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Malawi

Region: Southern Africa
Currency: Malawian Kwacha (MWK)
Population: 18.6 million
Capital: Lilongwe
Ministry website: www.finance.gov.mw
Fiscal year: July-June
Regional Economic Community: COMESA, SADC
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 2010 MWK[billions]) 1,177.07 1,244.16 1,280.86 1,309.94 1,362.33
GDP (current MWK[billions]) 2,011.12 2,569.69 3,198.56 3,943.23 4,546.97
GDP growth (%) 5.2 5.7 2.95 2.27 4
GDP per capita (constant 2010 MWK) 68,790.89 70,676.49 70,724.58 70,305.24 71,070.61
GDP per capita (current MWK) 117,535.36 145,975.61 176,613.2 211,635.86 237,207.64
Inflation (CPI) (%) 28.28 23.78 21.86 21.73 11.54
General government revenue (% of GDP) 28.28 24.99 24.72 23.68 25.25
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 34.7 29.83 31.06 30.96 32.58
Budget balance (% of GDP) -6.43 -4.84 -6.34 -7.28 -7.33
Primary balance (% of GDP) -2.22 0.12 -2.7 -2.49 -3.05
General government debt (% of GDP) 59.25 54.74 61.17 61.34 61.92

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