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Malawi

 

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 Malawi
All information: Malawi
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:118,480 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:18,622,000 325,719,000
Official language:Chichewa English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1964 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Lilongwe Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:157.2 33.1
Life expectancy males:60.6 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:65.8 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:36.70 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.28 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:43 73
Civil rights:27 99
Health:9 70
Security:97 63
Climate:81 65
Cost of Living:24 33
Popularity:15 94


Economy

Currency: Kwacha (1 MWK = 100 Tambala) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:6.0 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:21.71 % 1.26 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:34.50 % 43.80 %
Average income:283 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:31 (bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:5,580 Mio €0.30 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:5,292 Mio €0.28 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:1,099 M €0.06 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:2,184 M €0.12 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:15,450 km0.83 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Railways:767 km0.04 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:700 km0.04 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Airports:320.002 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.97 bn kWh105,895.66 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:2.12 bn kWh113,843.20 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.28 m t68.53 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+265 +1
Internet domain:.mw .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:11,2341 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:7,178,384385 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:1,0990 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:1,739,34293 246,147,996756



Climate

Detailed info for: Malawi and United States

Daytime temperatures:27.1 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:16.1 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:67 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:15 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:60 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.7 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Chichewa:58.3 % n/a
Lomwe:18.4 % n/a
Yao:13.2 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Ngoni:6.7 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:3.4 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:82.6 % 78.5 %
Islam:13.0 % 0.6 %
nondenominational:2.5 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:1.9 % 18.4 %