Key Indicators
Income Group Low-income
Regional Group Africa
Population (Total) 19,129,955
GDP (current US$, millions) 20,774
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 995

Performance Overview

ISO3

MWI

Country

Malawi

Score

29.00

Rank

119

Technology

18.32

People

26.98

Governance

36.53

Impact

34.19

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 18.32
SCORERANK

Access

31.13 120

1. Mobile tariffs

2.50128

2. Handset prices

0.87128

3. Households with internet access

10.25118

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

77.0962

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

95.94102

6. International internet bandwidth

0.1580

7. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

11.89 127

1. GitHub commits

0.08121

2. Wikipedia edits

22.14113

3. Internet domain registrations

0.08123

4. Mobile apps development

30.94126

5. AI scientific publications

6.21119

Future technologies

11.93 127

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

13.46122

2. Investment in emerging technologies

19.79116

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

2.54104
Pillar: People 26.98
SCORERANK

Individuals

31.62 123

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

74.4573

2. ICT skills

n/an/a

3. Use of virtual social networks

0.73129

4. Tertiary enrollment

n/an/a

5. Adult literacy rate

51.2994

Business

28.89 100

1. Firms with website

40.9676

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Professionals

6.39116

4. Technicians and associate professionals

n/an/a

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

68.22111

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

20.43 120

1. Government online services

40.60111

2. Publication and use of open data

10.2691

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

10.44115

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

n/an/a
Pillar: Governance 36.53
SCORERANK

Trust

23.03 110

1. Secure internet servers

22.45121

2. Cybersecurity

35.7299

3. Online access to financial account

31.0158

4. Internet shopping

2.93110

Regulation

50.16 104

1. Regulatory quality

22.02110

2. ICT regulatory environment

83.5364

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

8.87119

4. E-commerce legislation

75.0076

5. Privacy protection by law content

61.3984

Inclusion

36.40 115

1. E-Participation

39.51107

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

25.88109

3. Availability of local online content

16.58126

4. Gender gap in Internet use

n/an/a

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

63.6373
Pillar: Impact 34.19
SCORERANK

Economy

19.83 113

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

8.4389

2. High-tech exports

5.58102

3. PCT patent applications

n/an/a

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

66.0536

5. Prevalence of gig economy

3.78123

6. ICT services exports

35.1547

Quality of life

42.94 116

1. Happiness

15.00121

2. Freedom to make life choices

66.1591

3. Income inequality

47.6698

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

42.93109

SDG Contribution

39.80 117

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

29.51112

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

1.47117

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

78.3558

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

49.88122

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