Unemployment in Malta hits 50-year low

There’s more good news for the Maltese economy.

Malta’s jobless total is at its lowest since Independence, according to official figures.

Data from JobsPlus showed that unemployment in Malta had plunged by more than 26 per cent in just 12 months.

In March, the number of people out of work and claiming benefit stood at 1,954.

Unemployment levels dropped among all age groups.

Malta’s jobless rate stands at 1.1 per cent – well below the average European Union figure of 4.3 per cent.

Read more: JobsPlus, Malta

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