Malta ranked #1 best climate in the world

  • 31.January 2011
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According to the International Living website Malta placed first, tied with another country, as the best climate in the world.  Every year in the month of January they rate and rank 192 countries according to their Quality of Life Index in Nine Categories.  Both countries are English SpeakinMaltese Crossg however, though their climate’s are absolutley perfect, the Inflation and Political unrest of Zimbabwe is not the best of attractions.  Malta has 5.2 hours of sunshine per day – including December and the site states that “Foreignors are coming in Droves” to the Republic of Malta.

According to a lady that was interviewed by International Living, who has lived in Malta for nearly 10 years, “Malta is historically a melting pot, but never more so than now. Expats will inevitably bump into expats given Malta’s size—roughly twice the size of Washington D.C. It’s easy to socialize with your countrymen. And according to the latest E.U. statistics, most of Malta’s recent population growth is attributable to incoming foreigners,”

The country that is in the middle of the Med, just 60 miles from Sicily, has an early spring, that comes around late February and snow is mostly unknown.  The average temperature nudges 70 degrees Fahrenheit or 21.2 degrees Celsius even in November.  About 500,000 Maltese live on the largest, more sophisticated island of Malta.  Most have a lively urban life. Homes and apartments there attract an Maltainternational set as do the historic harbours and five-star hotels.

Crime is practically non-existant, the people are hospitable and the health care is nothing but excellent. There are no property taxes and most expats that benefit the most from living in Malta are those who somehow retain some earnings from elsewhere that they then elect to get taxed in Malta, at 15%, as permanent residences of Malta.

Europe is on your doorstep. There’s regular 90-minute ferry service to Sicily and their modern airport at Luqa connects easily to numerous other European countries through National Airlines as well as Low-cost airlines such as Ryan Air and EasyJet.  Rome is only one hour away by plane.

Speaking to a retiree in Malta, the site states that Malta is a truly desirable retirement haven.  The lifestyle, food and quality of life are just a few attributes that she loved when she lived there. “The sunny, hot summers marked by fireworks announcing Saints’ Day festivals of music, dancing, and food… Every day is like a holiday,” she says.

Another feather in the cap for the Republic of Malta, an ideal destination to live. If you’d like to view the site personally go to

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