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Malawi in Figures

Malawi in Figures is a free annual publication; the indicators and data can be found from the following links:

Demography from Successive Censuses containing information on the following

  • Population
  • Population Density
  • Population Growth Rates
  • Fertility
  • Mortality
  • Life Expectancy
  • Household Characteristics

 The Economy containing information on the following:

  • Price Inflation Rates
  • National product
  • Balance of Payments
  • Exchange Rates
  • Foreign Trade
  • Industrial Production
  • Public Finance
  • Debt

Download Malawi in Figures.

Other Demographic and Social indicators containing information on the following:

  • Poverty
  • Characteristics of the Poor
  • Recent Demographic Indicators
  • Education
  • Literacy
  • Health
  • Water

 Geography and Climate containing information on the following

  • Geography
  • Climate
  • Rainfall
  • Temperature

Data is taken from all NSO publications and data sets released throughout the year; key sources for the 2002 edition include the the Statistical Yearbook, 1998 Malawi Population and Housing Census, the 1998 Integrated Household Survey, and the latest Demographic and Health Survey (MDHS).

Symbols used:
..  Not available  K  Malawi Kwacha  mm  Millimetres
mn  Millions  %  Per cent  km  Kilometres
bn  Billions  -  Zero or less than half given unit  ha  Hectares

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