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GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

126 indicators, 128 countries, 1337 sub-national regions
35.9 million persons, 8.1 million households
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Mean International Wealth Index (IWI) score of region

1991 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
Malawi (Africa)
Total 12.1 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
Urban 30.3 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
Rural 9.86 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
Poor 10.6 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
Nonpoor 70.5 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
Lowest 25% 3.76 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
Second 25% 5.28 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
Third 25% 11.8 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
Highest 25% 27.5 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
Blantyre 21.6 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
Kasungu 11.4 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
Lilongwe 12.8 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
Machinga 10.5 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
Mangochi 9.14 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
Mulanje 12.0 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
Mzimba 13.8 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
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 10.2 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
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 13.8 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
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 9.57 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
Salima 10.3 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
Thyolo 11.9 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
Zomba 14.3 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