Malawi Unemployment Rate

2005 - 2013 | Yearly | % | National Statistics Office of Malawi

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Malawi's Unemployment Rate increased to 6.60 % in Dec 2013, from the previously reported number of 1.00 % in Dec 2011. Malawi's Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 2005 to Dec 2013, with an average rate of 2.05 %. The data reached an all-time high of 6.60 % in Dec 2013 and a record low of 1.00 % in Dec 2011. The data is reported by reported by National Statistics Office of Malawi.

In the latest reports, Malawi's Population reached 18.62 million people in Dec 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 77.45 % in Dec 2019.

What was Malawi's Unemployment Rate in 2013?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

6.60

% 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013

1.00

% 2011 yearly 2005 - 2013

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 27 May 2019

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.40

Mar 2020

11.20

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Algeria (%)

11.70

2018

11.70

2017

yearly

1982 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Argentina (%)

61.30

2019

61.39

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Armenia (%)

17.90

Dec 2019

18.00

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-05
Australia (%)

6.22

Apr 2020

5.23

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Austria (%)

4.81

Apr 2020

4.77

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Azerbaijan (%)

4.85

Dec 2019

4.84

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-21
Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bangladesh (%)

4.19

2019

4.28

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Belarus (%)

0.20

Apr 2020

0.20

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Belgium (%)

5.22

Dec 2019

5.38

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

3.40

2016

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

18.40

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-03
Botswana (%)

18.19

2019

17.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Brazil (%)

56.80

May 2020

59.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Brunei (%)

9.12

2019

8.86

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Bulgaria (%)

4.60

Mar 2020

4.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

0.20

2016

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-08
Canada (%)

13.70

May 2020

13.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Chile (%)

8.20

Mar 2020

7.80

Feb 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
China (%)

3.66

Mar 2020

3.62

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Colombia (%)

12.63

Mar 2020

12.16

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Croatia (%)

7.20

Dec 2019

5.70

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-20
Cyprus (%)

7.30

Mar 2020

6.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-14
Czech Republic (%)

59.93

Mar 2020

60.33

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Denmark (%)

77.10

2018

76.40

2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Ecuador (%)

3.84

Dec 2019

4.86

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-01-16
Egypt (%)

8.00

Dec 2019

7.80

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-16
Estonia (%)

5.00

Mar 2020

4.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Finland (%)

67.40

May 2020

64.90

Apr 2020

monthly

May 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-24
France (%)

7.80

Mar 2020

8.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

12.67

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-26
Germany (%)

3.50

Apr 2020

3.50

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Greece (%)

14.40

Mar 2020

15.90

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

5.90

May 2020

5.20

Apr 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Hungary (%)

3.73

Mar 2020

3.32

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-28
Iceland (%)

75.80

Apr 2020

78.30

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-28
India (%)

5.36

2019

5.33

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Indonesia (%)

5.28

2019

5.34

2018

yearly

1984 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-21
Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

10.60

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Ireland (%)

59.90

Jun 2017

59.80

Mar 2017

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-01-19
Israel (%)

61.34

May 2020

61.56

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Italy (%)

6.32

Apr 2020

8.05

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Ivory Coast (%)

3.32

2019

3.21

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Japan (%)

61.80

May 2020

61.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Jordan (%)

19.00

Nov 2019

19.10

Aug 2019

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-05-26
Kazakhstan (%)

4.80

Mar 2020

4.80

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-10
Kenya (%)

2.64

2019

2.63

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
South Korea (%)

4.50

May 2020

3.80

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Kosovo (%)

25.70

2019

29.60

2018

yearly

2001 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-02
Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Kyrgyzstan (%)

6.20

2018

6.90

2017

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-16
Laos (%)

0.63

2019

0.64

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Latvia (%)

7.40

Mar 2020

6.00

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

10.00

2012

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-10
Lithuania (%)

62.20

Dec 2019

62.00

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
Luxembourg (%)

55.15

2019

54.65

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-22
Macau SAR, China (%)

2.20

Apr 2020

2.10

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
North Macedonia (%)

16.20

Mar 2020

16.60

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-04
Malaysia (%)

5.00

Apr 2020

3.90

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Malta (%)

3.20

Dec 2019

3.40

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Mauritius (%)

6.40

Dec 2019

6.70

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

3.70

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-27
Moldova (%)

3.99

Sep 2019

4.45

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-05
Mongolia (%)

8.10

Dec 2019

9.90

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-18
Montenegro (%)

15.90

Dec 2019

15.20

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-01
Morocco (%)

10.20

Dec 2019

9.40

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-07
Myanmar (%)

1.58

2019

1.49

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Nepal (%)

1.41

2019

1.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

3.70

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
New Zealand (%)

4.20

Mar 2020

4.00

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Norway (%)

63.80

2019

63.93

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Oman (%)

2.67

2019

2.86

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

5.94

2015

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Panama (%)

7.10

2019

6.00

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Peru (%)

3.93

2018

4.09

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-14
Philippines (%)

17.70

Apr 2020

5.30

Jan 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Poland (%)

3.10

Mar 2020

2.90

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Portugal (%)

6.30

Apr 2020

6.20

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 1998 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

0.10

2017

yearly

1997 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Romania (%)

4.80

Apr 2020

4.60

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Russia (%)

4.66

Mar 2020

4.58

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Saudi Arabia (%)

6.00

2018

6.00

2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-09
Serbia (%)

9.70

Dec 2019

9.50

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Singapore (%)

2.40

Mar 2020

2.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Slovakia (%)

5.60

Dec 2019

5.90

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-11
Slovenia (%)

4.00

Dec 2019

4.80

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
South Africa (%)

60.30

Mar 2020

59.80

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Spain (%)

14.41

Mar 2020

13.78

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Sri Lanka (%)

4.50

Dec 2019

5.10

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden (%)

8.03

May 2020

7.99

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Switzerland (%)

4.66

Mar 2020

4.43

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Syria (%)

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2019-07-04
Taiwan (%)

59.06

Apr 2020

59.11

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

2.20

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Thailand (%)

1.00

Mar 2020

1.10

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-11
Tunisia (%)

15.10

Mar 2020

14.90

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Turkey (%)

12.70

Feb 2020

12.70

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Ukraine (%)

8.70

Dec 2019

7.30

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-24
United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2018

2.46

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-20
United Kingdom (%)

3.91

Feb 2020

3.96

Jan 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-21
United States (%)

13.30

May 2020

14.70

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Uruguay (%)

57.70

Apr 2020

59.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

7.34

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-08-15
Vietnam (%)

3.10

2019

3.10

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

14.30

2010

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2020-05-12

Malawi Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

7,191.1

2018

6,347.7

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
Real GDP Growth (%)

4.0

2018

5.2

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-02
Nominal GDP Growth (%)

13.607

2018

21.586

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-23
GDP per Capita (USD)

440.500

2019

401.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
GDP Deflator Growth (%)

9.2

2018

15.6

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-23
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

5,049.802

2017

4,790.049

2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

80.1

2017

88.2

2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-07
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

861.910

2017

738.203

2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

13.7

2017

13.6

2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Investment: % of GDP (%)

13.4

2017

10.8

2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Gross National Product (USD mn)

7,045.747

2018

6,279.446

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-07-01
Gross Savings Rate (%)

13.3

2017

2.4

2016

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-20
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

1,585.137

2024

1,501.045

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-31
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

448.037

2024

429.866

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-31
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

2.500

2021

1.000

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
Nominal GDP: USD mn (USD mn)

7,191.116

2018

6,347.708

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
GDP: Market Prices (MWK mn)

5,266,294.300

2018

4,635,556.400

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-23
GDP per Capita: USD: Extended History (USD)

440.500

2019

401.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
GDP Deflator: YoY (%)

9.200

2018

15.556

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-23
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-12.5

Dec 2018

23.2

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2014 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2020-03-18
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

49,930.000

2017

45,438.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Electricity Consumption (kWh mn)

71.600

Jul 2015

85.900

Jun 2015

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-0.9

Apr 2020

-0.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
National Government Debt (USD mn)

2,620.0

2014

2,030.0

2013

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2019-12-02
Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

66.0

2014

38.0

2013

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2019-12-02
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MWK bn)

2,579.058

2024

2,320.696

2023

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn)

5,077.435

2024

4,785.326

2023

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn)

2,428.409

2024

2,188.442

2023

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-16
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn)

112.800

Apr 2020

119.600

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn)

-62.900

Apr 2020

-34.800

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn)

62.000

Apr 2020

60.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn)

88.000

Apr 2020

109.400

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn)

175.700

Apr 2020

154.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

19.1

2020

18.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

76.7

2019

76.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Unemployment Rate (%)

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2019-05-27
Labour Productivity Growth (%)

0.29

2018

0.75

2017

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-22
Forecast: Population (Person mn)

23.384

2024

22.729

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

82.900

2014

89.400

2013

yearly

2005 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-04
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

1,538

2019

1,514

2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

1.6

2019

1.3

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

940.000

Dec 2019

790.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

598.000

Dec 2019

724.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

348.642

2011

408.385

2005

yearly

2005 - 2011

Updated on 2019-11-25
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

9.5

Apr 2020

9.8

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

10.708

2021

14.011

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-28
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-118.2

Jun 2019

-141.4

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Total Exports (USD mn)

95.5

Jun 2019

93.3

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Total Exports Growth (%)

45.7

Jun 2019

133.8

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

15.771

2018

2.350

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-28
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

8.422

2024

7.847

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Exports: Medicament (USD th)

2,969.753

2018

357.403

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

401.579

2018

41.301

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Imports (USD mn)

213.7

Jun 2019

234.7

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Total Imports Growth (%)

-1.1

Jun 2019

9.4

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Imports: Medicament (USD th)

184,222.845

2018

152,342.676

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

61,559.409

2018

56,431.604

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn)

-91,901.000

Jun 2019

-106,216.800

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn)

166,140.000

Jun 2019

176,303.200

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn)

74,239.000

Jun 2019

70,086.400

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn)

50.800

Jun 2019

2.100

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

315.3

2018

277.1

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

5.7

2018

5.0

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-1,376.7

2018

-1,717.7

2017

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-25
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-19.1

2018

-27.1

2017

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

4.4

2018

4.4

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

10.326

2018

9.109

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
External Debt: % of GDP (%)

39.4

2014

33.6

2013

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2019-08-29
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

23.0

2018

53.7

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-03
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

0.3

2018

0.8

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-1.070

2024

-1.091

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn)

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn)

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn)

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn)

-99,300.000

2012

-6,892.500

2011

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2019-05-02
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

1,821.407

Apr 2020

1,744.336

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Domestic Credit (USD mn)

1,902.6

Apr 2020

1,802.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Domestic Credit Growth (%)

31.7

Apr 2020

29.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

6.3

Dec 2019

4.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

885.430

Apr 2020

845.081

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

579.4

Apr 2020

699.9

Mar 2020

monthly

Jun 1965 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

10.431

2018

11.939

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

3.5

Jun 2019

3.0

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Gold Reserves (USD mn)

22.783

Nov 2015

22.783

Oct 2015

monthly

Jan 1972 - Nov 2015

Updated on 2018-12-18
Total Deposits (USD mn)

99.474

Apr 2020

97.162

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn)

1,351.300

Apr 2020

1,294.400

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn)

656.900

Apr 2020

627.100

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn)

694.400

Apr 2020

667.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn)

518,662.800

Mar 2020

574,719.600

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn)

1,411.500

Apr 2020

1,337.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Official Foreign Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

3.467

Jun 2019

2.966

May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Bank Deposits (MWK bn)

73.800

Apr 2020

72.100

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Banking Statistics Last Previous Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

37.2

Mar 2020

32.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

21.0

Dec 2019

20.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Commercial Banks: Assets (MWK mn)

1,931,069.600

Mar 2020

1,942,302.200

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Banking Sector: Return on Assets (%)

2.700

Dec 2019

2.600

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Banking Sector: Return on Equity (%)

20.500

Dec 2019

19.300

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio: Tier 1 Capital (%)

17.000

Dec 2019

16.200

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

13.200

Apr 2020

13.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Exchange Rate against USD (MWK/USD)

740.197

Nov 2019

738.604

Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2019-12-16
Policy Rate (% pa)

13.50

Apr 2020

13.50

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

7.50

Mar 2020

8.46

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Policy Rate: Month End: Bank Rate (% pa)

13.500

Apr 2020

13.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Commercial Banks: Avg Savings Deposits Rate (% pa)

4.470

Apr 2020

4.470

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Commercial Banks: Prime Lending Rate (% pa)

13.200

Apr 2020

13.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Treasury Bills Yield: 91 Days (% pa)

7.500

Mar 2020

8.460

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Energy Last Previous Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

142

Jun 2019

128

May 2019

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-30
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

871,000

2018

837,000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

4.1

2018

-1.4

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

43

2018

35

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

22.9

2018

16.7

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (11Nov1996=100)

28,502.0

May 2020

28,857.4

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.5

May 2020

19.8

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Equity Market Index: Month End: All Shares (MASI) (11Nov1996=100)

28,501.970

May 2020

28,857.390

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Value (MWK th)

2,990,942.805

May 2020

2,384,558.650

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit)

100,211,589.000

May 2020

14,400,820.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

139.000

2015

136.000

2014

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2020-03-09
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

14,992.000

2018

17,337.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

7,076,906.000

2018

7,772,503.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

0.083

2018

0.098

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

39.006

2018

43.987

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

712.732

2017

27,566.198

2016

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2020-05-01
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

657.840

2018

584.981

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th)

295.116

2018

197.925

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

102,112.327

2017

55,542.639

2016

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2020-05-01
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

62,292.441

2018

72,956.047

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th)

4,948.016

2018

5,102.983

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Passenger Traffic: Rail (Person th)

25.000

Dec 2018

18.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-08-02
Passenger Traffic: Lake (Person th)

8.000

Sep 2018

6.000

Aug 2018

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-14
Passenger Traffic: Air: Lilongwe (Person th)

30.000

Dec 2017

26.000

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-14
Freight Traffic: Air: Lilongwe (Ton)

353.430

May 2016

215.524

Apr 2016

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2016

Updated on 2018-07-12
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles (Unit)

2,386.000

Apr 2015

2,048.000

Mar 2015

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Passenger Cars (Unit)

1,393.000

Apr 2015

1,131.000

Mar 2015

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Commercial Vehicles (CV) (Unit)

584.000

Apr 2015

525.000

Mar 2015

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

Updated on 2016-08-24
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