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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Malta

Malta Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.4 % 4Q/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 10 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 232142 Person | 0.232 Million Person Oct/20
Employment Change  0.5 % 3Q/20
Employment Rate  73.8 % 4Q/20
Full Time Employment 227 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.3 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 27.9 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 2675 Persons | 0.003 Million Persons Jan/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Malta - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Malta?

  • Unemployment Rate in Malta decreased to 4.4 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 8.24 % and minimum was 3.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.4 4Q/20 25.03.2021
4.6 3Q/20 22.12.2020
4.4 2Q/20 30.09.2020
3.3 1Q/20 25.06.2020
3.2 4Q/19 26.03.2020
3.4 3Q/19 23.12.2019
3.4 2Q/19 29.10.2019
3.5 1Q/19 27.06.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Marie Louise Coleiro 04.04.2014 - 5.8000 3.7000 5.9000 3.7000 -36.21%
Ġorġ Abela 04.04.2009 - 04.04.2014 6.9800 6.0000 7.5000 6.0000 -14.04%
Edward Fenech 04.04.2004 - 04.04.2009 7.3200 6.4400 7.8600 5.8800 -12.02%
Guido de Marco 04.04.1999 - 04.04.2004 6.1000 7.2000 8.2400 6.1000 18.03%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Malta - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Malta?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Malta remained unchanged at 10 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 19.9 % and minimum was 7.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
10 Mar/21 01.05.2021
10 Feb/21 10.04.2021
11.5 Jan/21 06.03.2021
11 Dec/20 30.01.2021
11.4 Nov/20 09.01.2021
10.1 Oct/20 02.12.2020
8.8 Sep/20 31.10.2020
9.5 Aug/20 01.10.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Marie Louise Coleiro 04.04.2014 - 12.0000 6.8000 13.0000 6.8000 -43.33%
Ġorġ Abela 04.04.2009 - 04.04.2014 14.7000 13.8000 16.3000 10.2000 -6.12%
Edward Fenech 04.04.2004 - 04.04.2009 17.1000 13.9000 17.5000 10.2000 -18.71%
Guido de Marco 04.04.1999 - 04.04.2004 13.4000 16.7000 19.9000 12.3000 24.63%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Person)

Employed Persons
                     Malta - Historical Data (Person)

How many employed persons are in Malta?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Malta remained unchanged at 232142 Person (0.232 Million Person) in October 2020. The maximum rate was 233117 Person and minimum was 128206 Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
232142 Oct/20 13.03.2021
231579 Sep/20 06.02.2021
230900 May/20 16.01.2021
229325 Jan/20 19.09.2020
225703 Dec/19 16.07.2020
224737 Nov/19 12.05.2020
223078 Oct/19 18.04.2020
221361 Sep/19 14.03.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Person)

Employed Persons in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Malta - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Malta?

  • Employment Change in Malta increased by 0.5 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 2.6 % and minimum was -1.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.5 3Q/20 16.02.2021
0.6 2Q/20 21.09.2020
1.3 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1.6 4Q/19 21.04.2020
0.8 3Q/19 20.01.2020
1.9 2Q/19 18.11.2019
1.4 1Q/19 29.10.2019
1.9 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Malta - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Malta?

  • Employment Rate in Malta increased to 73.8 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 74.6 % and minimum was 53 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
73.8 4Q/20 25.03.2021
73.6 3Q/20 22.12.2020
73 2Q/20 17.10.2020
74.6 1Q/20 11.07.2020
74.1 4Q/19 26.03.2020
73.7 3Q/19 18.01.2020
73.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
72.3 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Malta - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Malta?

  • Full Time Employment in Malta remained unchanged at 227 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 230 Thousand Person and minimum was 133 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
227 4Q/20 17.04.2021
227 3Q/20 10.02.2021
226 2Q/20 10.10.2020
224 1Q/20 26.08.2020
220 4Q/19 15.04.2020
219 3Q/19 20.01.2020
216 2Q/19 29.10.2019
204 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Malta - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Malta?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Malta increased to 1.3 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 4.3 % and minimum was 0.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.3 3Q/20 16.01.2021
0.9 2Q/20 17.10.2020
1 1Q/20 25.08.2020
1.4 4Q/19 21.04.2020
0.8 3Q/19 21.01.2020
0.7 1Q/19 29.10.2019
1.4 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Malta - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Malta?

  • Part Time Employment in Malta increased to 27.9 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 32.4 Thousand Persons and minimum was 8.6 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
27.9 4Q/20 17.04.2021
27.8 3Q/20 13.02.2021
27.5 2Q/20 10.10.2020
31.1 1Q/20 26.08.2020
32.4 4Q/19 15.04.2020
30.4 3Q/19 20.01.2020
29.6 2Q/19 29.10.2019
31.4 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Malta - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Malta?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Malta remained unchanged at 2675 Persons (0.003 Million Persons) in January 2021. The maximum rate was 8830 Persons and minimum was 1616 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2675 Jan/21 13.03.2021
2765 Dec/20 13.02.2021
2898 Nov/20 26.12.2020
3114 Oct/20 28.11.2020
3385 Sep/20 29.10.2020
3672 Aug/20 26.09.2020
3981 Jul/20 05.09.2020
4270 Jun/20 01.08.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Malta by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Malta

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 63 63
Wages 4Q/20 157.621 USD/Month 155.695
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/20 62.3 % 61.9

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Mar/21 15.1 % 16.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Mar/21 23.83 % 22.6
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
Turkey Feb/21 13.4 % 12.7
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2