Short-term Services Indicators: Q4/2023

Salient Points News Data Methodology PDF Quarterly comparison After adjusting for seasonal effects and the working-day pattern, the total services turnover index increased by 11.4 per cent between the third and fourth quarters of 2023. The highest increase was registered in the wholesale trade (33.8 per cent), followed by increases in the motor trade (12.1 […]

Government Finance Data: January 2024

Salient Points News Data Methodology PDF Tables Table 1. Revenue/Expenditure categories by period and description Table 2. Government Expenditure by category, period and COFOG division Table 3. Consolidated Fund data in ESA 2010 codes by period and description Table 4. Central Government debt by month and description All Tables Methodological Notes 1. Data in this […]

Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP): January 2024

Salient Points News Data Methodology PDF Price changes and effects on inflation The highest annual inflation rates in January 2024 were recorded in Food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.1 per cent) and Education (5.6 per cent). On the other hand, the lowest annual inflation rates were registered in Communication (-9.4 per cent) and Clothing and footwear […]

Short-term Industrial Indicators: Q4/2023

Salient Points News Data Methodology PDF Quarterly comparison During the fourth quarter of 2023, seasonally adjusted industrial turnover decreased by 0.1 per cent over the previous quarter. The highest decrease was registered in the capital goods (10.4 per cent), followed by energy (1.0 per cent) and consumer goods (0.7 per cent). On the contrary, there […]

Residential Building Permits: Q4/2023

Salient Points News Data Methodology Visualisations PDF Approved residential building permits and dwellings Building permits are authorisations to initiate new building projects. The objective of these statistics is to indicate the future development of construction activity in terms of the number of approved new dwellings. During the last quarter of 2023, 321 building permits were […]

Outbound Tourism: Q4/2023

Salient Points News Data Methodology PDF October-December 2023 During the quarter under review, a total of 140,554 outbound tourist trips were undertaken for holiday purposes, followed by 51,528 trips for visiting friends and relatives. Most outbound tourists were aged between 25 and 44 years (48.4 per cent), followed by those within the 45-64 age bracket […]

Pension Entitlements: 2021

Salient Points News Data Methodology Visualisations PDF   Pension entitlements in Malta Accrued-to-date pension entitlements (ADLs) represent the current value of pensions to be paid out in future periods based on rights accumulated by each contributor during his or her working life. In simpler terms, it shows what it would cost to settle the outstanding […]

Registered Employment: September 2023

Salient Points News Data Methodology PDF Administrative data provided by Jobsplus show that, over a period of one year, the labour supply (excluding part-timers) increased by 8.0 per cent, reaching 278,677 (see methodological note 5). This was mainly attributed to a year-on-year increase in the full-time registered employment (20,549) and an increase in registered unemployment […]

Accidents at Work: July-December 2023

Salient Points News Data Methodology Map Notes Visualisation PDF Non-fatal accidents Administrative records show that 1,127 non-fatal accidents at work were reported in the last six months of 2023. The majority of these non-fatal accidents occurred in the manufacturing sector (15.5 per cent). Another 141 or 12.5 per cent of the accidents occurred in the […]
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