Population in Malawi

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Population in Malawi


The continent: Africa
  
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Dependency ratios in Malawi


total dependency ratio

94,50 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 187 in the world of 196 (5,10%); 46 in Africa from 55 (18,18%)

youth dependency ratio

87,90 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 186 in the world of 196 (5,61%); 45 in Africa from 55 (20%)

elderly dependency ratio

6,70 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 64 in the world of 196 (67,86%); 42 in Africa from 55 (25,45%)

potential support ratio

14,90 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 133 in the world of 196 (32,65%); 14 in Africa from 55 (76,36%)

Urbanization of the population in Malawi


Population

17 215 232 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 65 in the world of 233 (72,53%); 21 in Africa from 56 (64,29%)
14,20 % (2,84 % annual) ↘
min: 3 618 604; max: 17 215 232; max-min: 13 596 628 (78,98%); mid: 10 416 918;
6 798 314 (39,49%)
3,07 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 216 (93,52%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)
1,22 % (0,243 % annual) ↘
min: 0,152; max: 6,25; max-min: 6,10 (97,57%); mid: 3,20;
-0,134 (-4,38%)

Rural population

14 413 969 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 205 (82,93%); 13 in Africa from 54 (77,78%)
13,45 % (2,69 % annual) ↘
min: 3 459 747; max: 14 413 969; max-min: 10 954 222 (76,00%); mid: 8 936 858;
5 477 111 (38,00%)
83,73 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 6 in the world of 205 (97,56%); 3 in Africa from 54 (96,30%)
0,874 % (0,175 % annual) ↗
min: 83,73; max: 95,61; max-min: 11,88 (12,43%); mid: 89,67;
-5,94 (-7,10%)
2,86 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 205 (97,07%); 5 in Africa from 54 (92,59%)
1,11 % (0,222 % annual) ↗
min: -0,236; max: 5,98; max-min: 6,22 (103,95%); mid: 2,87;
-0,0085644 (-0,299%)

Urban population

2 801 263 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 118 in the world of 214 (45,33%); 33 in Africa from 54 (40,74%)
18,06 % (3,61 % annual) ↘
min: 158 857; max: 2 801 263; max-min: 2 642 406 (94,33%); mid: 1 480 060;
1 321 203 (47,16%)
16,27 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 209 in the world of 214 (2,80%); 52 in Africa from 54 (5,56%)
4,50 % (0,900 % annual) ↘
min: 4,39; max: 16,27; max-min: 11,88 (73,02%); mid: 10,33;
5,94 (36,51%)
4,12 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 214 (88,32%); 19 in Africa from 54 (66,67%)
8,69 % (1,74 % annual) ↘
min: 2,90; max: 8,84; max-min: 5,95 (67,25%); mid: 5,87;
-1,75 (-42,59%)

Population in largest city

905 433 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 151 (20,53%); 35 in Africa from 45 (24,44%)
19,28 % (3,86 % annual) ↘
min: 50 199; max: 905 433; max-min: 855 234 (94,46%); mid: 477 816;
427 617 (47,23%)
5,26 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 139 in the world of 151 (8,61%); 41 in Africa from 45 (11,11%)
5,92 % (1,18 % annual) ↘
min: 1,38; max: 5,26; max-min: 3,88 (73,83%); mid: 3,32;
1,94 (36,92%)

Migration in Malawi


Population

17 215 232 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 65 in the world of 233 (72,53%); 21 in Africa from 56 (64,29%)
14,20 % (2,84 % annual) ↘
min: 3 618 604; max: 17 215 232; max-min: 13 596 628 (78,98%); mid: 10 416 918;
6 798 314 (39,49%)

International migrant stock, total

215 158 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 214 (52,34%); 29 in Africa from 54 (48,15%)
1,19 % (0,238 % annual) ↗
min: 215 158; max: 1 127 724; max-min: 912 566 (80,92%); mid: 671 441;
-456 283 (-212,07%)
1,25 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 166 in the world of 214 (22,90%); 37 in Africa from 54 (33,33%)
17,95 % (3,59 % annual) ↗
min: 1,25; max: 11,99; max-min: 10,74 (89,57%); mid: 6,62;
-5,37 (-429,50%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,052 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 180 (51,67%); 37 in Africa from 48 (25%)
25,82 % (5,16 % annual) ↘
min: 0,010; max: 9,85; max-min: 9,84 (99,89%); mid: 4,93;
-4,88 (-9 310%)
9 019 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 180 (61,67%); 28 in Africa from 48 (43,75%)
36,36 % (7,27 % annual) ↘
min: 280; max: 1 058 498; max-min: 1 058 218 (99,97%); mid: 529 389;
-520 370 (-5 770%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,0024746 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 145 in the world of 196 (26,53%); 49 in Africa from 54 (11,11%)
53,21 % (10,64 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0002948; max: 0,0024746; max-min: 0,0021797 (88,09%); mid: 0,0013847;
0,0010899 (44,04%)
426 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 112 in the world of 196 (43,37%); 41 in Africa from 54 (25,93%)
59,86 % (11,97 % annual) ↘
min: 25; max: 426; max-min: 401 (94,13%); mid: 225,50;
200,50 (47,07%)

Fertility in Malawi


Birth rate, crude

38,98 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 15 in the world of 207 (93,24%); 15 in Africa from 54 (74,07%)
5,41 % (1,08 % annual) ↗
min: 38,98; max: 53,78; max-min: 14,80 (27,52%); mid: 46,38;
-7,40 (-18,99%)

Birth rate, crude

662 804 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 207 (78,26%); 21 in Africa from 54 (62,96%)
8,44 % (1,69 % annual) ↘
min: 187 296; max: 662 804; max-min: 475 507 (71,74%); mid: 425 050;
237 754 (35,87%)

Fertility rate

5,13 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 16 in the world of 203 (92,61%); 16 in Africa from 54 (72,22%)
7,84 % (1,57 % annual) ↗
min: 5,13; max: 7,64; max-min: 2,51 (32,86%); mid: 6,38;
-1,26 (-24,47%)

Wanted fertility rate

4,50 births per woman[?] (2010)
(descending): 19 in the world of 47 (61,70%); 18 in Africa from 30 (43,33%)

Adolescent fertility rate

135,35 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 193 (96,89%); 7 in Africa from 54 (88,89%)
8,38 % (1,68 % annual) ↗
min: 135,35; max: 202,54; max-min: 67,19 (33,17%); mid: 168,94;
-33,59 (-24,82%)

Child and maternal mortality in Malawi


Birth rate, crude

662 804 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 162 in the world of 207 (22,22%); 34 in Africa from 54 (38,89%)
8,44 % (1,69 % annual) ↘
min: 187 296; max: 662 804; max-min: 475 507 (71,74%); mid: 425 050;
237 754 (35,87%)
7,89 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 102 in the world of 206 (50,97%); 16 in Africa from 54 (72,22%)
31,71 % (6,34 % annual) ↗
min: 7,89; max: 26,77; max-min: 18,89 (70,55%); mid: 17,33;
-9,44 (-119,76%)

Maternal mortality

4 200 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 162 in the world of 181 (11,05%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
9,52 % (1,90 % annual) ↘
min: 3 500; max: 4 500; max-min: 1 000 (22,22%); mid: 4 000;
200 (4,76%)
0,244 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 168 in the world of 181 (7,73%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
5,46 % (1,09 % annual) ↗
min: 0,244; max: 0,457; max-min: 0,213 (46,62%); mid: 0,350;
-0,107 (-43,66%)

Number of neonatal deaths

13 720 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 157 in the world of 192 (18,75%); 32 in Africa from 54 (42,59%)
12,12 % (2,42 % annual) ↗
min: 13 720; max: 21 449; max-min: 7 729 (36,03%); mid: 17 585;
-3 865 (-28,17%)
0,797 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 158 in the world of 192 (18,23%); 23 in Africa from 54 (59,26%)
30,68 % (6,14 % annual) ↗
min: 0,797; max: 2,28; max-min: 1,48 (65,04%); mid: 1,54;
-0,741 (-93,02%)

Mortality rate, under 5

40 048 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 163 in the world of 193 (16,06%); 33 in Africa from 54 (40,74%)
32,89 % (6,58 % annual) ↗
min: 40 048; max: 106 628; max-min: 66 580 (62,44%); mid: 73 338;
-33 290 (-83,13%)
2,33 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 165 in the world of 193 (15,03%); 27 in Africa from 54 (51,85%)
54,89 % (10,98 % annual) ↗
min: 2,33; max: 17,90; max-min: 15,57 (87,00%); mid: 10,11;
-7,78 (-334,64%)

Causes of death in Malawi


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

65,10 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 158 in the world of 172 (8,72%); 38 in Africa from 52 (28,85%)
4,02 % (0,804 % annual) ↗
min: 65,10; max: 80,80; max-min: 15,70 (19,43%); mid: 72,95;
-7,85 (-12,06%)

Cause of death, by injury

7,10 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 75 in the world of 172 (56,98%); 12 in Africa from 52 (78,85%)
7,75 % (1,55 % annual) ↘
min: 3,80; max: 7,10; max-min: 3,30 (46,48%); mid: 5,45;
1,65 (23,24%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

27,80 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 18 in the world of 172 (90,12%); 18 in Africa from 52 (67,31%)
7,43 % (1,49 % annual) ↘
min: 15,40; max: 27,80; max-min: 12,40 (44,60%); mid: 21,60;
6,20 (22,30%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

35 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 176 in the world of 178 (1,69%); 49 in Africa from 50 (4%)

Life Expectancy in Malawi


Life expectancy

62,72 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 163 in the world of 201 (19,40%); 19 in Africa from 54 (66,67%)
9,38 % (1,88 % annual) ↘
min: 37,77; max: 62,72; max-min: 24,95 (39,78%); mid: 50,25;
12,47 (19,89%)

Life expectancy, male

61,75 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 155 in the world of 201 (23,38%); 14 in Africa from 54 (75,93%)
9,49 % (1,90 % annual) ↘
min: 37,24; max: 61,75; max-min: 24,51 (39,69%); mid: 49,49;
12,25 (19,85%)

Life expectancy, female

63,75 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 166 in the world of 201 (17,91%); 21 in Africa from 54 (62,96%)
9,27 % (1,85 % annual) ↘
min: 38,34; max: 63,75; max-min: 25,41 (39,86%); mid: 51,04;
12,71 (19,93%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

1,95 [?] (2015)
(descending): 188 in the world of 201 (6,97%); 44 in Africa from 54 (20,37%)
0,103 % (0,021 % annual) ↗
min: 0,088; max: 2,43; max-min: 2,34 (96,37%); mid: 1,26;
0,689 (35,41%)

Survival to age 65 in Malawi


Survival to age 65

3,44 [?] (2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 194 (24,74%); 20 in Africa from 54 (64,81%)
6,89 % (1,38 % annual) ↘
min: 2,36; max: 3,44; max-min: 1,08 (31,38%); mid: 2,90;
0,540 (15,69%)

Survival to age 65, male

59,91 [?] (2014)
(descending): 141 in the world of 193 (27,46%); 14 in Africa from 54 (75,93%)
16,61 % (3,32 % annual) ↘
min: 28,20; max: 59,91; max-min: 31,70 (52,92%); mid: 44,05;
15,85 (26,46%)

Survival to age 65, female

64,16 [?] (2014)
(descending): 157 in the world of 193 (19,17%); 20 in Africa from 54 (64,81%)
14,84 % (2,97 % annual) ↘
min: 31,62; max: 64,16; max-min: 32,54 (50,71%); mid: 47,89;
16,27 (25,36%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,940 [?] (2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 193 (79,79%); 8 in Africa from 54 (87,04%)
2,72 % (0,543 % annual) ↘
min: 0,835; max: 0,940; max-min: 0,105 (11,17%); mid: 0,887;
0,053 (5,59%)

Age structure in Malawi


0-14 years

46,53 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 227 (98,68%); 4 in Africa from 56 (94,64%)

15-24 years

20,49 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 31 in the world of 227 (86,78%); 14 in Africa from 56 (76,79%)

25-54 years

27,26 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 222 in the world of 227 (2,64%); 52 in Africa from 56 (8,93%)

55-64 years

3,03 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 224 in the world of 227 (1,76%); 54 in Africa from 56 (5,36%)

65 years and over

2,69 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 211 in the world of 227 (7,49%); 47 in Africa from 56 (17,86%)

The ratio of women/men in Malawi


0-14 years

0,990 [?] (2015)
(descending): 222 in the world of 227 (2,64%); 56 in Africa from 56 (1,79%)

15-24 years

0,986 [?] (2015)
(descending): 201 in the world of 227 (11,89%); 41 in Africa from 56 (28,57%)

25-54 years

0,985 [?] (2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 227 (35,68%); 35 in Africa from 56 (39,29%)

55-64 years

0,912 [?] (2015)
(descending): 137 in the world of 227 (40,09%); 28 in Africa from 56 (51,79%)

65 years and over

0,791 [?] (2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 227 (47,14%); 27 in Africa from 56 (53,57%)

Average age in Malawi


total

16,50 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 223 in the world of 227 (2,20%); 53 in Africa from 56 (7,14%)

male

16,30 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 223 in the world of 227 (2,20%); 53 in Africa from 56 (7,14%)

female

16,60 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 224 in the world of 227 (1,76%); 54 in Africa from 56 (5,36%)

Tourism in Malawi


International tourism, number of arrivals

795 000 people[?] (2013)
(descending): 116 in the world of 195 (41,03%); 21 in Africa from 45 (55,56%)
6,16 % (1,23 % annual) ↘
min: 192 000; max: 795 000; max-min: 603 000 (75,85%); mid: 493 500;
301 500 (37,92%)