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Country Resource - Luxembourg

Luxembourg

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  • Population................................................................................660,924 (2023 est.)
  • Population growth rate ..................................................................1.58% (2023 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................11.59 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Death rate..................................................7.17 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Net migration rate..............................11.39 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)
  • Ethnic groups*.................................Luxembourger 52.9%, Portuguese 14.5%, French 7.6%, Italian 3.7%, Belgian 3%, German 2%, Spanish 1.3%, Romania 1%, other 14% (2022 est.)

* Data represent population by nationality

CIA World Factbook

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Luxembourg's stable, prosperous economy would not be possible without foreign workers, most of whom come from other EU countries. But this small country has also struggled to cope with asylum seekers from the former Yugoslavia and to integrate children of immigrants, as Serge Kollwelter explains.

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Luxembourg's stable, prosperous economy would not be possible without foreign workers, most of whom come from other EU countries. But this small country has also struggled to cope with asylum seekers from the former Yugoslavia and to integrate children of immigrants, as Serge Kollwelter explains.

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