In 2005, the most common crop in Malawi by harvested area was Maize with 1.60M ha.
Malawi is a country located in Africa south of the Sahara. As of 2010 Malawi had a total population of approximately 13.96M people. This represents a 44% increase from 1998 when the population of Malawi was approximately 9.67M.
The most widely harvested crop in Malawi by area was Maize with 1.60M ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $257.13M.
Among children in Malawi in 2010, 20% were severely stunted, 3% were severely underweight, and 2% were severely wasted.
As of 2010, there were 9.62M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 12.15M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Malawi.
Tropical Fruits are the crop with the highest production value per area in Malawi, with Intl $5.95k per ha.
Sorghums are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Malawi, with Intl $86.1 per ha.
This means that growers of Tropical Fruits will earn approximately 69 times more per hectare than if they grow Sorghums.
From 1990 to 2015, Malawi had average annual rainfall of 952mm across a total cropland area of 3.45M ha.