Almost 2,800 Gozitans commute over to Malta for work – NSO

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Almost 2,800 Gozitans commute over to Malta for work - NSOAccording to data released today from the National Statistics Office on the labour supply, commuter workers were predominantly Gozo residents working in Malta.

The NSO noted that on average, during the period 2010-2016 the figure stood at 2,795. The statistical information on Gozo is shown below.

The majority of the commuters worked in the public administration and defence; compulsory and social security; education; human health and social work activities..

The number of Gozo residents with a full-time job in 2016 totalled 12,431, reflecting an increase of 5.7 per cent when compared to 2015, the NSO said. The private sector accounted to 56.7 per cent of the total.

The largest share of Gozo residents with a full-time job in the public sector was in the public administration and defence; compulsory and social security; education; human health and social work activities, amounting to 78.5 per cent of total public sector.

According to the NSO, the largest proportion of full-time employed Gozo residents in the private sector worked in the wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food services activities, accounting to 35.8 per cent of total private sector

Full-time employment in Gozo amounted to 9,382, an increase of 4.3 per cent when compared to 2015.

Full-time employment in the private sector comprised of 61.1 per cent of the total, and was largest in the wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food services activities at 39.6 per cent.

In the public sector, the share of public administration and defence; compulsory and social security; education; human health and social work activities accounted to 71.7 per cent.

Gozo residents in 2016 employed on a full-time basis in Malta totalled 2,971, of which, 55.9 per cent worked in the public sector and the remaining worked in the private sector.

94.4 per cent of those during the same year who were working within the public sector worked in the public administration and defence; compulsory and social security; education; human health and social work activities, while 23.0 per cent of those in the private sector worked in the professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities.

The NSO said that the percentage distribution of the part-time employment differed throughout all economic activities.

In 2016, total part-time employment of Gozo residents amounted to 4,341 of which, 52.2 per cent were part-time primary employment and the remaining were part-time secondary.

The NSO data shows that the largest share of part-time employment of Gozo residents was registered in wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food services activities, contributing to 38.0 per cent of the total. This featured in both part-time primary and secondary.

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