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Household consumption expenditure in Malawi

Household expenditure of Malawi, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 household expenditure of Malawi in current prices rose by 4.7 billion US dollars (in 14.8 times) to 5.1 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.94 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.6 million, as well as by 3.8 billion US dollars by increasing of household expenditure per capita by 220.9 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Malawi was 0.11 billion US dollars or 6.2%. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Malawi in constant prices was 3.9%. Share in the world decreased by 0.0057%. Share in Africa reduced by 0.23%. Minimal household expenditure was in 1970 (0.35 billion US dollars). Maximal household expenditure was in 2011 (6.0 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 household expenditure per capita in Malawi grew by 220.9 US dollars (in 4.0 times) to 295.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure per capita in current prices was 4.9 US dollars or 3.1%.

Change of household expenditure of Malawi described by linear regression model: y=0.097x-191.5, where y - estimated value of household expenditure of Malawi, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.87. Determination rate = 0.757.

Household expenditure of Malawi, 1970

Household expenditure of Malawi in 1970 was 0.35 billion US dollars, ranked 110th in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Sierra Leone (0.37 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Paraguay (0.35 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Niger (0.35 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Bahamas (0.35 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world household expenditure was 0.018%.

Household expenditure per capita in Malawi in 1970 was 74.9 US dollars, ranked 167th in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Somalia (79.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Myanmar (79.7 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Nepal (79.1 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Niger (77.3 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Lesotho (71.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Oman (71.7 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (531.2 US dollars) by 456.3 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Malawi and the neighbors in 1970. Household expenditure of Malawi was less than household expenditure of Mozambique (3.2 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Tanzania (1.5 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Zimbabwe (1.3 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Zambia (0.7 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than household expenditure per capita in Mozambique (344.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Zimbabwe (244.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Zambia (174.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Tanzania (110.4 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Malawi and leaders in 1970. Household expenditure of Malawi was less than household expenditure of the United States (647.7 billion US dollars) in 1 877.2 times, household expenditure of Germany (120.2 billion US dollars) in 348.5 times, household expenditure of Japan (99.6 billion US dollars) in 288.6 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (86.2 billion US dollars) in 249.8 times, household expenditure of China (49.0 billion US dollars) in 142.1 times. Household expenditure per capita in Malawi was greater than household expenditure per capita in China (60.7 US dollars) by 23.4%, but was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (3 091.9 US dollars) in 41.3 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (1 550.2 US dollars) in 20.7 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (1 534.5 US dollars) in 20.5 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (960.6 US dollars) in 12.8 times.

Potential household expenditure of Malawi in 1970. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (3 091.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 14.2 billion US dollars, it is in 41.3 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (531.2 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 2.4 billion US dollars, it is in 7.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Mozambique (344.2 US dollars), as the best neighbor, household expenditure of Malawi would be 1.6 billion US dollars, it is in 4.6 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (169.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 0.78 billion US dollars, it is in 2.3 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (123.5 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 0.57 billion US dollars, it is by 65% more than the actual level.

Household expenditure of Malawi, 2015

Household expenditure of Malawi in 2015 was 5.1 billion US dollars, ranked 147th in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Gabon (5.2 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Malta (5.2 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Niger (4.8 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world household expenditure was 0.012%.

Household expenditure per capita in Malawi in 2015 was equal to 295.8 US dollars, ranked 207th in the world. Household expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (5 813.3 US dollars) by 5 517.5 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Malawi and the neighbors in 2015. Household expenditure of Malawi was less than household expenditure of Tanzania (27.9 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Zimbabwe (11.7 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Zambia (10.4 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Mozambique (10.0 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than household expenditure per capita in Zimbabwe (749.3 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Zambia (643.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Tanzania (536.8 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Mozambique (356.7 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Malawi and leaders in 2015. Household expenditure of Malawi was less than household expenditure of the United States (12 283.7 billion US dollars) in 2 412.6 times, household expenditure of China (4 251.4 billion US dollars) in 835.0 times, household expenditure of Japan (2 479.1 billion US dollars) in 486.9 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (1 857.7 billion US dollars) in 364.9 times, household expenditure of Germany (1 814.4 billion US dollars) in 356.4 times. Household expenditure per capita in Malawi was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (38 175.0 US dollars) in 129.0 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (28 704.8 US dollars) in 97.0 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (22 486.4 US dollars) in 76.0 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (19 586.5 US dollars) in 66.2 times, household expenditure per capita in China (3 089.6 US dollars) in 10.4 times.

Potential household expenditure of Malawi in 2015. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (38 175.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 657.0 billion US dollars, it is in 129.0 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (5 813.3 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 100.1 billion US dollars, it is in 19.7 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (1 306.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 22.5 billion US dollars, it is in 4.4 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Zimbabwe (749.3 US dollars), as the best neighbor, household expenditure of Malawi would be 12.9 billion US dollars, it is in 2.5 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (564.7 US dollars), household expenditure of Malawi would be 9.7 billion US dollars, it is by 90.9% more than the actual level.

Size of household expenditure in Malawi

Household consumption expenditure in Malawi, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.351.32.41.75.25.1
constant prices19700.350.550.710.951.42.0
20050.761.21.62.13.14.3
Picture. Malawi: household expenditure

household expenditure in Malawi and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania1.56.64.69.220.327.9
Zimbabwe1.34.26.84.58.211.7
Zambia0.732.92.33.011.110.4
Mozambique3.25.13.53.97.910.0
Malawi0.351.32.41.75.25.1

household expenditure in Malawi and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States647.71 754.63 825.76 792.410 202.212 283.7
China49.0156.0197.3567.62 157.34 251.4
Japan99.6582.91 620.02 659.43 291.82 479.1
United Kingdom86.2363.0716.81 087.51 584.51 857.7
Germany120.2560.71 000.51 114.31 915.51 814.4
Malawi0.351.32.41.75.25.1

Growth of household expenditure in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: household expenditure, growth Picture. Malawi: household expenditure, growth

household expenditure per capita in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: household expenditure per capita Picture. Malawi: household expenditure per capita

household expenditure per capita in Malawi and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Zimbabwe244.5581.3649.4361.9586.0749.3
Zambia174.2486.1283.2286.7794.9643.5
Tanzania110.4352.8184.2278.5457.9536.8
Mozambique344.2426.0261.9212.3325.3356.7
Malawi74.9217.5254.7151.6349.8295.8

household expenditure per capita in Malawi and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States3 091.97 642.415 130.424 010.032 923.138 175.0
United Kingdom1 550.26 456.912 551.218 474.625 264.028 704.8
Germany1 534.57 173.812 671.313 605.823 814.222 486.4
Japan960.65 028.913 251.921 154.125 854.919 586.5
China60.7159.4170.7447.11 608.83 089.6
Malawi74.9217.5254.7151.6349.8295.8

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