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...
MFSA issues Guidance Notes MFSA has issued a Guidance note on its expectations of cybersecurity with regards Professional Investor Funds investing in Virtual Currencies and all those entities regulated under the VFA Rulebooks i.e. ICO issues, VFA Agents and VFA Service Providers. For more information kindly click on the below link: https://www.emcs.com.mt/mfsa-issues-guidance-note-on-cyber-security/ MFSA & the...
By the end of April 2019, Government’s Consolidated Fund registered a deficit of €144 million Between January and April 2019, recurrent revenue rose by €158.1 million and amounted to €1,387.7 million. This represented a 12.9% increase from the €1,229.6 million reported in revenue during the corresponding period in 2018. The increase was primarily the result...
Inbound tourist numbers up, expenditure per capita down in Q1 2019 Inbound tourists for the first three months of 2019 amounted to 425,892, an increase of 2.8% over the same period in 2018. Total nights spent by inbound tourists during Q1 2019 went up by 4.2% reaching nearly 2.8 million nights, when compared to the...
Inbound tourist trips for the first eleven months of 2018 reached 2.477 million, an increase of 14.5% over the same period in 2017. Total nights spent by inbound tourists went up by 12.6%, reaching nearly 17.7 million nights%. Total tourism expenditure was estimated at €2.0 billion, 8.2% higher than that recorded for 2017. Total expenditure...