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Area
465,500 km2
Currency
CFA franc (CFAF = 100 centimes), pegged to the euro at €1 = CFAF 665.957
Capital
Yaoundé
Head of State
President Paul Biya (1982)
Economies
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
GDP (USD million) 34,943.3 30,905.3 32,643.7 34,925.8 38,676.3 39,054.1
Real GDP Growth (% growth) 5.9 5.7 4.6 3.5 4.1 3.9
Inflation (% growth) 1.8 2.7 0.9 0.6 1.1 2.1
Unemployment Rate (% of economically active population) 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4
Exchange Rates Against US Dollar (XAF per USD) 494.4 591.7 592.6 582.0 555.7 585.9
Consumers
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Population ('000) 22,681.9 23,298.4 23,926.5 24,566.1 25,216.3 25,876.4
Median Age of Population (years) 18.1 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5
Number of Households ('000) 4,498.8 4,647.7 4,798.8 4,952.1 5,107.3 5,264.4
Consumer Expenditure (USD million) 23,694.1 21,470.3 22,457.2 24,012.6 27,179.5 27,527.3
Internet Users ('000) 3,069.3 4,027.7 4,650.6 4,785.6 5,712.9 6,726.2

Research Sources:

  1. GDP: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  2. Real GDP Growth: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  3. Inflation: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  4. Unemployment Rate: Euromonitor International from International Labour Organisation (ILO)/Eurostat/national statistics/OECD.
  5. Exchange Rates Against US Dollar: Euromonitor International from national statistics/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics.
  6. Total Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  7. Median Age of Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  8. Number of Households: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  9. Consumer Expenditure: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/UN/OECD.
  10. Internet Users: Euromonitor International from International Telecommunications Union/OECD/national statistics.