MALTA

Capital Valletta
Area (km2) 316
Total population (thousands, 2017) 468
Population density (per km2) 1 481
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.nso.gov.mt
National Statistics Office Malta
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 40%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2016 23%
   hourly wage, 2017 12%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 25%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
Female victims of homicide, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 40%
Women researchers, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 29%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 84.6
   males, years 80.2
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 22.2
   males, years 19.0
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.3
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 12.2
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 28.9
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
3.8
5.4
4.1
4.3
8.0
5.3
Unemployment rate
 (%)
6.1
5.7
5.4
4.7
4.0
3.7
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
12.7
11.7
11.6
10.7
10.6
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2017 19 427
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2017 41 466
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 144.9
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 124.0
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2017 24 678
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2017 0.582
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
1
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
0
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
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   Motorways
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   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 3 957
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 41
   Traffic, railways
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   Traffic, roads
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