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Mean International Wealth Index (IWI) score of region

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 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 13.2 13.5 13.8 14.1 15.0 15.8 16.6 17.5 18.3 19.2 20.3 21.5 22.7 23.8 25.0 26.2 27.3 28.5 29.7
Urban 30.5 30.8 31.0 31.3 31.5 31.8 32.0 32.2 32.5 31.9 31.4 30.8 30.3 31.4 32.4 33.5 34.6 35.7 36.8 38.8 40.8 42.9 44.9 46.9 49.0 51.0 53.0 55.0
Rural 9.85 9.84 9.84 9.83 9.83 9.82 9.81 9.81 9.80 10.1 10.4 10.7 10.9 11.7 12.5 13.3 14.1 14.9 15.6 16.7 17.8 18.8 19.9 21.0 22.0 23.1 24.2 25.2
Poor 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.9 10.9 11.0 11.2 11.3 11.5 11.7 12.4 13.1 13.9 14.6 15.3 16.0 17.0 17.9 18.8 19.8 20.7 21.6 22.6 23.5 24.4
Nonpoor 70.7 71.0 71.2 71.4 71.6 71.8 72.1 72.3 72.5 72.6 72.6 72.7 72.8 72.0 71.3 70.6 69.8 69.1 68.3 68.6 68.8 69.1 69.3 69.6 69.8 70.1 70.3 70.6
Lowest 25% 4.00 4.24 4.48 4.72 4.96 5.20 5.44 5.68 5.92 5.70 5.48 5.26 5.04 5.43 5.83 6.22 6.61 7.01 7.40 8.19 8.97 9.76 10.5 11.3 12.1 12.9 13.7 14.5
Second 25% 5.61 5.94 6.28 6.61 6.95 7.28 7.61 7.95 8.28 8.42 8.57 8.71 8.85 9.47 10.1 10.7 11.3 12.0 12.6 13.6 14.7 15.7 16.8 17.8 18.9 19.9 20.9 22.0
Third 25% 11.7 11.6 11.5 11.4 11.2 11.1 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.9 11.1 11.2 11.4 12.3 13.3 14.3 15.2 16.2 17.1 18.4 19.7 21.0 22.2 23.5 24.8 26.0 27.3 28.6
Highest 25% 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.1 27.0 26.9 26.8 26.7 26.6 27.8 28.9 30.1 31.3 32.7 34.0 35.4 36.7 38.1 39.5 41.0 42.6 44.2 45.8 47.4 48.9 50.5 52.1 53.7
Blantyre 22.4 23.3 24.2 25.0 25.9 26.8 27.6 28.5 29.4 27.6 25.9 24.2 22.4 24.2 26.0 27.8 29.5 31.3 33.1 34.0 34.9 35.8 36.7 37.6 38.5 39.4 40.3 41.2
Kasungu 11.5 11.7 11.8 12.0 12.1 12.3 12.4 12.6 12.7 12.4 12.0 11.6 11.3 12.4 13.5 14.6 15.7 16.8 17.9 18.8 19.7 20.6 21.5 22.4 23.3 24.2 25.1 26.0
Lilongwe 13.1 13.3 13.6 13.9 14.2 14.5 14.8 15.1 15.4 16.3 17.2 18.1 19.0 19.7 20.3 21.0 21.7 22.3 23.0 24.4 25.8 27.2 28.6 30.0 31.4 32.8 34.2 35.6
Machinga 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.7 10.9 11.1 11.4 12.4 13.4 14.4 15.4 16.4 17.4 17.9 18.4 18.9 19.4 19.9 20.4 20.9 21.4 21.9
Mangochi 9.29 9.44 9.59 9.74 9.89 10.0 10.2 10.3 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 11.9 12.9 13.8 14.8 15.8 16.8 17.9 19.0 20.1 21.2 22.3 23.4 24.5 25.6 26.7
Mulanje 11.8 11.7 11.6 11.4 11.3 11.1 11.0 10.9 10.7 11.1 11.6 12.0 12.5 13.4 14.3 15.3 16.2 17.2 18.1 19.2 20.2 21.3 22.4 23.4 24.5 25.5 26.6 27.7
Mzimba 13.6 13.5 13.3 13.1 13.0 12.8 12.7 12.5 12.4 13.3 14.3 15.3 16.3 16.9 17.5 18.2 18.8 19.5 20.1 21.9 23.6 25.4 27.1 28.9 30.6 32.4 34.1 35.9
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 10.1 10.1 9.97 9.88 9.80 9.71 9.62 9.54 9.45 9.67 9.89 10.1 10.3 11.1 11.9 12.6 13.4 14.2 14.9 16.1 17.2 18.4 19.5 20.7 21.9 23.0 24.2 25.3
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 13.7 13.5 13.3 13.2 13.0 12.8 12.7 12.5 12.3 13.2 14.0 14.9 15.7 16.4 17.0 17.7 18.3 18.9 19.6 21.2 22.8 24.5 26.1 27.7 29.4 31.0 32.6 34.3
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 9.71 9.85 9.99 10.1 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.7 10.8 11.1 11.4 11.7 11.9 12.7 13.4 14.1 14.9 15.6 16.3 17.5 18.6 19.7 20.9 22.0 23.2 24.3 25.4 26.6
Salima 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 10.9 10.4 10.0 9.59 11.1 12.7 14.2 15.8 17.3 18.9 19.5 20.1 20.7 21.3 21.9 22.5 23.1 23.8 24.4
Thyolo 11.6 11.3 11.0 10.7 10.3 10.0 9.73 9.43 9.12 9.70 10.3 10.9 11.5 12.2 13.0 13.8 14.6 15.4 16.2 17.2 18.2 19.2 20.2 21.2 22.2 23.2 24.2 25.2
Zomba 14.0 13.7 13.3 13.0 12.6 12.3 12.0 11.6 11.3 12.5 13.8 15.1 16.4 17.2 18.0 18.8 19.7 20.5 21.3 22.1 22.9 23.7 24.5 25.3 26.1 26.9 27.7 28.5