ESTIMATE OF KANURI POPULATION (UNESCO ICH EXPERTS RESERACH estimates using fixed growth rate only excluding variables) :
Cameroon: 1, 300,000
Sudan : 1, 100,000
Kanuris living in Gabon: Yet to receive data as at the time of this post.
Kanuris living in Diaspora other than the countries mentioned above : 874, 000
1. This figures did not captured the Kanuri population who are Kanuri but do not speak the language or practice the culture by more than 50%
2. Kanuris are not the only tribes of KANEM-BORNU, other tribes also in millions are the Shuwa Arabs,Kotoko,Babur,Chibok, Ngizim,Marghi,Tubou,Bolewa,Mandara,Gwoza,Barber,Wula,Gamaru,Wasili Arabs,Bura, Kanakuru and many others.