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Chapter 318 of the Laws of Malta - Social Security Act.
The social security rate in Malta is not related to any particular benefit.
SSC 'Employed' (Class1) Rates in 2012
Basic Weekly Wage (EUR)
Weekly Rates (EUR)
Persons under 18 years of age earning not more than the amount indicated
Persons aged 18 and over, earning not more than the amount indicated
All persons whose basic weekly wage falls between the amounts indicated
All persons whose basic weekly wage is equal to or exceeds the amount indicated
Students under 18 years of age
Students 18 years and over
* Or if the employee chooses, 10% of the weekly wage. This rate of contribution entitles the contributor to pro-rata contributory benefits.
** Persons born before 31st December 1961.
*** Persons born from 1st January 1962 onwards.
Super reduced rate
The employer pays the contributions every month.
Inland Revenue Department.