Cameroon CM

1,158,811

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

131,210

Indicated decisions 2014

23.4 million

Population

10.7 million

Christians
1.8 million are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Cameroon
  • Social Control

    Shame/Fear-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    None
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim
  • Human Development Index

    152/187
  • Internet Access

    6.52% (130th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    One of the Africa’s most ethnically and linguistically complex countries with more than 286 peoples, sub-groups, and dialects; Grassfield Bantu (26.5%); Northwest Bantu (24.7%); Chadic (9.7%), Fulani (9.4%); Other Benue-Congo (8.7%); Cameroonian Creole (5.8%), detribalized Cameroonian (5.8%); Adamawa-Ubangi (5.5%); Adamawa-Ubangi (5.5%); Hausa (1.4%).
  • Common Languages

    French, English
  • Economy

    Based on agriculture and oil exports, and has other minerals that can be developed.
    One of Africa’s most literate nations, but also one of its most corrupt.
  • History / Politics

    Was a German colony from 1884-1919, and then divided between Britain and France.
    Has had multiparty elections since 1992, but with government suppression of the opposition.
    There is tension between English- and French-speaking parts of the country.
  • Spirituality

    Many significant leaders are Christians and are trying to fight corruption.
    Church tends to be weak, partly because only 10 of 278 languages have Bible translations.
    Tribalism, paganism, alcoholism, and low moral standards are common in the churches.
    There is little concern for the unreached people.
    Christians have increased in numbers, especially Charismatics due to Nigerian evangelists.
  • Prayers

    Pray for reconciliation between groups in the nation and that corruption would decrease.
    Pray believers would repent of sin, and that a true revival would occur.
    Pray for churches to grow in unity, leading to increased outreach and impact on society.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.