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Employment

Full-Time Employment

 1.1  Full-Time Employment by Economic Sector (2009-2019)  
 1.2  Full-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)  
 1.3  Labour Supply Trend (2009-2019)  
 1.4  Full-Time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2009-2019) 
 1.5  Full-Time Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)
 1.6  Labour Supply Trend in Gozo (2009-2019)
 1.7  Full-Time Employment by Gender, Age Cohorts and Island (2009-2019)  
 1.8  Full-Time Employment as at end December 2019   

Part-Time Employment

 2.1  Part-time Employment by Economic Sector (2009-2019)
 2.2  Part-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)
 2.3  Part-time Employment Trend (2009-2019)
 2.4  Part-time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2009-2019)
 2.5  Part-time Employment segmented in Gozo by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019) 
 2.6  Part-time Employment Trend in Gozo (2009-2019)
 2.7  Part-Time Employment as at end Decmber 2019

Total Employment

 3.1  Total Employment by Economic Sector (2009-2019)
 3.2  Total Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019) 
 3.3  Total Employment Trend (2009-2019)
 3.4  Total Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2009-2019)
 3.5  Total Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019) 
 3.6  Total Employment Trend in Gozo (2009-2019)

 


 

Full-Time Employment

1.1 Full-time Employment by Economic Sector (2009-2019)

The Gainfully Occupied Population (full-time employment) increased by 49.7% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 63.7%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by 17.1%. The increase in Direct Production segment resulted from a 6.4% in Agriculture, forestry and fishery;Manufacturing, quarrying and Utilities and 39% in the Construction industry. Whilst the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from a three fold increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector; more than two fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; and a 86.7% increase in the Financial and Insurance;Real Estate activities. 
Full-Time Employment by Sector 2009-2019 (Dec) 

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1.2 Full-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)

Over the period under review, the full-time employment share of males decreased from 68% to 61%, whilst that of females increased from 32% to 39%. Both males and female registered an in increase in Direct Production (5.2% males and 26.1% females) and Market Services (58.9% males and 94.9% females).
FT Emp Trend 2009-2019 (M&F) 
  

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1.3 Labour Supply Trend (2009-2019)

Full-time employment increased by 55.8% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 78.6%. Hence the overall labour supply increased by 49%. Employment in Market Services increased by 72.8% while that in Direct Production increased by 8.5%. 
Labour Supply Trend 2009-19 

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1.4 Full-time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2009-2019)

The Gainfully Occupied Population (full-time employment) in Gozo increased by 49.7% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 63.7%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by 17.1%. The increase in Direct Production segment mainly resulted from an increase of 39% in the Construction sector. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from a three fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; further increase of  74.8% in the Accomodation and Food Services activities; a 99.9% increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector; and a 94.3% in other services sector. Although from the illustration below, the sector including Public Administration and Defence; Education; Human Health and Social Work activities has the largest employment share, however over the period under review it increased by 42.1%. 

 

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1.5 Full-time Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)

Over the period under review, the full-time employment share of males decreased from 70% to 63%, whilst that of females increased from 30% to 37%. Both males and female registered an in increase in Direct Production (12.9% males and 49.8% females) and Market Services (48.3% males and 88.3% females).

GOZO FT Trend by Sex and Segment 2009-19 
  

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1.6 Labour Supply Trend in Gozo (2009-2019)

Full-time employment in Gozo increased by 49.7% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 79.3%. Hence the overall labour supply in Gozo increased by 39%. Employment in Market Services increased by 63.7% while that in Direct Production decreased by 17.1%. 
GOZO Labour Supply Trend 2009-19 

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1.7 Full-Time Employment by Gender, Age Cohorts and Island (2009-2019) 

When observing the data for full-time employment by gender and age cohorts, one can notice that the largest change was experienced with the female population, in particular having more an increase in those women aged 30-44 years and those 55 years and over (practically women returners). With regard to the male population, the largest increase was registered in those aged 55 years and over (+66% over the period under review). One can also observe slight differences in age cohort trends between Malta and Gozo.

Men FT by Age MT and Gozo (2009-19)

Women FT by Age MT and Gozo (2009-19)

Men FT by Age Malta (2009-19)
Women FT by Age Malta (2009-19)

Men FT by Age Gozo (2009-19)
Women FT by Age Gozo (2009-19)


    

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1.8 Full-Time Employment  (December 2019) 

Full-time employment as at end December 2019 stood at 225,703 persons - 212,434 employed in Malta and 13,269 employed in Gozo. 78.4% of full employment is recruited by the Private sector while the remaining 21.6% are recruited in the Public sector. The total number of self-employed persons have an 11% share of full-time employment. The largest share of employment (23%) is recruited within the Public Administration, Defence; Education; Human Health and Social Work activities (22% in Malta; 28% in Gozo); followed closely by employment within the Wholesale and Retail; transportation and storage; information and Communication sector at 22% (22% in Malta; 17% in Gozo).

 

 

 













    

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Part-Time Employment

2.1 Part-time Employment by Economic Sector (2009-2019)

Part-Time employment increased over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 33.2%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by by 15.4%. The main increases in Direct Production segment resulted in an 15.2% increase in the Agriculture and Fishing sector (hence witnessing a shift from full-time to part-time employment); the Manufacturing and Utilities sector increased by 11.4%; and the Construction industry increased by 25.4%. All the sectors within the Market Services segment registered a considerable increase, although the main booming sectors included: the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector and the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities and Financial and Insurance; Real estate activities sector. 

 

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2.2 Part-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)

Over the period under review, part-time employment share of males increased from 41% to 42%, whilst that of females decreased from 59% to 58%. The drop in the share of female part-time employment resulted due to a shift of females choosing full-time employment. The employment share of males in Direct Production activities registered an increase of 13.9% (from 67% to 66%); whilst that of females registered an increase of 18.4% (from 33% to 34%). A similar phenomenon was noticed in the employment share of Market services whereby the males share increased from 37% to 40%; whilst that of females decreased from 63% to 60%.
 PT by Sex & Segment 2009-19 (Dec)
  

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2.3 Part-time as a primary job trend (2009-2019)

Part-time employment (as a primary job) increased over the period under review, whereby the main increase was registered in the Market Services segment with an increase of 33.2%. Part-time employment in Direct Production increased by 15.2%. 
PT Trend 2009-19 (Dec) 

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2.4 Part-time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2009-2019)

The Part-time employment in Gozo increased by 37% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 46.8%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by 3.1%. The increase in Direct Production segment resulted from a 21.5% increase in the Agriculture and Fishing industry; and a further increase of 10.7% in the Manufacturing, quarrying and Utilities sector. However, a drop of 25.8% in part-time employment was registered from the Construction sector. The majority of the sectors within the Market Services segment resulted in an increase, having the largest increase registered in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector (four fold); and the Arts, entertainment and recreation (four fold). 

Gozo PT by Sector 2009-19 (Dec) 

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2.5 Part-time Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)

Over the period under review, part-time employment share of males increased by 72%, whilst that of females increased by 73%. The employment share of males in Direct Production activities registered an decrease of 2.8% (from 77% to 73%) while females registered an increase of 23.2% (from 23% to 27%). On the other hand males registered an increase in the employment share of Market Services from 34% to 38%; whilst females registered a decreased from 66% to 62%.
Gozo PT Sex & Segment 2009-2019 
  

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2.6 Part-Time Trend in Gozo (2009-2019)

Part-time employment in Gozo increased by 37% over the period under review.  Employment in Market Services increased by 46.8% while that in Direct Production increased by 3.1%.                                                                                          
Gozo PT Trend 2009-19 (Dec) 

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2.7 Part-Time Employment (as a primary job)  (December 2019) 

Part-time employment (as a primary job) as at end December 2019 stood at 35,442 persons – 32,881 employed in Malta and 2,561 employed in Gozo. Almost 89% of part-time employment is Market Services segment, whilst the remaining 11% are recruited in Direct Production segment. The largest share of part-time employment (27%) is recruited within the Wholesale and Retail; Transportation and Storage and Information and Communication sector; followed by 18% recruited in the Public administration, defence; education; human health and social work activities.

DEC 19 - PT by Sector (Malta and Gozo)

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DEC 19 - PT by Sex and Island

 

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Total Employment

3.1 Total Employment by Economic Sector (2009-2019)

Total employment (full- and part-time) increased by 51.1% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 65.6%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by 9%. The increase Direct Production segment resulted from an increase of 19.8% in  Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.8% in the Construction sector and a further drop 5.1% in Manufacturing and Utilities sector. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from an almost three fold increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector; two fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; and a 85.3% increase in the Financial and Insurance, and Real Estate activities. Although from the illustration below, the sector including Public Administration and Defence; Education; Human Health and Social Work activities has the largest employment share (especially after 2012), however over the period under review it increased by 45%.

 Total Employment by Sector (2009-2019)

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3.2 Total Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)

Over the period under review, total employment share of males decreased from 63% to 59%, whilst that of females increased from 37% to 41%. The employment share of males in Direct Production activities registered an decrease of 5.8% (from 83% to 81%) while females registered an increase of 24.9% (from 17% to 19%), while employment in Market Services increased by 57% for males and 76.9% for females.
 Total Employment LS by Sex and Segment (2009-19)
  

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3.3 Total Employment and Labour Supply trend (2009-2019)

Total employment increased by 51.9% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 78.6%. Hence the overall labour supply increased by 46.3%. Employment in Market Services increased by 65.6% while that in Direct Production decreased by 9%. 
Total Employment LS (2009-2019) 

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3.4 Total Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2009-2019)

Total Employment (full- and part-time employment) in Gozo increased by 49.7% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 63.7%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by 17.1%. The increase in Direct Production segment resulted from a 3.6% increase in Manufacturing and Utilities sector; 6.4% increase was registered in the Agriculture and Fishing industry; and 39% in the Construction sector. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from an almost four fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; a 99.9% increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector and a further increase of  64.4% in the Financial and insurance activities; Real Estate activities sector. 

 

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3.5 Total Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2009-2019)

Over the period under review, total employment (full- and part-time) share of males decreased from 70% to 63%, whilst that of females increased from 30% to 37%. The employment share of males in Direct Production activities registered an decrease of 12.9% (from 88% to 85%) while females registered an increase of 49.8% (from 12% to 15%), while employment in Market Services increased by 48.3% for males and 88.3% for females.
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3.6 Total Employment and Labour Supply Trend in Gozo (2009-2019)

Total employment in Gozo increased by 49.7% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 79.3%. Hence the overall Labour Supply in Gozo increased by 39%. Employment in Market Services increased by 63.7% while that in Direct Production decreased by 17.1%.
Gozo Total Labour Supply (2009-19) 

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 Part-time Employment segmented by Sex and Market segment (2002-2015)