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First surveyed in
19. 13 million

Malawi has completed surveys with Afrobarometer in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2020 and 2023. Surveys are conducted in English, Chichewa, Chiyao and Chitumbuka. The national partner is the Centre for Social Research, University of Malawi. 

Key stats

Data from the Round 9 survey in Malawi.
66 %
of Malawians say the government is doing a poor job of fighting corruption.
74 %
of Malawians say they believe “a lot” in the existence of witchcraft.
83 %
of citizens say cabinet ministers and government officials charged with corruption should be fired immediately.