Malawi Real GDP Growth

2003 - 2018 | Yearly | % | National Statistical Office of Malawi

Key information about Malawi Real GDP Growth

  • The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Malawi expanded 4.0 % YoY in Dec 2018, following a growth of 5.2 % in the previous year.
  • Real GDP Growth YoY data in Malawi is updated yearly, available from Dec 2003 to Dec 2018, with an average rate of 5.6 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 9.5 % in Dec 2010 and a record low of 2.1 % in Dec 2012.
The National Statistics Office of Malawi provides annual Real GDP Growth at 2010 prices.


Related information about Malawi Real GDP Growth

  • In the latest reports, Nominal GDP of Malawi reached 10.9 USD bn in Dec 2019.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 6.2 % in Dec 2020.
  • GDP Per Capita in Malawi reached 628.7 USD in Dec 2021.

View Malawi's Real GDP Growth from 2003 to 2018 in the chart:

Malawi Real GDP Growth

What was Malawi's Real GDP Growth in 2018?

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Malawi expanded 4.0 % YoY in Dec 2018, following a growth of 5.2 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4.0 2018 5.2 2017 2.1 2012 9.5 2010 % yearly 2003 - 2018

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 6.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 3.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Argentina (%) 6.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 8.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1960 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 8.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1989 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 6.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 5.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 7.2 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Belarus (%) 1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 0.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 5.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) 1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) -1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Bulgaria (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 3.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Canada (%) 2.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1962 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
China (%) 0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 8.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 4.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 4.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 4.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
France (%) 4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1950 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 14.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 1.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2006 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 8.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 7.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
India (%) 4.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 5.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Iran (%) 7.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1989 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 10.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 9.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 4.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 6.5 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Japan (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1956 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 7.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
South Korea (%) 2.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 4.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 3.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Latvia (%) 2.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) -25.9 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 4.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1995 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 4.0 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Malaysia (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 7.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 6.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 1.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) -3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 7.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 0.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 2.0 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2018
Myanmar (%) -5.9 2021 yearly 2011 - 2021
Nepal (%) -6.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Netherlands (%) 6.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 3.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) 3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1979 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) -3.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 6.2 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) -3.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 13.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) -2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 8.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 1.8 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2019
Qatar (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) 6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 11.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Serbia (%) 4.5 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2019
Singapore (%) 4.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (%) 3.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 9.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 2.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 6.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1983 - 2020
Sweden (%) 4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1966 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.8 May 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -81.288 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,408.847 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) -91.200 May 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 219.900 May 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 119.400 May 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 128.700 May 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 11.436 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -134.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Sep 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 114.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
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) 248.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
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) 4.623 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 3.727 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.993 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 36.243 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 1999 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 165.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 33,791.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 176,948.400 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -143,157.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 45.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 383.486 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.0 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 383.531 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
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) 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) 2,210.382 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 32.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Jul 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 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Jul 2014 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84.411 Sep 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 19.7 May 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,887.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2021
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: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 2,246.400 May 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2022

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