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Malawi Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Malawi Population is increasing
  • Malawi Population Density is increasing
  • Malawi Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Malawi Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Malawi population is expected to increase by 672705 people. Malawi contributes 0.37% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Malawi is 64.738 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Malawi owns 0.00063% of land i.e. 94280 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 109 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Malawi Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Malawi Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Malawi Population (in million) 15.16 20.28 26.57
Malawi Global Rank 65th 61st 60th
Malawi Global Population Share 0.21% 0.26% 0.31%
Malawi Global Population Density 162.33 212.46 267.91
Malawi Global Population Density Rank 186th 188th 190th
Malawi Average Life Expectancy 57.26 64.73 68.84
Malawi Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 178th 168th 157th
Malawi Fertility Rate 5.3 4.31 3.71
Malawi Fertility Rate Global Rank 20th 28th 27th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Malawi population is expected to increase by 672705 people. 
  • Malawi population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Malawi will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Malawi Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 61st-51st. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Malawi population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.45%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Malawi is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Malawi contributes 0.37% of world's total population. 

Malawi
 Population Fact

Malawi
 Total Population Trend

Malawi
 Population Growth Rate

Malawi
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 15.16 Million 65th
2020 20.28 Million 61st
2030 26.57 Million 60th
2040 33.83 Million 57th
2050 41.7 Million 51st
2060 49.79 Million 46th
2070 57.64 Million 42nd
2080 64.75 Million 39th
2090 70.83 Million 40th
2100 75.71 Million 36th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 15.16 Million 3.07%
2020 20.28 Million 3.01%
2030 26.57 Million 2.76%
2040 33.83 Million 2.46%
2050 41.7 Million 2.16%
2060 49.79 Million 1.84%
2070 57.64 Million 1.53%
2080 64.75 Million 1.26%
2090 70.83 Million 1.02%
2100 75.71 Million 0.79%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 15.16 Million 0.21%
2020 20.28 Million 0.26%
2030 26.57 Million 0.31%
2040 33.83 Million 0.36%
2050 41.7 Million 0.42%
2060 49.79 Million 0.48%
2070 57.64 Million 0.54%
2080 64.75 Million 0.59%
2090 70.83 Million 0.64%
2100 75.71 Million 0.67%

Malawi Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Malawi population density is 321.02 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Malawi Ranks in range of 188th-196th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Malawi. 

Malawi
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 162.33 186th
2020 212.46 188th
2030 267.91 190th
2040 323.46 192nd
2050 378.38 194th
2060 422.91 196th
2070 460.62 198th
2080 488.85 200th
2090 505.51 202nd
2100 509.29 204th

Malawi Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Malawi is 64.738 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Malawi ranks 168th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Malawi
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 57.26 178th
2020 64.73 168th
2030 68.84 157th
2040 71.92 155th
2050 74.12 151st
2060 76.08 147th
2070 77.62 147th
2080 78.89 147th
2090 80.1 150th
2100 0

Malawi Average Fertility Rate

  • In Malawi, Women gives birth to 4.313 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Malawi rank is in range of 28th-26th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Malawi
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 5.3 20th
2020 4.31 28th
2030 3.71 27th
2040 3.26 28th
2050 2.92 29th
2060 2.65 26th
2070 2.44 27th
2080 2.26 26th
2090 2.11 28th
2100 2.01 30th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Malawi population was 2953871 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Malawi population is around 15167095 and by year 2030 its expected to be 26578247 .Malawi ranks 65th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Malawi in 2010 was 57.263, in 2020 its 64.738 and by 2050 it will be 74.127.As mentioned in Highlight's Malawi population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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