Malta: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 Under 5,000
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Tourists 2019 2.7 million
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Population 2021 443,000
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Malta has a thriving private healthcare system of hospitals and clinics. There are five public hospitals and two private hospitals. Dental care is in private clinics. Most attempts to promote medical tourism have failed and it no longer promotes medical tourism.


Medical tourism numbers in

Between 600 and 900 a year says local research that is now several years old. Other sources suggest thousands. In reality, nobody knows.


Medical tourism numbers out

According to a 2018 EU report, the number of medical tourists (ONLY those under the EU Cross-Border Healthcare rules) for 2016 was 4.


Medical tourism promotion

Various government attempts have been costly failures. Malta Tourism no longer promotes medical tourism.

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