Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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

Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 1.2 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit equal to 5.2 % in the previous month. Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance to GDP data is updated monthly, available from Apr 2005 to Dec 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 Dec 2020 in the chart:

Malawi Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1.2 Dec 2020 -5.2 Oct 2020 -34.4 Aug 2016 23.9 Jun 2015 % monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -6.8 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Algeria (%) -7.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Argentina (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) -5.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) -13.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Austria (%) -8.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -5.0 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bangladesh (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) -1.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) -9.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Bolivia (%) -6.0 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Botswana (%) -10.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) -13.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) -5.0 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) -3.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) -4.1 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Canada (%) -11.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1993 - Dec 2020
Chile (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
China (%) -5.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) -5.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 0.4 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Cyprus (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) -4.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) -6.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Finland (%) -5.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
France (%) -9.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1949 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) -9.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) -4.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (%) -6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) -1.3 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 1999 - Dec 2018
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) -8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) -1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) -4.9 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Ireland (%) -5.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) -11.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) -8.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) -3.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) -7.8 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Jordan (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) -3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) -3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) -7.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) -1.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2021
Laos (%) -5.2 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
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 (%) -4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) -8.2 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Malawi (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
Malaysia (%) -3.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malta (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Mexico (%) -2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) -1.4 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Mongolia (%) -12.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) -11.0 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Mozambique (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) -2.6 2018 yearly 1986 - 2018
Nepal (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Netherlands (%) -4.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) -3.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) -3.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Oman (%) -13.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (%) -8.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) -2.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Panama (%) -10.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Paraguay (%) -2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) -8.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Philippines (%) -7.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) -7.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) -5.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (%) -9.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) -4.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (%) -8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) -6.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) -6.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) -10.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) -11.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -11.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) -2.4 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) -3.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -106.806 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 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: Expenditure (MWK bn) 150.100 May 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2021
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 87.400 May 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2021
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 89.700 May 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2021
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 22.400 May 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2021
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -60.400 May 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.072 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -112.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 127.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 81.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 13.197 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 329.302 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 15.260 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 240.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 8.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,376.792 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 44,748.750 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3.103 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.009 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.924 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 24.254 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1999 - Feb 2021
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 186,557.200 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 98,881.500 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -87,675.700 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 49,527.400 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
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 (USD mn) -36.017 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 455.995 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
External Debt (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
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) -1.802 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
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 (%) 6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 57.860 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 998.046 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,062.286 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2019 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 391.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1965 - Mar 2021
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) 84.357 May 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 120.4 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2006 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,493.4 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 40.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2021
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: 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) 1,645.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 353,460.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2021
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn) 2,235.500 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jul 2021
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 67.500 May 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - May 2021

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