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GDL Area Database (4.0)

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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 44.9 47.6 50.4 53.2 56.0 58.7 61.5 64.3 67.1 68.4 69.7 71.1 72.4 73.8 75.3 76.7 78.1 79.6 81.0 82.8 84.6 86.4 88.3 90.1 91.9 93.7 95.5 97.3
Urban 67.1 69.4 71.6 73.8 76.0 78.3 80.5 82.7 85.0 85.1 85.2 85.3 85.4 86.3 87.3 88.2 89.1 90.1 91.0 91.9 92.8 93.7 94.6 95.5 96.4 97.3 98.2 99.1
Rural 41.9 44.7 47.5 50.3 53.2 56.0 58.8 61.6 64.5 66.0 67.5 69.0 70.5 72.0 73.5 75.0 76.5 78.0 79.5 81.4 83.4 85.4 87.4 89.3 91.3 93.3 95.2 97.2
Poor 43.5 46.4 49.2 52.0 54.9 57.7 60.5 63.4 66.2 67.5 68.9 70.3 71.6 73.0 74.4 75.9 77.3 78.7 80.1 82.0 83.9 85.8 87.6 89.5 91.4 93.3 95.1 97.0
Nonpoor 84.2 85.7 87.2 88.8 90.3 91.8 93.4 94.9 96.4 96.4 96.5 96.5 96.5 96.7 96.8 97.0 97.2 97.3 97.5 97.5 97.6 97.6 97.6 97.6 97.6 97.7 97.7 97.7
Lowest 25% 28.7 31.5 34.4 37.3 40.2 43.1 46.0 48.8 51.7 53.9 56.2 58.4 60.6 62.1 63.7 65.2 66.7 68.3 69.8 72.6 75.3 78.1 80.9 83.6 86.4 89.2 92.0 94.7
Second 25% 34.4 38.5 42.6 46.6 50.7 54.8 58.8 62.9 67.0 66.6 66.1 65.7 65.3 67.4 69.4 71.5 73.6 75.6 77.7 79.8 81.9 84.0 86.1 88.2 90.4 92.5 94.6 96.7
Third 25% 46.2 49.4 52.6 55.8 59.0 62.2 65.4 68.6 71.8 72.7 73.7 74.7 75.6 77.1 78.6 80.1 81.6 83.1 84.6 86.2 87.8 89.4 91.0 92.6 94.2 95.8 97.3 98.9
Highest 25% 67.0 68.4 69.8 71.2 72.6 74.0 75.4 76.8 78.3 80.8 83.3 85.8 88.3 89.1 89.9 90.7 91.5 92.4 93.2 93.8 94.5 95.1 95.8 96.4 97.1 97.7 98.4 99.1
Blantyre 65.8 68.5 71.2 74.0 76.7 79.4 82.2 84.9 87.6 85.1 82.7 80.2 77.7 80.0 82.4 84.7 87.0 89.4 91.7 92.5 93.3 94.1 94.9 95.7 96.5 97.3 98.1 98.9
Kasungu 30.2 36.1 42.1 48.0 54.0 59.9 65.9 71.8 77.8 77.6 77.4 77.2 77.1 78.7 80.3 81.9 83.5 85.1 86.7 88.2 89.7 91.2 92.7 94.2 95.7 97.1 98.5 99.9
Lilongwe 28.7 33.4 38.0 42.7 47.4 52.0 56.7 61.4 66.1 67.7 69.3 71.0 72.6 73.3 74.0 74.7 75.3 76.0 76.7 79.6 82.6 85.6 88.5 91.5 94.4 96.2 98.1 99.9
Machinga 40.6 43.1 45.5 48.0 50.5 53.0 55.5 57.9 60.4 62.0 63.6 65.2 66.7 68.5 70.2 71.9 73.6 75.4 77.1 79.0 80.9 82.9 84.8 86.7 88.6 90.5 92.4 94.4
Mangochi 17.9 22.6 27.4 32.1 36.9 41.7 46.4 51.2 55.9 55.7 55.5 55.3 55.1 56.5 57.8 59.2 60.6 62.0 63.3 67.1 70.8 74.6 78.3 82.1 85.8 89.6 93.3 97.1
Mulanje 45.8 48.3 50.9 53.4 56.0 58.5 61.1 63.7 66.2 67.5 68.8 70.1 71.3 73.6 75.9 78.1 80.4 82.6 84.9 86.7 88.4 90.2 92.0 93.7 95.5 97.0 98.4 99.9
Mzimba 67.6 69.1 70.6 72.1 73.6 75.2 76.7 78.2 79.7 81.2 82.7 84.1 85.6 85.8 86.0 86.2 86.4 86.7 86.9 88.0 89.2 90.4 91.5 92.7 93.9 95.0 96.2 97.4
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 48.6 50.4 52.2 54.1 55.9 57.7 59.5 61.4 63.2 64.1 65.0 65.9 66.8 68.7 70.6 72.4 74.3 76.2 78.1 80.1 82.1 84.1 86.1 88.1 90.1 92.1 94.2 96.2
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 70.9 71.7 72.6 73.5 74.3 75.2 76.1 77.0 77.8 79.7 81.6 83.5 85.4 86.3 87.1 87.9 88.7 89.5 90.4 91.2 92.1 93.0 93.8 94.7 95.5 96.4 97.3 98.1
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 41.4 43.7 46.0 48.3 50.5 52.8 55.1 57.4 59.6 62.1 64.6 67.1 69.5 71.1 72.6 74.2 75.8 77.3 78.9 80.7 82.5 84.3 86.1 88.0 89.8 91.6 93.4 95.2
Salima 53.8 54.6 55.3 56.1 56.8 57.5 58.3 59.0 59.8 61.6 63.4 65.2 67.0 69.5 71.9 74.4 76.8 79.3 81.7 82.2 82.7 83.2 83.7 84.2 84.8 85.3 85.8 86.3
Thyolo 26.0 30.5 35.0 39.5 44.0 48.5 53.0 57.4 61.9 65.9 69.9 73.9 77.9 79.7 81.5 83.3 85.1 86.9 88.8 88.9 89.0 89.1 89.2 89.4 89.5 89.6 89.7 89.8
Zomba 51.8 53.7 55.6 57.5 59.4 61.3 63.2 65.1 67.0 70.9 74.7 78.6 82.5 83.4 84.2 85.1 86.0 86.9 87.8 89.4 90.9 92.5 94.0 95.6 97.1 98.1 99.0 99.9