Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

2005 - 2022 | Monthly | % | Reserve Bank of Malawi

Key information about Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 0.7 % of its Nominal GDP in Jun 2022, compared with a deficit equal to 0.8 % in the previous month
  • Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated monthly, available from Apr 2005 to Jun 2022, with an average ratio of -0.5 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of 23.9 % in Jun 2015 and a record low of -34.4 % in Aug 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance as % of Nominal GDP covers Central Government only.


Further information about Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Malawi National Government Debt reached 2.6 USD bn in Jun 2014
  • Malawi Nominal GDP reached 10.9 USD bn in Dec 2019

View Malawi's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP from Apr 2005 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

What was Malawi's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP in Jun 2022?

Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 0.7 % of its Nominal GDP in Jun 2022, compared with a deficit equal to 0.8 % in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-0.7 Jun 2022 -0.8 May 2022 -34.4 Aug 2016 23.9 Jun 2015 % monthly Apr 2005 - Jun 2022

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -4.5 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Algeria (%) -7.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Argentina (%) -3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) -3.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) -3.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) -3.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -13.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) -5.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Belarus (%) -0.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2021
Belgium (%) -5.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Bolivia (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 0.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) -4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Brunei (%) -19.6 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) -1.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Cambodia (%) -6.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Canada (%) -1.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1993 - Jun 2022
Chile (%) -7.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
China (%) -6.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) -4.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Croatia (%) 0.4 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Cyprus (%) -0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) -4.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) -0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) -1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) -4.7 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Finland (%) -2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
France (%) -4.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1949 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) -1.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) -9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -3.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) -6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) -2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
India (%) -6.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (%) -2.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Jun 2022
Iran (%) -4.8 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Ireland (%) -0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 1.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) -6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) -3.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) -6.5 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -0.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) -2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
South Korea (%) -2.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 1.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2022
Laos (%) -1.3 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Latvia (%) -7.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) -4.3 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Lithuania (%) -1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 0.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -12.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2021
North Macedonia (%) -5.4 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Malawi (%) -0.7 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Jun 2022
Malaysia (%) -7.0 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malta (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) -16.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) -2.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1980 - Jun 2022
Moldova (%) -5.3 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Mongolia (%) -5.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (%) -0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) -8.1 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -3.0 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) -4.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) -0.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (%) -6.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -4.0 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Panama (%) -5.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Philippines (%) -7.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1985 - Jun 2022
Poland (%) -1.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) -5.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 1.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (%) -3.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 0.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -2.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
South Africa (%) -4.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Spain (%) -5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) -5.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) -0.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Switzerland (%) -2.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.7 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Jun 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -71.611 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,408.850 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 11.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,620.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MWK bn) 3,986.035 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 13,547.615 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 3,066.053 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 91.200 May 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2022
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -74.000 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Jun 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 119.400 May 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 223.400 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Jun 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 149.400 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 11.436 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -173.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 41.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -18.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 21.780 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 123.520 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 21.553 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 214.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 103,368.764 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 42,572.387 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3.224 May 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - May 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.605 May 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - May 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.613 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 44.720 May 2022 monthly Feb 1999 - May 2022
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -143,157.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 165.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 176,948.400 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 33,791.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -19.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,462.4 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 46.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 316.265 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -146.327 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt (MWK mn) 2,812,733.5 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 178.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.237 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -4,996.062 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn) -99,300.000 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 58.031 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,005.072 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,198.781 May 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 32.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 413.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jun 1965 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.753 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Jul 2014 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 79.087 May 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 19.7 May 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,970.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 33.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 7.63 2020 yearly 2017 - 2020
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 2,246.400 May 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2022
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 307,207.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 80.800 May 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - May 2022

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