Unemployment rose by 0.4 percentage points from March to reach 4.0 percent in April. Figures released by the National Statistic Office show that the number … Read more
Industrial producer prices for consumer goods increased by 0.55 percent from March to April, driving the Producer Price Index up 0.17 percent. Data by the … Read more
The turnover index in the services sector decreased by 4.2 percent in the first quarter this year from the previous quarter, registering a decline in … Read more
More than double the number of people registered for work in April, compared to the same month last year, official figures show.
Some 3,979 people … Read more
The number of people registering for work rose by more than 1,800 from March to April this year. Data by the National Statistics Office shows … Read more
Malta’s annual inflation rate in April stood at 1.1 percent, the eighth highest among EU member states according to figures by Eurostat. The EU average … Read more
Production in construction fell by 12 percent from February to March across EU member states, according to data by Eurostat. In the euro area, the … Read more
The number of visitors from Malta to other countries decreased by more than 30,000 between January and March, compared to the same period last year. … Read more
Balance of trade in Malta stood at -€700 million between January and March, according to estimates published by Eurostat. The economy registered a trade deficit … Read more
Industrial turnover fell by 2.1 percent over the first quarter this year compared with the last three months of 2019. Data released by the National … Read more
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned citizens to brace for more bad news as data released on Thursday showed the country’s monthly job losses rose … Read more
At least 2 million Canadians lost their jobs in April, adding to the 1 million who were already unemployed through March. Canada’s unemployment rate stands … Read more
A further 3.2 million Americans sought unemployment benefits last week as the economic toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued to mount.
The new applications brought … Read more
The share of taxes and levies worked into electricity prices for Maltese households stood at six percent at the end of last year, the lowest … Read more
The expenditure on Social Security Benefits rose by 5.8 percent between January and March this year compared to the same period last year. Figures released … Read more
Malta is one of four EU countries to have increased CO2 emissions from energy use in 2019, according to data published by Eurostat. Estimates … Read more
The volume of retail trade in March decreased by 1.2 percent from February, reflecting an EU-wide trend. Figures by Eurostat show a sharp drop in … Read more
Youth unemployment in Britain will reach the 1 million mark over the coming year unless the government provides job guarantees or incentives for school leavers … Read more
The number of road traffic accidents dropped sharply in March contributing to an 8.2 percent decrease in accidents in the first quarter of the year … Read more
Malta, Cyprus, and Latvia were the only EU members to post a rise in industrial producer prices in March. Estimates by Eurostat indicate that industrial … Read more
Registered businesses grew by 6,779 between 2018 and 2019, an increase of 5.8 percent, according to figures published by the National Statistics Office on Monday. … Read more
The French minister of labour, Muriel Pénicaud, has said more than 10 million workers have signed up for the country’s temporary unemployment scheme.
That … Read more
Jobless people registering for work increased by 353 last month as the first tangible impacts of COVID-19 started being felt on the economy.
The number … Read more
German unemployment rose more than expected in October, data showed on Wednesday, suggesting that a manufacturing crisis in Europe’s largest economy is spilling over to … Read more
Italy’s unemployment rate dropped to 9.5% in August, a fall of 0.3 of a percentage point on the previous month, taking it down to the … Read more
Data from the German Federal Labour Office showed that German unemployment increased less than expected in July, data showed on Wednesday, suggesting that the labor … Read more
The Financial Times gives a detailed look at youth unemployment in Italy with emphasis to the situation in Sicily.
One in four Italians aged 15 … Read more