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Government consumption expenditure in Malawi

Government expenditure of Malawi, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 government expenditure of Malawi in current prices grew by 0.80 billion US dollars (in 11.9 times) to 0.87 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.20 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.6 million, as well as by 0.60 billion US dollars by increasing of government expenditure per capita by 34.9 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure of Malawi was 0.018 billion US dollars or 5.7%. The average annual growth of government expenditure of Malawi in constant prices was 4.2%. Share in the world fell by 0.0065%. Share in Africa decreased by 0.10%. Minimal government expenditure was in 1970 (0.074 billion US dollars). Maximal government expenditure was in 2011 (0.99 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 government expenditure per capita in Malawi rose by 34.9 US dollars (in 3.2 times) to 50.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure per capita in current prices was 0.77 US dollars or 2.6%.

Government expenditure of Malawi, 1970

Government expenditure of Malawi in 1970 was equal to 0.074 billion US dollars, ranked 107th in the world and was on par with government expenditure of Benin (0.075 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Bahamas (0.075 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Chad (0.073 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Paraguay (0.070 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Iceland (0.070 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Yemen (0.070 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world government expenditure was 0.014%.

Government expenditure per capita in Malawi in 1970 was worth 16.0 US dollars, ranked 162nd in the world and was on par with government expenditure per capita in Sudan (16.8 US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than government expenditure per capita in the World (145.7 US dollars) by 129.7 US dollars.

Comparison of government expenditure in Malawi and the neighbors in 1970. Government expenditure of Malawi was less than government expenditure of Mozambique (0.6 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Zimbabwe (0.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Zambia (0.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Tanzania (0.3 billion US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than government expenditure per capita in Zambia (68.7 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Mozambique (65.7 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Zimbabwe (59.5 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Tanzania (20.9 US dollars).

Comparison of government expenditure in Malawi and leaders in 1970. Government expenditure of Malawi was less than government expenditure of the United States (194.4 billion US dollars) in 2 642.5 times, government expenditure of Germany (34.7 billion US dollars) in 471.8 times, government expenditure of France (25.1 billion US dollars) in 341.3 times, government expenditure of Japan (23.1 billion US dollars) in 313.9 times, government expenditure of China (10.1 billion US dollars) in 137.7 times. Government expenditure per capita in Malawi was greater than government expenditure per capita in China (12.5 US dollars) by 27.3%, but was less than government expenditure per capita in the United States (928.0 US dollars) in 58.1 times, government expenditure per capita in France (482.5 US dollars) in 30.2 times, government expenditure per capita in Germany (442.9 US dollars) in 27.7 times, government expenditure per capita in Japan (222.7 US dollars) in 14.0 times.

Potential government expenditure of Malawi in 1970. With government expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (928.0 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 4.3 billion US dollars, it is in 58.1 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of the World (145.7 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 0.67 billion US dollars, it is in 9.1 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Zambia (68.7 US dollars), as the best neighbor, government expenditure of Malawi would be 0.32 billion US dollars, it is in 4.3 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (56.4 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 0.26 billion US dollars, it is in 3.5 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (24.8 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 0.11 billion US dollars, it is by 55.3% more than the actual level.

Government expenditure of Malawi, 2015

Government expenditure of Malawi in 2015 was equal to 0.87 billion US dollars, ranked 156th in the world and was on par with government expenditure of Maldives (0.92 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Eritrea (0.92 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Congo (0.89 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Fiji (0.85 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Haiti (0.81 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world government expenditure was 0.0072%.

Government expenditure per capita in Malawi in 2015 was worth 50.8 US dollars, ranked 205th in the world and was on par with government expenditure per capita in Ethiopia (54.3 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Gambia (47.7 US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than government expenditure per capita in the World (1 659.0 US dollars) by 1 608.2 US dollars.

Comparison of government expenditure in Malawi and the neighbors in 2015. Government expenditure of Malawi was less than government expenditure of Tanzania (6.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Mozambique (3.9 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Zimbabwe (3.5 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Zambia (3.3 billion US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than government expenditure per capita in Zimbabwe (223.2 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Zambia (201.5 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Mozambique (141.0 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Tanzania (120.1 US dollars).

Comparison of government expenditure in Malawi and leaders in 2015. Government expenditure of Malawi was less than government expenditure of the United States (2 604.9 billion US dollars) in 2 977.4 times, government expenditure of China (1 521.6 billion US dollars) in 1 739.2 times, government expenditure of Japan (870.2 billion US dollars) in 994.7 times, government expenditure of Germany (647.4 billion US dollars) in 739.9 times, government expenditure of France (578.7 billion US dollars) in 661.5 times. Government expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than government expenditure per capita in France (8 685.8 US dollars) in 170.9 times, government expenditure per capita in the United States (8 095.5 US dollars) in 159.3 times, government expenditure per capita in Germany (8 022.9 US dollars) in 157.8 times, government expenditure per capita in Japan (6 875.3 US dollars) in 135.3 times, government expenditure per capita in China (1 105.8 US dollars) in 21.8 times.

Potential government expenditure of Malawi in 2015. With government expenditure per capita at the level of France (8 685.8 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 149.5 billion US dollars, it is in 170.9 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of the World (1 659.0 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 28.6 billion US dollars, it is in 32.6 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (291.2 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 5.0 billion US dollars, it is in 5.7 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Zimbabwe (223.2 US dollars), as the best neighbor, government expenditure of Malawi would be 3.8 billion US dollars, it is in 4.4 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (110.5 US dollars), government expenditure of Malawi would be 1.9 billion US dollars, it is in 2.2 times more than the actual level.

Size of government expenditure in Malawi

Government consumption expenditure in Malawi, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.0740.360.420.250.960.87
constant prices19700.0740.180.290.270.420.47
20050.0730.180.290.270.410.47
Picture. Malawi: government expenditure

government expenditure in Malawi and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania0.281.10.621.54.66.3
Mozambique0.611.00.540.811.93.9
Zimbabwe0.311.83.01.81.53.5
Zambia0.291.30.690.191.93.3
Malawi0.0740.360.420.250.960.87

government expenditure in Malawi and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States194.4454.9948.01 444.22 522.22 604.9
China10.142.053.7201.5782.01 521.6
Japan23.1158.4426.8823.61 111.0870.2
Germany34.7196.4334.8363.9653.4647.4
France25.1147.0267.2302.2630.7578.7
Malawi0.0740.360.420.250.960.87

Growth of government expenditure in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: government expenditure, growth Picture. Malawi: government expenditure, growth

government expenditure per capita in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: government expenditure per capita Picture. Malawi: government expenditure per capita

government expenditure per capita in Malawi and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Zimbabwe59.5253.3285.8146.6107.1223.2
Zambia68.7224.685.317.7136.6201.5
Mozambique65.784.440.344.477.7141.0
Tanzania20.959.724.844.3103.2120.1
Malawi16.057.944.922.765.250.8

government expenditure per capita in Malawi and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
France482.52 657.04 566.94 933.59 689.88 685.8
United States928.01 981.43 749.35 104.98 139.38 095.5
Germany442.92 512.24 239.84 444.08 123.28 022.9
Japan222.71 366.63 491.66 551.78 726.46 875.3
China12.543.046.4158.7583.11 105.8
Malawi16.057.944.922.765.250.8

© Ivan Kushnir

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