Malta Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Malta remained unchanged at 6.70 percent in the third quarter of 2013 from 6.70 percent in the second quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Malta is reported by the National Statistics Office, Malta. From 2001 until 2013, Malta Unemployment Rate averaged 6.8 Percent reaching an all time high of 8.2 Percent in September of 2003 and a record low of 5.9 Percent in September of 2008. In Malta, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Malta Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
6.70 6.70 8.24 5.88 6.30 | 2013/12 2001 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Malta Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-03-26 10:00 AM Malta
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2012 6.5% 6.6%
2013-06-26 10:00 AM Malta
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 6.1% 6.5% 6.5%
2013-09-25 10:00 AM Malta
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 6.7% 6.1% 5.7%
2014-01-07 10:00 AM Malta
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 6.7% 6.7% 6.6%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 0.42 2012-12-31 0.42 0.42 0.30 0.42 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.70 2013-09-30 6.70 8.24 5.88 6.30 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 157616.00 2013-11-30 157198.00 157730.00 128206.00 157710.14 2013-12-31 [+]
Labour Costs 120.85 2013-11-15 118.58 128.52 80.70 123.92 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.00 2013-09-30 2.80 4.40 2.20 2.73 2013-12-31 percent [+]
Retirement Age Men 61.00 2013-01-01 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 2013-01-01 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 2013-12-31 [+]
Unemployed Persons 7753.00 2014-02-28 7789.00 8830.00 4658.00 7755.03 2014-03-31 [+]
Wages 16021.79 2013-11-15 15772.00 16021.79 10937.85 16006.98 2014-03-31 EUR [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.90 2014-02-15 14.00 19.90 12.00 14.33 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Minimum Wages 697.40 2013-12-31 697.40 697.40 464.90 700.78 2014-01-31 EUR [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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