The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
The principal standard against which the transparency of Cameroon's macroeconomic and sociodemographic data is assessed by the IMF's General Data Dissemination System (GDDS). The coverage, periodicity, and timeliness for macroeconomic data in Cameroon are summarized in this study. The quality of the data, including their integrity and accessibility features, is assessed through an experimental data quality assessment framework that identifies six key aspects by which to judge the data. Economic data in Cameroon are also collected by statistical units in other government ministries, institutions, and civil registration offices.