Malawi GDP Per Capita 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2018 was $389, a 9.16% increase from 2017.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2017 was $357, a 12.96% increase from 2016.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2016 was $316, a 17.03% decline from 2015.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2015 was $381, a 2.51% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Malawi GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2018 $389 9.16%
2017 $357 12.96%
2016 $316 -17.03%
2015 $381 2.51%
2014 $371 6.55%
2013 $348 -11.02%
2012 $392 -26.80%
2011 $535 11.76%
2010 $479 9.23%
2009 $438 13.06%
2008 $388 16.66%
2007 $332 7.82%
2006 $308 6.43%
2005 $290 2.47%
2004 $283 5.67%
2003 $267 -10.40%
2002 $298 98.76%
2001 $150 -3.99%
2000 $156 -4.42%
1999 $164 -1.38%
1998 $166 -36.06%
1997 $259 14.00%
1996 $228 60.32%
1995 $142 17.06%
1994 $121 -43.13%
1993 $213 14.78%
1992 $186 -19.06%
1991 $230 14.77%
1990 $200 14.13%
1989 $175 9.67%
1988 $160 9.94%
1987 $145 -5.88%
1986 $154 -0.81%
1985 $156 -10.26%
1984 $173 -4.46%
1983 $182 1.01%
1982 $180 -6.88%
1981 $193 -2.52%
1980 $198 13.68%
1979 $174 8.23%
1978 $161 14.13%
1977 $141 16.66%
1976 $121 6.14%
1975 $114 8.67%
1974 $105 20.14%
1973 $87 6.52%
1972 $82 8.23%
1971 $76 22.50%
1970 $62 6.47%
1969 $58 5.63%
1968 $55 -11.45%
1967 $62 1.00%
1966 $61 10.65%
1965 $55 14.92%
1964 $48 -0.44%
1963 $49 1.69%
1962 $48 2.40%
1961 $47 4.62%
1960 $45 4.62%