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May 2020 sees increase in full-time employment

In May 2020, there was an increase of 6.7% of registered full-time employment when compared to the same month in 2019.

Euro zone unemployment at 8.4% – Eurostat

The results show that almost fourteen million people in the Eurozone are unemployed. The global number of people unemployed in whole of the European Union is estimated at just over sixteen million or 7.6% of the population.

Wages remain strong despite COVID-19 pandemic – Minister Caruana

According to Finance Minister Clyde Caruana

Food registers increase in prices during October 2020

This means that the rate of infaltion went up from 0.18% when compared to the rate registered in September 2020.

Outbound tourism decreases by 75%

Italy remains most popular destination

Tourist expenditure down by 84.5% during September 2020

Total tourist expenditure was estimated at €39.8 million, a decrease of 84.5% over the corresponding month in 2019.

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2020 at 4.1%

Data shows that for the month under review, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for males was 3.8% while the rate for females stood at 4.4%

68% want smoking bans/restrictions on beaches – NSO

68% of respondents are in favour of smoking bans/restrictions on beaches, according to an infographic published by the National Statistics Office (NSO).

Inbound tourism for July 2020 decreased by 84.0%

Most inbound tourists were aged between 25 and 44 years, 41.9%, followed by those within the 0-24 age bracket, 30.8%.

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.