Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Malta instead of Gibraltar, you would:

Health

live 0.9 years longer


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Malta, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 31.9% less money


Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700, while in Malta, the GDP per capita is $42,000.

be 4.4 times more likely to be unemployed


In Gibraltar, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Malta, that number is 4.4%.

Life

be 40.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Malta, on the other hand, 3.5 children do.

have 27.9% less children


In Gibraltar, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Malta, there are 10.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 18.1% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Malta, about 77.3% do.

Geography

see 16.4 times more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 km of coastline. In Malta, that number is 197 km.

Malta: At a glance

Malta is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 316 sq km. Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. Since about the mid-1980s, the island has transformed itself into a freight transshipment point, a financial center, and a tourist destination. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008.

How big is Malta compared to Gibraltar? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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