In 2005, the most common crop in Southern Region by harvested area was Maize with 706.62k ha.
Southern Region is a province of Malawi. As of 2010 Machinga, Malawi had a total population of approximately 525.39k people. This represents a 71% increase from 2004 when the population of Machinga, Malawi was approximately 307.67k.
The most widely harvested crop in Southern Region by area was Maize with 706.62k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $106.15M.
Among children in Southern, Malawi in 2004, 26% were severely stunted, 6% were severely underweight, and 4% were severely wasted.
As of 2010, there were 727.21k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 819.86k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Mangochi, Malawi.
Tropical Fruits are the crop with the highest production value per area in Southern Region, with Intl $5.88k per ha.
Small Millets are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Southern Region, with Intl $77.5 per ha.
This means that growers of Tropical Fruits will earn approximately 76 times more per hectare than if they grow Small Millets.
From 1990 to 2015, Southern Region had average annual rainfall of 993mm across a total cropland area of 1.51M ha.
The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2004 in Southern Region, Malawi is stunting with 54% of male children affected and 47% of female children affected.
The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2004 in Southern Region, Malawi is stunting with 45% of urban children affected and 51% of rural children affected.