This is one of the statements made during the talks that took place in the Finance Committee on November 29 in the National Assembly.
The government will undertake a statistical operation to enumerate the population in 2022. According to national television, the news was brought to the National Assembly on November 29 by the Minister Delegate to the Minister of the Economy, Planning and Spatial Planning, in charge of Planning.
Faced with the Finance Committee to defend the budget of his ministry, Paul Tasong noted that this general census of population and housing, will be coupled with the agricultural and livestock census.
Cameroon has grown from an estimated population of 24.348 million in 2019 from 22.179 million in 2015, according to statistics from the Central Bureau of Censuses and Population Studies (BUCREP). A decade earlier, it was 10.493 million in 1987 and 7.663 million in 1976.