Malta Long Term Unemployment Rate  Forecast


Long Term Unemployment Rate in Malta is expected to be 2.08 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Long Term Unemployment Rate in Malta to stand at 2.24 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Long Term Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 2.49 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Malta Labour Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4 4 4.1 4 4.5
Employed Persons 187334 187533 187453 187372 187291 186573
Unemployed Persons 2489 2634 2745 2853 2959 3784
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2 2.08 2.15 2.2 2.24 2.49
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.9 12.45 12.66 12.89 13.05 13.68
Labour Costs 112 107 116 112 103 107
Wages 18064 18072 18063 18051 18039 17929
Minimum Wages 736 736 1135 1135 739 1535
Population 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.45
Retirement Age Women 62 61.88 61.65 61.54 61.42 60.42
Retirement Age Men 62 61.94 61.82 61.77 61.71 61.21
Employment Change 1 1.09 1 1.09 0.97 0.78
Employment Rate 67 66.59 66.49 66.55 66.55 66.35
Full Time Employment 164 164 164 164 163 163
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.7 55.02 54.85 54.86 54.96 54.82
Part Time Employment 25.2 26.07 25.73 25.77 25.84 25.6
Productivity 110 118 107 110 121 118