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Malawi Malaria Indicator Survey 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Malawi MIS 2017
Malawi (MWI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2017 - 06/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Malawi Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) 2017 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Malaria Indicator Surveys are designed to provide information on malaria prevalence, treatment, and prevention practices. For the 2017 Malawi MIS, 3,860 women ages 15-49 from 3,729 households were successfully interviewed. Blood tests were conducted for anemia, and malaria in children ages 6-59 months.