Should Malta be moving away from the manufacturing industry? Nominal labour productivity per person employed (ESA 2010) – Where does Malta stand? On 20th January 2020 Eurostat published indicators on productivity for the period between 2008 and 2018. The indicator is derived by dividing Gross domestic product (GDP) for the period by the number of...
Improvement in the “People at risk of poverty or social exclusion” statistic In October 2019, Eurostat published the EU wide statistics on the “People at risk of poverty or social exclusion”. In 2018, Malta registered a rate of 19% which is an improvement from the 24.6% level registered in 2013. In quantity terms this meant...
Europe 2020 – Indicators – Where does Malta stand? In September 2019 Eurostat published an update of the current national targets* of each Member State with the help of radar charts. The charts show how far a country is from achieving its national targets, by comparing the national target (the red line), the country’s situation...
Swift change in a short period There is no doubt that in the past 6 to 7 years Malta has undergone rapid social and economic change. The latest data from the Eurobarometer survey can help shed some light onto the change that has occurred. In the Eurobarometer survey issued in Autumn 2012 the main concerns...
Malta’s Population: High Growth in short duration stays The estimated total population of Malta and Gozo at the end of 2018 stood at 493,559, up by 3.8% when compared to 2017. As can be seen from the table above, over a 5-year period (i.e. end 2013 to end 2018), Malta’s population grew by 13%, which...