Malawi - Labor Force

Malawi: Labor Force

Mnemonic LBF.IMWI
Unit #
Annual 3.35 %
Data 2016 7,745,917
2015 7,494,695

Series Information

Source The World Bank
Release Education Statistics
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1990
End Date 12/31/2016

Malawi: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Agriculture Employment 2017 6,800,613 6,560,206 # Annual
Unemployment Rate 2017 5.9 5.86 % of total labor force Annual
Labor Force 2016 7,745,917 7,494,695 # Annual
Wage & Salaries 2014 140,233 97,165 Mil. NCU Annual
Labor Force Employment 1995 Q4 546.6 534.9 Ths. Quarterly
Total Employment 1995 Q4 546.6 534.9 Ths. Quarterly

Release Information

The World Bank Education Statistics Database analyzes education data on over 4,000 indicators. The database holds internationally-comparable data on over 200 countries and various regional and income group aggregates.

The indicators are organized by category:

  • The Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Expenditures, and Teacher categories have data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
  • The Learning Outcomes category holds data from international and regional learning assessments including TIMSS, PIRLS, PISA, and SACMEQ.
  • The Population, Labor, and Other categories hold background data from The World Bank, ILO, and other sources.