Neno District in Malawi

All About Neno

Basic Information about Neno

Land Area (km2) 1,469km2   (Ranking No.24 / 28 districts)
Population 138,291   (Ranking No.26 / 28 districts)
Population Density 94/km2   (Ranking No.24 / 28 districts)
Literacy Rate 70.26%   (Ranking No.12 / 28 districts)
Electrification Rate 6.34%   (Ranking No.18 / 28 districts)
Water pipe Rate 2.59%   (Ranking No.26 / 28 districts)
*The data is as of 2018.

Neno is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi and shares a border with Mozambique to the west.

Mwanza district was split into two districts, Neno and Mwanza in 2003, under the decentralisation programme.

Neno Population by Tribe

Tribe Ngoni Lomwe Chewa Mang’anja Others
Percentage 66.44% 13.07% 9.56% 4.75% 6.18%
*The data is as of 2018.

Neno Population by Religion

Religion Christian Islam Others No Religion
Percentage 89.22% 1.47% 7.81% 1.50%
*The data is as of 2018.