Malawi GDP Per Capita 1960-2021

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 2020 was $625, a 7.23% increase from 2019.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2019 was $583, a 8.92% increase from 2018.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2018 was $535, a 7.65% increase from 2017.
  • Malawi gdp per capita for 2017 was $497, a 57.49% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Comoros $1,403
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Guinea $1,194
Haiti $1,177
Nepal $1,155
Zimbabwe $1,128
Tanzania $1,076
Ethiopia $936
Togo $915
Tajikistan $859
Mali $859
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Uganda $817
Rwanda $798
Gambia $787
Guinea-Bissau $728
Malawi $625
Chad $614
Liberia $583
Niger $565
Congo, Dem. Rep. $557
Afghanistan $509
Madagascar $495
Sierra Leone $485
Central African Republic $477
Mozambique $449
Somalia $309
Burundi $274
Malawi GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2020 $625 7.23%
2019 $583 8.92%
2018 $535 7.65%
2017 $497 57.49%
2016 $316 -17.03%
2015 $381 2.51%
2014 $371 6.56%
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%