Malta has a population of 0.419 million people, and a land mass of 320 km2. Life expectancy is 80 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 26945, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 6.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 12.5 billion.
Malta is ranked at place 84 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Malta is ranked at place 46, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Malta in 2017 were NOK 333 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Malta at a value of 60 million.