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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

5,318.2

2016

6,430.4

2015

163.0

1960

8,004.0

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Real GDP Growth

5.1

2016

3.1

2015

2.1

2012

9.5

2010

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017-02-08
Nominal GDP Growth

18.86

2016

26.76

2015

13.76

2012

45.43

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP per Capita

378.50

2016

393.00

2015

45.03

1960

544.60

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator Growth

15.6

2016

22.8

2015

9.3

2003

34.2

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption Expenditure

4,379.06

2016

5,027.83

2015

144.62

1960

6,513.48

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption: % of GDP

80.6

2016

81.7

2015

62.7

1978

93.3

2005

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Public Consumption Expenditure

875.20

2016

887.92

2015

28.14

1960

1,072.77

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP

16.1

2016

13.9

2015

9.4

2003

31.6

1994

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Investment: % of GDP

15.2

2016

10.9

2015

7.7

1964

38.4

1978

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Gross National Product

5,277.18

2016

6,170.21

2015

160.72

1960

7,887.73

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gross Savings Rate

8.8

2016

7.7

2015

1.3

1997

22.4

1978

%

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

1,495.94

2023

1,420.38

2022

367.90

1980

1,495.94

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

400.36

2023

382.26

2022

197.55

1994

493.84

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.50

2023

6.00

2022

-10.31

1994

13.83

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nominal GDP: USD mn

5,318.20

2016

6,430.44

2015

162.96

1960

8,004.00

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
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 2017-06-05
GDP per Capita: USD

378.50

2016

393.00

2015

213.00

2003

544.60

2011

USD

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-05
GDP per Capita: USD: Extended History

378.50

2016

393.00

2015

45.03

1960

544.60

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator: YoY

15.56

2016

22.76

2015

9.35

2003

34.25

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Minerals Production

45,438.00

2016

60,884.00

2015

31,335.00

2013

81,993.00

2011

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
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 2016-08-24
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 2016-08-24
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 2017-11-03
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 2015-07-10
Government Debt: % of GDP

66.0

2014

38.0

2013

33.6

2011

66.0

2014

%

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2016-12-26
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,056.09

2023

1,896.10

2022

52.08

2002

2,056.09

2023

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

3,941.69

2023

3,737.95

2022

137.13

2006

3,941.69

2023

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,993.88

2023

1,807.17

2022

36.07

2002

1,993.88

2023

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2015-07-10
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 2017-08-27
Labour Force Participation Rate

77.0

2017

76.8

2016

76.8

2016

77.5

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Unemployment Rate

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016-10-18
Labour Productivity Growth

-1.75

2017

-0.76

2016

-10.63

1994

15.67

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Forecast: Population

22.73

2023

22.09

2022

6.56

1980

22.73

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Labour Force Participation Rate

82.90

2014

89.40

2013

82.00

2005

89.40

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-04
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales

1,937

2017

1,800

2016

1,400

2005

2,300

2011

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

7.6

2017

-5.3

2016

-34.8

2012

46.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

722.40

Dec 2017

300.00

Dec 2016

200.00

Jun 2012

800.00

Dec 2011

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

1,215.00

Dec 2017

1,500.00

Dec 2016

400.00

Jun 2016

1,500.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Household Expenditure per Capita

348.64

2011

408.39

2005

348.64

2011

408.39

2005

USD

yearly

2005 - 2011

Updated on 2018-04-20
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

-61.5

Feb 2018

-61.4

Jan 2018

-61.5

Feb 2018

98.1

Jul 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-62.38

Feb 2018

-62.27

Jan 2018

-62.38

Feb 2018

30.31

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2014 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.99

2023

5.19

2022

4.99

2023

83.15

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
CPI: Transport

102.10

Feb 2018

100.20

Jan 2018

100.20

Jan 2018

214.70

Dec 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
CPI: Urban

103.40

Feb 2018

102.30

Jan 2018

102.30

Jan 2018

289.80

Dec 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
CPI: Rural

109.60

Feb 2018

106.40

Jan 2018

106.40

Jan 2018

285.00

Feb 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
Consumer Price Index (CPI)

106.80

Feb 2018

104.50

Jan 2018

104.50

Jan 2018

279.90

Dec 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages

110.90

Feb 2018

108.40

Jan 2018

105.70

Aug 2013

294.80

Feb 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
CPI: Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

101.30

Feb 2018

100.00

Jan 2018

100.00

Jan 2018

219.70

Dec 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
CPI: Housing, Water and Electricity

105.50

Feb 2018

103.00

Jan 2018

103.00

Jan 2018

372.00

Dec 2017

2012=100

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Trade Balance

-71.6

Sep 2016

-89.2

Aug 2016

-212.7

Jun 2014

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Sep 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Exports

89.3

Sep 2016

119.0

Aug 2016

4.4

Apr 2008

185.2

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Aluminum: Exports

11.17

2016

17.54

2015

0.33

2006

379.73

2000

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Total Imports

160.9

Sep 2016

208.2

Aug 2016

13.4

Apr 2001

312.3

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

8.13

2023

7.39

2022

-27.74

2009

44.60

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
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 2018-04-20
Exports: Medicament

253.44

2016

603.33

2014

0.02

2001

603.33

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-02
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 2017-06-02
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 2017-06-02
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 2017-06-02
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Current Account Balance

-737.2

2016

-930.2

2015

-1,236.2

2013

-4.4

1998

USD mn

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-13.6

2016

-14.6

2015

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment

323.7

2016

518.7

2015

-28.7

1991

812.8

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Direct Investment Abroad

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

6.0

2016

8.1

2015

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Portfolio Investment

0.76

2012

1.07

2011

-3.92

2005

1.07

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018-04-20
External Debt

1,556.4

2014

1,332.6

2013

531.9

2007

1,556.4

2014

USD mn

yearly

2007 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-07
External Debt: % of GDP

39.4

2014

33.6

2013

15.0

2006

39.4

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-03
External Debt: Short Term

44.1

2016

26.2

2015

0.0

1976

120.9

2002

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

0.8

2016

0.4

2015

0.4

2014

4.5

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.69

2023

-0.65

2022

-0.80

2008

-0.00

1998

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-03-16
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

-30.50

2012

-23.50

2011

-30.50

2012

-14.20

2005

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-03-16
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 2014-03-16
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-03-16
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 2014-03-16
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 2014-03-16
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2017-02-07
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Money Supply M1

657.25

Aug 2017

668.71

Jul 2017

45.82

Nov 1984

1,022.43

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Money Supply M2

1,407.50

Aug 2017

1,396.77

Jul 2017

100.66

Feb 1976

1,917.40

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Apr 2018

7.5

Mar 2018

7.5

Apr 2018

35.0

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-08-27
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

10.42

2015

9.88

2014

2.32

2009

10.42

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Total Deposits

108.20

Aug 2017

118.42

Jul 2017

13.45

Sep 2006

258.63

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Feb 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Domestic Credit

1,237.9

Aug 2017

1,224.6

Jul 2017

-0.9

Jan 2001

2,167.7

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
Official Foreign Reserves: Months of Import

4.77

Mar 2016

4.10

Feb 2016

0.37

Nov 2008

20.14

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2017-06-05
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2018-04-20
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-07-13
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2018-04-20
Exchange Rate against USD

731.640

Mar 2018

731.490

Feb 2018

0.714

Oct 1967

747.820

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Policy Rate

22.00

Apr 2018

22.00

Mar 2018

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2017-11-03
Policy Rate: Month End: Bank Rate

22.00

Apr 2018

22.00

Mar 2018

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
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 2017-11-03
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

731.64

Mar 2018

731.49

Feb 2018

0.71

Oct 1967

747.82

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2016-08-24
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals

849,000

2016

805,000

2015

192,000

1995

849,000

2016

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Visitor Arrivals Growth

5.5

2016

-1.7

2015

-10.2

2000

45.7

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue

43

2016

39

2015

22

1995

75

2004

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

10.3

2016

8.3

2015

-36.0

2005

68.0

1999

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

27,092.2

Mar 2018

23,182.6

Feb 2018

457.3

Jan 2004

27,092.2

Mar 2018

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2016-08-24
Equity Market Index: Month End: All Shares (MASI)

27,092.17

Mar 2018

23,182.59

Feb 2018

457.27

Jan 2004

27,092.17

Mar 2018

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
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 2017-11-03
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Value

7,696,394.32

Feb 2018

1,318,037.15

Jan 2018

2,710.00

Feb 2004

31,210,863.82

Apr 2015

MWK th

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-07
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume

245,801,275.00

Feb 2018

36,519,356.00

Jan 2018

423,645.00

Feb 2004

2,076,225,070.00

Mar 2013

Unit

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-07
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 2017-06-27
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 2018-04-19
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 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Fixed Line

0.06

2016

0.08

2015

0.06

2016

1.41

2012

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

39.68

2016

37.37

2015

0.00

1994

39.68

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
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 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,771.40

2016

205.70

2015

66.48

2002

4,011.22

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

56.12

2016

71.38

2015

5.63

2002

198.27

1996

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
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 2017-02-22
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 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

4,747.34

2016

4,687.26

2015

764.43

2001

5,268.79

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
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 2017-02-04
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 2017-02-04
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 2017-02-04
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 2017-02-04
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 2016-08-24
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 2016-08-24
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 2016-08-24
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