Malawi Malawi

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Malawi, is a country located at Eastern Africa, it has an area of 118,480 Km2.

Malawi, with a population of 18,628,747 people, it is ranked at 64º position by population of 196 countries and has a population density of 157 people per km2.

It's capital is Lilongwe and its currency is Kwacha

Malawi is holding the 149 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 4,071 millions of euros (4,558 millions of dollars), ( 59.48% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 219€ euros per inhabitant245$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Malawi, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.483 points in 2019, leaving it in 174th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Malawi are business, you must know it's in the 111th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Malawi, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Malawi Economy
Annual GDP [+]20196,845M.€
Annual GDP [+]20197,663M.$
GDP per capita [+]2019367€
GDP per capita [+]2019411$
Debt (M.€.) [+]20194,071
Debt (M.$.) [+]20194,558
Debt (%GDP) [+]201959.48%
Debt Per Capita [+]2019219€
Debt Per Capita [+]2019245$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-448
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-502
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-6.55%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20191,902.8
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20192,130.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018275.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018325.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201815.78%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017163.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017184.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.78%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201960.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201967.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20193.28%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201927.80%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019102€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019114$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201815€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201818$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20179€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201710$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20193€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20194$
Fitch Rating [+]03/06/2007B-
Corruption Index [+]202030
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019128º
Fragile States Index [+]201885.5
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201832º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018114º
NMW [+]201322.6 $
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017109º
Doing Business [+]2019111º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2019598
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.08
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]20157.67
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201316.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Annual arrivals [+]2018871,000
Exports [+]2020690.2 M.€
Exports [+]2020788.4 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201911.91%
Imports [+]20202,314.1 M.€
Imports [+]20202,643.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201938.38%
Trade balance [+]2020-1,623.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-1,854.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-26.47%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201595º
Density [+]2019157
Global Peace Ranking [+]202059º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201737.7
% Immigrant [+]20191.33%
% Emigrant [+]20191.74%
Birth Rate [+]201834.12‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201738.6
Crude death rate [+]20186.60‰
Fertility Rate [+]20184.21
Population [+]201918,628,747
Immigrant stock [+]2019247,652
Emigrant stock [+]2019324,541
HDI [+]20190.483
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020116º
Life expectancy [+]201863.80
Suicides [+]2015947
Suicide rate [+]20155.23
Number of homicides [+]2012279
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.81
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20190.08
Consumption GWh [+]20181,515
Generation GWh [+]20181,629
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]07/22/20211,410
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]07/22/202146,417
Fully vaccinated [+]07/23/202143,165
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]07/22/202175.69
Doses administered [+]07/23/2021492,390