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Douala, CM

Area of Douala, CM 193.8 km²
Population 2.3 million
Male Population 1,152,851 (50.3%)
Female Population 1,137,485 (49.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +478.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +83%
Median Age 22 years old
Male Median Age 22.3 years old
Female Median Age 21.6 years old
Timezone West Africa Standard Time

Douala, CM Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 395,711 822,358 1,251,663 2,290,339
Population Density 2,041 / km² 4,243 / km² 6,458 / km² 11,818 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Douala Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 83% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Douala, CM +478.8% +178.5% +83%
Cameroon +201% +93.4% +46.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Douala, CM Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 162,413 154,848 317,261
5-9 121,926 120,032 241,959
10-14 107,190 111,260 218,451
15-19 121,977 133,985 255,962
20-24 134,823 154,167 288,991
25-29 123,390 132,139 255,529
30-34 104,167 91,696 195,863
35-39 79,035 68,557 147,592
40-44 61,706 53,166 114,872
45-49 49,661 41,396 91,058
50-54 37,353 28,778 66,132
55-59 20,439 14,505 34,944
60-64 12,840 10,968 23,809
65-69 7,432 8,717 16,150
70-74 4,434 6,269 10,703
75-79 2,329 3,353 5,683
80-84 1,090 2,157 3,248
85 Plus 646 1,493 2,140
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Douala, CM Population Density

Population Density: 11,818 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Douala, CM 2.3 million 193.8 km² 11,818 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Douala, CM Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1880 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 68,936 n/a n/a
1910 79,708 15.6% 10,772
1920 92,733 16.3% 13,025
1930 109,475 18.1% 16,742
1940 134,050 22.4% 24,575
1950 187,580 39.9% 53,530
1960 243,362 29.7% 55,782
1970 328,139 34.8% 84,777
1990 822,358 58.3% 247,109
2000 1,251,663 52.2% 429,305
2020 2,478,718 40.7% 613,527
2030 2,820,017 13.8% 341,299
2040 3,127,335 10.9% 307,318
2050 3,365,764 7.6% 238,429
2060 3,539,722 5.2% 173,958
2070 3,649,612 3.1% 109,890
2080 3,706,716 1.6% 57,104
2090 3,707,344 0% 628
2100 3,665,387 -1.1% -41,957
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Douala, CM CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Douala, CM 714,097 t 0.31 t 3,684 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Douala Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1948 to 2019)

Average Temp
27.2°C
81.0°F
Average High
31.7°C
89.1°F
Average Low
23.3°C
74.0°F
   Record High Temperature
35.5°C
95.9°F
   Record Low Temperature
21.3°C
70.3°F
   Average Precipitation
304.4 mm
12.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
19.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Low (2)
Flood High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Bui 2,107.4 km² 390,087 185.1 / km²
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Dja-et-Lobo 19,902.8 km² 251,841 12.7 / km²
Djerem 13,049.9 km² 182,104 14.0 / km²
Donga-Mantung 4,180.5 km² 291,529 69.7 / km²
Fako 2,074.8 km² 640,797 308.8 / km²
Faro 12,151.2 km² 76,696 6.31 / km²
Faro-Déo 10,909.2 km² 112,768 10.3 / km²
Haut-Nkam 1,124.8 km² 145,365 129.2 / km²
Haut-Nyong 36,245.2 km² 224,269 6.19 / km²
Haute-Sanaga 11,488.1 km² 112,597 9.8 / km²
Hauts-Plateaux 352.9 km² 74,084 209.9 / km²
Kadey 15,987.8 km² 216,147 13.5 / km²
Koung-Khi 440.8 km² 35,258 80.0 / km²
Koupé-Manengouba 3,311.2 km² 116,504 35.2 / km²
Lebialem 631.7 km² 120,501 190.8 / km²
Lekié 3,413.1 km² 81,478 23.9 / km²
Logone-et-Chari 12,680.9 km² 623,748 49.2 / km²
Lom-et-Djerem 26,279.6 km² 390,256 14.9 / km²
Manyu 9,075.2 km² 224,924 24.8 / km²
Maroua 60.1 km² 625,120 10,396 / km²
Mayo-Banyo 8,397.4 km² 269,203 32.1 / km²
Mayo-Danay 5,683.6 km² 643,140 113.2 / km²
Mayo-Kani 4,636.5 km² 534,473 115.3 / km²
Mayo-Louti 3,892.4 km² 517,226 132.9 / km²
Mayo-Rey 37,022.6 km² 576,272 15.6 / km²
Mayo-Sava 2,889 km² 473,279 163.8 / km²
Mayo-Tsanaga 4,230.7 km² 943,029 222.9 / km²
Mbam-et-Inoubou 6,845.3 km² 210,363 30.7 / km²
Mbam-et-Kim 26,390.4 km² 147,119 5.57 / km²
Mbéré 13,738 km² 198,149 14.4 / km²
Mefou-et-Afamba 3,139.7 km² 51,118 16.3 / km²
Mefou-et-Akono 1,211.7 km² 59,463 49.1 / km²
Meme 2,716.9 km² 416,946 153.5 / km²
Menchum 4,797.5 km² 200,334 41.8 / km²
Menoua 1,306 km² 299,610 229.4 / km²
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Nkam 6,087.7 km² 33,731 5.54 / km²
Noun 7,791.2 km² 566,575 72.7 / km²
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