Data released by Eurostat, the statistical arm of the European Commission, shows that Malta has the highest share of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) graduates in the European Union (EU). In 2015, 8.5% of the students who graduated in Malta attained an ICT-related degree which is more than double the EU average of 3.5%. Furthermore, Malta also ranks 5th in the EU for graduates in the natural sciences, mathematics and statistics degrees.
These figures are very encouraging and demonstrate that the pool of Maltese talent in being enhanced, thus providing the necessary skills to sustain these sectors, which in the case of ICT experienced an exponential growth of nearly 12% in 2016.
More information is available at http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/products-eurostat-news/-/DDN-20170710-1?inheritRedirect=true&redirect=%2Feurostat%2F.