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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:18,092,000 323,128,000
Official language:Chichewa English

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Politik

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


Population

Inhabitants per km²:152.7 32.9
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)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:43 74
Civil rights:28 99
Health:9 70
Security:97 67
Climate:81 65
Cost of Living:24 11
Popularity:19 92


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 € 50,323 €
corruption index:31 (bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:4,809 Mio €0.27 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:5,125 Mio €0.28 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:1,404 M €0.08 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:2,268 M €0.13 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:15,450 km0.85 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:767 km0.04 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Waterways:700 km0.04 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Airports:320.002 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.97 bn kWh109,001.01 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:2.12 bn kWh117,181.62 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.28 m t70.54 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+265 +1
Internet domain:.mw .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:11,2341 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:7,178,384397 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:1,0990 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:1,739,34296 246,147,996762



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 %