31,500 foreign workers in Malta

October 13, 2016

workers-4-1024x535Education and Employment Minister Evarist Bartolo told Dr Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici (PN) during question time in Parliament that as of last April, there were over 23,000 EU nationals and 8,492 from other countries working in Malta, Italians top the list (5,180), followed by workers from Britain (3,985), Bulgaria (2,044), Hungary (1,308), Romania (1,262), Spain (1,119) and Sweden (1,085).  At 1,468, citizens of the Philippines top the third country nationals list, followed by Serbians (1,246).  According to Jobsplus, at the end of August, 74 EU nationals were registering for work, the highest being Italians at 20, followed by the Britons at 14.