Tag: Statistics

Homeownership increases by 26.5% over the past seven years

The data was gathered by NSO in a survey on income and living conditions amongst 4,000 families.

Innovation expenditure for 2018 estimated at €175m

Innovation expenditure for 2018 was estimated at €175 million. Innovation expenditure was predominant with a total of €122.7 million followed by intramural R&D amounting to €44.5 million.

Euro area and EU job vacancy rate both at 1.6%

The data shows that in the euro area, the job vacancy rate in the second quarter of 2020 was 1.3% in industry and construction and 1.7% in services. In the EU, the rate was 1.4% in industry and construction and 1.7% in services.

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%.

COVID 19: Malta’s mortality rates remain stable in raging pandemic

Mortality rates are not the most sought-after of data. Indeed, looking them up tends to feel somewhat morbid.

Over 82,000 people in Malta at-risk-of-poverty, according to EU data

The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) survey is an annual enquiry conducted by the National Statistics Office (NSO) among persons residing in private households in Malta and Gozo. Income statistics refer to the calendar year 2018, while non-income components, such as material deprivation, refer to 2019, which is the data collection year.

Coronavirus: What to expect

With all the numbers and predictions being touted about the COVID-19 pandemic, Newsbook.com.mt sought the advice of mathematician Prof Josef Lauri of the University of Malta.

Industrial producer price index down by 0.27% during June 2020

Data shows that this was mainly due to a decrease of 2.41% in intermediate goods. Prices increased by 1.98% in consumer goods and by 1.19% in capital goods. Data shows no price change registered in the energy sector.

Fewer deaths so far in 2020 than in 2019

1,399 persons died during the first four months of 2020. This means there were 77 less deaths overall when compared to the same four months of 2019, which saw a total of 1,070 deaths.

Annual rate of inflation down to 0.66% during May 2020

According to the data published by the National Statistics Office, NSO, the largest upward impact on annual inflation was measured in the Food Index.