Malawi

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Lilongwe

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

118,480 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

CAT (+2hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

7856,2 KM

2014

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Population

16,829,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.8%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

52%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

8.5%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.414 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.440

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.2 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 226

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

6.10 %

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 270

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

25.00%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

118,4 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

49.20

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • COMESA
  • SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 110 (0-175)

Score: 33 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 31.10 (0-100)

Score: -0.64 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 38.86 (0-100)

Score: -0.22 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 33.49 (0-100)

Score: -0.56 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 53 (0-171)

Score: 8.21 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

N.A.

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: Landlocked

Presence of container terminal: Landlocked

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

164 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

37 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 73 (0-160)

Score: 2.81 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Culture Culture

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Power Distance Index

70 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Individualism/Collectivism

30 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Masculinity

40 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index

50 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Long Term Orientation

N.A.

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

170.9 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

173.8 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

13 Pigeon peas
16 Tung nuts
24 Tobacco, unmanufactured
28 Cassava
28 Cow peas, dry

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

200 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=MWK 491.8500

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

25.00%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

46.0%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

35

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

30%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

35.5%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

16.5%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

64%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$2.42 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

39 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

46%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$1.427 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

34 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-59409.80 MWK Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

97.6

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

38 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

2.8%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

78,1%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

6%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

74%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

166

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

59.2% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

1881457 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 30.38%
permanent crops: 1.1%
other: 68.52%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

32

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 12,150,362

% of Pop with Internet: 72.20%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 15,450 km
paved: 6,951 km
unpaved: 8,499 km

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

10,3 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

797 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

1.835 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 85%

% of rural pop. with access: 83,2%

% of urban pop. With access: 94,6%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

3.00%

2011

Trading economics

Labor force

7430294

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank