Malawi MDGs Report 2007

01 Jan 2008

Document Summary

The 2007 Millennium Development Goals report provides an update on the achievements Malawi has made on the attainment of the MDGs. The report shows that poverty levels in Malawi have declined from 54 percent in 1992 to 49 percent in 2006; primary school enrolment has increased from 58 percent in 1992 to 82 percent in 2004; women’s share in wage employment in the non-agriculture sector has moved from 13 percent in 2000 to 15 percent in 2006; under-five mortality rate has decreased from 189 deaths per 1000 live births in 2000 to 133 in 2005; maternal mortality ratio has decreased from 1,120 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2000 to 984 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2004; HIV prevalence amongst 15-24-year-old pregnant women has decreased from 24 percent by 1998 to 15 percent in 2005; deforestation continues to reduce the proportion of land area from around 41 percent in 1990 to around 36 percent in the year 2006; and the Net Official Development Assistance has increased from 11 percent of Gross National Income in 1990 to 19 percent in 2006

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