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Malawi - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

51.5 (%) in 2016

In 2016, poverty rate at national poverty line for Malawi was 51.5 %. Poverty rate at national poverty line of Malawi fell gradually from 65.3 % in 1997 to 51.5 % in 2016.

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What is poverty rate at national poverty line?

National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

What is Malawi poverty rate at national poverty line?

Date Value Change, %
2016 51.5 1.58 %
2010 50.7 -3.24 %
2004 52.4 -19.75 %
1997 65.3