MALTA

Capital Valletta
Area (km2) 316
Total population (thousands, 2020) 515
Population density (per km2) 1 631
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.nso.gov.mt
National Statistics Office Malta
Women in the labour force, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 41%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 12%
   hourly wage, 2020 10%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 19%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 57%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 60%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 33%
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 84.5
   males, years 80.3
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 22.0
   males, years 18.9
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.1
Adolescent fertility rate, 2020
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 10.9
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 29.3
 
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
4.5
8.0
6.0
5.7
2.8
1.6
Unemployment rate
 (%)
4.7
4.0
3.7
3.6
4.4
3.5
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
10.7
10.6
9.1
9.3
10.9
9.6
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 22 811
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 44 217
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 148.4
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 135.0
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 28 907
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2020 0.573
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
1
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
0

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
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   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 3 415
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 32
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