Tag: Eurostat

EU retail trade up by 5.2% in June

The relaxation of Covid-19 measures across Europe saw retail trade increase by 5.2% in the EU last June, when compared to the previous month.

Arrival of Covid-19 leads Malta to register one of highest deficits...

In a period marked by the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic, Malta’s government deficit was among the highest in the EU during the first quarter of 2020, Eurostat figures show.

Government welcomes industrial sector’s resilience

Eurostat’s publication of the latest available figures on industrial production across the EU was welcomed by the Maltese government, which cited it as proof of the local sector’s resilience.

Malta registers sharpest drop in house prices across EU

Malta registered the biggest drop in house prices within the EU during the first three months of 2020, bucking what had been a generally upward trend in the 27-nation bloc.

Euro area annual inflation expected to increase – Eurostat

In June 2020, Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.3% up from 0.1% in May.

Maltese govt least dependent on foreign creditors within EU

The proportion of Maltese government debt held by overseas creditors is the lowest in the EU, with Eurostat figures showing that Maltese residents’ willingness to purchase government bonds play an important part.

Increased unemployment registered during March 2020

The seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for March 2020 reached 3.5% which means an increase of 0.1 percentage points from the previous month, that is February. This data was published by the National Statistics Office, NSO.

Malta’s retail trade increased at double the trend in the EU...

Malta’s retail trade increased at double the trend in the EU in 2019.

Valletta was the third oldest European city in 2017 – EUROSTAT

Valletta was the European city with the third oldest population across the European Union in 2017, EUROSTAT reports.According to...

Those at risk of poverty ‘after social transfers’, rises by 1.5%

The number of Maltese people at risk of poverty after receiving 'social transfers' or benefits, has increased by 1.5% in the decade...