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July 2018

Labour force participation rate is highest on record

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomes the latest Labour Force Survey data, published by the NSO, which shows that during the first quarter of this year, employment grew by a remarkably high rate of 5.7 per cent.  PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE As a result, the employment rate rose to 68.1 per cent. This means that, on average, out of every 100 persons aged between 15 to 64 years, 68 ... [+]