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  • Why Malta?
    Facts, Figures and Useful Links


    According to Eurostat

    Official name: Republic of Malta

    Area (km2): 316

    Population: 421 364 (2012)

    Capital: Valletta

    Currency: Euro (€)

    Date of joining EU: 01 May 2004

    Head of state: Dr George Abela, since April 2009

    Head of government: Dr Joseph Muscat, since March 2013, leading the Maltese Labour Party

    GDP (millions €): €6851 (December 2012)

    GDP per capita: €16100 (2012)

    Real growth rate of GDP: -0.40% (2013)

    Unemployment rate: 6.4% (October 2012)

    National debt as % of GDP: 71.3% (December 2012)

    Inflation: 3.2% (December 2013)

    Public deficit/surplus as % of GDP: -3.30% (2012)

    Links

    Head of State:

    http://www.president.gov.mt

     

    Head of Government:

    http://www.opm.gov.mt

     

    Government:

    http://www.gov.mt

     

    Foreign Minister:

    http://www.foreign.gov.mt

     

    Parliament:

    http://www.parliament.gov.mt