Malawi

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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

6,339.3

2017

5,309.9

2016

163.0

1960

8,004.0

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Real GDP Growth

5.6

2017

2.9

2016

2.1

2012

9.5

2010

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-02
Nominal GDP Growth

21.425

2017

18.654

2016

13.760

2012

45.425

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
GDP per Capita

402.400

2018

365.100

2017

45.033

1960

544.600

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-10
GDP Deflator Growth

15.0

2017

15.4

2016

9.3

2003

34.2

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Private Consumption Expenditure

5,049.802

2017

4,790.049

2016

144.617

1960

6,515.626

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

80.1

2017

88.2

2016

62.7

1978

93.3

2005

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-07
Public Consumption Expenditure

861.910

2017

738.203

2016

28.139

1960

1,072.863

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Public Consumption: % of GDP

13.7

2017

13.6

2016

9.4

2003

31.6

1994

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Investment: % of GDP

13.4

2017

10.8

2016

7.7

1964

38.4

1978

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Gross National Product

6,160.891

2017

5,292.837

2016

160.717

1960

7,888.424

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Gross Savings Rate

10.5

2017

3.9

2016

1.3

1997

22.4

1978

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

1,580.590

2024

1,495.570

2023

369.011

1980

1,580.590

2024

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

439.119

2024

421.255

2023

197.546

1994

493.843

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.500

2024

6.500

2023

-10.313

1994

13.830

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Nominal GDP: USD mn

6,339.282

2017

5,309.944

2016

162.957

1960

8,004.003

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
GDP: Market Prices

4,629,403.600

2017

3,812,566.500

2016

204,382.000

2002

4,629,403.600

2017

MWK mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-12-19
GDP per Capita: USD: Extended History

402.400

2018

365.100

2017

45.033

1960

544.600

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-10
GDP Deflator: YoY

14.988

2017

15.359

2016

9.349

2003

34.245

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth

38.6

Aug 2017

-8.1

Jul 2017

-41.6

Apr 2014

58.3

Apr 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2014 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Minerals Production

49,930.000

2017

45,438.000

2016

31,335.000

2013

81,993.000

2011

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Electricity Generation

122.400

Dec 2018

120.000

Nov 2018

77.300

Jul 2015

166.500

Sep 2011

GWh

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-08
Electricity Consumption

71.600

Jul 2015

85.900

Jun 2015

71.200

Feb 2015

132.900

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

-0.3

Feb 2019

-0.3

Jan 2019

-34.4

Aug 2016

23.9

Jun 2015

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-10
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 2019-03-29
Government Debt: % of GDP

66.0

2014

38.0

2013

33.6

2011

66.0

2014

%

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,570.400

2024

2,305.850

2023

52.077

2002

2,570.400

2024

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Government Net Debt

4,696.650

2024

4,403.600

2023

137.125

2006

4,696.650

2024

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Government Revenue

2,437.110

2024

2,189.890

2023

36.071

2002

2,437.110

2024

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Central Government: Revenue and Grants

96.300

Mar 2019

87.200

Feb 2019

5.800

Mar 2006

115.200

Sep 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus

-41.600

Mar 2019

-16.100

Feb 2019

-54.500

Nov 2018

28.300

May 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Central Government: Net Financing

79.200

Mar 2019

21.300

Feb 2019

-51.300

Aug 2012

79.200

Mar 2019

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue

74.300

Mar 2019

82.800

Feb 2019

4.500

Oct 2005

104.900

Sep 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Central Government: Expenditure

138.000

Mar 2019

103.300

Feb 2019

7.900

Apr 2007

147.200

Nov 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Government Debt: USD mn

2,620.000

2014

2,030.000

2013

1,838.000

2010

2,620.000

2014

USD mn

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Population

18.6

2017

18.1

2016

3.0

1950

18.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Labour Force Participation Rate

77.3

2018

77.2

2017

77.1

2005

77.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Unemployment Rate

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2019-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

0.84

2018

0.31

2017

-10.82

1994

16.28

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Forecast: Population

23.384

2024

22.729

2023

6.564

1980

23.384

2024

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Labour Force Participation Rate

82.900

2014

89.400

2013

82.000

2005

89.400

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 2019-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

7.6

2017

-5.3

2016

-34.8

2012

46.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

722.400

Dec 2017

300.000

Dec 2016

200.000

Jun 2012

800.000

Dec 2011

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

1,215.000

Dec 2017

1,500.000

Dec 2016

400.000

Jun 2016

1,500.000

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Household Expenditure per Capita

348.643

2011

408.386

2005

348.643

2011

408.386

2005

USD

yearly

2005 - 2011

Updated on 2018-12-18
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

9.3

Mar 2019

7.9

Feb 2019

-1.0

Dec 1989

98.1

Jul 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.982

2024

5.324

2023

4.982

2024

83.148

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Trade Balance

-176.5

Sep 2018

-255.9

Aug 2018

-255.9

Aug 2018

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Total Exports

99.3

Sep 2018

113.0

Aug 2018

4.4

Apr 2008

185.2

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Total Exports Growth

26.2

Sep 2018

-31.6

Feb 2018

-90.4

Apr 2008

919.4

Mar 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Aluminum: Exports

10.765

2017

8.466

2016

0.331

2006

371.023

2000

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

7.276

2024

7.251

2023

-27.736

2009

44.601

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Exports: Medicament

500.528

2017

410.454

2016

18.829

2006

777.761

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

83.759

2017

99.379

2016

10.132

2010

453.265

2006

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Total Imports

275.9

Sep 2018

368.9

Aug 2018

13.4

Apr 2001

368.9

Aug 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Total Imports Growth

30.5

Sep 2018

13.3

Feb 2018

-64.3

Mar 2000

317.5

Mar 2001

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Imports: Medicament

176,941.438

2017

137,556.437

2016

8,784.820

1999

239,496.202

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

56,094.781

2017

42,583.841

2016

2,596.671

1995

60,023.223

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Foreign Trade Balance

-129,242.800

Sep 2018

-187,035.400

Aug 2018

-187,035.400

Aug 2018

4,926.000

Nov 2009

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-08
Foreign Trade: Imports

201,967.900

Sep 2018

269,620.300

Aug 2018

191.039

Feb 1994

269,620.300

Aug 2018

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-08
Foreign Trade: Exports

72,725.100

Sep 2018

82,584.900

Aug 2018

104.083

Mar 1994

97,429.000

Nov 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-08
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports

8,077.200

Sep 2018

1,280.600

Aug 2018

0.000

Jan 2014

17,339.000

Oct 2015

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-03-08
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Current Account Balance

-1,021.4

2017

-911.8

2016

-1,236.2

2013

-4.4

1998

USD mn

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-16.2

2017

-16.8

2016

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Direct Investment

277.1

2017

325.6

2016

-28.7

1991

812.8

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Direct Investment Abroad

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

4.4

2017

6.0

2016

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

0.757

2012

1.071

2011

-3.919

2005

1.071

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-03-29
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

53.9

2017

44.1

2016

0.0

1976

120.9

2002

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

0.8

2017

0.8

2016

0.4

2014

4.5

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-12-19
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.786

2024

-0.735

2023

-0.803

2008

-0.004

1998

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods: Imports

-536,805.600

2012

-404,745.300

2011

-536,805.600

2012

-74,477.100

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit

-3,108.300

2012

-2,197.500

2011

-3,108.300

2012

-579.200

2007

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income: Debit

-20,379.000

2012

-17,564.400

2011

-28,800.100

2010

-8,864.000

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income: Credit

1,765.900

2012

1,427.100

2011

50.500

2009

1,765.900

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit

98,336.600

2012

97,951.800

2011

13,536.700

2003

98,336.600

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers

95,228.300

2012

95,754.300

2011

12,861.700

2003

95,754.300

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: Income

-18,613.100

2012

-16,137.300

2011

-28,610.300

2010

-8,601.500

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account

-190,031.700

2012

-105,639.300

2011

-190,031.700

2012

-24,258.900

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods: Exports

296,828.400

2012

240,931.400

2011

55,296.600

2003

296,828.400

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current and Capital Account

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

-99,300.000

2012

819.100

2006

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment

13,489.900

2012

12,404.700

2011

4,032.900

2006

24,854.800

2008

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Goods

-239,977.200

2012

-163,814.000

2011

-239,977.200

2012

-19,180.600

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account

90,731.200

2012

98,746.800

2011

15,441.100

2003

98,746.800

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
BoP: Current and Capital Account

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

-99,300.000

2012

819.100

2006

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

-30.500

2012

-23.500

2011

-30.500

2012

-14.200

2005

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Liabilities

188.600

2012

167.600

2011

-464.100

2005

188.600

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Assets

21.100

2012

17.800

2011

-15.000

2010

21.100

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Abroad

-9,191.100

2012

-7,756.200

2011

-9,191.100

2012

187.800

2009

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
BoP: Current and Capital Account

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

-99,300.000

2012

819.100

2006

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Financial Account

75,753.700

2012

41,169.300

2011

-411.300

2006

75,753.700

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-03-16
BoP: Capital Account: Credit

90,761.700

2012

98,770.200

2011

15,459.400

2003

98,770.200

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment Liabilities

72,981.000

2012

34,031.200

2011

-87.700

2006

72,981.000

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-03-16
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment Assets

-10,926.900

2012

-4,511.400

2011

-10,926.900

2012

5,346.700

2008

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-03-16
BoP: Current and Capital Account

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

-99,300.000

2012

819.100

2006

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: In Malawi

22,681.000

2012

20,160.900

2011

4,836.800

2006

27,461.600

2008

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-08-22
BoP: Net Errors And Omissions

19,157.200

2012

-51,294.600

2011

-51,294.600

2011

27,086.500

2010

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-03-16
BoP: Overall Balance

-4,389.600

2012

-17,017.800

2011

-17,017.800

2011

20,380.400

2010

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-03-16
BoP: Reserves and Related Items: Reserve Assets

4,389.600

2012

17,017.800

2011

-20,380.400

2010

17,017.800

2011

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2014-03-16
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Services

-26,669.800

2012

-21,442.200

2011

-26,669.800

2012

-9,338.600

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Services: Credit

18,009.300

2012

15,406.100

2011

5,058.500

2003

18,009.300

2012

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Current Account: GI: GS: Services: Debit

-44,679.100

2012

-36,848.300

2011

-44,679.100

2012

-14,397.100

2003

MWK mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-04-24
Public External Debt: USD

1,556.400

2014

1,332.600

2013

531.900

2007

1,556.400

2014

USD mn

yearly

2007 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-07
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Money Supply M2

1,590.313

Feb 2019

1,580.928

Jan 2019

100.659

Feb 1976

1,917.403

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-10
Domestic Credit

1,284.9

Feb 2019

1,270.9

Jan 2019

-0.9

Jan 2001

2,167.7

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-10
Domestic Credit Growth

7.3

Mar 2019

-0.6

Feb 2019

-101.8

Jan 2001

21,173.1

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Non Performing Loans Ratio

6.1

Dec 2018

12.7

Jun 2018

3.1

Jun 2009

18.8

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Money Supply M1

699.482

Feb 2019

693.652

Jan 2019

45.817

Nov 1984

1,022.429

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-10
Foreign Exchange Reserves

866.5

Feb 2019

912.1

Jan 2019

10.4

Jan 1984

912.1

Jan 2019

USD mn

monthly

Jun 1965 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-08
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

11.955

2017

11.393

2016

2.320

2009

11.955

2017

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2.5

Sep 2018

2.0

Aug 2018

0.4

Nov 2008

20.1

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-11
Gold Reserves

22.783

Nov 2015

22.783

Oct 2015

0.000

Nov 1977

22.850

Mar 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1972 - Nov 2015

Updated on 2018-12-18
Total Deposits

76.376

Feb 2019

115.224

Jan 2019

13.452

Sep 2006

258.633

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Feb 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-10
Monetary Aggregates: M2

1,174.100

Mar 2019

1,170.200

Feb 2019

0.091

Feb 1976

1,196.500

Dec 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Monetary Aggregates: M1

532.000

Mar 2019

514.700

Feb 2019

0.056

Feb 1976

563.900

Nov 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money

642.200

Mar 2019

655.600

Feb 2019

0.029

Jul 1975

655.600

Feb 2019

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Monetary Aggregates: M2: YoY

15.000

Mar 2019

13.400

Feb 2019

-11.961

Nov 1982

83.161

Aug 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves

501,218.400

Sep 2018

541,789.600

Aug 2018

15.500

Feb 1982

570,964.700

Oct 2017

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-12-28
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit

1,034.200

Mar 2019

945.500

Feb 2019

-0.071

Jan 2001

1,151.300

Nov 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Official Foreign Reserves: Months of Import

2.498

Sep 2018

2.023

Aug 2018

0.370

Nov 2008

20.143

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-11
Bank Deposits

82.900

Mar 2019

56.200

Feb 2019

1.860

Sep 2006

100.100

Nov 2018

MWK bn

monthly

Feb 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Banking Statistics Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio

28.1

Dec 2018

28.4

Sep 2018

15.0

Jun 2011

34.8

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Capital Adequacy Ratio

18.8

Dec 2018

19.2

Jun 2018

13.7

Sep 2016

26.0

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Commercial Banks: Assets

1,670,543.500

Dec 2018

1,616,780.500

Nov 2018

78,081.400

Jan 2007

1,670,543.500

Dec 2018

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-19
Banking Sector: Return on Assets

2.300

Dec 2018

2.300

Jun 2018

1.100

Mar 2018

8.700

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-02-19
Banking Sector: Return on Equity

16.600

Dec 2018

16.900

Jun 2018

8.300

Mar 2018

59.500

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-02-19
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio

18.800

Dec 2018

19.200

Jun 2018

13.700

Sep 2016

26.000

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio: Tier 1 Capital

15.400

Dec 2018

15.500

Jun 2018

12.700

Dec 2015

30.000

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-02-19
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

14.900

Mar 2019

14.900

Feb 2019

14.900

Mar 2019

65.000

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Exchange Rate against USD

735.830

Feb 2019

735.960

Jan 2019

0.714

Oct 1967

747.820

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-03-29
Policy Rate

16.00

Apr 2019

16.00

Mar 2019

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

9.74

Mar 2019

9.61

Feb 2019

5.66

Sep 2011

67.46

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Policy Rate: Month End: Bank Rate

16.000

Apr 2019

16.000

Mar 2019

8.000

Feb 1980

75.530

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Commercial Banks: Avg Savings Deposits Rate

4.580

Mar 2019

4.490

Feb 2019

3.250

Dec 1990

45.000

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Commercial Banks: Prime Lending Rate

14.900

Mar 2019

14.900

Feb 2019

14.900

Mar 2019

65.000

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Treasury Bills Yield: 91 Days

9.740

Mar 2019

9.610

Feb 2019

5.660

Sep 2011

67.460

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

735.830

Feb 2019

735.960

Jan 2019

0.714

Oct 1967

747.820

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-03-29
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

122

Dec 2018

120

Nov 2018

77

Jul 2015

167

Sep 2011

GWh

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-08
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals

837,000

2017

849,000

2016

192,000

1995

849,000

2016

Person

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-1.4

2017

5.5

2016

-10.2

2000

45.7

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Tourism Revenue

35

2017

30

2016

22

1995

75

2004

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Tourism Revenue Growth

16.7

2017

-23.1

2016

-36.0

2005

68.0

1999

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

27,138.7

Apr 2019

27,303.7

Mar 2019

457.3

Jan 2004

32,373.2

Sep 2018

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-02
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 2019-04-24
Equity Market Index: Month End: All Shares (MASI)

27,138.650

Apr 2019

27,303.650

Mar 2019

457.270

Jan 2004

32,373.190

Sep 2018

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-02
Market Capitalization: Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE)

10,390,610.090

Aug 2017

9,856,500.670

Jul 2017

584,167.370

Jan 2004

10,390,610.090

Aug 2017

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

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

5,237,292.482

Apr 2019

4,822,061.593

Mar 2019

2,710.000

Feb 2004

31,210,863.821

Apr 2015

MWK th

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-13
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume

53,606,240.000

Apr 2019

207,926,826.000

Mar 2019

423,645.000

Feb 2004

2,076,225,070.000

Mar 2013

Unit

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-13
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered

139.000

2015

136.000

2014

69.000

2005

139.000

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2018-10-10
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

17,337.000

2017

11,234.000

2016

3,500.000

1960

227,295.000

2012

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-18
Number of Subscriber Mobile

7,772,503.000

2017

7,178,384.000

2016

0.000

1994

7,772,503.000

2017

Person

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
Teledensity: Fixed Line

0.093

2017

0.062

2016

0.062

2016

1.412

2012

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Teledensity: Mobile

41.738

2017

39.678

2016

0.000

1994

41.738

2017

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Exports: ICT Goods

1,429.170

2015

8,435.078

2014

41.798

2003

8,435.078

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

2,117.771

2017

1,170.907

2016

67.466

2002

4,020.799

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Television

62.470

2017

66.710

2016

5.879

2002

198.267

1996

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: ICT Goods

76,993.431

2015

93,620.120

2014

21,000.407

2000

111,932.961

2010

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

63,404.386

2017

70,182.315

2016

9,993.150

2000

77,781.682

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Television

5,054.016

2017

3,841.278

2016

772.151

2001

5,150.894

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Passenger Traffic: Rail

28.000

Sep 2018

32.000

Aug 2018

0.000

Feb 2012

152.000

Aug 2012

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-14
Passenger Traffic: Lake

8.000

Sep 2018

6.000

Aug 2018

1.000

Jan 2018

9.000

Nov 2008

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-14
Passenger Traffic: Air: Lilongwe

30.000

Dec 2017

26.000

Nov 2017

3.000

Nov 2011

30.000

Dec 2017

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-14
Freight Traffic: Air: Lilongwe

353.430

May 2016

215.524

Apr 2016

3.000

Nov 2011

33,829.000

May 2012

Ton

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2016

Updated on 2018-07-12
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles

2,386.000

Apr 2015

2,048.000

Mar 2015

11.000

Jan 2008

4,195.000

Oct 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Passenger Cars

1,393.000

Apr 2015

1,131.000

Mar 2015

9.000

Jan 2008

2,047.000

Oct 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Commercial Vehicles (CV)

584.000

Apr 2015

525.000

Mar 2015

1.000

Jan 2008

1,189.000

Oct 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
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