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Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 129 countries, 1461 sub-national regions
36.8 million persons, 8.3 million households
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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 26.2 27.1 28.0 29.0 29.9 30.8 31.7 32.6 33.5 34.5 33.6 32.8 32.0 31.1 32.2 33.2 34.3 35.3 36.4 37.4 37.1 36.8 36.4 36.1 35.8 35.4 35.1 34.8
Urban 45.0 44.7 44.3 43.9 43.5 43.1 42.7 42.3 41.9 41.6 40.5 39.3 38.2 37.1 38.8 40.5 42.2 43.9 45.6 47.3 47.4 47.5 47.7 47.8 47.9 48.0 48.1 48.2
Rural 23.1 24.1 25.2 26.3 27.4 28.5 29.6 30.7 31.8 32.9 32.0 31.2 30.4 29.6 30.5 31.3 32.2 33.1 33.9 34.8 34.5 34.2 33.9 33.6 33.3 33.0 32.6 32.3
Poor 24.7 25.7 26.7 27.6 28.6 29.6 30.5 31.5 32.5 33.4 32.5 31.5 30.6 29.7 30.5 31.3 32.1 33.0 33.8 34.6 34.3 34.0 33.6 33.3 33.0 32.7 32.3 32.0
Nonpoor 59.6 58.8 58.0 57.2 56.4 55.6 54.8 54.1 53.3 52.5 50.9 49.4 47.8 46.3 48.8 51.3 53.9 56.4 58.9 61.5 60.6 59.7 58.8 57.9 57.0 56.2 55.3 54.4
Lowest 25% 20.8 20.8 20.7 20.6 20.6 20.5 20.4 20.4 20.3 20.2 20.3 20.3 20.4 20.4 21.3 22.2 23.1 24.0 24.9 25.8 25.0 24.1 23.3 22.5 21.7 20.9 20.1 19.3
Second 25% 18.6 20.5 22.5 24.5 26.5 28.5 30.4 32.4 34.4 36.4 33.1 29.8 26.5 23.3 24.0 24.7 25.4 26.1 26.8 27.5 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.1 27.0 26.9 26.8 26.7
Third 25% 25.7 26.8 28.0 29.2 30.4 31.5 32.7 33.9 35.0 36.2 35.3 34.4 33.5 32.6 33.4 34.2 35.0 35.8 36.7 37.5 37.8 38.1 38.4 38.7 39.0 39.3 39.6 39.9
Highest 25% 34.4 35.2 35.9 36.6 37.4 38.1 38.9 39.6 40.3 41.1 41.3 41.6 41.8 42.0 43.7 45.4 47.0 48.7 50.4 52.0 51.7 51.4 51.1 50.8 50.4 50.1 49.8 49.5
Blantyre 33.4 34.2 34.9 35.7 36.4 37.2 37.9 38.7 39.4 40.2 39.2 38.2 37.2 36.2 37.9 39.6 41.3 43.0 44.7 46.4 46.4 46.4 46.4 46.3 46.3 46.3 46.3 46.3
Kasungu 32.5 33.3 34.2 35.0 35.9 36.7 37.5 38.4 39.2 40.1 38.3 36.5 34.7 32.9 33.9 35.0 36.0 37.1 38.1 39.1 40.5 41.8 43.1 44.5 45.8 47.2 48.5 49.8
Lilongwe 26.7 27.2 27.7 28.2 28.7 29.3 29.8 30.3 30.8 31.3 30.9 30.4 29.9 29.5 30.5 31.4 32.4 33.4 34.4 35.3 34.7 34.0 33.4 32.7 32.1 31.4 30.8 30.1
Machinga 12.8 14.5 16.1 17.8 19.5 21.2 22.9 24.5 26.2 27.9 27.7 27.4 27.2 26.9 27.8 28.7 29.6 30.5 31.4 32.4 31.5 30.6 29.8 28.9 28.1 27.2 26.3 25.5
Mangochi 14.5 16.1 17.6 19.2 20.8 22.4 23.9 25.5 27.1 28.7 27.2 25.8 24.3 22.9 23.9 24.9 25.9 27.0 28.0 29.0 28.9 28.8 28.7 28.6 28.5 28.4 28.3 28.2
Mulanje 11.4 14.0 16.5 19.0 21.6 24.1 26.6 29.2 31.7 34.2 32.6 31.0 29.4 27.8 29.6 31.3 33.1 34.8 36.6 38.4 38.0 37.7 37.3 37.0 36.6 36.3 35.9 35.6
Mzimba 44.6 44.0 43.3 42.7 42.1 41.4 40.8 40.1 39.5 38.8 39.8 40.8 41.8 42.8 42.4 42.0 41.6 41.1 40.7 40.3 40.0 39.7 39.3 39.0 38.7 38.3 38.0 37.7
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 26.6 27.6 28.7 29.7 30.7 31.7 32.7 33.7 34.7 35.7 34.3 32.8 31.3 29.9 30.5 31.1 31.7 32.3 32.9 33.5 32.9 32.3 31.7 31.1 30.5 29.9 29.3 28.7
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 39.8 40.2 40.7 41.2 41.7 42.1 42.6 43.1 43.6 44.1 42.8 41.5 40.2 38.9 40.2 41.5 42.8 44.1 45.3 46.6 45.6 44.5 43.5 42.4 41.4 40.3 39.3 38.2
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 30.3 30.6 30.8 31.0 31.3 31.5 31.7 32.0 32.2 32.4 31.9 31.4 30.9 30.3 31.5 32.8 34.0 35.2 36.4 37.6 37.8 37.9 38.1 38.3 38.5 38.6 38.8 39.0
Salima 29.1 28.9 28.6 28.4 28.1 27.9 27.6 27.3 27.1 26.8 25.5 24.3 23.0 21.7 23.0 24.3 25.6 27.0 28.3 29.6 29.3 29.0 28.6 28.3 28.0 27.6 27.3 27.0
Thyolo 11.7 13.2 14.7 16.1 17.6 19.1 20.6 22.0 23.5 25.0 25.5 25.9 26.4 26.9 28.2 29.6 31.0 32.4 33.7 35.1 36.4 37.6 38.9 40.1 41.4 42.6 43.9 45.1
Zomba 21.9 23.3 24.7 26.0 27.4 28.8 30.1 31.5 32.9 34.3 32.7 31.1 29.5 27.9 30.8 33.6 36.4 39.2 42.1 44.9 43.4 42.0 40.5 39.0 37.5 36.0 34.6 33.1