Population: Malawi

Yearly Population of Malawi

Malawi Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 2,953,871 1,535,939 1,417,932 None 6.9 17.1 31.3
1951 3,011,789 1,562,522 1,449,267 1.96 57,918 6.9 17.1 31.9
1952 3,072,386 1,590,600 1,481,786 2.01 60,597 6.9 17.1 32.6
1953 3,135,689 1,620,161 1,515,528 2.06 63,303 6.9 17.1 33.3
1954 3,201,722 1,651,194 1,550,528 2.11 66,033 6.9 17.1 34.0
1955 3,270,545 1,683,707 1,586,838 2.15 68,823 6.9 17.7 34.7
1956 3,342,254 1,717,742 1,624,512 2.19 71,709 6.9 17.7 35.5
1957 3,416,929 1,753,323 1,663,606 2.23 74,675 6.9 17.7 36.2
1958 3,494,687 1,790,516 1,704,171 2.28 77,758 6.9 17.7 37.1
1959 3,575,665 1,829,387 1,746,278 2.32 80,978 6.9 17.7 37.9
1960 3,659,980 1,870,000 1,789,980 2.36 84,315 7.0 18.0 38.8
1961 3,747,758 1,912,413 1,835,345 2.40 87,778 7.0 18.0 39.8
1962 3,839,047 1,956,643 1,882,404 2.44 91,289 7.0 18.0 40.7
1963 3,933,914 2,002,711 1,931,203 2.47 94,867 7.0 18.0 41.7
1964 4,032,364 2,050,605 1,981,759 2.50 98,450 7.0 18.0 42.8
1965 4,134,464 2,100,337 2,034,127 2.53 102,100 7.2 18.1 43.9
1966 4,240,430 2,152,004 2,088,426 2.56 105,966 7.2 18.1 45.0
1967 4,350,456 2,205,706 2,144,750 2.59 110,026 7.2 18.1 46.1
1968 4,464,427 2,261,434 2,202,993 2.62 113,971 7.2 18.1 47.4
1969 4,582,197 2,319,172 2,263,025 2.64 117,770 7.2 18.1 48.6
1970 4,703,783 2,378,974 2,324,809 2.65 121,586 7.4 17.9 49.9
1971 4,829,092 2,440,830 2,388,262 2.66 125,309 7.4 17.9 51.2
1972 4,958,556 2,504,921 2,453,635 2.68 129,464 7.4 17.9 52.6
1973 5,093,368 2,571,740 2,521,628 2.72 134,812 7.4 17.9 54.0
1974 5,235,074 2,641,902 2,593,172 2.78 141,706 7.4 17.9 55.5
1975 5,384,798 2,715,871 2,668,927 2.86 149,724 7.6 17.4 57.1
1976 5,545,653 2,795,224 2,750,429 2.99 160,855 7.6 17.4 58.8
1977 5,717,954 2,880,182 2,837,772 3.11 172,301 7.6 17.4 60.6
1978 5,896,864 2,968,362 2,928,502 3.13 178,910 7.6 17.4 62.5
1979 6,075,485 3,056,362 3,019,123 3.03 178,621 7.6 17.4 64.4
1980 6,250,434 3,142,565 3,107,869 2.88 174,949 7.6 17.1 66.3
1981 6,412,380 3,222,183 3,190,197 2.59 161,946 7.6 17.1 68.0
1982 6,565,985 3,297,621 3,268,364 2.40 153,605 7.6 17.1 69.6
1983 6,737,924 3,382,715 3,355,209 2.62 171,939 7.6 17.1 71.5
1984 6,964,613 3,496,348 3,468,265 3.36 226,689 7.6 17.1 73.9
1985 7,268,271 3,650,047 3,618,224 4.36 303,658 7.3 16.8 77.1
1986 7,666,390 3,852,924 3,813,466 5.48 398,119 7.3 16.8 81.3
1987 8,141,140 4,095,764 4,045,376 6.19 474,750 7.3 16.8 86.4
1988 8,636,686 4,349,610 4,287,076 6.09 495,546 7.3 16.8 91.6
1989 9,075,568 4,574,273 4,501,295 5.08 438,882 7.3 16.8 96.3
1990 9,404,499 4,742,117 4,662,382 3.62 328,931 6.5 17.5 99.8
1991 9,600,361 4,841,102 4,759,259 2.08 195,862 6.5 17.5 101.8
1992 9,685,974 4,883,095 4,802,879 0.89 85,613 6.5 17.5 102.7
1993 9,710,335 4,893,749 4,816,586 0.25 24,361 6.5 17.5 103.0
1994 9,745,695 4,910,802 4,834,893 0.36 35,360 6.5 17.5 103.4
1995 9,844,418 4,961,606 4,882,812 1.01 98,723 6.2 17.4 104.4
1996 10,022,783 5,054,666 4,968,117 1.81 178,365 6.2 17.4 106.3
1997 10,264,906 5,181,579 5,083,327 2.42 242,123 6.2 17.4 108.9
1998 10,552,345 5,332,468 5,219,877 2.80 287,439 6.2 17.4 111.9
1999 10,854,325 5,490,940 5,363,385 2.86 301,980 6.2 17.4 115.1
2000 11,148,751 5,645,174 5,503,577 2.71 294,426 6.0 16.9 118.3
2001 11,432,001 5,793,193 5,638,808 2.54 283,250 6.0 16.9 121.3
2002 11,713,663 5,939,948 5,773,715 2.46 281,662 6.0 16.9 124.2
2003 12,000,183 6,088,662 5,911,521 2.45 286,520 6.0 16.9 127.3
2004 12,301,837 6,244,565 6,057,272 2.51 301,654 6.0 16.9 130.5
2005 12,625,950 6,411,359 6,214,591 2.63 324,113 5.7 16.6 133.9
2006 12,973,693 6,589,614 6,384,079 2.75 347,743 5.7 16.6 137.6
2007 13,341,808 6,777,615 6,564,193 2.84 368,115 5.7 16.6 141.5
2008 13,727,899 6,974,134 6,753,765 2.89 386,091 5.7 16.6 145.6
2009 14,128,161 7,177,240 6,950,921 2.92 400,262 5.7 16.6 149.9
2010 14,539,609 7,385,419 7,154,190 2.91 411,448 4.9 16.6 154.2
2011 14,962,118 7,598,612 7,363,506 2.91 422,509 4.9 16.6 158.7
2012 15,396,010 7,817,021 7,578,989 2.90 433,892 4.9 16.6 163.3
2013 15,839,287 8,039,829 7,799,458 2.88 443,277 4.9 16.6 168.0
2014 16,289,550 8,266,066 8,023,484 2.84 450,263 4.9 16.6 172.8
2015 16,745,305 8,495,171 8,250,134 2.80 455,755 4.3 17.2 177.6
2016 17,205,253 8,726,571 8,478,682 2.75 459,948 4.3 17.2 182.5
2017 17,670,193 8,960,635 8,709,558 2.70 464,940 4.3 17.2 187.4
2018 18,143,215 9,198,885 8,944,330 2.68 473,022 4.3 17.2 192.4
2019 18,628,749 9,443,471 9,185,278 2.68 485,534 4.3 17.2 197.6
2020 19,129,955 9,695,918 9,434,037 2.69 501,206 3.9 18.1 202.9
2021 19,648,000 9,957,000 9,691,000 2.71 518,045 3.9 18.1 208.4
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Malawi Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)