Most useful information about Malta

Cost of living

For years, Malta had a reputation for being a relatively cheap place. That does seem to be changing, as rents rise faster than wages. However, it’s still possible to live cheaply here as long as... Read more

Work permit

Do you need a Work Permit to work in Malta? As a result of Malta’s accession to the EU, citizens of EU/EFTA countries and their close family members (spouses and children), even if the latter are... Read more

Salaries in Malta

Average salaries The average annual gross salary in Malta is around €17,500 according to the National Statistics Office (the minimum wage is just under half that at €169.76 a week for over 18s).... Read more

Tax

Even though your income will be taxed at source (i.e. the tax will be removed – in most cases – before you are paid), you still need to submit a tax return on an annual basis. You can do this... Read more

Malta in figures


'Malta' the name from
Greek meaning honey

Flag
Red & White

Area
316km2

Currency
EURO (€)

Population
436,947 in 2016

Timezone
Central European Time

International Dialling code
+356

Driving
Left hand drive

Capital City
Valletta (il-Belt)
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