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Cameroon 1992
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Cameroon 1992 Cataloguing data can be found at the end of this publication.
STATISTISCHES BUNDESAMT
Gustav Stresemann-Ring 11, D-65180 Wiesbaden
and
EUROSTAT, STATISTICAL OFFICE OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
Plateau de Kirchberg, L-2920 Luxembourg
Edited by: Statistisches Bundesamt
In cooperation with the
OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
(ODA), LONDON
The French version of this publication is available from the Office for Official
Publications of the European Communities.
The German version of this publication may be obtained from the publisher, Verlag
Metzler-Poeschel, Stuttgart. Delivery; Hermann Leins GmbH & Co. KG,
Holzwiesenstraße 2, D-72127 Kusterdingen. Fax: 49 / 70 71 / 3 36 53.
Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 1994
ISBN 92-826-7057-0
© ECSC-EC-EAEC, Brussels · Luxembourg, 1993
Printed in Belgium CONTENTS
Page
General abbreviations 5
The ECU and official exchange rates of important currencies 6
List of tables 7
List of graphics 10
Maps1
1 General data4
2 Geographic location and climate 27
3 Population 3
4 Health9
5 Education 45
6 National Accounts 5
7 Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
8 Manufacturing industries 74
9 Tourism 91
10 Transport, traffic and telecommunications 93
11 Money and finance 100
12 Public finance6
13 Employment 11
14 Wages and salaries8
15 Prices 122
16 Balance of payments
17 Foreign trade9
18 Foreign direct investment 144
19n debt 160
20 Public development aid 173
21 Development planning 20
StBA/Eurostat, Cameroon 1992 EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS
0 = Less than half of 1 at the last occupied
digit, but more than nil
= Magnitude zero
1 = General break in the series
affecting comparison over time
= Figure unknown
χ = Available information is not meaningful
StBA/Eurostat, Cameroon 1992 GENERAL ABBREVIATIONS*)
gram h hour g = =
kilogram kW kilowatt (IO3 Watt) kg = =
dt s quintal (100 kg) kWh kilowatt-hour =
t tonne (1,000 kg) MW megawatt (IO6 Watt) = =
mm millimetre MWh megawatt-hour = =
cm centimetre GW gigawatt (IO9 Watt) = =
m metre GWh gigawatt-hour = =
km kilometre Ρ pair = =
m2 square metre Mil. million = =
ha hectare (10,000 m2) Bil. billion = =
km2 square kilometre BY beginning of year -=
1 litre MY mid-year = =
hi hectolitre (100 1) YE end of year = =
m3 cubic metre YA year average = =
tkm tonne-kilometre -A average =
gross registered ton MA monthly average grt = =
nrt netd ton Qrt. quarter = =
rr tdw tonnes deadweight HY half-year =
(t= 1,016.05 kg) cif cost, insurance, freight =
US$ US dollar included =
SDR Special-Drawing Rights fob free on board = =
SELECTED INTERNATIONAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
1 inch (in) = 2.540 cm 1 imperial gallon (imp. gal) = 4,5461
Hoot (ft) 0.305 m 1 barrel (bl) = 158.9831
1 yard (yd) 0.914 m 1 ounce (oz) = 28.350 g
1 mile (mi) = 1,609 km 1 troy ounce (troy oz) = 31.103 g
1 acre (ac) 4.047 m2 1 pound (lb) 453.592 g
1 cubic foot (ft3) 28.317 dm3 1 short ton (sh. t) = 0.9071
1 gallon (gal) = 3.7851 1 long ton (11) 1.016 t
*) Special abbreviations are allocated to the respective sections. With only a few
exceptions, provisional, revised and estimated figures are not marked as such. Detail
may not add to total because of rounding.
StBA/Eurostat, Cameroon 1992 THE ECU AND OFFICIAL EXCHANGE RATES OF IMPORTANT CURRENCIES
Exchange rates for 1 ECU
Year CFA franc BFr/LFr Dkr DM FF Dr lf£ Htl Lit Esc Pta £ USJ SZR
1980 293.4480 40.5980 7.82736 2.52421 5.86896 59.4178 0.675997 1.189.21 2.76027 69.5522 99.7017 0.598488 1.38233 1.06447
1981 301.9965 41.2947 7.92256 2.51390 6.03993 61.6230 0.691021 1,263.18 2.77511 68.4948 102.676 0.553111 1.11645 0.94548
1982 321.5585 44.7116 8.15687 2.37599 6.43117 65.3419 0.689605 1,323.78 2.61391 78.0066 107.558 0.560455 0.97971 0.88448
1983 338.5390 45.4380 8.13189 2.27053 6.77078 78.0884 0.714956 1,349.92 2.53720 98.6886 127.503 0.587014 0.89022 0.83253
1984 343.5830 45.4421 8.14648 2.23811 6.87166 88.4154 0.725942 1,281.38 2.52335 0.59O626 115.680 126.569 0.78903 0.76777
1985 339.7515 44.9137 8.01877 2.22632 6.79503 105.739 0.715168 1,447.99 2.51101 130.252 129.135 0.588977 0.76309 0.74904
1986 339.9880 43.7979 7.93565 2.12819 6.79976 137.425 0.733526 1,461.88 2.40090 0.671543 147.088 137.456 0.98417 0.83756
1987 346.4550 43.0410 7.88472 2.07153 6.92910 156.268 0.775448 1.494.91 2.33418 162.616 142.165 0.704571 1.15444 0.89214
1988 351.8220 43.4285 7.95152 2.07440 7.03644 167.576 0.775672 1,537.33 2.33479 170.059 137.601 0.664434 1.18248 0.87988
1989 351.1935 43.3806 8.04929 2.07015 7.02387 178.840 0.776818 1,510.47 2.33526 173.413 130.406 0.673302 1.10175 0.85956
1990 345.6017 42.4257 7.85652 2.05209 6.91412 201.412 0.767768 1,521.98 2.31212 181.109 129.411 0.713851 1.27343 0.93859
1991 348.5442 42.2233 7.90859 2.05076 6.97332 225.216 0.767809 1,533.24 2.31098 178.614 128.469 0.701012 1.23916 0.90571
1992a 347.4263*1 42.0663 7.92608 2.04387 6.94477 236.787 0.766630 1,537.78 2.30083 128.892 0.711382 1.25757 0.91753 175.877
*: Annual averages of the daily rates.
1) Average January / April.
a)ey / June 1992: 346.8758 CFA francs.
00
a
Sources: CFA franc: Commission of the European Communities, DG IX.
Other currencies:n of then.
n
i
^ The conversions in the report from US$ into ECU were done by using the rates of exchange published by the Commission of the European Communities. LIST OF TABLES
Page
1 General Data
1.1 Basic data 14
1.2 Important economic and social indicators of African countries 17
2 Climate
2.1e < 28
3 Population
3.1n trend and density according to various sources 30
3.2n forecasts 32
3.3 Fertility/mortality rates and natural population growth3
3.4 Population according to age group5
3.5 Area, population and population density according to provinces6
3.6n distribution between town and country 37
3.7 Population in selected towns8
4 Health
4.1 Immunization for infants and pregnant women 4
4.2 Breakdown of the causes of death3
4.3 Medical establishments 4
4.4 Hospital beds according to provinces4
4.5 Doctors, dentists and other medical personnel
5 Education
5.1 State expenditure on education7
5.2 Schools and other teaching establishments8
5.3 Pupils and students9
5.4 Teachers 50
5.5 Pupil/teacher ratio
5.6 Pupil/classroom ratio
6 National Accounts
6.1 Development of GDP at current market prices 52
6.2 Breakdown of gross domestic product at market prices 53
6.3 Utilization of the gross domestic product at market prices6
6.4 Gross national and grossct7
7 Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
7.1 Land use 6
7.2 Tractor fleet and utilization of commercial fertilizers 61
7.3 Harvests of selected basic food crops3
StBA/Eurostat, Cameroon 1992 7 Page
7.4 Yields of selected basic food crops 64
7.5 Harvest ofd agricultural export crops7
7.6 Producer prices for sected export fruit crops9
7.7 Stocks of animals 70
7.8 Slaughterings
7.9 Production of selected animal products and sub-products 71
7.10 Felled timber
7.11 Fishing catches3
8 Manufacturing industries
8.1 Selected data on the oil economy6
8.2 Installed power of the power stations8
8.3 Production and consumption of electricity 7
8.4 Abstraction andn of water9
8.5 Products of the mining industry, quarrying of stone and earth 80
8.6 Selected economic data on the processing industry3
8.7 Production index for the processing industry 8
8.8n of selected products in the processing industry7
9 Tourism
9.1 Selected data on tourism 92
10 Transport, traffic and telecommunications
10.1 Track length and rolling stock of the railways3
10.2 Railroad capacity4
10.3 Motor vehicles and density of private cars5
10.4 Merchant shipping fleet6
10.5 Freight traffic through the port of Douala Bonaberi 97
10.6 Transport capacities of the national air line "Cameroon Airlines"8
10.7 Telecommunications Data 99
11 Money and finance
11.1 Exchange rates 101
11.2 Gold and foreign exchange reserves2
11.3 Selected data on money and finance5
12 Public finance
12.1 Central government budget7
12.2 Actual budget revenue and expenditure of the central government 10
12.3 Budget revenues of the central government 109
12.4 Real budget revenues of the centralt 110
12.5 Budget expenditure of the central government Ill
12.6 Actual budget expenditure of the central government2
StBA/Eurostat, Cameroon 199