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Cameroon World
Number 62.0 40.0

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Gender Cameroon World
Both sexes 54 70
Females 55 73
Males 53 68

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Cameroon World
Percent 43% 26%

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Cameroon World
Percent 3% 8%

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Cameroon World
Number 21,490,996 7,136,628,791

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Cameroon World
Number 5.1 2.5

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Notes: Average number of children born to a woman during her lifetime.

Method Type Cameroon World
All Methods 23% 62%
Modern Methods 14% 56%

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Method Cameroon World
Other Traditional Methods 0.6% -
Condom 7.6% 6.0%
Female Sterilization 1.2% 21.0%
Injection 1.4% 4.0%
IUD 0.3% 14.0%
Male Sterilization - 4.0%
Periodic Abstinence 10.2% 3.0%
Pill 1.6% 8.0%
Withdrawal 2.1% 4.0%
Other Modern Methods 0.9% 1.0%

Source: PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2008

Cameroon World
Currency $2,320 $11,690

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet