Malawi Population 2022

Population Malawi 2022 is 17 563 842 people. Malawi ranks 67 in terms of population in the world - 0.23% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of Malawi is Lilongwe, the official currency is the Kwacha (MWK). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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Population of Malawi

17 563 842 people Flag of  Malawi Flag of Malawi Data in July 2022

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area Malawi

Population rank Malawi 17 563 842 people
Male population 50.1%
Female population 49.9%
Life expectancy Malawi
Life expectancy Male 50.9
Life expectancy Female 52.5
Median age Malawi 17.4 age
<15 years 45.1%
15 - 65 years 52.2%
>65 years 2.7%
Total area
Total area Malawi 118480 km2 (#99 in world)
Population density 148.24 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in Malawi was carried out in 2022.

⚡ What place does Malawi occupy in terms of population on Earth?

Malawi takes 67st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of Malawi?

The capital of Malawi is the city of Lilongwe with a population of 866 272 people.