Malawi Malawi Gender Ratios

There are more women than men in Malawi according the CIA World Factbook 2024 data (most recent data available).

The Malawi Gender Ratio is 98 men to 100 women (98:100) or 0.98. Malawi's gender ratio is lower than the global average of 101 men to 100 women (101:100) or 1.01.

Malawi Gender Ratio By Age

Gender Ratios vary by age group as well as location. The table below shows the gender ratios breakdown in Malawi by age.

Age RangeMalawi Gender RatioGlobal Gender Ratio
At birth102 Men to 100 Women103 Men to 100 Women
1 to 1499 Men to 100 Women107 Men to 100 Women
15 to 2499 Men to 100 Women106 Men to 100 Women
25 to 5498 Men to 100 Women102 Men to 100 Women
55 to 6491 Men to 100 Women95 Men to 100 Women
65 and over79 Men to 100 Women80 Men to 100 Women

Cities in Malawi

Gender Ratios on this page are an aggregate of the gender ratios in the following cities within the region:

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