Malta - Unemployment Rate

Malta: Unemployment Rate

Mnemonic LBR.IMLT
Unit %, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Data Dec 2019 0.72
Nov 2019 0.74

Series Information

Source National Statistics Office (NSO) - Malta
Release Unemployment Rate
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 9/30/2002
End Date 12/31/2019

Malta: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force 2020 Q1 269,833 266,605 #, NSA Quarterly
Labor Force Employment 2020 Q1 260,827 258,064 #, NSA Quarterly
Total Employment 2020 Q1 260,827 258,064 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment 2020 Q1 9,006 8,541 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment Rate Dec 2019 0.72 0.74 %, NSA Monthly
Agriculture Employment 2017 2,766 2,870 # Annual
Wage & Salaries 2010 16,575 16,901 EUR, NSA Annual

Release Information

Part 1 unemployment is defined as New jobseekers, re-entrants, and job losers who have been made redundant by their former employers.

Part 2 unemployment is defined as been left go, quit, refused work, training opportunities or were removed after an inspection by the Law Enforcement personnel.

Unemployment rates: Only full-time employment is taken into account when calculating unemployment rates.

Long-term unemployment rate: Those who have been looking for work for more than twelve months.

Unemployment rate of older workers: Those who are unemployed and are over 45 years of age.

Unemployment rate of young people: Those who are unemployed and are less than 25 years of age.

Labour supply: Full-time employed population plus the registered unemployed.

The data in this release are final and not, normally, subject to revision

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Classification: 2008
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