Miss Malawi supports population slow-down

Recently crowned Miss Malawi, Cecelia Khofi, is living up to her billing. Under just two months to her title, she has already met the UNFPA Malawi officials several times, and plans to present a talk on population before parliamentarians come 28th June 2017. Organised by the pageant sponsors, Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) and The Nation […]

woman with baby carried on back

Malawi Registers Remarkable Fertility drop

Concerted efforts by the Malawi Government and its partners have led to a decline in the number of children Malawian women are having in their life time from 5.7 to 4.4. The Population and Development Unit (PDU) of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development (MoFEPD), recognizes that the development is as a result […]

bar graph showing that no change in the total fertility rate could lead to 42 million in 2050

Malawi Population Trends

The Population of Malawi is projected to nearly triple from 13.1 million (2008) to 42 million by 2050. Such a large increase in population will present enormous barriers to the country’s social and economic development. Managing population growth is essential to creating a healthy and economically sustainable future for Malawi. The Population and Development Unit […]