Area Database (v4.1)

Percentage of overweight children

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 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 13.2 13.5 13.9 14.2 13.8 13.4 13.1 12.7 12.3 11.9 10.8 9.73 8.65 7.57 6.48 5.40 5.30 5.20 5.10 5.00
Blantyre 6.90 7.66 8.43 9.19 9.95 10.7 11.5 12.2 13.0 13.5 14.0 14.4 14.9 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.4 14.3 14.2 12.7 11.1 9.55 8.00 6.45 4.90 4.95 5.00 5.05 5.10
Kasungu 21.8 20.6 19.3 18.1 16.9 15.6 14.4 13.1 11.9 12.6 13.4 14.1 14.8 14.5 14.2 14.0 13.7 13.4 13.1 11.6 10.1 8.65 7.17 5.68 4.20 5.25 6.30 7.35 8.40
Lilongwe 22.0 21.3 20.6 19.9 19.2 18.5 17.8 17.1 16.4 15.6 14.9 14.1 13.3 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.1 13.1 11.8 10.5 9.20 7.90 6.60 5.30 4.95 4.60 4.25 3.90
Machinga 5.70 6.24 6.78 7.31 7.85 8.39 8.93 9.46 10.0 10.3 10.5 10.8 11.0 11.3 11.5 11.8 12.0 12.3 12.5 11.1 9.73 8.35 6.97 5.58 4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00
Mangochi 16.7 16.1 15.5 14.9 14.4 13.8 13.2 12.6 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 11.6 10.7 9.85 9.00 8.15 7.30 7.58 7.87 8.15 8.43 8.72 9.00 8.40 7.80 7.20 6.60
Mulanje 13.7 13.3 13.0 12.6 12.2 11.8 11.5 11.1 10.7 11.2 11.7 12.1 12.6 12.3 12.1 11.8 11.5 11.3 11.0 10.1 9.20 8.30 7.40 6.50 5.60 5.28 4.95 4.63 4.30
Mzimba 12.5 12.2 11.9 11.6 11.3 11.0 10.7 10.4 10.1 11.9 13.8 15.6 17.4 17.2 17.0 16.8 16.6 16.4 16.2 14.9 13.5 12.2 10.8 9.45 8.10 8.18 8.25 8.33 8.40
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 13.1 13.4 13.8 14.1 14.4 14.7 15.1 15.4 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.6 15.6 15.0 14.4 13.8 13.2 12.6 12.0 10.9 9.83 8.75 7.67 6.58 5.50 5.30 5.10 4.90 4.70
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 21.4 19.8 18.2 16.6 15.1 13.5 11.9 10.3 8.70 8.65 8.60 8.55 8.50 8.97 9.43 9.90 10.4 10.8 11.3 10.1 8.87 7.65 6.43 5.22 4.00 4.45 4.90 5.35 5.80
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 2.90 3.86 4.83 5.79 6.75 7.71 8.68 9.64 10.6 11.2 11.8 12.4 13.0 12.6 12.3 11.9 11.5 11.2 10.8 9.72 8.63 7.55 6.47 5.38 4.30 4.18 4.05 3.93 3.80
Salima 21.0 19.9 18.9 17.8 16.7 15.6 14.6 13.5 12.4 14.5 16.5 18.6 20.6 18.8 17.0 15.2 13.4 11.6 9.80 8.73 7.67 6.60 5.53 4.47 3.40 3.58 3.75 3.93 4.10
Thyolo 4.50 5.16 5.83 6.49 7.15 7.81 8.48 9.14 9.80 11.6 13.3 15.1 16.8 15.5 14.2 12.9 11.5 10.2 8.90 7.97 7.03 6.10 5.17 4.23 3.30 3.80 4.30 4.80 5.30
Zomba 19.1 18.2 17.3 16.4 15.6 14.7 13.8 12.9 12.0 12.9 13.8 14.6 15.5 15.3 15.0 14.8 14.6 14.3 14.1 12.9 11.6 10.4 9.17 7.93 6.70 6.23 5.75 5.28 4.80
Lighter numbers are estimates