Malta Unemployment Rate 2001-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Malta decreased to 5.70 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 5.85 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Malta averaged 6.71 percent from 2001 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 8.24 percent in the third quarter of 2003 and a record low of 5.70 percent in the first quarter of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Malta is reported by the National Statistics Office, Malta.

Malta Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.70 5.85 8.24 5.70 2001 - 2015 percent Quarterly
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 the latest reported value for - Malta Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Malta Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, August 28, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-01-07 10:00 AM Q3 2013 6.7% 6.7% 6.6%
2015-03-25 10:30 AM Q4 5.9% 5.84% 5.5%
2015-06-25 10:00 AM Q1 5.7% 5.9% 5.7%
2015-09-23 10:00 AM Q2 5.7% 6.1%
2015-12-23 10:00 AM Q3 6%

Malta Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.85 8.24 5.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 168136.00 167359.00 168136.00 128206.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 5209.00 5333.00 8830.00 4658.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.70 2.70 4.40 2.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.00 10.20 19.90 10.00 percent [+]
Wages 16328.78 16267.04 16328.78 10937.85 EUR/Year [+]
Labour Costs 120.89 109.35 120.89 68.84 Index Points [+]
Population 0.43 0.42 0.43 0.30 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 60.00 62.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 61.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 720.46 717.95 720.46 464.93 EUR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.41 Jun/15 4.45 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]