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International Rankings of Malta - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Malta, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Malta, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 6 48 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 119 213419 2020
Internet users - percent of population 20 87 % 2021
Internet users - total 166 461100 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 11 49 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 116 259120 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 41 122 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 170 644955 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 115 5.586 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 108 5.661 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 9 3.9 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 133 804.056 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 59 98.179 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 85 22.110 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 129 14.986 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 5 136.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 82 15.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 164 45.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 182 117.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 82 21.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 53 0.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 140 1.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 159 10.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 10 88.7 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 102 31 % 2019
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 92 21.362 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 168 3.3 % 2016
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 151 1.5 % 2021
Labor force 168 280300 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 107 17.1 % 2018
Public debt 99 50.7 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 149 23.157 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 29 10.3 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 34 44700 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 106 1.64 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 143 1.149 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 55 23.73 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 176 3.5 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 187 5.8155 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 97 13.6 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 118 9.8 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 101 745000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 97 8.831 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 144 2.497 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 96 4.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 91 420.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 138 784000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 148 158.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 54 0.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 41 88.5 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 6 11.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 14 267.739 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 101 415.606 million cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 72 415.606 million cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 105 54000 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 83 10400 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 81 52290 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 149 1.34 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 172 0.2 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 125 12.93 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 113 32.3 2018
Land use - arable land 31 28.4 2018
Land use - forest 176 0.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 51 3.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 162 0 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 174 50.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 128 20.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 102 1.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 109 40.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 152 0.28 2025
Urbanization - urban population 8 94.9 2023
Geography
Area - land 209 316 sq km 0
Area - total 210 316 sq km 0
Area - water 184 0208 sq km 0
Coastline 135 196.8 km 56
Elevation - highest point 8 27253 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 152 N/A meters 2024
Irrigated land 144 35 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 113 32.3 2018
Land use - arable land 31 28.4 2018
Land use - forest 176 0.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 51 3.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 162 0 2018
Military
Military expenditures 41 0.8 % of GDP 2023
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 59 2.8 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 33 0.42 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 36 2.51 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 40 8.07 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 30 2.34 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 136 9.6 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 0
Current health expenditure 17 10.8 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 44 63.2 % 2023
Death rate 42 8.6 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 33 27.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 118 3.6 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 135 47.1 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 181 19.3 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 27 5.9 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 95 0.74 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 180 4.5182 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 148 4.4 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 146 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 41 85.612 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 10 81.3 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 9 83.4 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 28 96.4 % 2021
Literacy - male 38 93.4 % 0
Literacy - total population 40 94.9 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 119 3 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 62 44.435 years 0
Median age - male 25 42.1 years 0
Median age - total 25 43.2 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 19 29.3 2020
Net migration rate 21 5 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 27 28.9 % 2016
Physicians density 53 2.86 physicians/1,000 population 2015
Population 175 467138 2023
Population growth rate 112 0.59 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 119 0 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 10 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 16 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 27 0.86 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 10 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 17 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 133 1.51 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 152 0.28 2025
Urbanization - urban population 8 94.9 2023
Transportation
Airports 124 1 2024
Heliports 64 2 2024
Merchant marine - total 15 1957 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 94 5.140 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 74 2.577 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 33 180 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 15 13 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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