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Employment figures maintain upward trend

The latest figures issued by the Malta National Statistics Office in its Labour Force Survey point to an increase of 3.5% in employment when compared to the corresponding quarter in 2015.

On average, out of every 100 persons aged between 15 to 64 years, 66 were employed with self-employed persons accounting for 13.5 per cent of all persons with a main job. Results show that, on average, full-timers work 41.6 hours while part-timers work 22.4 hours per week.

Average annual salaries varied from €28,858 among managers to €11,864 among persons employed in elementary occupations.

All this confirms the inherent stability and health of the country’s economy across the various sectors.

The full report may be accessed here