Malta has the highest share of high-growth enterprises from across the EU in 2014, according to Eurostat figures released today.
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 12:00
The government has welcomed EU statistics showing that consumer sentiment in the eurozone is highest in Malta, for the 11th successive month. The consumer sentiment index in Malta reached 118, 18% higher than the eurozone average.
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 18:19
Operators in Maltese financial services showed the highest level of optimism throughout the eurozone.
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 18:19
F’Jannar li għadda Malta kellha l-ikbar żieda f’xahar fil-produzzjoni industrijali mill-pajjiżi kollha.
Newsbook.com.mt 12/03/15 02:05 PM
Malta has featured first in a list of 25 "travel secrets" published in Lonely Planet Magazine's fall 2016 issue.
Timesofmalta.com Monday, September 12, 2016, 11:44
Malta has the lowest unemployment rate in Europe, Eurostat figures show.
Independent.com.mt Friday, 29 July 2016, 11:54
For the first time Malta reached the top place on what is known as the Rainbow Map, which is a classification of countries according to the rights enjoyed by the LGBTIQ community.
Independent.com.mt Monday, 5 October 2015, 16:51
Malta has scored highly in the latest EU bathing waters quality report, issued today. The European Commission and all bathing sites in Malta were of excellent quality and Malta tops its list of bathing water quality.
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 11:57
The European Commission released today the e-Government Benchmark Report 2014 that measures the delivery and performance of e-Government services in 33 countries (the 28 European Union member states together with Iceland, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey). Malta’s performance in the 2013 benchmarking exercise has been outstanding, with Malta leading on all top-level indicators across the combined services measured.
D.O.I. PR141182, Press Release Issue Date: May 28, 2014
According to Eurostat statistics published today, Malta registered the highest rate in economic growth across EU member states in the second quarter of the year when economic growth increased by 1.3% from the first quarter.
Independent.com.mt Friday, 5 September 2014, 16:47
Malta registered the highest increase in industrial production in June in the EU, according to figures released by Eurostat today.
Independent.com.mt Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 17:22
L-istħarriġ regolari li tagħmel il-Kummissjoni Ewropea fost ażjendi u konsumaturi Maltin u Għawdxin juri li l-indiċi tas-sentiment ekonomiku dan ix-xahar laħaq il-livell ta’ 114, jew 21% aktar mill-istess xahar fl-aħħar sena tal-amministrazzjoni preċedenti. Dan kien l-ogħla livell ta’ ottimiżmu osservat fost il-pajjiżi kollha taż-żona ewro.
inewsmalta.com Ott 28, 2016 17:20
Skont l-aġenzija Ewropea tal-Istatistika, Malta rreġistrat għat-tieni kwart konsekuttiv surplus fil-kontijiet pubbliċi. Dan ifisser li d-dħul kien akbar mill-ħruġ għal sitt xhur wara xulxin. Fl-ewwel kwart kien hemm surplus ta’ 2.3% tal-ġid nazzjonali, filwaqt li fit-tieni kwart is-surplus tela’ għal 3.1%. Għalhekk, matul l-ewwel sitt xhur tas-sena, pajjiżna kellu l-akbar surplus fiskali minn fost il-pajjiżi kollha tal-Unjoni Ewropea. L-aktar li tersaq qrib lejn ir-riżultat ta’ Malta kienet il-Ġermanja, b’surplus ta’ 0.7% fit-tieni kwart tal-2016.
D.O.I. Press Release Issue Date: Oct 25, 2016
Just last Monday the country continued to make ground and became the first European country to outlaw the highly controversial practice of gay conversion therapy.
Editorjal, The Malta Independent 8.12.2016
Fit-tielet kwart ta’ din is-sena, pajjiżna kellu l-ikbar rata ta’ opportunitajiet ta’ xogħol li għandhom ma ttieħdux, minn fost il-pajjiżi kollha tal-Unjoni Ewropea. Infatti, minkejja li fl-ewwel tliet kwarti tal-2016 pajjiżna kellu l-ikbar rata ta’ tkabbir fl-impjiegi fl-Unjoni Ewropea, xorta min iħaddem hawn Malta qed ifittex iktar ħaddiema biex jimla l-postijiet kollha ta’ xogħol li hawn bħalissa. Skont statistika tal-Eurostat bħalissa f’pajjiżna hawn mal-5,500 vakanza ta' xogħol.
Inewsmalta.com Diċ 17, 2016 09:15
Maltese people live on average 90% of their lifespan in good health, a higher percentage than any other European country, a newly published report has indicated. The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies report also indicates that Malta has the lowest preventable mortality rate in Europe, and that life expectancy on the island (80 years for males, 80 years for females) is slightly higher than the EU average.
Maltatoday.com.mt 28 February 2017, 4:06pm
Malta's economy grew by 5 per cent in 2016, making it the fastest-growing economy in the European Union that year. In nominal terms, GDP grew by 6.7 per cent. Figures released by the National Statistics Office and EU statistical agency Eurostat showed that the local economy grew across almost all sectors, with double-digit growth rates in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector (12.4 per cent), professional, scientific and technical and administrative and support sector (11.9 per cent), and the information and communication sector (11.6 per cent).
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 16:35
Malta recorded the highest employment growth from among EU states in the fourth quarter last year. According to Eurostat, the EU’s statistical arm, among member states for which data are available, Malta (+1.9%), Luxembourg and Cyprus (both +0.9%) recorded the highest increases in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the previous quarter. Decreases in employment were observed in Estonia (-1.5%), Greece (-0.9%), Lithuania (-0.2%) and Croatia (-0.1%).
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11:31
Malta kellha l-akbar tnaqqis fl-emissjonijiet tas-CO2 fl-atmosfera fost il-pajjiżi kollha tal-Unjoni Ewropea. Statistika ppubblikata mill-Eurostat tgħid li meta mqabbel mal-2015, is-sena l-oħra, l-emissjonijiet tas-CO2 f’Malta naqsu aktar minn 18%.
Newsbook.com.mt 04/05/17 12:20 PM
Malta has topped a league of countries offering the best rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Europe. The league table, produced by human rights body ILGA Europe, measures every country in Europe against a number of factors, including legal representation, protection and policy for LGBTI people. ILGA Europe said Malta had made significant progress on its LGBTI laws in recent years and had the best legal recognition of intersex people in the world.
Timesofmalta.com Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 14:50
Malta registered the biggest surplus in the EU and one of the largest decreases in debt in the first quarter of 2017, according to Eurostat data. According to the statistical arm of the EU, Malta saw a surplus 3.5% of GDP, followed by Germany and the Netherlands at 1.5%. The biggest deficit was reported in Romania (3.5%).
Timesofmalta.com Thursday, July 20, 2017, 12:59
The Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP), which Henley & Partners was contracted in 2014 by the Government of Malta to design and implement, is the most modern citizenship-by-investment program. The MIIP is the newest addition to the global citizenship-by-investment portfolio and offers clients the opportunity to gain Maltese, and therefore European Union (EU), citizenship.
"Life expectancy in Malta is high and the population spend on average 90% of their lifespan in good health, longer than in any other EU country," the State of Health in the EU report says.
Timesofmalta.com Thursday, November 23, 2017, 16:05
The European Commission’s ‘e-Government Benchmark Report 2017’ has placed Malta in top place for online services, a government statement said. Malta placed first in all categories, including accessibility as well as technical disposition.
Independent.com.mt Monday, 27 November 2017, 12:30
Malta has registered the highest jump in retail sales when comparing November and December, a Eurostat survey shows. Compared with the same period last year, Malta’s volume of retail spending registered the biggest jump, increasing 12.4 percentage points between December 2016 and December 2017.
Independent.com.mt Monday, 5 February 2018, 13:22