General Information for Cameroon Cameroon Flag Icon

What is the capital city of Cameroon ?Yaounde
What is the total area of Cameroon ? (km2)475.440
What is the population in Cameroon ? (2020)26.545.863
What is the median age in Cameroon ?19
What is the iso country code for Cameroon ? (2lt)CM
What is the iso country code for Cameroon ? (3lt)CMR
What continent is Cameroon in ?Africa
What currency is used in Cameroon ?Central African CFA Franc
What is the currency code for Cameroon ?XAF
What is the tel code for Cameroon ?+237
What language use in Cameroon ?French
What is the language code for French ?FR
What is the internet TLD code for Cameroon ?.cm
Where is the highest place in Cameroon ?Mount Cameroon (4040 m.)
Where is the lowest place in Cameroon ?Bight of Bonny (0 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Cameroon

World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)14,138
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)17,357
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)10,449
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)8.176,76
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)13,783
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)8,256
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)20,118
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)23,339
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)31,351
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)14,155
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)73,545
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)64,859
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)83,501
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)73,582
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)78,924
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)68,286
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)76,661
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)68,649
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)85,845
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,116
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,79
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)2,345
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)52,487
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)56,311
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)48,622
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)46,009
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)41,195
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)51,527
World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)6
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)31,11
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)7
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)12
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)16
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)126
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)57,7
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)38,9
World map icon Tax payments (number)44
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)0,5
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)18,3
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)624
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)5
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)6
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)6
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)13
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)14
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)13,5
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)12
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)24,6
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)24,9
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)5
World map icon Time required to register property (days)81
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)800
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)6
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)2,8
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)163
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)271
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)91.600.700
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)7.341.000
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)19.037.700
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)65.222.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)161.317.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)38.924.500
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)30.775.000
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)283.693.000
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)3,34
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)2,881
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)3,86
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)423.625.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)59.940.700
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)363.684.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)1.966.160.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)740.382.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)2.389.780.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)2.389.780.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)1.225.780.000
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)163.996.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)23.193.200
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)140.802.000
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)712.069.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)213.747.000
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)5,688
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)5,19
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)6,264
World map icon Labor force, total11.354.000
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)46,9424
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)76,125
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)81,265
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)87,4017
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)71,027
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)77,036
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)82,101
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)71,968
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)55,653
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)59,394
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)51,871
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,853
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)41,448
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)38,024
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)876.065.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)185.872.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)1.061.940.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)498.322.000
World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)0,860553
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)333.554.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)2,01658
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)781.636.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)0,0203879
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)7.902.440
World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)849
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)1.406,9
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)66
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)202
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)305,5
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)982,8
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)64
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)40,1
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)6
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)167
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)7
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)46,0997
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)122.392.000


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