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Malta – MT

EU regions: Malta

map of Malta MT
Labour market policy
public expenditure on labour market policies as % of GDP20212.685
public expenditure on active labour market policies20210.063
Life long learning
life long learning participation202212.8
Precarious work
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday202116.8
percentage of employees ususally working at nights20218.9
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2023q27.4
Part time jobs and flexible employment
working hours on full time job2023q238.8
percentage of workers usually working from home202212.3
percentage of part time workers2023q210.05
percentage of part time workers, men2023q25.44
percentage of part time workers, women2023q216.35
Minimum and average wage
share of salaries on GDP2023q242
minimum monthly was as aproportion of average monthly earnings in industry and services202343.8
monthly minimum wage in €2023q3835.16
monthly minimum wage in PPS2023q3953.79
annual net earnings of a full-time single worker without children earning an average wage in PPS202221 252
Gender differences
gender pay gap202110.5
employment of mothers of more than 3 children202255.7
healthy life expectancy of men vs. women2021101.33
gender gap in employment rate2023q284.35
gender gap in unemployment rate2023q296.15
Graduates and young people
unemployment rate of youth with elementary education2018q328.1
unemployment rate of youth with secondary education2022q29.8
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2021102
Payable interest of public debt as % od GDP20221
employment rate2023q278.8
Social exclusion
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion202019

More on wikipedia wikidata Q233 on OpenStreetMap Malta slovensky: MT

Subregions: Malta, Malta

demographic pyramid MT Malta based on economic activity – employed, unemploye, inactive


unemployment rate2023q22.6
youth unemployment rate2023q28.9
unemployment rate of low educated people2023q23.9
Long term unemployment
long term unemployment2023q20.6
share of long term unemployed2022q359

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Malta

Age groupLow educationMiddle educationHigh education
Y20-29P: 10.8
E: 8.2; U: 1.3; I: 1.3
P: 35.1
E: 29.0; U: 1.3; I: 4.8
P: 25.3
E: 22.5; U: 0.7; I: 2.1
Y30-39P: 22.8
E: 18.5; U: 0.8; I: 3.5
P: 36.1
E: 32.6; U: 0.7; I: 2.8
P: 38.0
E: 36.1; U: 0.4; I: 1.5
Y40-49P: 28.2
E: 22.4; U: 0.4; I: 5.4
P: 23.9
E: 21.9; U: 0.2; I: 1.8
P: 24.5
E: 23.2; U: 0.6; I: 0.7
Y50-59P: 28.3
E: 18.4; U: 0.4; I: 9.5
P: 18.6
E: 16.3; U: 0.2; I: 2.1
P: 11.8
E: 10.4; U: 0.4; I: 1.0
Y60-69P: 40.2
E: 8.1; U: 0.0; I: 32.1
P: 13.1
E: 5.6; U: 0.0; I: 7.5
P: 6.2
E: 2.6; U: 0.0; I: 3.6

Note: in thousands in 2022, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive


demographic pyramid MT 1996 Malta, population pyramid of Malta
number of inhabitants2022520 971
population density20221656.7
old-age dependency ratio202228.5
Population ageing
unemployment rate – over 55 years2015q45.9
aggregate replacement ratio20220.53
aggregate replacement ratio – females20220.45
life expectancy of a 50 year old202133.9
healty life expectancy at 50 years202122.7
demographic pyramid MT Malta

Employment by sectors, Malta

NACE r2%NACE r2%
A2.31 %B-E31.511 %
F17.56 %G-I69.424 %
J12.44 %K17.66 %
L3.71 %M_N31.311 %
O-Q71.925 %R-U25.59 %
TOTAL283.3100 %

Data for the period year 2022. Source of the data is Eurostat, table [lfst_r_lfe2en2].

Employment by sectors, Malta, 2022

From Wikipedia:

Malta (, (listen); Maltese: [ˈmɐltɐ]), officially known as the Republic of Malta (Maltese: Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 80 km (50 mi) south of Italy, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia, and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya. With a population of about 475,000 over an area of 316 km2 (122 sq mi), Malta is the world's tenth smallest and fifth most densely populated country. Its capital is Valletta, which is the smallest national capital in the European Union by area at 0.8 km². The official languages are Maltese and English, with Maltese officially recognised as the national language and the only Semitic language in the European Union.

Malta has been inhabited since approximately 5900 BC. Its location in the centre of the Mediterranean has historically given it great strategic importance as a naval base, with a succession of powers having contested and ruled the islands, including the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, Romans, Greeks, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese, Knights of St. John, French, and British. Most of these foreign influences have left some sort of mark on the country's ancient culture.

Malta became a British colony in 1815, serving as a way station for ships and the headquarters for the British Mediterranean Fleet. It played an important role in the Allied war effort during the Second World War, and was subsequently awarded the George Cross for its bravery in the face of an Axis siege, The British Parliament passed the Malta Independence Act in 1964, giving Malta independence from the United Kingdom as the State of Malta, with Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and queen.

Other: North Macedonia, Montenegro, Malta

Subregions: Malta, Malta

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Malta – MT, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​en/projects/eu-regions/MT