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Malawi - Total population

18,622,104 (persons) in 2017

In 2017, population for Malawi was 18.6 million persons. Between 1968 and 2017, population of Malawi grew substantially from 4.37 million to 18.6 million persons rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 6.49 % in 1987 and then decreased to 2.93 % in 2017.

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What is population?

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

What is Malawi population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 18,622,104 2.93 %
2016 18,091,575 2.95 %
2015 17,573,607 2.96 %
2014 17,068,838 2.97 %
2013 16,577,147 2.98 %
2012 16,097,305 3.01 %
2011 15,627,618 3.04 %
2010 15,167,095 3.08 %
2009 14,714,602 3.11 %
2008 14,271,234 3.11 %
2007 13,840,969 3.07 %
2006 13,429,262