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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Pennsylvania

Capital city with population

Lilongwe - 260,000

capitals and largest cities > Countries > Cities larger than the capital
Blantyre

Forested Land

27.2%

[102nd of 193]

Geographic coordinates

13 30 S, 34 00 E

 

Largest city
Lilongwe (capital city , not largest urban area)

Largest city population

437,000

[121st of 174]

Largest city with population

Lilongwe - 260,000

 

northernmost point > Latitude

09°22'S

 

Population density

106.3 people per sqkm

[95th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

136.95 people/m²

[64th of 204]

Precipitation

922 mm

[37th of 95]

Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land

421.22 people/km² of arable lan

[69th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

118,480 km²

[98th of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Sapitwa (Mount Mlanje)

 
 

SOURCES All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook , City Population , CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer , Official government websites.; Wikipedia List of capitals and largest cities by country ; FAO; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; Wikipedia List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation. ; World Development Indicators database ; Wikipedia List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Malawi, Republic of Malawi


Environment
 

Adjusted savings net forest depletion > % of GNI

0.92 % of GNI

[20th of 57]

Areas under protection

9

[119th of 146]

Carbon efficiency

0.36 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[121st of 141]

CO2 Emissions

782.3

[140th of 178]

Ecological footprint

0.87

[126th of 141]

Endangered species protection

77.8%

[57th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

36.16 % of land area

[72nd of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

34,020 km²

[84th of 195]

Known mammal species

195

[40th of 145]

Marine fish catch

0 tons

[133rd of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.16 thousand metric tons/squ

[105th of 141]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

210

[148th of 199]

Protected area

11.3

[34th of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

50 thousand metric tons/squ

[138th of 141]

Threatened species

24

[83rd of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

7

[111st of 160]

Water > Availability

1.55 thousand cubic metres

[94th of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

8.35 mls/litre

[54th of 141]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

1.68 %

[53rd of 114]

Wildness

16.1%

[52nd of 141]

 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; World Resources Institute ; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center ; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC World Resources Institute; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland 2000, and Redefining Progress .; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora , Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; FAOSTAT on-line database ; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Emissions Scenarios , Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication ; Jacaranda Atlas ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System /Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC Island Press, 2001; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Malawi, Republic of Malawi


2) Human geography


Age distribution

Malawi Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990


Malawi Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995

 

Malawi Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000

 

Malawi Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003

 

Malawi Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005

 

Malawi Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010

 

Malawi Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020

 

Malawi Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050

Source US Census Bureau July 17, 2003


Labor
 

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

31.49

[19th of 89]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

83.47

[1st of 162]

Female economic activity

77.9%

[8th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

-2%

[138th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

84.3 weeks of wages

[36th of 164]

force, female > % of total labor force

49.82 %

[6th of 184]

force, total

5,929,696

[63rd of 184]

Labor force > By occupation

agriculture 90%

 

Regulation

52

[70th of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

68

[71st of 123]

Regulation > Firing

54

[23rd of 123]

Rigidity of employment index

21

[134th of 166]

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force

0.6 %

[86th of 95]

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force

1.2 %

[86th of 95]

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force

0.9 %

[90th of 101]

Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24

0.3 %

[35th of 77]

Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24

1.6 %

[34th of 77]

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24

0.8 %

[35th of 77]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$

1,000,000 $

[144th of 149]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

843,693.6 BoP $

[110th of 115]



SOURCES Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; World Development Indicators database ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Malawi, Republic of Malawi

People
 

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

1.01

[6th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

46.9

[8th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

50.4

[221st of 226]

Chinese population

50

[115th of 127]

Gender development

0.389

[133rd of 141]

Percentage living in rural areas.

84%

[8th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

16%

[194th of 199]

Population > CIA Factbook

13,931,831

[64th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

47.34 %

[5th of 185]

Projected population growth

110.28%

[36th of 141]

Rural population

10,667,900

[45th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.99

[133rd of 223]

Total Population

13,013,926

[65th of 227]

Total Population > Female

6,539,878

[65th of 227]

Total Population > Male

6,474,048

[65th of 227]

Urban population

2,216,037

[121st of 195]

Urbanization

15

[199th of 204]

Urbanization in 2015

21.3%

[159th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

62

[124th of 144]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

100

[171st of 173]



SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; CIA World Factbook , 28 July 2005; University Libraries , Ohio University; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Malawi, Republic of Malawi

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

20.63 per 1,000 people

[9th of 195]

rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults

652.9 per 1,000 female adults

[7th of 185]

rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults

634.69 per 1,000 male adults

[8th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

78.9 per 1,000 live births

[35th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

125.3 per 1,000

[30th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Malawi, Republic of Malawi

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

2.165

[116th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

279,000

[83rd of 195]

immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world

>0.5%

 

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[90th of 225]

Refugees

1,010

[86th of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

10 Dec 1987 a

 

US visa lottery winners

32 US visa lottery winners

[105th of 178]


SOURCES Wikipedia List of countries by immigrant population ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; United Nations Treaty Collection; US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Malawi, Republic of Malawi

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