A mediterranean nation spread across three main islands, Malta is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. With regular elections to two chambers, a largely symbolic presidential head of state and the main business of government handled by the prime minister, Malta operates as a parliamentary democratic republic. The overriding human rights concerns around Malta nearly all relate to its treatment of refugees and migrants, which has been greatly criticised.

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41920070Population7700012.857824427481Population under 1528264847.197900763359Number of internet users
32 Human development index66 Happy planet ranking

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