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Radboud University

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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Blue numbers are estimated

% poorest households (with IWI value under 35)

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 94.4 94.2 94.1 93.9 93.8 93.7 93.5 93.4 93.3 93.1 93.2 93.3 93.4 93.5 92.7 91.8 90.9 90.0 89.2 88.3 86.9 85.6 84.2 82.8 81.5 80.1 78.7 77.4
Urban 67.8 67.1 66.3 65.6 64.9 64.2 63.5 62.8 62.0 61.3 63.6 65.9 68.2 70.5 68.3 66.2 64.0 61.9 59.7 57.5 53.9 50.2 46.6 42.9 39.3 35.6 32.0 28.3
Rural 97.6 97.7 97.7 97.8 97.9 97.9 98.0 98.1 98.1 98.2 98.2 98.1 98.1 98.1 97.5 96.9 96.2 95.6 95.0 94.4 93.4 92.3 91.3 90.2 89.2 88.2 87.1 86.1
Poor 96.8 96.7 96.7 96.6 96.5 96.5 96.4 96.3 96.2 96.2 96.5 96.8 97.1 97.5 96.9 96.3 95.7 95.1 94.5 93.9 93.0 92.1 91.2 90.3 89.3 88.4 87.5 86.6
Nonpoor 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Lowest 25% 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Second 25% 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.8
Third 25% 100.0 100 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.8 99.9 99.9 100.0 100 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.8 99.7 99.7 98.7 97.8 96.8 95.9 94.9 94.0 93.0 92.0
Highest 25% 77.4 76.9 76.3 75.8 75.3 74.8 74.3 73.8 73.2 72.7 73.1 73.4 73.7 74.1 70.6 67.2 63.8 60.4 56.9 53.5 49.0 44.5 40.0 35.5 31.0 26.6 22.1 17.6
Blantyre 80.0 78.5 77.0 75.5 74.0 72.5 71.0 69.5 68.0 66.5 70.4 74.3 78.2 82.1 78.9 75.7 72.6 69.4 66.2 63.1 61.2 59.4 57.6 55.8 54.0 52.2 50.3 48.5
Kasungu 98.1 97.7 97.3 96.8 96.4 96.0 95.6 95.1 94.7 94.3 95.0 95.7 96.4 97.1 96.0 95.0 93.9 92.9 91.9 90.8 89.7 88.5 87.4 86.3 85.1 84.0 82.9 81.7
Lilongwe 91.1 90.7 90.4 90.1 89.7 89.4 89.1 88.7 88.4 88.1 87.5 87.0 86.4 85.8 85.1 84.3 83.5 82.8 82.0 81.2 79.8 78.3 76.8 75.4 73.9 72.4 71.0 69.5
Machinga 97.7 97.6 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.4 97.3 97.2 97.2 97.1 97.4 97.7 98.0 98.3 97.3 96.3 95.3 94.3 93.3 92.4 92.1 91.9 91.7 91.4 91.2 91.0 90.7 90.5
Mangochi 95.9 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.1 96.1 96.2 96.3 95.4 94.6 93.7 92.9 92.0 91.1 90.3 89.5 88.7 87.9 87.1 86.3 85.4 84.6
Mulanje 97.5 97.6 97.7 97.7 97.8 97.8 97.9 97.9 98.0 98.0 97.9 97.7 97.6 97.5 96.5 95.6 94.7 93.8 92.9 91.9 90.7 89.6 88.4 87.2 86.0 84.8 83.6 82.5
Mzimba 91.8 92.0 92.1 92.2 92.4 92.5 92.6 92.8 92.9 93.1 92.7 92.2 91.8 91.4 90.7 90.1 89.4 88.7 88.0 87.3 84.4 81.4 78.5 75.5 72.6 69.6 66.7 63.8
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 96.4 96.5 96.7 96.9 97.1 97.3 97.4 97.6 97.8 98.0 98.1 98.1 98.2 98.3 97.7 97.1 96.6 96.0 95.4 94.8 93.8 92.8 91.9 90.9 89.9 88.9 87.9 86.9
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 93.0 93.3 93.5 93.7 93.9 94.2 94.4 94.6 94.8 95.1 94.4 93.8 93.2 92.5 92.0 91.5 91.0 90.5 89.9 89.4 86.4 83.4 80.3 77.3 74.3 71.3 68.2 65.2
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 98.6 98.6 98.5 98.4 98.3 98.3 98.2 98.1 98.1 98.0 98.0 97.9 97.9 97.9 97.1 96.4 95.7 95.0 94.2 93.5 92.3 91.2 90.0 88.8 87.7 86.5 85.3 84.1
Salima 98.9 98.6 98.3 98.0 97.7 97.4 97.1 96.8 96.6 96.3 96.7 97.1 97.5 97.9 96.6 95.3 93.9 92.6 91.3 90.0 89.9 89.7 89.6 89.5 89.4 89.3 89.1 89.0
Thyolo 91.7 92.5 93.2 94.0 94.7 95.5 96.2 96.9 97.7 98.4 98.1 97.8 97.4 97.1 96.4 95.6 94.9 94.2 93.4 92.7 91.7 90.6 89.6 88.5 87.5 86.5 85.4 84.4
Zomba 95.0 95.3 95.5 95.7 96.0 96.2 96.5 96.7 97.0 97.2 95.4 93.7 91.9 90.1 89.5 88.9 88.3 87.7 87.1 86.5 85.4 84.3 83.3 82.2 81.1 80.0 79.0 77.9