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€1,850 A Month For 40.6 Hours A Week: Average Maltese Worker

€1,850 A Month For 40.6 Hours A Week: Average Maltese Worker
Jun 15 2023 Share

According to newly released information by the National Statistics Office, the average annual basic salary varied from €2,995 among managers to €1,189 among elementary occupations. 

The Labour Force Survey estimates indicated that, during the first quarter of this year, total employment stood at 291,756, accounting for 63% of the population aged 15 and over. 

Meanwhile, unemployed persons stood at 8,585, or 1.9%, while inactive persons totalled at 163,113, or 35.2%. 

‘The activity rate for the quarter under review was estimated at 80.4 per cent with the highest rate recorded among persons aged 25 to 54 (91.5%)’.

On average, out of every 100 persons aged between 15 and 64 years, 78 were employed. The male employment rate for this age bracket was 83.8%, whereas for females it was at 71.4%. 

The 25 and 34 year age bracket for males and females had the largest share of employed persons. 

Meanwhile, self employed persons accounted for 15% of all persons with a main job. The majority of employed persons worked on a full time basis, amounting to 256,592. 

35,164 had a part time job as their primary employment, with full-timers usually working, on average, 40.6 hours.

Part timers worked 21.5 hours per week. In the first quarter of 2023, employed persons actually worked 37.4 hours per week, 0.1 hours more when compared to the same quarter of the previous year. 

‘The average monthly basic salary of employees for the first quarter of 2023 was estimated at €1,848. The highest basic salary was recorded in the Financial and insurance activities sector. Average monthly salaries varied from €1,189 among persons employed in elementary occupations to €2,995 among managers’. 

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Maltese athletes celebrate GSSE victories in Valletta

Maltese athletes celebrate GSSE victories in Valletta
Jun 15 2023 Share

As Maltese athletes celebrated their Games of the Small States of Europe achievements yesterday evening, Prime Minister Robert Abela announced that €5 million will be invested into the National Development and Social Fund. 

The Prime Minister, alongside Minister for Sport and Education Clifton Grima, announced the investment which is set to be handed to sport federations following an agreement between the NDSF and SportMalta. 

This year saw Team Malta breaking a record of medals won with 97 awarded to the island’s athletes in total — 38 gold medals, 30 silver medals and 29 bronze medals. 

This comes after the Maltese Olympic Committee was awarded €4.9 million in the run-up to the games, with athletes who win gold medals also being awarded €10,000 for each one achieved. 

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Two cows escape onto road in Mtarfa

Two cows escape onto road in Mtarfa
Jun 15 2023 Share

According to ONE News, two cows escaped from a farm late Wednesday evening in Imtarfa, joining road traffic as they went for a stroll. 

The cows were spotted walking in the direction of Rabat, with ONE News confirming that their owner quickly retrieving the escapees shortly after. 

 

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A video surfaced online shows the cows walking in a residential area and entering what seems to be a passageway in a block of houses. 

Did you spot these cows? 

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Allen Praised For Always Seen Doing Chores In Villa

Allen Praised For Always Seen Doing Chores In Villa
Jun 15 2023 Share

Love Islander Allen has caught the attention of local social media for always being filmed doing chores around the villa, most notably washing the dishes. 

A post was uploaded on Facebook page ‘Love Island Malta Community’, with the caption reading: ‘we often see him at the kitchen sink! #HUSBANDMATERIAL. 

And the comments continued to praise the young contestant. ‘Well done Allen Piscopo, that’s how a man should be. Well done to his family for instilling good values’ said one.

‘Kudos to his mother’ said another. ‘That’s how men should be and not all these stereotypes that only women clean the house! Well done Allen!.’

‘The only guy seen doing anything’ said another. Another went on to straight up call him the best man in the house. 

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