Total Area: 316 sq.
Total Population: 411,277 (July 2013 est.)
Agricultural Population – 1.5%
Total labour force – 184,500 (2012 est.)
GDP: $11.19 billion (2012 est.)
GDP - real growth rate: 1% (2012 est.)
GDP – per capita: $26,900 (2012 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:
Services: 85.1% (2012
Investment (gross fixed): 14.8% of GDP (2012
Unemployment rate: 6.4% (2012 est.)
People under poverty line: 15.4% (2011)
Industries: Tourism, electronics, ship building
and repair, construction, food and beverages,
pharmaceuticals, footwear, clothing, tobacco, aviation
services, financial services, information technology
Industrial production growth rate: N.A.
Total Exports: $4.233 billion (2012 est.)
Exports commodities: Machinery and mechanical
appliances; mineral fuels, oils and products; pharmaceutical
products; printed books and newspapers; aircraft/spacecraft
and parts thereof; toys, games, and sports equipments.
Export partners: Germany 14.9%, France 12.3%,
Italy 7.2%, UK 5.2%, Libya 5%, Netherlands 4.1% (2012)
Total Import: $5.451 billion (2012 est.)
Imports commodities: Mineral fuels, oils and
products; electrical machinery; aircraft/spacecraft and
parts thereof; machinery and mechanical appliances; plastic
and other semi-manufactured goods; vehicles and parts
Import partners: Italy 39.2%, France 7.3%, UK
7.3%, Germany 6.4%, Spain 4.1% (2012 est.)
CO2 emissions (MT): 6.21
Climate, Land &
Mediterranean; mild, rainy winters; hot, dry summers.
Total Agricultural Land Area: 90 sq. km.
Arable land: 28.12%
Permanent crops: 4.06%
Irrigated land: 32 sq. km.
Other: other: 67.81%
Major Agricultural commodities: Potatoes,
cauliflower, grapes, wheat, barley, tomatoes, citrus, cut
flowers, green peppers; pork, milk, poultry, eggs.
Industrial area where jute can be used:
Food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, footwear,
clothing, automobile parts to cigarettes etc.
Environmental information & data:
Environment - current issues: Limited natural
freshwater resources; increasing reliance on desalination.
Import quantity of jute and bast fibre by Malta in
Quantity (in tonnes)
special information which is related to jute:
Major export commodities by Malta in recent year
(quantity in tonnes)
Food prep. nes
Food prep. Flour, malt extract
Associate Members: N/A
Department/Ministry may deal with jute:
Agriculture and Fisheries
Home Affairs & the Environment
and IJSG Collaboration:
Malta is one of the present member countries
of IJSG from the EU