Cameroon In-depth PEST Insights

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This PEST country analysis report on Cameroon provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


– Understand the political system in Cameroon through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
– Understand the economic situation in Cameroon through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
– Understand customer demographics in Cameroon through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
– Understand the technological landscape in Cameroon through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.


– The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Cameroon , as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

– The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Cameroon 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."

– The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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– What is the outlook in Cameroon in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?

– How does Cameroon perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?

– How does Cameroon perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

– How does Cameroon perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1.1. Catalyst

1.2. Summary

1.2.1. Key highlights

1.3. Key developments (June 2021-May 2022)

1.4. Impact of COVID-19 on the Cameroonian economy

1.4.1. Snapshot

1.4.2. Vaccination

1.4.3. Government measures Lockdown Travel ban Stimulus

1.4.4. Impact on the economy


2.1. Key facts

2.2. Geographical location


3.1. Summary

3.2. Evolution

3.3. Structure and policies

3.3.1. Key political figures

3.3.2. Structure of government

3.3.3. Structure of legislature

3.3.4. Foreign and defense policies

3.3.5. Governance indicators


4.1. Summary

4.2. Evolution

4.3. Structure and policies

4.3.1. Financial system

4.4. Performance

4.4.1. GDP and growth rate

4.4.2. GDP composition by sector

4.4.3. Fiscal situation

4.4.4. International investment position

4.4.5. Monetary situation


5.1. Summary

5.2. Evolution

5.3. Structure and policies

5.3.1. Policies

5.3.2. Demographic composition

5.3.3. Education

5.3.4. Healthcare

5.4. Performance

5.4.1. Healthcare

5.4.2. Education


6.1. Summary

6.2. Evolution

6.3. Structure and policies

6.3.1. Policies

6.3.2. Intellectual property

6.3.3. Research and development

6.4. Performance

6.4.1. Opportunity sectors


7.1. About GlobalData

7.2. Disclaimer


List of Tables

Table 1: Cameroon – Key facts, 2022

Table 2: Cameroon – Mid-year population by age (percentage of total population), 2021


List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Cameroon, 2022

Figure 2: Cameroon – Key political events timeline

Figure 3: Cameroon – Key political figures

Figure 4: Cameroon – Distribution of the seats in the National Assembly, February 2020 elections

Figure 5: Cameroon – Evolution of GDP growth (%), 2012-21

Figure 6: Cameroon – Real GDP and GDP growth rate ($ billion/%), 2017-26f

Figure 7: Cameroon – Sector-specific GDP (%), 2021

Figure 8: Cameroon – Agricultural output (XAF trillion/%), 2017-22f

Figure 9: Cameroon – Industrial output (XAF trillion/%), 2017-22f

Figure 10: Cameroon – Services output (XAF trillion/%), 2017-22f

Figure 11: Cameroon – Trade position (%), 2017-26f

Figure 12: Cameroon – FDI inflows and percentage of fixed capital gross formation (million/%), 2017-20, and number of Greenfield investments, 2012-19

Figure 13: Cameroon – Consumer price index and CPI-based inflation, 2017-26f

Figure 14: Cameroon – Unemployment rate (%), 2017-26f

Figure 15: Cameroon – Major religions (%), 2018

Figure 16: Cameroon – Health expenditure ($ billion/% of GDP), 2013-20

Figure 17: Cameroon – Gross enrollment ratio (%), 2014-19

Figure 18: Cameroon – Number of patents granted, 2012-19

Figure 19: Cameroon – Internet users (million/% of population), 2017-21

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