Cameroon is an African nation of about 22 million people. Known for its geological and cultural diversity, Cameroon is home to more than 200 linguistic groups. Through the Healthy Communities initiative, COL has been working with partners to improve capacity in the design and development of Community Learning Programmes (CLPs). This has resulted in the creation and delivery of multiple health and livelihood-related CLPs.

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

3,722,513

 

2,231,240

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending 20151

53.5%

 

62.6%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20151

15.2%

 

19.7%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

34.7%

 

20.1%

Secondary(2015)

 

Tertiary (2014)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institutue for Statitics Data Centre, retrieved in May, 2017

 

Literacy rate (2010)1

64.8%

 

78.3%

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2010)1

53%

 

64%

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

31%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

57

 

55

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

4.6 71.8
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
0.1 4.3
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
12.7 8.6
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in May, 2017