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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

5,360.2

2016

6,432.8

2015

163.0

1960

8,003.3

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

5.1

2016

3.1

2015

2.1

2012

9.5

2010

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

18.86

2016

26.76

2015

13.76

2012

45.43

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

378.50

2016

393.00

2015

45.03

1960

544.60

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

15.6

2016

22.8

2015

9.3

2003

34.2

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

4,406.10

2016

5,027.83

2015

144.62

1960

6,513.48

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

81.0

2016

78.9

2015

62.7

1978

93.3

2005

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

880.13

2016

887.92

2015

28.14

1960

1,072.77

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

16.2

2016

13.9

2015

9.4

2003

31.6

1994

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

14.8

2016

13.7

2015

7.7

1964

38.4

1978

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross National Product

5,321.64

2016

6,206.64

2015

160.72

1960

7,887.73

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

12.7

2015

12.7

2014

1.3

1997

22.4

1978

%

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

1,463.13

2022

1,399.86

2021

367.90

1980

1,463.13

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

401.67

2022

382.94

2021

197.55

1994

493.84

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

-10.31

1994

13.83

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP: USD mn

5,360.22

2016

6,432.75

2015

162.96

1960

8,003.30

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Market Prices

3,818,492.00

2016

3,212,683.80

2015

204,382.00

2002

3,818,492.00

2016

MWK mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita: USD

378.50

2016

393.00

2015

213.00

2003

544.60

2011

USD

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita: USD: Extended History

378.50

2016

393.00

2015

45.03

1960

544.60

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP Deflator: YoY

15.56

2016

22.76

2015

9.35

2003

34.25

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth

4.9

Jul 2016

-4.4

Jun 2016

-41.6

Apr 2014

52.7

Sep 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2014 - Jul 2016

Updated on Nov 2017
Minerals Production

60,884.00

2015

66,008.00

2014

31,335.00

2013

81,993.00

2011

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Electricity Generation

77.30

Jul 2015

108.40

Jun 2015

77.30

Jul 2015

166.50

Sep 2011

GWh

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2015

Updated on Aug 2016
Electricity Consumption

71.60

Jul 2015

85.90

Jun 2015

71.20

Feb 2015

132.90

Nov 2009

kWh mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2015

Updated on Aug 2016
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-0.4

Aug 2017

-0.6

Jul 2017

-34.4

Aug 2016

23.9

Jun 2015

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
National Government Debt

2,620.0

2014

2,030.0

2013

1,838.0

2010

2,620.0

2014

USD mn

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Government Debt: % of GDP

66.0

2014

38.0

2013

33.6

2011

66.0

2014

%

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure

1,893.38

2022

1,756.80

2021

52.08

2002

1,893.38

2022

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

3,510.57

2022

3,304.36

2021

137.13

2006

3,510.57

2022

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,753.11

2022

1,604.68

2021

36.07

2002

1,753.11

2022

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Central Government: Revenue and Grants

80.40

Aug 2017

83.90

Jul 2017

5.80

Mar 2006

92.50

Jan 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Central Government: Expenditure: Interest Payments

24.10

Aug 2017

5.50

Jul 2017

0.20

Jun 2012

24.10

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus

-18.60

Aug 2017

-28.30

Jul 2017

-40.40

Aug 2013

24.00

Jun 2015

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Central Government: Net Financing

24.60

Aug 2017

30.00

Jul 2017

-51.30

Aug 2012

67.10

Feb 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue

71.80

Aug 2017

81.60

Jul 2017

4.50

Oct 2005

88.90

Apr 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Grants

8.60

Aug 2017

2.30

Jul 2017

0.00

Mar 2009

30.40

May 2013

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Central Government: Expenditure

99.10

Aug 2017

112.20

Jul 2017

7.90

Apr 2007

112.20

Jul 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Government Debt: USD mn

2,620.00

2014

2,030.00

2013

1,838.00

2010

2,620.00

2014

USD mn

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Population

18.1

2016

17.6

2015

3.0

1950

18.1

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

81.1

2017

81.1

2016

77.0

1998

82.7

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Labour Productivity Growth

0.95

2017

-0.81

2016

-10.64

1994

16.33

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

22.09

2022

21.47

2021

6.56

1980

22.09

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

82.90

2014

89.40

2013

82.00

2005

89.40

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales

3,900

2016

1,900

2015

1,400

2005

3,900

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

105.3

2016

11.8

2015

-34.8

2012

105.3

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

300.00

Dec 2016

300.00

Jun 2016

200.00

Jun 2012

800.00

Dec 2011

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

3,600.00

Dec 2016

400.00

Jun 2016

400.00

Jun 2016

3,600.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

348.61

2011

408.39

2005

348.61

2011

408.39

2005

USD

yearly

2005 - 2011

Updated on 2014
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

8.3

Oct 2017

8.4

Sep 2017

-1.0

Dec 1989

98.1

Jul 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

4.81

Oct 2017

5.17

Sep 2017

4.81

Oct 2017

30.31

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.90

2022

5.67

2021

3.90

2022

83.15

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
CPI: Transport

214.40

Oct 2017

214.20

Sep 2017

114.30

Jan 2013

214.40

Oct 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Urban

278.60

Oct 2017

275.50

Sep 2017

120.10

Jan 2013

280.70

Feb 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Rural

254.60

Oct 2017

250.00

Sep 2017

113.20

Aug 2013

285.00

Feb 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index (CPI)

258.00

Oct 2017

254.20

Sep 2017

119.10

Aug 2013

277.10

Feb 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages

250.40

Oct 2017

244.30

Sep 2017

105.70

Aug 2013

294.80

Feb 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

217.20

Oct 2017

216.90

Sep 2017

114.10

Jan 2013

217.20

Oct 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Housing, Water and Electricity

344.50

Oct 2017

340.40

Sep 2017

128.70

Jan 2013

348.40

Apr 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Trade Balance

-89.2

Aug 2016

-76.8

Mar 2016

-212.7

Jun 2014

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2016

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Exports

119.0

Aug 2016

54.3

Mar 2016

4.4

Apr 2008

185.2

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2016

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Exports Growth

-7.3

Sep 2016

39.2

Aug 2016

-90.4

Apr 2008

919.4

Mar 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Aluminum: Exports

11.17

2016

17.54

2015

0.33

2006

379.73

2000

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

253.44

2016

603.33

2014

0.02

2001

603.33

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

208.2

Aug 2016

131.1

Mar 2016

13.4

Apr 2001

312.3

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2016

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Imports Growth

15.2

Sep 2016

104.0

Aug 2016

-64.3

Mar 2000

317.5

Mar 2001

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

12,441.12

2016

13,871.73

2015

677.51

1995

14,080.10

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

7.55

2022

6.11

2021

-27.74

2009

44.60

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

113,936.99

2016

100,075.15

2015

1,532.12

1998

138,872.08

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Trade Balance

-52,012.50

Sep 2016

-64,727.20

Aug 2016

-84,615.90

Jun 2014

4,926.00

Nov 2009

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Trade: Imports

116,845.00

Sep 2016

151,121.00

Aug 2016

191.04

Feb 1994

151,121.00

Aug 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Trade: Exports

64,833.00

Sep 2016

86,394.00

Aug 2016

104.08

Mar 1994

86,394.00

Aug 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports

1,479.00

Sep 2016

4,189.00

Aug 2016

0.00

Jan 2014

9,009.70

Nov 2014

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Current Account Balance

-710.3

2015

-1,128.5

2014

-1,236.2

2013

-4.4

1998

USD mn

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-11.2

2015

-18.6

2014

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

325.6

2016

518.7

2015

-28.7

1991

812.8

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

6.0

2016

8.1

2015

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2016
Foreign Portfolio Investment

0.76

2012

1.07

2011

-3.92

2005

1.07

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2016
External Debt

1,556.4

2014

1,332.6

2013

531.9

2007

1,556.4

2014

USD mn

yearly

2007 - 2014

Updated on 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

39.4

2014

33.6

2013

15.0

2006

39.4

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term

44.1

2016

26.2

2015

0.0

1976

120.9

2002

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

0.8

2016

0.4

2015

0.4

2014

4.5

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.66

2022

-0.63

2021

-0.80

2008

-0.00

1998

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income: Debit

-20,379.00

2012

-17,564.40

2011

-28,800.10

2010

-8,864.00

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: In Malawi

22,681.00

2012

20,160.90

2011

4,836.80

2006

27,461.60

2008

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit

98,336.60

2012

97,951.80

2011

13,536.70

2003

98,336.60

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account

-190,031.70

2012

-105,639.30

2011

-190,031.70

2012

-24,258.90

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income

-18,613.10

2012

-16,137.30

2011

-28,610.30

2010

-8,601.50

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Capital Account: Credit

90,761.70

2012

98,770.20

2011

15,459.40

2003

98,770.20

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

-30.50

2012

-23.50

2011

-30.50

2012

-14.20

2005

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment

13,489.90

2012

12,404.70

2011

4,032.90

2006

24,854.80

2008

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Capital Account

90,731.20

2012

98,746.80

2011

15,441.10

2003

98,746.80

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers

95,228.30

2012

95,754.30

2011

12,861.70

2003

95,754.30

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit

-3,108.30

2012

-2,197.50

2011

-3,108.30

2012

-579.20

2007

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income: Credit

1,765.90

2012

1,427.10

2011

50.50

2009

1,765.90

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account

75,753.70

2012

41,169.30

2011

-411.30

2006

75,753.70

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Assets

21.10

2012

17.80

2011

-15.00

2010

21.10

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment Assets

-10,926.90

2012

-4,511.40

2011

-10,926.90

2012

5,346.70

2008

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Abroad

-9,191.10

2012

-7,756.20

2011

-9,191.10

2012

187.80

2009

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Liabilities

188.60

2012

167.60

2011

-464.10

2005

188.60

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment Liabilities

72,981.00

2012

34,031.20

2011

-87.70

2006

72,981.00

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods

-239,977.20

2012

-163,814.00

2011

-239,977.20

2012

-19,180.60

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Net Errors And Omissions

19,157.20

2012

-51,294.60

2011

-51,294.60

2011

27,086.50

2010

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Overall Balance

-4,389.60

2012

-17,017.80

2011

-17,017.80

2011

20,380.40

2010

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Reserves and Related Items: Reserve Assets

4,389.60

2012

17,017.80

2011

-20,380.40

2010

17,017.80

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods: Exports

296,828.40

2012

240,931.40

2011

55,296.60

2003

296,828.40

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods: Imports

-536,805.60

2012

-404,745.30

2011

-536,805.60

2012

-74,477.10

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Services

-26,669.80

2012

-21,442.20

2011

-26,669.80

2012

-9,338.60

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Services: Credit

18,009.30

2012

15,406.10

2011

5,058.50

2003

18,009.30

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Services: Debit

-44,679.10

2012

-36,848.30

2011

-44,679.10

2012

-14,397.10

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Public External Debt: USD

1,556.40

2014

1,332.60

2013

531.90

2007

1,556.40

2014

USD mn

yearly

2007 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Money Supply M1

657.25

Aug 2017

671.57

Jul 2017

45.82

Nov 1984

1,022.41

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Money Supply M2

1,407.50

Aug 2017

1,402.73

Jul 2017

100.66

Feb 1976

1,917.35

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
M2 Growth

17.2

Mar/2017

18.0

Feb/2017

9.2

Jul/2010

46.2

Sep/2008

%

monthly

Jan/2005 - Mar/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Nov 2017

7.5

Oct 2017

7.5

Nov 2017

35.0

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

643.9

Jun 2016

598.7

May 2016

10.4

Jan 1984

743.0

Jul 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jun 1965 - Jun 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

15.1

Mar 2017

17.0

Dec 2016

3.1

Jun 2009

17.1

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

10.42

2015

9.87

2014

2.32

2009

10.42

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

4.8

Mar 2016

4.1

Feb 2016

0.4

Nov 2008

20.1

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Gold Reserves

22.78

Nov 2015

22.78

Oct 2015

0.00

Nov 1977

22.85

Mar 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1972 - Nov 2015

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Deposits

108.20

Aug 2017

118.92

Jul 2017

13.45

Sep 2006

258.63

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Feb 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Domestic Credit

1,237.9

Aug 2017

1,229.9

Jul 2017

-0.9

Jan 2001

2,167.7

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

35.5

Aug 2017

39.8

Jul 2017

-77.0

Mar 2001

1,353.8

Mar 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Monetary Aggregates: M2

1,027.70

Aug 2017

1,019.10

Jul 2017

0.09

Feb 1976

1,027.70

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Monetary Aggregates: M1

479.90

Aug 2017

487.90

Jul 2017

0.06

Feb 1976

487.90

Jul 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money

547.80

Aug 2017

531.10

Jul 2017

0.03

Jul 1975

547.80

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Monetary Aggregates: M2: YoY

22.20

Aug 2017

23.10

Jul 2017

9.20

Jul 2010

46.20

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Monetary Aggregates: Reserve Money

269.30

Aug 2017

283.20

Jul 2017

0.03

Jan 1977

283.20

Jul 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Monetary Aggregates: Money Multiplier

3.80

Aug 2017

3.60

Jul 2017

2.10

May 2005

4.60

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Official Foreign Reserves: Months of Import

4.76

Mar 2016

4.07

Feb 2016

0.37

Nov 2008

20.14

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves

452,451.00

Sep 2016

459,145.90

Aug 2016

15.50

Feb 1982

462,854.70

Jul 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit

903.90

Aug 2017

893.50

Jul 2017

-0.07

Jan 2001

903.90

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bank Deposits

79.00

Aug 2017

86.40

Jul 2017

1.86

Sep 2006

98.90

Mar 2015

MWK bn

monthly

Feb 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Banking Statistics Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio

20.8

Sep 2016

22.5

Jun 2016

15.0

Jun 2011

34.8

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

19.5

Mar 2017

16.8

Dec 2016

15.9

Dec 2015

26.0

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Commercial Banks: Assets

1,253,942.00

Mar 2017

1,260,799.40

Feb 2017

78,081.40

Jan 2007

1,261,338.50

Dec 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Banking Sector: Return on Assets

3.20

Mar 2017

3.00

Dec 2016

2.10

Mar 2005

8.70

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Banking Sector: Return on Equity

21.50

Mar 2017

20.30

Dec 2016

15.50

Mar 2005

59.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio

19.50

Mar 2017

16.80

Dec 2016

15.90

Dec 2015

26.00

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio: Tier 1 Capital

16.10

Mar 2017

13.70

Dec 2016

12.50

Dec 2015

30.00

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

27.95

Aug 2017

28.18

Jul 2017

16.50

Mar 1985

65.00

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

730.160

Aug 2017

726.510

Jul 2017

0.714

Oct 1967

742.338

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Policy Rate

22.00

Nov 2017

22.00

Oct 2017

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

16.31

Aug 2017

18.03

Jul 2017

5.66

Sep 2011

67.46

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Policy Rate: Month End: Bank Rate

22.00

Nov 2017

22.00

Oct 2017

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Commercial Banks: Avg Savings Deposits Rate

5.75

Aug 2017

5.55

Jul 2017

3.25

Dec 1990

45.00

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Commercial Banks: Prime Lending Rate

27.95

Aug 2017

28.18

Jul 2017

16.50

Mar 1985

65.00

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Treasury Bills Yield: 91 Days

16.31

Aug 2017

18.03

Jul 2017

5.66

Sep 2011

67.46

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

730.16

Aug 2017

726.51

Jul 2017

0.71

Oct 1967

742.34

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

77

Jul 2015

108

Jun 2015

77

Jul 2015

167

Sep 2011

GWh

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2015

Updated on Aug 2016
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals

805,000

2015

819,000

2014

192,000

1995

819,000

2014

Person

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-1.7

2015

3.0

2014

-10.2

2000

45.7

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue

39

2015

36

2014

22

1995

75

2004

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

8.3

2015

9.1

2014

-36.0

2005

68.0

1999

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

21,122.4

Nov 2017

20,049.1

Oct 2017

457.3

Jan 2004

21,122.4

Nov 2017

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

14.0

May 2016

14.0

Apr 2016

5.0

Jan 2004

48.6

Dec 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2016

Updated on Aug 2016
Equity Market Index: Month End: All Shares (MASI)

21,122.43

Nov 2017

20,049.06

Oct 2017

457.27

Jan 2004

21,122.43

Nov 2017

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Market Capitalization: Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE)

10,390,610.09

Aug 2017

9,856,500.67

Jul 2017

584,167.37

Jan 2004

10,390,610.09

Aug 2017

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Value

763,567.56

Nov 2017

2,108,221.26

Oct 2017

2,710.00

Feb 2004

31,210,863.82

Apr 2015

MWK th

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume

14,395,164.00

Nov 2017

60,346,580.00

Oct 2017

423,645.00

Feb 2004

2,076,225,070.00

Mar 2013

Unit

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered

139.00

2015

136.00

2014

69.00

2005

139.00

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

11,234.00

2016

14,462.00

2015

3,500.00

1960

227,295.00

2012

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

7,178,384.00

2016

6,566,707.00

2015

0.00

1994

7,178,384.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

0.06

2016

0.08

2015

0.06

2016

1.43

2012

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

40.32

2016

37.94

2015

0.00

1994

40.32

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

1,429.17

2015

8,435.08

2014

41.80

2003

8,435.08

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,771.40

2016

205.70

2015

66.48

2002

4,011.22

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

56.12

2016

71.38

2015

5.63

2002

198.27

1996

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

76,993.43

2015

93,620.12

2014

21,000.41

2000

111,932.96

2010

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

48,038.08

2016

49,918.89

2015

9,956.17

2000

76,690.93

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

4,747.34

2016

4,687.26

2015

764.43

2001

5,268.79

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Passenger Traffic: Rail

1,807.00

Apr 2016

1,295.00

Mar 2016

0.00

Feb 2012

1,807.00

Apr 2016

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2016

Updated on Feb 2017
Passenger Traffic: Lake

2.00

Apr 2016

2.00

Mar 2016

1.00

Mar 2015

9.00

Nov 2008

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2016

Updated on Feb 2017
Passenger Traffic: Air: Lilongwe

21.00

May 2016

18.00

Apr 2016

3.00

Nov 2011

28.21

Aug 2014

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2016

Updated on Feb 2017
Freight Traffic: Air: Lilongwe

353.00

May 2016

216.00

Apr 2016

3.00

Nov 2011

33,829.00

May 2012

Ton

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2016

Updated on Feb 2017
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles

2,386.00

Apr 2015

2,048.00

Mar 2015

11.00

Jan 2008

4,195.00

Oct 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on Aug 2016
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Passenger Cars

1,393.00

Apr 2015

1,131.00

Mar 2015

9.00

Jan 2008

2,047.00

Oct 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on Aug 2016
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Commercial Vehicles (CV)

584.00

Apr 2015

525.00

Mar 2015

1.00

Jan 2008

1,189.00

Oct 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on Aug 2016