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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

6,418.8

2017

5,309.2

2016

163.0

1960

8,004.0

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
Real GDP Growth

6.4

2017

2.7

2016

2.1

2012

9.5

2010

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
Nominal GDP Growth

22.966

2017

18.655

2016

13.760

2012

45.425

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
GDP per Capita

365.100

2017

318.100

2016

45.033

1960

544.600

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
GDP Deflator Growth

15.4

2016

22.8

2015

9.3

2003

34.2

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-07-13
Private Consumption Expenditure

861.908

2017

738.203

2016

144.617

1960

4,409.012

2009

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
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

5,049.790

2017

4,790.048

2016

28.139

1960

6,515.056

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Public Consumption: % of GDP

80.1

2017

88.2

2016

9.4

2003

89.0

2012

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Investment: % of GDP

13.4

2017

10.8

2016

7.7

1964

38.4

1978

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Gross National Product

6,160.877

2017

5,292.836

2016

160.717

1960

7,887.734

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Gross Savings Rate

10.5

2017

3.9

2016

1.3

1997

22.4

1978

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

1,495.939

2023

1,420.379

2022

367.901

1980

1,495.939

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

415.563

2023

396.778

2022

197.546

1994

493.843

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.500

2023

6.000

2022

-10.313

1994

13.830

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Nominal GDP: USD mn

6,418.798

2017

5,309.156

2016

162.957

1960

8,004.003

2011

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-13
GDP: Market Prices

4,687,471.900

2017

3,812,000.200

2016

204,382.000

2002

4,687,471.900

2017

MWK mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
GDP per Capita: USD

365.100

2017

318.100

2016

213.000

2003

544.600

2011

USD

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
GDP per Capita: USD: Extended History

365.100

2017

318.100

2016

45.033

1960

544.600

2011

USD

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-12-18
GDP Deflator: YoY

15.359

2016

22.758

2015

9.349

2003

34.245

2009

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-09-13
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 2018-07-12
Minerals Production

45,438.000

2016

60,884.000

2015

31,335.000

2013

81,993.000

2011

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Electricity Generation

77.300

Jul 2015

108.400

Jun 2015

77.300

Jul 2015

166.500

Sep 2011

GWh

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
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

-0.4

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

2,056.090

2023

1,896.104

2022

52.077

2002

2,056.090

2023

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

3,941.690

2023

3,737.950

2022

137.125

2006

3,941.690

2023

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,993.881

2023

1,807.175

2022

36.071

2002

1,993.881

2023

MWK bn

yearly

2002 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Central Government: Revenue and Grants

80.400

Aug 2017

83.900

Jul 2017

5.800

Mar 2006

92.500

Jan 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Central Government: Expenditure: Interest Payments

24.100

Aug 2017

5.500

Jul 2017

0.200

Jun 2012

24.100

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus

-18.600

Aug 2017

-28.300

Jul 2017

-40.400

Aug 2013

24.000

Jun 2015

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Central Government: Net Financing

24.600

Aug 2017

30.000

Jul 2017

-51.300

Aug 2012

67.100

Feb 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue

71.800

Aug 2017

81.600

Jul 2017

4.500

Oct 2005

88.900

Apr 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Grants

8.600

Aug 2017

2.300

Jul 2017

0.000

Mar 2009

30.400

May 2013

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Central Government: Expenditure

99.100

Aug 2017

112.200

Jul 2017

7.900

Apr 2007

112.200

Jul 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
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 2015-07-10
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

77.0

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

0.29

2017

-0.85

2016

-10.88

1994

16.02

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
Forecast: Population

22.729

2023

22.093

2022

6.564

1980

22.729

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
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 2018-06-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

7.6

2017

-5.3

2016

-34.8

2012

46.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-20
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 2018-03-08
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 2018-03-08
Household Expenditure per Capita

348.643

2011

408.386

2005

348.643

2011

408.386

2005

USD

yearly

2005 - 2011

Updated on 2018-06-20
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

-60.1

May 2018

-60.8

Apr 2018

-61.5

Feb 2018

98.1

Jul 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-60.509

May 2018

-61.452

Apr 2018

-62.381

Feb 2018

30.315

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2014 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-04
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.994

2023

5.188

2022

4.994

2023

83.148

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Trade Balance

-139.6

Nov 2017

-131.6

Oct 2017

-212.7

Jun 2014

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Total Exports

97.6

Nov 2017

111.5

Oct 2017

4.4

Apr 2008

185.2

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Total Exports Growth

-26.8

Nov 2017

177.5

Nov 2016

-90.4

Apr 2008

919.4

Mar 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Aluminum: Exports

13.128

2017

10.345

2016

0.331

2006

371.023

2000

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

8.131

2023

7.389

2022

-27.736

2009

44.601

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Exports: Medicament

558.931

2017

423.383

2016

18.850

2006

778.934

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

85.064

2017

96.445

2016

10.142

2010

453.773

2006

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-11
Total Imports

237.2

Nov 2017

243.1

Oct 2017

13.4

Apr 2001

312.3

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Total Imports Growth

-4.1

Nov 2017

75.1

Nov 2016

-64.3

Mar 2000

317.5

Mar 2001

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Imports: Medicament

185,751.952

2017

162,565.128

2016

8,713.808

1999

241,813.271

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

54,260.325

2017

48,361.392

2016

2,643.567

1995

60,532.145

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Foreign Trade Balance

-101,999.000

Nov 2017

-96,179.300

Oct 2017

-133,669.200

Jul 2016

4,926.000

Nov 2009

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Trade: Imports

173,284.000

Nov 2017

177,726.000

Oct 2017

191.039

Feb 1994

187,822.200

Jul 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Trade: Exports

71,285.000

Nov 2017

81,546.000

Oct 2017

104.083

Mar 1994

97,429.000

Nov 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports

5,980.000

Nov 2017

15,290.000

Oct 2017

0.000

Jan 2014

17,339.000

Oct 2015

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
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 2018-06-20
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-16.2

2017

-16.8

2016

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Foreign Direct Investment

277.1

2017

325.6

2016

-28.7

1991

812.8

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Direct Investment Abroad

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018-06-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

4.4

2017

6.0

2016

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

0.757

2012

1.071

2011

-3.919

2005

1.071

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018-06-20
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 2018-07-13
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.691

2023

-0.650

2022

-0.803

2008

-0.004

1998

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

-30.500

2012

-23.500

2011

-30.500

2012

-14.200

2005

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: 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 2014-08-22
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 2014-08-22
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 M1

657.253

Aug 2017

668.713

Jul 2017

45.817

Nov 1984

1,022.429

Apr 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-06-20
Money Supply M2

1,407.500

Aug 2017

1,396.774

Jul 2017

100.659

Feb 1976

1,917.403

Nov 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-07-16
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.5

Sep 2018

7.5

Aug 2018

7.5

Sep 2018

35.0

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

10.423

2015

9.881

2014

2.320

2009

10.423

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2018-09-13
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

4.6

Jun 2016

5.0

May 2016

0.4

Nov 2008

20.1

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2016

Updated on 2018-07-12
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 2018-06-20
Total Deposits

108.195

Aug 2017

118.419

Jul 2017

13.452

Sep 2006

258.633

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Feb 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-06-20
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 2018-07-16
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 2018-07-16
Monetary Aggregates: M2

1,027.700

Aug 2017

1,019.100

Jul 2017

0.091

Feb 1976

1,027.700

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-07-16
Monetary Aggregates: M1

479.900

Aug 2017

487.900

Jul 2017

0.056

Feb 1976

487.900

Jul 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money

547.800

Aug 2017

531.100

Jul 2017

0.029

Jul 1975

547.800

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Monetary Aggregates: M2: YoY

22.200

Aug 2017

23.100

Jul 2017

-11.961

Nov 1982

83.161

Aug 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-07-13
Monetary Aggregates: Reserve Money

269.300

Aug 2017

283.200

Jul 2017

0.025

Jan 1977

283.200

Jul 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Monetary Aggregates: Money Multiplier

3.800

Aug 2017

3.600

Jul 2017

2.100

May 2005

4.600

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

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

4.646

Jun 2016

4.988

May 2016

0.370

Nov 2008

20.143

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2016

Updated on 2018-09-13
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves

452,451.000

Sep 2016

459,145.900

Aug 2016

15.500

Feb 1982

462,854.700

Jul 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Sep 2016

Updated on 2017-06-05
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit

903.900

Aug 2017

893.500

Jul 2017

-0.071

Jan 2001

903.900

Aug 2017

MWK bn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-07-16
Bank Deposits

79.000

Aug 2017

86.400

Jul 2017

1.860

Sep 2006

98.900

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 2018-06-20
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

1,253,942.000

Mar 2017

1,260,799.400

Feb 2017

78,081.400

Jan 2007

1,261,338.500

Dec 2016

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2017-07-13
Banking Sector: Return on Assets

3.200

Mar 2017

3.000

Dec 2016

2.100

Mar 2005

8.700

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Banking Sector: Return on Equity

21.500

Mar 2017

20.300

Dec 2016

15.500

Mar 2005

59.500

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio

19.500

Mar 2017

16.800

Dec 2016

15.900

Dec 2015

26.000

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio: Tier 1 Capital

16.100

Mar 2017

13.700

Dec 2016

12.500

Dec 2015

30.000

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

27.950

Aug 2017

28.180

Jul 2017

16.500

Mar 1985

65.000

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-06-20
Exchange Rate against USD

730.910

Jun 2018

730.670

May 2018

0.714

Oct 1967

747.820

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Policy Rate

22.00

Sep 2018

22.00

Aug 2018

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
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

22.000

Oct 2018

22.000

Sep 2018

8.000

Feb 1980

75.530

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-31
Commercial Banks: Avg Savings Deposits Rate

5.750

Aug 2017

5.550

Jul 2017

3.250

Dec 1990

45.000

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Commercial Banks: Prime Lending Rate

27.950

Aug 2017

28.180

Jul 2017

16.500

Mar 1985

65.000

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-11-03
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Treasury Bills Yield: 91 Days

16.310

Aug 2017

18.030

Jul 2017

5.660

Sep 2011

67.460

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2017

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

730.910

Jun 2018

730.670

May 2018

0.714

Oct 1967

747.820

Feb 2016

MWK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
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 2018-06-20
Visitor Arrivals Growth

5.5

2016

-1.7

2015

-10.2

2000

45.7

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-20
Tourism Revenue

43

2016

39

2015

22

1995

75

2004

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

10.3

2016

8.3

2015

-36.0

2005

68.0

1999

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-20
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

32,373.2

Sep 2018

31,956.4

Aug 2018

457.3

Jan 2004

32,373.2

Sep 2018

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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)

30,736.950

Jun 2018

30,043.030

May 2018

457.270

Jan 2004

30,736.950

Jun 2018

11Nov1996=100

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
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

3,009,473.246

Aug 2018

590,259.713

Jul 2018

2,710.000

Feb 2004

31,210,863.821

Apr 2015

MWK th

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-18
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume

46,485,804.000

Oct 2018

27,095,565.000

Sep 2018

423,645.000

Feb 2004

2,076,225,070.000

Mar 2013

Unit

monthly

Jan 2004 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-11-09
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 2017-06-27
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

11,234.000

2016

14,462.000

2015

3,500.000

1960

227,295.000

2012

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

7,178,384.000

2016

6,566,707.000

2015

0.000

1994

7,178,384.000

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Fixed Line

0.062

2016

0.082

2015

0.062

2016

1.412

2012

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

39.678

2016

37.367

2015

0.000

1994

39.678

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
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

2,121.151

2017

1,135.274

2016

67.101

2002

4,012.377

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

68.137

2017

67.674

2016

5.883

2002

198.267

1996

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
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

66,163.630

2017

77,040.519

2016

10,017.282

2000

77,040.519

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

5,123.497

2017

4,385.456

2016

766.194

2001

5,259.861

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Passenger Traffic: Rail

24.000

Jul 2017

22.000

Jun 2017

0.000

Feb 2012

152.000

Aug 2012

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jul 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Passenger Traffic: Lake

3.500

Dec 2016

2.100

Nov 2016

1.000

Mar 2015

9.000

Nov 2008

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-07-12
Passenger Traffic: Air: Lilongwe

21.000

Mar 2017

18.000

Feb 2017

3.000

Nov 2011

28.209

Aug 2014

Person th

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
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