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Malawi Economic Outlook

Real GDP grew an estimated 5.0% in 2019, up from 4.0% in 2018, despite the effects of cyclone Idai. Growth was supported by continued macroeconomic stability and improved agricultural performance (maize output increased 25.7% in 2018/19).

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Key Facts

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Capital: Lilongwe
Area: 118,484 sq km
Total Population 2017: 18.3 Million...
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 6.2 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 350
Inflation Rate: 15.97%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 37.70%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 170
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.476
Membership Date: 25/07/1966
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 930.2 Million

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Malawi Country Office

African Development Bank Group
2nd Floor, Kang’ombe House
Box 30732
City Centre, Lilongwe, Malawi

Phone: (265) 1 77 44 60-62/64
Fax: (265) 1 77 44 69

Ms. Eyerusalem Fasika, Officer-in-Charge

Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office

African Development Bank Group
339 Witch-Hazel Avenue
Highveld Ext. 78
Centurion, South Africa

Tel: +27 12 003 6900

Mr Kapil Kapoor, Director General