Distribution of the population by age and Sex
From NHO Cameroon
The age pyramid shows a broad base and a narrowed top. This triangular shape is characteristic of young populations with high fertility and high mortality rate. In fact, the age group 0-24 years represents 62.5% of the total population. The health policies should prioritize this target in order to beneﬁt from the demographic dividend. The population aged 60 and over is 6.4%.