Tag: National Statistics Office

2,898 registered unemployed in November

The number of people registered as unemployed stood at 2,898 in November, representing a decrease of 216 persons when compared to the previous month.

2020 deficit exceeds €1.3 billion by November

The Government’s Consolidated Fund has reported a deficit of €1,334 million by the end of November, with the Covid-19 pandemic contributing to an increase in expenditure as well as a decrease in revenue.

Over 12,500 unemployed, according to Labour Force Survey

Malta’s unemployment rate continued to increase during the summer months according to the Labour Force Survey, reaching 4.6% - or an estimated 12,589 people.

Over a fifth at risk of poverty or social exclusion

Just over a fifth of people resident in Maltese private households are deemed to be either at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to the latest publication of the EU’s Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC).

Hotel guests decrease by 55% – NSO

Hotels and other collective accommodation establishments see a decrease by more than 55% in guests during the third quarter of 2020, when compared to the same period in 2019. This comes out from the Collective Accommodation Establishments: Q3/2020 published by the National Statistics Office (NSO).

Cruise traffic down to a trickle in summer

As expected, the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on cruise liner traffic this year, with just 7 cruise liners making a call in Malta between July and September, compared to 122 in the corresponding period of 2019.

3,385 registered unemployed in September

The number of registered unemployed fell by 287 during September, with 3,385 people registering for work last month.

Malta’s first online census to be held a year from today

The 18th census of the Maltese islands will take place exactly a year from today, and for the first time, it will be carried out online.

Drop in registered unemployed in August

The number of registered unemployed in August fell by 309 when compared to the previous month, with National Statistics Office figures showing that 3,672 people were registering for work last month.

Government deficit hits €1 billion mark

The National Statistics Office said that the Government's Consolidated Fund reported a deficit of €1,051.8 million or €1.051 billion between January and July 2020. The increase resulted mainly from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic which led to an increase in government's expenditure and less revenues.