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Summary

Job growth is expected in knowledge intensive sectors such as health, ICT and finance.

Key facts:

  • Μalta’s employment rate was 64.8% in 2013 – lower than both the national 2020 target of 70% and the EU-28 2020 target of 75%.
  • The employment rate has kept increasing during the recent years, though has always been below EU average.
  • Job growth is expected in knowledge intensive sectors such as health, ICT and finance.
  • Skills challenges remain for the Maltese economy, including a need to increase more labour market relevant skills.

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