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Employment

Full-Time Employment

 1.1  Full-Time Employment by Economic Sector (2002-2016)  
 1.2  Full-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)  
 1.3  Labour Supply Trend (2002-2016)  
 1.4  Full-Time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2002-2016) 
 1.5  Full-Time Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)
 1.6  Labour Supply Trend in Gozo (2002-2016)
 1.7  Full-Time Employment by Gender, Age Cohorts and Island  
 1.8  Full-Time Employment as at end January 2017  

Part-Time Employment

 2.1  Part-time Employment by Economic Sector (2002-2016)
 2.2  Part-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016) 
 2.3  Part-time Employment Trend (2002-2016)
 2.4  Part-time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2002-2016)
 2.5  Part-time Employment segmented in Gozo by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016) 
 2.6  Part-time Employment Trend in Gozo (2002-2016)
 2.7  Part-Time Employment as at end January 2017

Total Employment

 3.1  Total Employment by Economic Sector (2002-2016)
 3.2  Total Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016) 
 3.3  Total Employment Trend (2002-2016)
 3.4  Total Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2002-2016)
 3.5  Total Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016) 
 3.6  Total Employment Trend in Gozo (2002-2016)

 


 

Full-Time Employment

1.1 Full-time Employment by Economic Sector (2002-2016)

The Gainfully Occupied Population (full-time employment) increased by 33.7% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 63.8%, whilst employment in Direct Production decreased by 22.5%. The drop in Direct Production segment resulted from a 27.3% drop in the Agriculture and Fishing industry; a further 27.6% in Manufacturing and Utilities sector; and a further drop of 7.6% in the Construction industry. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from a four 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 67.6% 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 43.7%. 
 

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1.2 Full-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)

Over the period under review, the full-time employment share of males decreased from 71% to 62%, whilst that of females increased from 29% to 38%. One can easily notice the continued shift of employment from Direct Production to Market Services, whereby both males and females registered a decrease of 21.5% and 26.6% respectively, while employment in Market Services increased by 42.8% for males and 104.6% for females.
 
  

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1.3 Labour Supply Trend (2002-2016)

Full-time employment increased by 33.7% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 61.3%. Hence the overall labour supply increased by 28.8%. Employment in Market Services increased by 63.8% while that in Direct Production decreased by almost 22.5%. 
Labour Supply Trend from 2002-2016 

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1.4 Full-time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2002-2016)

The Gainfully Occupied Population (full-time employment) in Gozo increased by 26.1% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 55.2%, whilst employment in Direct Production decreased by 18.7%. The drop in Direct Production segment resulted from a 6.5% drop in the Agriculture and fishing industry; a further 31.7% in Manufacturing and Utilities sector; and a further drop of 3.3% in the Construction industry. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from a three fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; a further increase of  56.0% in the Accomodation and Food Services activities; and a 44.4% increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 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 35.8%. 
Gozo Trend by Sector 2002-16 

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1.5 Full-time Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)

Over the period under review, the full-time employment share of males decreased from 72% to 65%, whilst that of females increased from 28% to 35%. One can easily notice the continued shift of employment from Direct Production to Market Services, whereby both males and females registered a decrease of 16.2% and 35.7% respectively, while employment in Market Services increased by 38.2% for males and 76.4% for females.
 Gozo - FT Employment from 2002-2016
  

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1.6 Labour Supply Trend in Gozo (2002-2016)

Full-time employment in Gozo increased by 26.1% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 2.7%. Hence the overall labour supply in Gozo increased by 24.4%. Employment in Market Services increased by 55.2% while that in Direct Production decreased by 18.7%. 
 

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1.7 Full-Time Employment by Gender, Age Cohorts and Island (2002-2016) 

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 than a one fold 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 (2002-16)
Women FT by Age MT and Gozo (2002-16)
Men FT by Age Malta (2002-16)
Women FT by Age Malta (2002-16)
Women FT by Age Gozo (2002-16)
Women FT by Age Gozo (2002-16)





    

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1.8 Full-Time Employment  (January 2017) 

Full-time employment as at end January 2017 stood at 185,563 persons - 177,189 employed in Malta and 10,741 employed in Gozo. 76% of full employment is recruited by the Private sector while the remaining quarter is recruited by the Public sector. The total number of self-employed persons have an 11% share of full-time employment. The largest share of employment (24%) is recruited within the Public Administration, Defence; Education; Human Health and Social Work activities (24% in Malta; 30% in Gozo); followed closely by employment within the Wholesale and Retail; transportation and storage; information and Communication sector at 23% (23% in Malta; 19% in Gozo).
 
Jan 17 - FT by Economic Sector and Sex (MG)
Jan 17 - FT by Sector and Sex (Malta)
Jan 17 - FT by Sector and Sex (Gozo)
    

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Jan 17 - FT by Sector - Latest

Jan 17 - FT by Segment - Latest

 

 

 
  
 

 

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Part-Time Employment

2.1 Part-time Employment by Economic Sector (2002-2016)

Part-Time employment doubled over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment more than doubled, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by by 59.8%. The main increases in Direct Production segment resulted in an 84.3% 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 40.2%; and the Construction industry increased by 96.2%. 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 sector (both almost tripled their employment); whilst employment in Wholesale and Retail trade, Transportation and Storage; Information and Communication sector; the Accomodation and Food services sector; and the Financial and Insurance; Real estate activities sector more than doubled.   

 PT by Sector 2002-16 (Dec)

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2.2 Part-time Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)

Over the period under review, part-time employment share of males increased from 38% to 42%, whilst that of females decreased from 62% 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 4% (from 61% to 65%); whilst that of females registered a drop of 5% (from 39% to 35%). A similar phenomenon was noticed in the employment share of Market services whereby the males share increased from 34% to 39%; whilst that of females decreased from 66% to 61%.
 PT Sex & Segment 2002-16 (Dec)
  

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2.3 Part-time as a primary job trend (2002-2016)

Part-time employment (as a primary job) more than doubled over the period under review, whereby the main increase was registered in the Market Services segment (more than doubled). Part-time employment in Direct Production increased by 59.8%. 
PT Trend 2002-16 (Dec) 

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2.4 Part-time Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2002-2016)

The Part-time employment in Gozo increased by 56% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 64%, whilst employment in Direct Production increased by 26.0%. The increase in Direct Production segment resulted from a one fold increase in the Agriculture and Fishing industry (shift from full-time to part-time employment); and a further increase of 9.5% in the Construction industry. However, a drop of 10.8% in part-time employment was registered from the Manufacturing and Utilities 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 (266.7%); and the Wholesale and Retail trade; Transportation and Storage; Information and Communication sector (64.2%). 

PT by Sector 2002-16 (Dec) 

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2.5 Part-time Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)

Over the period under review, part-time employment share of males increased from 38% to 44%, whilst that of females decreased from 62% to 56%. The employment share of males and females in Direct Production activities registered an increase of 5% (from 69% to 74%) and 7% (from 30% to 37%). A similar phenomenon was noticed in the employment share of Market Services whereby the males share increased from 30% to 37%; whilst that of females decreased from 70% to 63%.,  
Gozo PT Sex & Segment 2002-16 (Dec) 
  

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2.6 Part-Time Trend in Gozo (2002-2016)

Part-time employment in Gozo increased by 56% over the period under review.  Employment in Market Services increased by 64% while that in Direct Production increased by 26%. 
Gozo PT Trend 2002-16 (Dec) 

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2.7 Part-Time Employment (as a primary job)  (January 2017) 

Part-time employment (as a primary job) as at end January 2017 stood at 34,676 persons - 32,426 employed in Malta and 2,250 employed in Gozo. Almost 90% of part-time employment is Market Services segment, whilst the remaining 10% are recruited in Direct Production segment. The largest share of part-time employment (21%) is recruited within the Wholesale and Retail; Transportation and Storage and Information and Communication sector; followed by 18% recruited in the Accomodation and Food Service activities.

 
Jan 2017 - PT by Sector (Malta and Gozo)
Jan 2017 - PTEmpDatabySector(Malta)
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Jan 2017 - PT by Sex and Island

 

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Total Employment

3.1 Total Employment by Economic Sector (2002-2016)

Total employment (full- and part-time) increased by 41.8% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 71.0%, whilst employment in Direct Production decreased by 18.6%. The drop in Direct Production segment resulted from a 11.8% drop in the Agriculture and Fishing industry; a further 24.7% in Manufacturing and Utilities sector; and a further drop of 4.3% in the Construction industry. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from an almost four fold increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector; almost three fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; and a 69.7% 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 47.1%.

 Total Employment by Sector (2002-2016)

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3.2 Total Employment segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)

Over the period under review, total employment share of males decreased from 68% to 59%, whilst that of females increased from 32% to 41%. One can easily notice the continued divergence between employment in Direct Production from Market Services. In fact, both males and females registered a decrease of 18.2% and 20.2% respectively in Direct Production, while employment in Market Services increased by 50.9% for males and 103.1% for females.
 Total Employment LS by Sex and Segment (2002-16)
  

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3.3 Total Employment and Labour Supply trend (2002-2016)

Total employment increased by 41.8% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 61.3%. Hence the overall labour supply increased by 37.1%. Employment in Market Services increased by 71.0% while that in Direct Production decreased by 18.6%. 
Total Employment LS (2002-16) 

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3.4 Total Employment in Gozo by Economic Sector (2002-2016)

Total Employment (full- and part-time employment) in Gozo increased by 30.5% over the period under review. Employment in the Market Services segment increased by 56.8%, whilst employment in Direct Production decreased by 14.8%. The drop in Direct Production segment resulted from a 15% decrease in Manufacturing and Utilities sector; and a further drop of 2.3% in the Construction industry; while a 10.5% increase was registered in the Agriculture and Fishing industry. Conversely, the increase in employment in the Market Services segment resulted from an almost two fold increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical activities sector; a 64.7% increase in employment within the Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sector; an  increase of  44.6% in the Wholesale and Retail Trade; Transportation and Storage; Information and Communication sector; and a further 48.8% in the Accomodation and Food Services activities. 

Gozo Total Employment by Sector (2002-16) 

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3.5 Total Employment in Gozo segmented by Gender and Market segment (2002-2016)

Over the period under review, total employment (full- and part-time) share of males decreased from 67% to 61%, whilst that of females increased from 33% to 39%. One can easily notice the continued shift of employment from Direct Production to Market Services. Both males and females registered a decrease in Direct Production segment of 12.5% and 25% respectively, while employment in Market Services increased by 44.3% for males and 74.6% for females.  
Gozo Total Employment by Sex and Segment (2002-16) 
  

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3.6 Total Employment and Labour Supply Trend in Gozo (2002-2016)

Total employment in Gozo increased by 30.5% over the period under review, whilst jobseekers registered with Jobsplus decreased by 2.7%. Hence the overall Labour Supply in Gozo increased by 28.8%. Employment in Market Services increased by 56.8% while that in Direct Production decreased by 14.8%.
Gozo Total Labour Supply (2002-16) 

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