 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 87 71.6 % 2018
Literacy - male 66 82.6 % 0
Literacy - total population 75 77.1 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 21 438 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 218 19.1214 years 0
Median age - male 155 18.5 years 0
Median age - total 147 18.8 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 75 20.1 2018
Net migration rate 61 0.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 101 11.4 % 2016
Physicians density 148 0.13 physicians/1,000 population 2019
Population 50 30.136 million 2023
Population growth rate 14 2.73 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 64 83.2 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 20 72.3 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 34 40.3 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 31 16.8 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 14 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 25 0.98 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 26 0.87 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 11 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 20 0.99 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 17 4.5 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 30 3.43 2025
Urbanization - urban population 95 59.3 2023
Transportation
Airports 92 37 2024
Heliports 65 1 2024
Merchant marine - total 66 198 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 130 70000 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 133 265136 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 99 3 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 29 987 2014
Railways - total 62 987 km 2014
Roadways - paved 64 5133 km 2019
Roadways - total 39 77589 km 2019
Waterways 110 N/A km 2010

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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