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Malawi

What data is expected?

Key national statistics on demographic and economic indicators.

  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Trade statistics of import and export
  • Foreign aid
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • National employment rate
  • Birth and death statistics
  • National population census
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date No
In an open and machine-readable format Available in html format.
location http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&vi - Consumer Price Index 2018, http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&vi - GDP, http://amp.finance.gov.mw/ - Foreign aid portal, http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?searchword=fdi&orderi - FDI, href="http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/" http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/">rel="nofollow">http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/ - Vital stats, href="http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/" http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/">rel="nofollow">http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/ - Census * GDP - available in PDF, outdated * CPI - HTML, PDF * Stats office links to https://www.trademap.org/ which lists their data sources as Malawi stats office and UN: https://www.trademap.org/stDataSources.aspx?nvpm=1|454||||TOTAL|||2|1|1|2|2|1|1|1| * Foreign aid - unsure if it is updated * FDI - outdated * vital stats - outdated
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Conducted google search with the following phrases: Malawi ministry of statistics. Conducted further searches on google and National Statistics Office (NSO) websites using the following phrases: Gross Domestic Product, Consumer Price Index, Trade statistics of import and export, mortality, death, birth, demographic.
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, Consumer Price Index, Trade statistics of import and export, Foreign aid, Foreign Direct Investment, Birth and death statistics, National population census
Controlled access Yes
Collector name National Statistics Office (NSO)
Organisations such as World Bank and IMF have additional and more up to date datasets such as GDP and foreign aid. Example: https://data.worldbank.org/country/malawi

Meta data

Data location   http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&vi - Consumer Price Index 2018
   http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&vi - GDP
    http://amp.finance.gov.mw/ - Foreign aid portal
   http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?searchword=fdi&orderi - FDI
   http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/ - Vital stats
    http://malawi.opendataforafrica.org/ - Census
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Jennifer Walker
Submitters   Paul Mungai
Last modified   Mon May 07 2018 13:40:31 GMT+0000 (UTC)