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Capital city Lilongwe  
General government final consumption expenditure > annual % growth 1.53 % [78th of 147]
General government final consumption expenditure > constant 2000 US$ 369,351,900 constant 2000 US$ [93rd of 145]
General government final consumption expenditure > current US$ 346,133,500 $ [123rd of 169]
Legal origin
English
Parliamentary seats > Female 8% [87th of 143]
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament > % 13.6 % [90th of 174]
Start-up procedures to register a business > number 10 [76th of 171]
Status
democracy
Time required to build a warehouse > days 185 days [84th of 168]
Time required to enforce a contract > days 337 days [128th of 171]
Time required to register property > days 118 days [36th of 167]
Time required to start a business > days 37 days [80th of 171]
Time to prepare and pay taxes > hours 878 hours [11th of 169]
Total businesses registered > number 74,308 [51st of 71]
Trademarks, nonresidents 440 [58th of 99]
Trademarks, residents 138 [62nd of 98]
Transnational Issues > Disputes > International
disputes with Tanzania over the boundary in Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi) and the meandering Songwe River remain dormant
UN membership date 1 Dec. 1964  
United Nations mission
http//www.geographyiq.com/countries/mi/Malawi_relations_summary.htm


Democracy

 
Bertelsmann Transformation Index > Management Index 2006 4.73 [64th of 118]
Bertelsmann Transformation Index > Status Index 2006 4.89 [77th of 119]
Bertelsmann Transformation Index>Political Transformation 6.25 [55th of 119]
Civil and political liberties 4 [62nd of 140]
CPIA gender equality rating 3.5 [42nd of 75]
CPIA policies for social inclusion/equity cluster average 3.5 [28th of 75]
CPIA property rights and rule-based governance rating 3.5 [15th of 75]
CPIA public sector management and institutions cluster average 3.4 [21st of 75]
CPIA transparency, accountability, and corruption in the public sector rating 3 [30th of 75]
Electoral system first-past-the-post  
Electoral system type plurality  
Female candidacy 1,961 [37th of 161]
Female parliamentarians 9.3% [97th of 157]
Female suffrage 1961  
First female parliamentarian 1964 (elected)  
Gender Parity Index in primary level enrolment 1.02374728539109 [9th of 183]
Homosexuality laws of the world > Homosexuality laws > Laws against homosexuality Yes  
Vote counting technology manual  
 


 

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