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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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Percentage of stunted children

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 55.5 55.4 55.3 55.1 55.0 54.9 54.7 54.6 54.4 54.3 53.8 53.3 52.7 52.2 51.4 50.5 49.7 48.9 48.0 47.2 45.5 43.8 42.1 40.3 38.6 36.9 35.2 33.5
Urban 42.3 42.1 41.9 41.7 41.5 41.4 41.2 41.0 40.8 40.6 41.0 41.3 41.7 42.0 41.6 41.2 40.9 40.5 40.1 39.7 37.2 34.7 32.3 29.8 27.3 24.8 22.3 19.8
Rural 57.1 57.0 56.9 56.8 56.7 56.7 56.6 56.5 56.4 56.3 55.7 55.0 54.4 53.7 52.8 52.0 51.1 50.2 49.4 48.5 46.9 45.3 43.7 42.0 40.4 38.8 37.2 35.6
Poor 56.3 56.1 56.0 55.8 55.7 55.5 55.4 55.2 55.1 54.9 54.4 53.8 53.3 52.7 51.9 51.1 50.3 49.5 48.7 47.9 46.3 44.7 43.1 41.5 39.9 38.3 36.7 35.1
Nonpoor 23.5 24.2 24.9 25.6 26.3 27.1 27.8 28.5 29.2 29.9 30.1 30.4 30.6 30.8 31.2 31.6 32.1 32.5 32.9 33.3 31.0 28.8 26.5 24.2 22.0 19.7 17.4 15.2
Lowest 25% 60.9 61.0 61.1 61.1 61.2 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.4 61.5 60.6 59.8 58.9 58.0 57.5 56.9 56.4 55.8 55.3 54.7 53.2 51.6 50.1 48.5 47.0 45.4 43.9 42.3
Second 25% 59.6 59.1 58.6 58.2 57.7 57.2 56.7 56.3 55.8 55.3 55.4 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.0 54.2 53.5 52.7 51.9 51.1 49.0 46.9 44.9 42.8 40.7 38.6 36.5 34.4
Third 25% 55.3 55.3 55.3 55.4 55.4 55.5 55.5 55.5 55.6 55.6 55.1 54.6 54.1 53.6 52.2 50.8 49.5 48.1 46.7 45.3 43.5 41.7 39.9 38.1 36.3 34.5 32.7 30.9
Highest 25% 47.5 47.1 46.7 46.2 45.8 45.4 44.9 44.5 44.0 43.6 42.8 41.9 41.1 40.2 39.9 39.5 39.2 38.8 38.5 38.1 36.2 34.3 32.4 30.4 28.5 26.6 24.7 22.8
Blantyre 48.1 47.8 47.5 47.2 46.9 46.7 46.4 46.1 45.8 45.5 46.4 47.3 48.1 49.0 47.5 46.1 44.6 43.1 41.7 40.2 39.0 37.8 36.6 35.4 34.2 33.0 31.8 30.6
Kasungu 58.2 57.5 56.8 56.1 55.4 54.7 53.9 53.2 52.5 51.8 53.3 54.9 56.4 57.9 56.5 55.0 53.6 52.1 50.7 49.2 47.0 44.8 42.6 40.3 38.1 35.9 33.7 31.5
Lilongwe 54.5 54.9 55.4 55.8 56.3 56.7 57.2 57.6 58.1 58.5 57.4 56.2 55.1 53.9 52.4 50.8 49.3 47.7 46.2 44.6 43.2 41.7 40.3 38.8 37.4 35.9 34.5 33.0
Machinga 49.8 49.9 50.0 50.1 50.2 50.4 50.5 50.6 50.7 50.8 50.3 49.9 49.4 48.9 49.1 49.3 49.5 49.7 49.9 50.1 48.2 46.2 44.3 42.4 40.4 38.5 36.6 34.6
Mangochi 55.2 55.0 54.8 54.7 54.5 54.4 54.2 54.0 53.9 53.7 53.3 52.9 52.4 52.0 51.4 50.9 50.3 49.7 49.2 48.6 47.9 47.3 46.6 45.9 45.3 44.6 43.9 43.3
Mulanje 59.9 59.3 58.7 58.1 57.5 56.9 56.3 55.7 55.1 54.5 54.4 54.3 54.2 54.1 53.8 53.4 53.1 52.7 52.4 52.0 49.5 46.9 44.4 41.8 39.3 36.7 34.2 31.6
Mzimba 52.4 52.2 52.0 51.8 51.5 51.3 51.1 50.9 50.6 50.4 50.4 50.4 50.4 50.4 50.0 49.6 49.2 48.7 48.3 47.9 46.6 45.3 44.0 42.6 41.3 40.0 38.7 37.4
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 57.8 58.2 58.7 59.1 59.6 60.0 60.5 60.9 61.4 61.8 60.7 59.7 58.6 57.5 56.1 54.6 53.2 51.8 50.3 48.9 47.5 46.1 44.7 43.2 41.8 40.4 39.0 37.6
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 49.1 48.4 47.7 46.9 46.2 45.5 44.7 44.0 43.2 42.5 42.3 42.2 42.0 41.8 42.1 42.4 42.8 43.1 43.4 43.7 41.5 39.3 37.2 35.0 32.8 30.6 28.4 26.2
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 59.8 59.0 58.2 57.4 56.5 55.7 54.9 54.1 53.2 52.4 52.1 51.7 51.4 51.0 50.6 50.2 49.8 49.3 48.9 48.5 46.0 43.5 41.0 38.5 36.0 33.5 31.0 28.5
Salima 56.8 57.2 57.6 58.1 58.5 58.9 59.3 59.8 60.2 60.6 59.2 57.8 56.3 54.9 52.6 50.2 47.9 45.5 43.2 40.8 40.1 39.5 38.8 38.1 37.5 36.8 36.1 35.5
Thyolo 58.8 57.8 56.8 55.8 54.8 53.8 52.7 51.7 50.7 49.7 50.5 51.3 52.1 52.9 52.3 51.6 51.0 50.3 49.7 49.0 46.6 44.1 41.7 39.3 36.8 34.4 32.0 29.5
Zomba 56.1 55.7 55.3 54.9 54.5 54.1 53.7 53.3 52.9 52.5 50.9 49.3 47.6 46.0 46.2 46.4 46.7 46.9 47.1 47.3 45.2 43.0 40.9 38.8 36.6 34.5 32.4 30.2