Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

2005 - 2020 | Monthly | % | Reserve Bank of Malawi

Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 5.2 % of its Nominal GDP in Oct 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 23.0 % in the previous month. Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated monthly, available from Apr 2005 to Oct 2020, 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.

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 Oct 2020 in the chart:

Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

What was Malawi's Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-5.2 Oct 2020 -23.0 Sep 2020 -34.4 Aug 2016 23.9 Jun 2015 % monthly Apr 2005 - Oct 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -1.9 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Algeria (%) -8.8 2017 yearly 1994 - 2017
Argentina (%) -8.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Armenia (%) -4.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) -11.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2020
Austria (%) -5.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 17.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2021
Bahrain (%) -5.0 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bangladesh (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) -1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2020
Belgium (%) -1.9 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Bolivia (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Botswana (%) -9.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (%) -13.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Brunei (%) -5.0 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) -1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Sep 2020
Cambodia (%) 2.3 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (%) -9.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1993 - Sep 2020
Chile (%) -2.7 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
China (%) -6.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) -4.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Croatia (%) 0.4 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Cyprus (%) -4.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) -3.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) -0.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Ecuador (%) -5.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) -3.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) -0.5 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Finland (%) -4.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
France (%) -6.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1949 - Sep 2020
Georgia (%) -7.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2020
Germany (%) -2.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1991 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) -7.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -7.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Hungary (%) -5.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Iceland (%) -2.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
India (%) -6.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Indonesia (%) -5.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
Iran (%) -5.4 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2018
Ireland (%) -3.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Israel (%) -8.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Italy (%) -6.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Ivory Coast (%) -3.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) -5.8 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -5.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Kenya (%) -6.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) -3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Sep 2020
Kosovo (%) -6.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (%) -8.6 2017 yearly 1988 - 2017
Kyrgyzstan (%) -3.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Nov 2020
Laos (%) -3.2 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Latvia (%) -3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (%) -10.9 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Lithuania (%) -4.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Luxembourg (%) -3.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) -2.2 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Malawi (%) -5.2 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Oct 2020
Malaysia (%) -3.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malta (%) -8.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Mexico (%) -2.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Sep 2020
Moldova (%) -1.4 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Mongolia (%) -10.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Montenegro (%) -11.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) -5.6 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -2.6 2018 yearly 1986 - 2018
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -3.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
New Zealand (%) -0.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2020
Nigeria (%) -3.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Norway (%) -1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) -10.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2020
Pakistan (%) -9.1 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Palestinian Territory (%) -2.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Panama (%) -10.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Paraguay (%) -2.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) -5.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2020
Philippines (%) -6.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Sep 2020
Poland (%) -0.7 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Portugal (%) -4.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Qatar (%) -1.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
Romania (%) -8.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Russia (%) -3.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) -4.5 2019 yearly 1969 - 2019
Serbia (%) -7.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Singapore (%) -5.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Slovakia (%) -1.4 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Slovenia (%) -4.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
South Africa (%) -10.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2020
Spain (%) -8.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -9.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
Sudan (%) -2.4 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 0.5 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Switzerland (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Syria (%) -2.2 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Oct 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -30.553 Sep 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,321.054 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
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) 2,943.203 2025 yearly 2002 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 7,373.027 2025 yearly 2002 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 2,577.078 2025 yearly 2002 - 2025
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 149.700 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -82.200 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 82.700 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 95.400 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 231.900 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.428 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 62.4 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -37.7 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 31.730 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,465.552 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 192.845 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 197.6 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.7 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 184,557.424 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 64,648.516 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3.103 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 3.118 Aug 2020 monthly Jul 1987 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.635 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 32.848 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1999 - Oct 2020
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -91,841.500 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 119,133.700 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 27,292.200 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 52.800 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6.4 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 113.9 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -36.017 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 455.995 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
External Debt (MWK mn) 1,569,794.2 2018 yearly 1984 - 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 68.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.610 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -2,628.221 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn) -99,300.000 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 35.973 Sep 2019 quarterly Jun 2015 - Sep 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 932.983 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,916.962 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
M2 Growth (%) 18.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2019 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 653.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jun 1965 - Jun 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.548 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.9 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Nov 2015 monthly Jan 1972 - Nov 2015
Total Deposits (USD mn) 73.059 Sep 2020 monthly Feb 2005 - Sep 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 120.4 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2006 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,235.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 46.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 10.47 2016 yearly 1965 - 2016
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 1,534.300 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 751.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 783.300 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 397,444.700 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn) 1,807.600 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 57.300 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2005 - Dec 2020

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