Malta is a popular tourist and business destination. Respected as a well known and stable financial and business hub, Malta's steady economy and strong reputation make it an attractive investment destination for investors across the globe. 


Forming part of the UN, Eurozone, OECD, and European Union, Malta is well placed for real estate investors looking for a steady and secure country To invest in.  

Malta can be found in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and consists of an Archipelago of 5 islands: Malta, Gozo, Comino, Cominetto and Filfla. The capital, Valetta, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and with its beautiful design and ancient history, has become a popular tourist destination. 

Of the five islands, only 3 are inhabited: Malta, Gozo and Comino.  Malta joined the European Union in 2004 and has been using the Euro since 2008. 

With a population of just over 400 000, Malta is the smallest economy in the Euro zone. The national language is Maltese, however, English is widely spoken as well as some Italian. 

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Malta is recognized as an international business hub

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Maltese Lifestyle

Relative to countries such as the UK and France, the cost of living in Malta is relatively low and offers families and individuals a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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Maltese Culture and History

Malta gained its independence in 1964 after more than 160 years under British rule and became a republic in 1974. 

Rich in cultural heritage and history, Malta offers much to explore for the learned traveler. Its beautiful historical buildings and architecture have stories to tell.

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Education in Malta

Malta also offers schools, a university, as well as excellent medical facilities.

Education is based on the British system and the university is internationally recognized.

Country Info

412 000

Architect 1964

Time Difference
GMT +2hrs

Official Languages
English, Maltese

Age Demographic
0-14: 17%
15-64: 69%
65yrs+: 14%



Euro Currency
Since 2008

Legal System
Roman Civil Law, with English Common Law influence

316 sqare km

Coast Line
196.8 km

Roman Catholic 98%

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The chief of state is President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, who was elected in 4 April 2014; and the Head of Government is Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, since 11 March 2013.  




United Nations: 1964

EU: 2004

Eurozone: 2008



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Malta Economy Overview

GDP (purchasing power parity): $11.2 billion (2013 est)

GDP (official exchange rate): $9.54 billion (2013 est)

GDP (real growth rate): 2.4% (2013 est)

Sectors: Agriculture 1.4%, Industry 25.3%, Services 73.3% (2013 est) 

Unemployment rate: 6.4% (2013 est)

Budget: Revenues $4.84 billion, Expenditures $4.32 billion (est 2013)

Inflation rate: 1% (2013 est)

Malta Interesting Information

Driving: Driving in Malta is on the left hand side of the road

Easily accessible, only a 2.5hr flight from the UK

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Important Contacts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

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English is main language of business and is also an official language

Malta has the largest free port in the Mediterranean

European Union

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Useful Links

For adventurers - Malta offers world class scuba diving.

Malta is a popular sailing destination and is famous for its annual regatta. 

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