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Summary statistics
Region Southern Europe  
Surface area (sq km) 316  
Population (est., 000) 430  
Pop. density (per sq km) 1361.2  
Capital city Valletta  
Capital city pop. (000) 197  
Currency Euro (EUR)  
UN membership date 1 December 1964  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 9971  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 8741  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 6393  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 2.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 3.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 23243.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 20578.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 15414.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 22191.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 19711.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 14866.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 17.7  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 21.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 22.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 0.73 Market rate. Euro.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.75 Market rate. Euro.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.36 Official rate. Maltese Liri (MTL).  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 85  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -574  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -524  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 135  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 127 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 100 ISIC Rev.4 (BCDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.4 (BCDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 98 ISIC Rev.4 (BCDE).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 92  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 92  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 6.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.9  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 7.3  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 22.1 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 25.2  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 29.5 ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 1.0 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.3  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 1.7 ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 37.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 34.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 30.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 66.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 67.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 68.6  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 1582 Departures by air and sea.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1339 Departures by air and sea.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1171 Departures by air and sea.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 0 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 0  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 0  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 129.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 107.3  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 78.1  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 68.9  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 63.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 41.2  
Exports (million US$) 2013 5206.2  
Imports (million US$) 2013 7525.4  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -2319.2  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Bunkers (13.8), Germany (8.9), Singapore (6.9) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 Italy (24.7), Germany (5.6), United Kingdom (5.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -2.7  
Urban population (%) 2014 95.3  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 14.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 25.8/22.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 99.9  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.0/77.4  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 4.8  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.4  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 85.8 Age group 20 to 45 years. 1993.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 34.5/8.0  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 10921 Refugee population refers to the end of 2013.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 8.0  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 91.2/89.1  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 56.1  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 2.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 12.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 31  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 0.9  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 0.5  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 100.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 2512/5.9  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 66.0  
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