Population and Health of Cameroon

Population and Health of Cameroon

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Total population: 20,129,878 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: 1.041%

Urban population: 11,675,329

Urban growth rate: 3.7%

Rural Population: 8,454,549

Rural growth rate: 0.4 %

Population density of Cameroon: 38.8 humans per square kilometre

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
0-1440.3409145340186998110152
15-2420.4207596520338034109768
25-5431.6321736031493346366694
55-644.3409011455327864338
65 years and over3.4310129368797678926
Health

Life expectancy

Male: 53.8

Female: 55.6 (est 2012)

Infant mortality: 59.7 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 5.3 % (2009)

Literacy level

Male: 84%

Female: 67.8%

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