Global Data Lab

Institute for Management Research
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

% poor households (with IWI value under 70)

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 98.6 98.6 98.6 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.3 98.2 98.0 97.9 97.8 97.8 97.8 97.8 97.7 97.7 97.4 97.1 96.9 96.6 96.3 96.0 95.7 95.5
Urban 89.3 89.3 89.4 89.5 89.6 89.7 89.7 89.8 89.9 90.0 89.7 89.4 89.0 88.7 88.7 88.7 88.6 88.6 88.6 88.6 86.9 85.3 83.7 82.1 80.5 78.9 77.2 75.6
Rural 99.7 99.7 99.7 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.7 99.7 99.7 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.5 99.5 99.4 99.4 99.3 99.3 99.2 99.1 99.1 99.0
Poor 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
Nonpoor 43.9 44.7 45.6 46.5 47.4 48.3 49.1 50.0 50.9 51.8 50.7 49.6 48.6 47.5 49.8 52.0 54.3 56.5 58.8 61.1 60.5 60.0 59.5 58.9 58.4 57.8 57.3 56.8
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% 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Third 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
Highest 25% 94.3 94.2 94.2 94.2 94.1 94.1 94.0 94.0 94.0 93.9 93.3 92.7 92.1 91.5 91.4 91.2 91.1 91.0 90.9 90.8 89.6 88.5 87.4 86.3 85.2 84.1 83.0 81.9
Blantyre 95.4 94.9 94.3 93.8 93.2 92.7 92.1 91.6 91.0 90.5 91.5 92.5 93.5 94.5 93.6 92.7 91.9 91.0 90.1 89.2 89.6 89.9 90.2 90.5 90.8 91.1 91.4 91.7
Kasungu 100.0 100 99.9 99.8 99.7 99.6 99.5 99.4 99.3 99.2 99.3 99.4 99.5 99.6 99.5 99.4 99.4 99.3 99.2 99.2 98.9 98.5 98.2 97.9 97.6 97.3 97.0 96.6
Lilongwe 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.2 96.4 95.6 94.8 94.1 94.4 94.7 95.1 95.4 95.7 96.1 95.1 94.1 93.1 92.1 91.1 90.1 89.1 88.1
Machinga 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.7 99.7 99.7 99.7 99.8 99.9 100 99.6 99.2 98.9 98.5 98.1 97.7 97.8 97.9 98.1 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.5 98.6
Mangochi 96.7 97.0 97.3 97.6 97.9 98.2 98.5 98.8 99.1 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.2 99.2 99.2 99.1 99.1 99.0 98.9 98.8 98.7 98.6 98.5 98.4 98.3
Mulanje 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.7 99.7 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.7 99.6 99.5 99.2 99.0 98.7 98.4 98.2 97.9 98.0 98.2 98.3 98.5 98.6 98.7 98.9 99.0
Mzimba 98.0 98.1 98.2 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.5 98.5 98.6 98.7 98.2 97.7 97.2 96.7 97.0 97.4 97.7 98.0 98.4 98.7 97.9 97.0 96.2 95.3 94.5 93.6 92.8 91.9
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.5 99.5 99.5 99.5 99.5 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.3 99.2 99.0 98.9 98.7 98.6 98.5 98.3
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 97.9 98.2 98.4 98.6 98.8 99.0 99.2 99.5 99.7 99.9 99.4 98.8 98.3 97.8 98.0 98.2 98.4 98.6 98.7 98.9 98.5 98.0 97.5 97.0 96.6 96.1 95.6 95.1
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.7 99.6 99.5 99.4 99.4 99.3 99.2 99.2 99.1 98.9 98.7 98.5 98.3 98.2 98.0 97.8 97.6
Salima 99.8 99.7 99.7 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.5 99.5 99.4 99.4 99.5 99.5 99.5 99.6 99.3 99.0 98.8 98.5 98.2 97.9 97.9 97.9 97.8 97.8 97.8 97.7 97.7 97.7
Thyolo 98.7 98.8 98.9 99.0 99.1 99.2 99.3 99.4 99.5 99.6 99.5 99.4 99.3 99.2 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 99.1 98.9 98.8 98.6 98.5 98.3 98.2 98.0 97.9
Zomba 97.3 97.6 97.8 98.1 98.4 98.6 98.9 99.2 99.5 99.7 99.2 98.8 98.3 97.8 97.6 97.4 97.2 96.9 96.7 96.5 96.6 96.6 96.7 96.8 96.8 96.9 97.0 97.0