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Malawi

Area of Malawi 111,916.3 km²
Population 17.3 million
Male Population 8,440,849 (48.9%)
Female Population 8,821,642 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +224.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +53.7%
Median Age 17.1 years old
Male Median Age 16.8 years old
Female Median Age 17.4 years old
Timezone Central Africa Time
Malawi, officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. Source: Wikipedia

COVID-19 Data for Malawi

Last Updated: April 12, 2021
33,859
Total Cases
1,132
Total Deaths
31,572
Total Recovered

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Malawi

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Deaths in Malawi

Total Cases per 10M population 19,614
Deaths per 10M population 656
Total Cases per 1M population 1,961
Deaths per 1M population 65.6

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases / Deaths in Malawi

DateTotal CasesNew CasesTotal DeathsNew Deaths
4/12/21 33,859 +32 1,132 +4
4/11/21 33,827 +22 1,128 +1
4/10/21 33,805 +26 1,127 +1
4/9/21 33,779 +41 1,126 +1
4/8/21 33,738 +20 1,125 0
4/7/21 33,718 +33 1,125 +1
4/6/21 33,685 +12 1,124 0
4/5/21 33,673 +12 1,124 +1
4/4/21 33,661 +14 1,123 +3
4/3/21 33,647 +8 1,120 +1
4/2/21 33,639 +55 1,119 +1
4/1/21 33,584 +33 1,118 +1
3/31/21 33,551 +26 1,117 +1
3/30/21 33,525 +20 1,116 +2
3/29/21 33,505 +24 1,114 0
3/28/21 33,481 +23 1,114 +1
3/27/21 33,458 +43 1,113 +1
3/26/21 33,415 +28 1,112 +4
3/25/21 33,387 +33 1,108 +3
3/24/21 33,354 +31 1,105 +6
3/23/21 33,323 +53 1,099 +1
3/22/21 33,270 +33 1,098 +2
3/21/21 33,237 +21 1,096 +3
3/20/21 33,216 +42 1,093 +1
3/19/21 33,174 +129 1,092 +1
3/18/21 33,045 +75 1,091 +3
3/17/21 32,970 +76 1,088 0
3/16/21 32,894 +30 1,088 +4
3/15/21 32,864 +75 1,084 +2
3/14/21 32,789 0 1,082 0
3/13/21 32,789 +43 1,082 +3
3/12/21 32,746 +73 1,079 +1
3/11/21 32,673 +59 1,078 +1
3/10/21 32,614 +86 1,077 +3
3/9/21 32,528 +59 1,074 +4
3/8/21 32,469 +27 1,070 +1
3/7/21 32,442 +44 1,069 +2
3/6/21 32,398 +115 1,067 +9
3/5/21 32,283 0 1,058 0
3/4/21 32,283 +54 1,058 +2
3/3/21 32,229 +81 1,056 +3
3/2/21 32,148 +140 1,053 +5
3/1/21 32,008 +63 1,048 +4
2/28/21 31,945 +147 1,044 +3
2/27/21 31,798 +123 1,041 +4
2/26/21 31,675 +173 1,037 +4
2/25/21 31,502 +207 1,033 +4
2/24/21 31,295 +189 1,029 +5
2/23/21 31,106 +164 1,024 +3
2/22/21 30,942 +200 1,021 +8
2/21/21 30,742 +214 1,013 +9
2/20/21 30,528 +251 1,004 +7
2/19/21 30,277 +440 997 +13
2/18/21 29,837 +203 984 +8
2/17/21 29,634 +213 976 +8
2/16/21 29,421 +240 968 +10
2/15/21 29,181 +146 958 +6
2/14/21 29,035 +159 952 +15
2/13/21 28,876 +246 937 +11
2/12/21 28,630 +360 926 +12
2/11/21 28,270 +220 914 +14
2/10/21 28,050 +328 900 +17
2/9/21 27,722 +300 883 +9
2/8/21 27,422 +227 874 +18
2/7/21 27,195 +320 856 +19
2/6/21 26,875 +515 837 +58
2/5/21 26,360 +476 779 0
2/4/21 25,884 +435 779 +18
2/3/21 25,449 +546 761 +35
2/2/21 24,903 +538 726 +14
2/1/21 24,365 +402 712 +10
1/31/21 23,963 +466 702 +15
1/30/21 23,497 +477 687 +44
1/29/21 23,020 +716 643 +15
1/28/21 22,304 +644 628 +73
1/27/21 21,660 +830 555 +15
1/26/21 20,830 +843 540 +22
1/25/21 19,987 +592 518 +10
1/24/21 19,395 +956 508 +38
1/23/21 18,439 +1,074 470 +25
1/22/21 17,365 +1,316 445 +49
1/21/21 16,049 +1,198 396 +43
1/20/21 14,851 +971 353 +17
1/19/21 13,880 +853 336 +15
1/18/21 13,027 +557 321 +7
1/17/21 12,470 +685 314 +14
1/16/21 11,785 +562 300 +9
1/15/21 11,223 +1,232 291 +16
1/14/21 9,991 +591 275 +21
1/13/21 9,400 +373 254 +19
1/12/21 9,027 0 235 0
1/11/21 9,027 +452 235 +10
1/10/21 8,575 +269 225 +5
1/9/21 8,306 +381 220 +12
1/8/21 7,925 +314 208 +5
1/7/21 7,611 +274 203 +4
1/6/21 7,337 +227 199 0
1/5/21 7,110 +175 199 +3
1/4/21 6,935 +91 196 +1
1/3/21 6,844 +132 195 +3
1/2/21 6,712 +28 192 +1
1/1/21 6,684 +101 191 +2
12/31/20 6,583 +112 189 0
12/30/20 6,471 +83 189 +1
12/29/20 6,388 +11 188 0
12/28/20 6,377 +23 188 0
12/27/20 6,354 +11 188 0
12/26/20 6,343 +4 188 +1
12/25/20 6,339 +62 187 0
12/24/20 6,277 +16 187 0
12/23/20 6,261 +13 187 0
12/22/20 6,248 +46 187 0
12/21/20 6,202 +41 187 0
12/20/20 6,161 +8 187 0
12/19/20 6,153 +5 187 0
12/18/20 6,148 +10 187 0
12/17/20 6,138 +47 187 0
12/16/20 6,091 +11 187 0
12/15/20 6,080 +10 187 0
12/14/20 6,070 +4 187 0
12/13/20 6,066 +3 187 +1
12/12/20 6,063 +8 186 0
12/11/20 6,055 +4 186 0
12/10/20 6,051 0 186 0
12/9/20 6,051 0 186 0
12/8/20 6,051 0 186 +1
12/7/20 6,051 0 185 0
12/6/20 6,051 +2 185 0
12/5/20 6,049 +2 185 0
12/4/20 6,047 +4 185 0
12/3/20 6,043 +3 185 0
12/2/20 6,040 +12 185 0
12/1/20 6,028 0 185 0
11/30/20 6,028 +3 185 0
11/29/20 6,025 0 185 0
11/28/20 6,025 +1 185 0
11/27/20 6,024 +4 185 0
11/26/20 6,020 +2 185 0
11/25/20 6,018 +1 185 0
11/24/20 6,017 +8 185 0
11/23/20 6,009 +6 185 0
11/22/20 6,003 0 185 0
11/21/20 6,003 0 185 0
11/20/20 6,003 +1 185 0
11/19/20 6,002 +3 185 0
11/18/20 5,999 +28 185 0
11/17/20 5,971 0 185 0
11/16/20 5,971 +6 185 0
11/15/20 5,965 +1 185 0
11/14/20 5,964 +2 185 0
11/13/20 5,962 +4 185 0
11/12/20 5,958 +3 185 0
11/11/20 5,955 +2 185 0
11/10/20 5,953 0 185 0
11/9/20 5,953 +2 185 +1
11/8/20 5,951 +3 184 0
11/7/20 5,948 +6 184 0
11/6/20 5,942 +2 184 0
11/5/20 5,940 +6 184 0
11/4/20 5,934 0 184 0
11/3/20 5,934 +1 184 0
11/2/20 5,933 +1 184 0
11/1/20 5,932 +2 184 0
10/31/20 5,930 +7 184 0
10/30/20 5,923 +7 184 0
10/29/20 5,916 +12 184 0
10/28/20 5,904 +7 184 +1
10/27/20 5,897 +3 183 0
10/26/20 5,894 +4 183 0
10/25/20 5,890 +3 183 0
10/24/20 5,887 +2 183 0
10/23/20 5,885 +11 183 0
10/22/20 5,874 +10 183 0
10/21/20 5,864 +3 183 +1
10/20/20 5,861 +1 182 +1
10/19/20 5,860 +3 181 0
10/18/20 5,857 +5 181 0
10/17/20 5,852 +10 181 0
10/16/20 5,842 +6 181 0
10/15/20 5,836 +7 181 0
10/14/20 5,829 +2 181 0
10/13/20 5,827 +3 181 +1
10/12/20 5,824 +3 180 0
10/11/20 5,821 0 180 0
10/10/20 5,821 +8 180 0
10/9/20 5,813 +4 180 0
10/8/20 5,809 +6 180 0
10/7/20 5,803 +7 180 0
10/6/20 5,796 +2 180 0
10/5/20 5,794 +8 180 +1
10/4/20 5,786 +3 179 0
10/3/20 5,783 0 179 0
10/2/20 5,783 +4 179 0
10/1/20 5,779 +6 179 0
9/30/20 5,773 +1 179 0
9/29/20 5,772 +2 179 0
9/28/20 5,770 +2 179 0
9/27/20 5,768 +2 179 0
9/26/20 5,766 +2 179 0
9/25/20 5,764 +17 179 0
9/24/20 5,747 +1 179 0
9/23/20 5,746 +7 179 0
9/22/20 5,739 +6 179 0
9/21/20 5,733 +2 179 0
9/20/20 5,731 +13 179 0
9/19/20 5,718 +2 179 0
9/18/20 5,716 +5 179 0
9/17/20 5,711 +7 179 +1
9/16/20 5,704 +3 178 0
9/15/20 5,701 +4 178 0
9/14/20 5,697 +7 178 +1
9/13/20 5,690 +12 177 0
9/12/20 5,678 +9 177 0
9/11/20 5,669 +14 177 +1
9/10/20 5,655 +2 176 0
9/9/20 5,653 +23 176 0
9/8/20 5,630 +9 176 0
9/7/20 5,621 +7 176 +1
9/6/20 5,614 +3 175 0
9/5/20 5,611 +3 175 0
9/4/20 5,608 +15 175 0
9/3/20 5,593 +14 175 0
9/2/20 5,579 +3 175 0
9/1/20 5,576 +10 175 0
8/31/20 5,566 +30 175 +1
8/30/20 5,536 +8 174 0
8/29/20 5,528 +5 174 0
8/28/20 5,523 +27 174 +1
8/27/20 5,496 +22 173 0
8/26/20 5,474 +51 173 +3
8/25/20 5,423 +4 170 +1
8/24/20 5,419 +5 169 +1
8/23/20 5,414 +32 168 0
8/22/20 5,382 +60 168 +2
8/21/20 5,322 +40 166 +1
8/20/20 5,282 +42 165 +1
8/19/20 5,240 +47 164 +1
8/18/20 5,193 +68 163 +1
8/17/20 5,125 +53 162 +1
8/16/20 5,072 +46 161 +4
8/15/20 5,026 +38 157 +1
8/14/20 4,988 +76 156 +3
8/13/20 4,912 +160 153 +1
8/12/20 4,752 +38 152 0
8/11/20 4,714 +40 152 +6
8/10/20 4,674 +16 146 0
8/9/20 4,658 +34 146 +3
8/8/20 4,624 +49 143 +6
8/7/20 4,575 +84 137 0
8/6/20 4,491 +65 137 +1
8/5/20 4,426 +65 136 +8
8/4/20 4,361 +89 128 +5
8/3/20 4,272 +41 123 0
8/2/20 4,231 +45 123 +3
8/1/20 4,186 +108 120 +6
7/31/20 4,078 +220 114 +7
7/30/20 3,858 +120 107 +4
7/29/20 3,738 +29 103 0
7/28/20 3,709 +45 103 +4
7/27/20 3,664 +24 99 0
7/26/20 3,640 +187 99 +12
7/25/20 3,453 0 87 0
7/24/20 3,453 +151 87 +11
7/23/20 3,302 0 76 0
7/22/20 3,302 +257 76 +12
7/21/20 3,045 +53 64 +2
7/20/20 2,992 +85 62 +3
7/19/20 2,907 +97 59 +4
7/18/20 2,810 +5 55 0
7/17/20 2,805 +93 55 +4
7/16/20 2,712 +98 51 +8
7/15/20 2,614 +117 43 +3
7/14/20 2,497 +67 40 +1
7/13/20 2,430 +66 39 +1
7/12/20 2,364 +103 38 +5
7/11/20 2,261 +192 33 +2
7/10/20 2,069 +127 31 +6
7/9/20 1,942 +78 25 +1
7/8/20 1,864 +46 24 +5
7/7/20 1,818 +76 19 0
7/6/20 1,742 +129 19 +2
7/5/20 1,613 0 17 0
7/4/20 1,613 +115 17 +1
7/3/20 1,498 +156 16 0
7/2/20 1,342 +77 16 0
7/1/20 1,265 +41 16 +2
6/30/20 1,224 +72 14 +1
6/29/20 1,152 +6 13 0
6/28/20 1,146 +108 13 0
6/27/20 1,038 +33 13 0
6/26/20 1,005 +45 13 +1
6/25/20 960 +19 12 +1
6/24/20 941 +138 11 0
6/23/20 803 +54 11 0
6/22/20 749 +19 11 0
6/21/20 730 +110 11 +3
6/20/20 620 0 8 0
6/19/20 620 +28 8 0
6/18/20 592 +20 8 +2
6/17/20 572 +8 6 0
6/16/20 564 +9 6 0
6/15/20 555 +8 6 0
6/14/20 547 +18 6 +1
6/13/20 529 +48 5 +1
6/12/20 481 0 4 0
6/11/20 481 +26 4 0
6/10/20 455 0 4 0
6/9/20 455 +12 4 0
6/8/20 443 +5 4 0
6/7/20 438 +29 4 0
6/6/20 409 0 4 0
6/5/20 409 +16 4 0
6/4/20 393 +24 4 0
6/3/20 369 +11 4 0
6/2/20 358 +22 4 0
6/1/20 336 +52 4 0
5/31/20 284 +5 4 0
5/30/20 279 +6 4 0
5/29/20 273 +70 4 0
5/28/20 203 +102 4 0
5/27/20 101 0 4 0
5/26/20 101 0 4 0
5/25/20 101 +18 4 0
5/24/20 83 +1 4 +1
5/23/20 82 0 3 0
5/22/20 82 +10 3 0
5/21/20 72 +1 3 0
5/20/20 71 +1 3 0
5/19/20 70 0 3 0
5/18/20 70 0 3 0
5/17/20 70 +5 3 0
5/16/20 65 +2 3 0
5/15/20 63 0 3 0
5/14/20 63 0 3 0
5/13/20 63 +6 3 0
5/12/20 57 0 3 0
5/11/20 57 +1 3 0
5/10/20 56 0 3 0
5/9/20 56 +13 3 0
5/8/20 43 0 3 0
5/7/20 43 0 3 0
5/6/20 43 +2 3 0
5/5/20 41 0 3 0
5/4/20 41 +2 3 0
5/3/20 39 +1 3 0
5/2/20 38 +1 3 0
5/1/20 37 0 3 0
4/30/20 37 +1 3 0
4/29/20 36 0 3 0
4/28/20 36 0 3 0
4/27/20 36 +2 3 0
4/26/20 34 +1 3 0
4/25/20 33 0 3 0
4/24/20 33 0 3 0
4/23/20 33 +10 3 0
4/22/20 23 +5 3 +1
4/21/20 18 +1 2 0
4/20/20 17 0 2 0
4/19/20 17 0 2 0
4/18/20 17 0 2 0
4/17/20 17 +1 2 0
4/16/20 16 0 2 0
4/15/20 16 0 2 0
4/14/20 16 0 2 0
4/13/20 16 +3 2 0
4/12/20 13 +1 2 0
4/11/20 12 +3 2 +1
4/10/20 9 +1 1 0
4/9/20 8 0 1 0
4/8/20 8 0 1 0
4/7/20 8 +3 1 +1
4/6/20 5 +1 0 0
4/5/20 4 0 0 0
4/4/20 4 +1 0 0
4/3/20 3 0 0 0

Malawi Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 5,314,952 9,446,710 11,233,663 17,262,508
Population Density 47.5 / km² 84.4 / km² 100.4 / km² 154.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Malawi Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,540,489 1,579,330 3,119,819
5-9 1,288,888 1,319,512 2,608,400
10-14 1,090,835 1,110,618 2,201,454
15-19 814,445 842,825 1,657,270
20-24 735,987 899,411 1,635,399
25-29 708,712 751,471 1,460,184
30-34 561,429 537,054 1,098,483
35-39 437,933 394,604 832,537
40-44 295,620 292,858 588,479
45-49 225,828 231,128 456,956
50-54 170,640 187,160 357,801
55-59 164,477 177,251 341,729
60-64 116,798 127,604 244,403
65-69 96,480 106,855 203,336
70-74 62,111 77,802 139,913
75-79 61,282 79,183 140,466
80-84 29,174 44,382 73,556
85 Plus 39,721 62,594 102,315
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Malawi Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 350,329 n/a n/a
1600 380,134 0.8% 2,980
1700 409,939 0.8% 2,980
1800 513,408 2.3% 10,346
1900 830,009 4.9% 31,660
1910 912,336 9.9% 82,327
1920 1,028,365 12.7% 116,029
1930 1,210,222 17.7% 181,857
1940 1,562,127 29.1% 351,905
1950 2,838,566 81.7% 1,276,439
1960 3,479,952 22.6% 641,386
1970 4,468,750 28.4% 988,798
1990 9,446,710 45.4% 2,488,980
2000 11,233,663 18.9% 1,786,953
2020 19,779,572 32.7% 4,272,954
2030 25,871,190 30.8% 6,091,618
2040 32,765,949 26.7% 6,894,759
2050 39,874,805 21.7% 7,108,856
2060 46,556,926 16.8% 6,682,121
2070 52,602,516 13% 6,045,590
2080 57,840,501 10% 5,237,985
2090 62,123,432 7.4% 4,282,931
2100 65,417,214 5.3% 3,293,782
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Malawi Annual Weather Averages

April Historical Weather Data (1898 to 2019)

Average Temp
23.4°C
74.1°F
Average High
26.8°C
80.3°F
Average Low
17.2°C
62.9°F
   Record High Temperature
33.6°C
92.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
11.0°C
51.8°F
   Average Precipitation
90.0 mm
3.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
9.2 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (7)
Cyclone High (7)
Drought High (7.1)
Flood High (7)
Earthquake Medium (3.3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
5. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
6. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
The data on this page is estimated using a number of publicly available tools and resources. It is provided without warranty, and could contain inaccuracies.