Area Database (v4.1)

Dependency ratio

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Malawi (Africa)  
Total 102 102 101 101 101 100 100 99.8 99.5 101 103 105 107 107 108 108 109 109 110 109 109 108 108 107 107 104 102 100 97.8
Blantyre 86.7 85.1 83.6 82.0 80.4 78.8 77.3 75.7 74.1 77.3 80.4 83.6 86.7 85.3 84.0 82.6 81.2 79.9 78.5 79.4 80.2 81.1 81.9 82.8 83.6 81.1 78.7 76.2 73.7
Kasungu 88.8 90.4 92.0 93.6 95.3 96.9 98.5 100 102 104 106 108 110 110 110 109 109 109 109 108 107 106 105 104 103 99.4 96.1 92.7 89.4
Lilongwe 101 101 101 101 101 101 101 101 101 100 99.9 99.5 99.1 99.0 99.0 98.9 98.8 98.8 98.7 96.8 94.9 93.0 91.0 89.1 87.2 87.9 88.5 89.2 89.8
Machinga 99.9 100 100 100 100 101 101 101 101 105 110 114 118 120 122 124 126 128 130 131 133 134 135 136 137 134 130 127 124
Mangochi 113 113 113 113 112 112 112 111 111 114 117 120 123 123 124 125 126 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 133 133 133 133
Mulanje 109 107 106 105 103 102 101 99.4 98.1 99.6 101 102 104 105 106 107 109 110 111 112 114 116 117 119 121 115 109 103 97.8
Mzimba 96.9 97.9 98.9 99.9 101 102 103 104 105 105 106 106 107 109 111 113 115 117 119 117 115 113 111 109 107 105 102 99.9 97.6
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 111 111 110 110 109 108 108 107 107 108 109 111 112 112 112 112 112 112 112 110 109 108 107 106 105 103 101 99.2 97.3
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 109 108 108 107 106 106 105 104 103 104 105 106 107 109 110 111 113 114 115 115 114 114 113 112 112 107 103 98.1 93.6
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 114 113 111 110 108 107 105 104 102 103 104 104 105 107 108 110 112 113 115 115 115 115 116 116 116 113 111 108 105
Salima 90.3 91.3 92.4 93.4 94.4 95.4 96.5 97.5 98.5 104 110 116 122 121 120 119 119 118 117 119 121 122 124 126 128 123 119 114 110
Thyolo 90.0 90.7 91.4 92.0 92.7 93.4 94.1 94.7 95.4 99.5 104 108 112 112 113 113 114 114 114 113 111 109 108 106 104 102 101 98.7 96.8
Zomba 83.3 84.4 85.6 86.7 87.8 88.9 90.1 91.2 92.3 95.5 98.7 102 105 106 106 107 107 108 109 109 110 111 111 112 113 110 107 104 102
Lighter numbers are estimates