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General Country Information
Capital: Valletta
Population: 406,771 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 241,100 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 385,600 (2008)
Internet hosts: 25,139 (2009)
Internet users: 198,800 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.47
World Rank 2005/2006: 67

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

» Country Statement by Malta at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

» Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Arka Foundation
Triq il-Moghdija,
Ghajnsielem, Gozo
Email: arka@maltanet.net
Tel: +356-21565773+356-21565773             
Fax: +356-21565774

Deaf People's Association
Dar Joe Vassallo
45 Lascaris Wharf
Valletta VLT1921, Malta

Email: info@deafmalta.com
Tel: +356-245-823
Fax: +356-21245823

Maltese Council of Disabled Persons - DPI National Assembly
Mr. Charles Borg,
P.O. Box 86, Marsa
Valletta CMR 01
Email: theborg@onvol.net / theborg@maltanet.net
Tel: +356-2148-7789+356-2148-7789 / +356-7959-5155+356-7959-5155

Physically Handicapped Rehabilitation Fund (PHRF)
Rehabilitation Centre
Coradino Hill
Paolo Pla. 07
Email: phrt@camline.net.mt
Tel: +356-693-863
Fax: +356-692-221