The Lord's Move to Africa

Malawi

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated February 19, 2020

No. of localities: 4
No. of saints in church life: 100
No. of saints attending the Table meeting: 100

Country Profile

Location: East Africa, east of Zambia, west and north of Mozambique Geographical Size: land: 94,080 sq km, water: 24,404 sq km (Lake Malawi) Climate: sub-tropical; rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November) 
Population: 19,842,560 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 3.31% (2018 est.) 
Languages: English (official), Chichewa (common), Chinyanja, Chiyao, Chitumbuka, Chilomwe, Chinkhonde, Chingoni, Chisena, Chitonga, Chinyakyusa, Chilambya 
Religion: Protestant 33.5% (includes Church of Central Africa Presbyterian 14.2%, Seventh Day Adventist/Baptist 9.4%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Anglican 2.3%), Roman Catholic 17.2%, other Christian 26.6%, Muslim 13.8%, traditionalist 1.1%, other 5.6%, none 2.1% (2018 est.) Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Lilongwe 
Economy: The economy is predominately agricultural with about 80% of the population living in rural areas. Agriculture accounts for about one-third of GDP and 80% of export revenues. Tobacco accounts for more than half of exports. The economy depends on substantial inflows of economic assistance. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $22.42 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 17,337 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 7,772,503 (2017 est.), Internet users 1,785,369 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA