General profile: Malta

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.420 Millions
0.904 EUR/US$
10 090 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
0.58 %
3.20 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+16.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
2 399
3 586
2 580
3 017
Merchandise imports
3 681
5 062
5 791
6 189
Merchandise trade balance
-1 282
-1 476
-3 212
-3 172
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %57 %57 %36 %36 %6 %6 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
370239175164145370239175164145
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
4 154
10 048
10 536
(e) 11 351
Services imports
3 265
8 455
8 391
(e) 8 774
Services trade balance
889
1 593
2 145
(e) 2 578
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
7.9
3.8
5.6
(e) 7.8
Travel
18.2
10.6
13.0
(e) 12.7
Other services
71.1
84.5
80.3
(e) 78.4
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+3.2 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
6 393
8 741
9 747
10 090
GDP per capita, current US$
16 100
21 212
23 281
24 046
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.78
3.54
6.15
3.20
Current account balance, % of GDP
-6.54
-4.80
9.84
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.904
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
53.019.324.9140.6137.753.019.324.9140.6137.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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-53.1 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
25 083.21
5 409.47
4 687.15
3 575.02
FDI outflows
14 262.71
-409.89
-5 252.80
-5 361.75
Personal remittances, % of GDP
3.48
2.63
1.82
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
173.4173.4201.6201.6201.6201.6200.2200.2227.0227.0229.6229.6259.7259.7264.5264.5229.3229.3208.7208.7222.2222.2318.7318.725.825.821.221.212.912.917.517.53 5753 5754 6874 68711 50811 50812 06612 06614 19014 19021 87621 8765 4095 4092 9072 90712 68912 68939 62039 62017 69117 69125 08325 08312 60812 608960960-419-419235235582582173.4201.6201.6200.2227.0229.6259.7264.5229.3208.7222.2318.725.821.212.917.53 5754 68711 50812 06614 19021 8765 4092 90712 68939 62017 69125 08312 608960-419235582FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
-4.06
-0.73
0.65
(e) 5.03
Balance, % of imports
-3.73
-0.48
0.47
(e) 3.74
Normalized balance
-0.019
-0.002
0.002
(e) 0.018
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
274276299301322315307298299258257214
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
64%Male 64%Female
36%Female 36%
OTHER INDICATORS
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5.253 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
36 101 000 000
56 156 103 000
86 379 320 000
94 824 282 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
25.70
37.53
54.68
57.68
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
2 450 665
(e) 3 003 003
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
45.16
30.87
22.53
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
25.55
15.43
8.67
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
(l) 7.00
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
l
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 15 September 2017